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DIA exterior at night
DIA exterior at night

Filming Guidelines for the Media

  • Crews must be accompanied by museum staff at all times
  • Crew members may not handle any works of art
  • Crew members cannot be closer than two feet from a work of art
  • Lighting used on paintings must be reflected or cool light
  • No direct lighting is allowed on works of paper, including photographs, prints, and drawings
  • Lights and stands are to be at least 5-10 feet away from any artwork
  • Lights must be turned off when not in use
  • Lightstands must be weighed down by sandbags
  • When moving a tripod or lightstand, it must be carried vertically
  • In general, boom microphones are not allowed in the galleries
  • Cables must run along the walls if possible and must be secured with tape or sandbags

For more information, please contact:

Pamela Marcil
pmarcil@dia.org
313.833.7899

Midtown Detroit