Through June 25


Thalassa, an installation by renowned New York street artist Swoon, is on view at the DIA through March 2017. Thalassa is free to view with museum admission. General museum admission is free for residents of Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties!



Spring 2017 season in your community!


The DIA's popular program Inside|Out returns for its 8th year with artwork in Brighton, Clawson, Farmington, Franklin, Fraser, Lafayette Park, Mt. Clemens, Novi, Plymouth, Taylor and Wayne.


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At the DFT April 20 & 28, May 26, June 01 and more!

1967 Detroit Home Movies

1967 Detroit Home Movies is a year-long project to uncover and exhibit home movies made around 1967 that depict everyday life in Detroit's diverse communities.

1967 Detroit Home Movies

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Staff Picks

John Sloan: McSorley's Bar

John Sloan

McSorley's Bar, 1912

“Though many details are somewhat roughly indicated, this small painting clearly evokes an atmosphere. You feel as though you had walked down a New York street and just opened a door. ”

Nancy Jones, Volunteer

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