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Detroit Institute of Arts shows support of Detroit Tigers Trip to World Series: Exterior of Woodward Façade will light up in team’s classic blue and orange

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

WHAT:          In honor of the Detroit Tigers’ trip to the World Series, the exterior of the Detroit Institute of Arts will be lit in the team’s classic blue and orange. The lights will be lit every night for the duration of the series from dusk until dawn.


WHEN:          Beginning Tuesday, October 23, 2012 through duration of the World Series


WHERE:        Detroit Institute of Arts

                        5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit


Hours and Admission

Museum hours are 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m.–10 p.m. Fridays, and 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors, $4 for ages 6-17, and free for DIA members and residents of Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties. For membership information call 313-833-7971.



The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA), one of the premier art museums in the United States, is home to more than 60,000 works that comprise a multicultural survey of human creativity from ancient times through the 21st century. From the first Van Gogh painting to enter a U.S. museum (Self-Portrait, 1887), to Diego Rivera's world-renowned Detroit Industry murals (1932–33), the DIA's collection is known for its quality, range, and depth. The DIA’s mission is to create opportunities for all visitors to find personal meaning in art.


Programs are made possible with support from the City of Detroit and residents of Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties.

Contact:   Larisa Zade          313-833-7962