Through May 17, 2015

Photographs from the Detroit Walk-in Portrait Studio

Dutch-born photographer - now Detroiter - Corine Vermeulen photographed Detroiters in an effort to share their stories about the city and their engagement and support of its diverse communities.

Detroit Walk-in Portrait Studio

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Oct. 1, 2014 - Jan. 4, 2015

Guest of Honor: Monet

The DIA welcomes one of Claude Monet’s most famous paintings—Waterlily Pond, Green Harmony—as a “guest of honor” from the Musée d'Orsay in Paris.

Guest of Honor: Monet

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Through March 29, 2015

Works on Paper by Degas, Renoir, and Friends

Many of the most popular impressionist-era artists are featured in this exhibition at the DIA. 

Ordinary
People by Extraordinary Artists

<div>Ordinary <br>People by Extraordinary Artists</div>

Staff Picks

Hans Holbein the Younger: A Woman

Hans Holbein the Younger

A Woman, 1532/1534

“This small portrait caught my eye during my first visit to the DIA, many years ago. The depth of the blue in the background, enhanced by the whiteness of the coif and shawl, expresses an intensity and resolve contrasting with the homeliness of the face. It slowly dawned on me that the woman could be an image of Detroit, a city that has forever grabbed my heart even if, at first glance, it lacks conventional beauty.”

Jean-Marie Allion, Gallery Service Volunteer

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