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Diver Walter E. Deaves
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Diver (54.122) — Walter E. Deaves

Schedule a Talk

Browse our full list below of current talk offerings, and to schedule a speaker, simply complete the request form below. You can also contact Cynthia Blackburn at 313.833.1510 or at cblackburn@dia.org.

DIA: The Essentials

Explore select DIA artworks to gain an appreciation of the diversity, quality, and world-class status of the museum's collection.

Your DIA: (R)evolution

Exploring the history of the DIA heightens awareness of the individuals who founded the museum, built its collection, and supported the institution for over 128 years and provides the basis for understanding why the DIA is considered one of the most renowned and innovative art museums in the world.

Picturing Music

Exploring the presence of music in visual art heightens awareness of the role music plays across cultures and time and provides a lens through which to explore the personal, social, and creative aspects of identity.

Through Her Eyes: Women Artist's in the DIAs Collection

Viewing the work of women artists in the DIA collection heightens awareness of the creative contributions of women across cultures and time and provides a lens through which to explore issues of gender, relationships between generations, politics, and culture.

Let Me Tell You a Story

Making meaning of the world around us is a basic behavior and most cultures throughout time have used art to each essential beliefs and understandings. Explore the many ways visual artists use stories as the source of inspiration for their work.

Diego Rivera and the Detroit Industry Murals

Now a National Landmark, learn the complex and intriguing story behind the man and the murals.

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