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Lectures and Gallery Talks
Lectures at the DIA

Ideas, Critiques, and New Interpretations


Noted artists, curators and historians bring fresh views and candid conversations on art, culture and history to the DIA.

All lectures take place in the Marvin and Betty Danto Lecture Hall and are free with museum admission unless otherwise noted. General museum admission is free for residents of Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties. Parking is available in a gated lot on John R behind the museum. Lecture attendees should use the Groups/Events entrance on John R. All lectures are subject to change without notice. For ticketed events, tickets may be purchased at tickets.dia.org or by calling 313-833-4005.

 
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SKYSCRAPER URBANISM: The Singer Building in Context

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

6:30 PM

Location: Marvin & Betty Danto Lecture Hall
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Lecture

FMCA FOURTH FRIDAYS FOR FRIENDS

Friday, April 25, 2014

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Location: Contemporary Galleries
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Lecture

GALLERY IN A GARDEN, GARDEN IN A GALLERY: The Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia

Saturday, April 26, 2014

2:00 PM

Location: Marvin & Betty Danto Lecture Hall
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Lecture

COME TO THE PARTY! A Celebration of Flowers

Thursday, May 1, 2014

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Lecture

BUNRAKU-INSPIRED PUPPETS Artist Presentation

Saturday, May 10, 2014

2:00 PM

Location: Marvin & Betty Danto Lecture Hall
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Lecture

THE MEDIEVAL ART OF SWORDPLAY

Saturday, May 17, 2014

2:00 PM

Location: Marvin & Betty Danto Lecture Hall
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Lecture

REVEALING EMOTIONS WITHIN FOUND OBJECTS

Sunday, May 18, 2014

2:00 PM

Location: Marvin & Betty Danto Lecture Hall
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Lecture

Perspectives on Photography - Collecting Contemporary Photography

Thursday, May 22, 2014

7:00 PM

Location: Marvin & Betty Danto Lecture Hall
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Lecture

JIMMY AND ME: My Life with Whistler

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

6:30 PM

Location: Marvin & Betty Danto Lecture Hall