Welcome to the African American Art from the Walter O. Evans Collection media room. For inquiries, interview requests, images, or to make an appointment to photograph or film in the exhibition, please contact:

•  Pam Marcil 313.833.7899 pmarcil@dia.org



News Release

•  The Detroit Institute of Arts Presents its First Historical Survey of African American Art

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Detroit Connections

Click here to read about the Detroit connections to African American Art from the Walter O. Evans Collection. Or download a printable file (Microsoft® Word format).



Educational Programs

Click here for a list of exhibition-related programs and events. Or download a printable file (Microsoft® Word format).

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Bios

•  Dr. Walter O. Evans
•  Graham W. J. Beal, DIA Director
•  Valerie J. Mercer, Curator of the General Motors Center for African American Art

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Image Gallery

Click here for a selection of images (with captions) approved for use by the media. To request a higher-resolution image, please contact Peter VanDyke or Pam Marcil (see above). Or download a printable file (Microsoft® Word format).

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Visitor Information

Click here for hours, directions, dining, shopping, and other information useful in planning a visit to the exhibition. Or download a printable file (Microsoft® Word format).

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Image Caption: Charles White, We Have Been Believers, ca. 1940, charcoal on paper. Walter O. Evans Collection. 1949 The Charles White Archives. (left)