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Gallery of the Louvre

Gallery of the Louvre

Visitors to the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) will have the rare opportunity to see Samuel F. B. Morse’s masterwork painting “Gallery of the Louvre” (1829–31) from June 16 to Sept. 18. The exhibition “Samuel F. B. Morse’s ‘Gallery of the Louvre’ and the Art of Invention” is part of a national tourorganized by the Terra Foundation for American Art.

The Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip

The Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip

The Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip is the first exhibition and book to explore the story of the American photographic road trip and one of the most distinct, important and appealing themes of the medium. Images document the evolution of American car culture, the idea of the open road and how photographers embraced America.

Shakespeare First Folio

Shakespeare First Folio

Four hundred years after Shakespeare's death, his characters are timeless and familiar, from wide-eyed Miranda to grim Macbeth. But how do we know about Shakespeare's plays in the first place? For many of the plays, the answer is a single book: the 1623 First Folio of Shakespeare.

Dance! American Art 1830-1960

Dance! American Art 1830 - 1960

Dance! American Art 1830-1960 is a multimedia exhibition featuring more than 90 of America’s most spectacular works of art alongside filmic representations that explain and celebrate dance as central to American life and culture. Works are from the Detroit Institute of Arts and other leading American and international museums as well as from private collections

50 Years

Fifty Years of Collecting: Detroit Institute of Arts’ Friends of Prints, Drawings and Photographs Anniversary Exhibition

The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) celebrates the 50th anniversary of one of its long-standing auxiliary support groups, Friends of Prints, Drawings and Photographs (FPDP), with Fifty Years of Collecting: Detroit Institute of Arts’ Friends of Prints, Drawings and Photographs Anniversary Exhibition.

30

30 Americans

"30 Americans," is a dynamic exhibition of contemporary art by many of the most important African American artists who rose to prominence during recent decades. The 55 paintings, sculptures, installations, photographs and videos explore racial, gender, political and historical identity in contemporary culture.The works are from the Rubell Family Collection.

Ancient Middle East (AME)

Ancient Middle East (AME)

The DIA's collection of ancient Middle Eastern art includes more than 500 works spanning over 8,500 years (8000 BCE to 650 CE).The Ancient Middle East gallery will display 178 key pieces in an installation that illuminates their significance as well as their connections to sophisticated technologies and art-making in the emergence of the world's earliest civilizations and empires, as well as to our modern world.

Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo in Detroit

Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo in Detroit

Discover how they left their mark on Detroit. And how Detroit left its mark on their art. Exclusively on view at the Detroit Institute of Arts nearly 70 works of art that depict the evolution of these two extraordinary artists’ careers.

Detroit Bankruptcy Filing

DIA & Detroit Bankruptcy

Statements and news releases issued by the DIA related to the City of Detroit bankruptcy.

For more information, please contact:

Pamela Marcil
pmarcil@dia.org
313.833.7899

Midtown Detroit