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 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 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

Charles McGee: Noah's Ark:  Genesis

Charles McGee

Noah's Ark: Genesis, 1984

“One of my favorite works in the collection is Noah’s Ark by Charles McGee. I’ve been drawn to the work for over 16 years. It lived in Prentis Court when I was first introduced to it. I actually miss it being displayed in a large space. Several things about Noah’s Ark appeal to me. McGee’s a local artist, someone you get to see around town. There’s the earthy colors, its size and the materials: cloth, rope, a bumble bee. The features and proportions of the people are fascinating and beautiful. I particularly like their eyes and skin tone. ”

Ken Morris, Manager, Research & Evaluation

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