Museum / Exhibition Hours
Wednesday & Thursday, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Friday, 10 a.m.–9 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Directions & Parking
Located in the University Cultural Center just north of downtown near the
I-75/I-94 interchange. Click
here for detailed directions. Parking is available behind the DIA in
the John R Street lot for $5 and underground at the DIA’s southwest
corner, Woodward and Farnsworth (timed rates).
Valet parking is available at the Woodward entrance: $6 per car.
Click here for more information on African
American Art from the Walter O. Evans Collection tickets.
The audio tour for African American Art from the Walter O. Evans Collection
is free with exhibition admission. This tour is narrated by DIA director
Graham W.J. Beal and includes interviews with DIA curator Valerie Mercer
and collector Dr. Walter O. Evans. The tour features works by African American
artists of the 19th and 20th century.
CaféDIA features food stations for soups and breads, salads, deli
sandwiches, hot entrees, grilled meat and fish, pizza and desserts.
Wednesday–Friday, 11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
Friday evening, 5–8:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday, 11:30 a.m.–3 p.m.
Individual service and group lunches (minimum of 20 people) are available.
Please call 313.833.1857 for group lunch reservations.
Kresge Court Coffee Stop
Serving Starbuck's coffee, tea, hot chocolate, bottled water, bottled juice,
muffins, breads, cookies, brownies, and lemon bars.
Wednesday–Friday, 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
The coffee bar is closed on Friday evenings.
Wednesday–Thursday, 10 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Friday, 10 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday, 10 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Visit the African American Art from the Walter O. Evans Collection
shop at the end of the exhibition for African American influenced items—decorative
arts, reproductions, books about the Walter O. Evans Collection and African
American art, jewelry, children's merchandise, apparel, calendars, paper
goods and much more! To purchase select items online, visit the museum
DIA members receive 10% off purchases at the African American Art from
the Walter O. Evans Collection shop.
The DIA is wheelchair accessible at the John R entrance. Only collapsible
umbrella-style strollers are allowed in the exhibition area. For more information
please contact Visitor Services at 313.833.7940.
For information on visiting Detroit, including hotel packages call the Detroit
Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau: 1.800.DETROIT (1.800.338.7648)
or go to www.visitdetroit.com.
Please note that NO photography is permitted in the exhibition.
Image Caption: Aaron Douglas, The Creation, 1927, gouache on paper. Walter O. Evans Collection. (left)