Through September 20

Very Important Puppets

Including the original Howdy Doody marionette, Venetian comedia del arte and American colonial era Punch and Judy hand puppets

VIPs from the Paul McPharlin Puppetry Collection

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Through December 13

Rembrandt: Guest of Honor

From now through December 13, Rembrandt's Self-Portrait with Shaded Eyes is on loan from the Leiden Collection in New York. Free with general museum admission in the Dutch galleries.

Rembrandt: Guest of Honor

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Through October 31, 2015

Inside|Out

DIA's Inside|Out program returns for
the sixth year in a row! DIA reproductions of
art in your community

Inside|Out Summer 2015

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Staff Picks

Diego M. Rivera: Detroit Industry, North Wall

Diego M. Rivera

Detroit Industry, North Wall, 1932-1933

“I like the feeling of awe when you walk from the Great Hall into Rivera Court. It really makes me pause and say (in a whispering, take your breath away voice) “wow”. ”

Chandra Floyd, Manager, Events and Food Services

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