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Painting of men playing baseball in black clothing on a warm-toned field
Jun 15, 2019 - Sep 15, 2019

Play Ball! Transforming the Game, 1876-2019

Saturday, June 15, 2019 - Sunday, September 15, 2019

Jun 15, 2019 - Sep 15, 2019

Celebrate the great American pastime of baseball with a new year of the DIA's continuing series of exhibitions, Play Ball! Baseball at...
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Painting: Patrons drinking cocktails inside the cafe, cafe name appears backwards on the window in the background
Jun 08, 2019 - Sep 15, 2019

Out of the Crate: New Gifts & Purchases

Saturday, June 08, 2019 - Sunday, September 15, 2019

Jun 08, 2019 - Sep 15, 2019

The next rotation of Out of the Crate: New Gifts & Purchases will open on June 9, 2019. DIA Director Salvador Salort-Pons selects the...
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Evelyn Olguin-Hernandez, Self-Portrait, Drawing, Grade 8, Academy of the Americas, Teacher: Kendra
Apr 27, 2019 - Jun 02, 2019

82nd Detroit Public Schools Community District Student Exhibition

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - Sunday, June 02, 2019

Apr 27, 2019 - Jun 02, 2019

This annual exhibition features imaginative works created by Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) students in grades K-12,...
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"Crying Girl," 1963, Roy Lichtenstein, American; offset lithograph printed in color on off-white wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts. 
Feb 17, 2019 - Aug 25, 2019

From Camelot to Kent State: Pop Art, 1960-1975

Sunday, February 17, 2019 - Sunday, August 25, 2019

Feb 17, 2019 - Aug 25, 2019

In the 1960s, a new generation of artists became known as Pop artists, based on their use of popular mass media—advertisements, logos,...
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A black and white photo of Margaret Herz Demant in her home, surrounded by her art.
Jan 27, 2019 - May 19, 2019

Extraordinary Eye, Extraordinary Gift: The Legacy of Margaret Herz...

Sunday, January 27, 2019 - Sunday, May 19, 2019

Jan 27, 2019 - May 19, 2019

Extraordinary Eye, Extraordinary Gift: The Legacy of Margaret Herz Demant focuses on the patronage and recent bequest of art from a...
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Aerial view of the DIA Plaza and surrounding areas
Jan 23, 2019 - Apr 01, 2019

A New Vision for Detroit’s Cultural Center: The DIA Plaza/Midtown...

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - Monday, April 01, 2019

Jan 23, 2019 - Apr 01, 2019

The DIA Plaza/Midtown Cultural Connections Design Competition will help realize the vision of a gathering place in Midtown Detroit that...
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"Souvenir II", 1997, Kerry James Marshall, American, Acrylic, collage, and glitter on unstretched canvas banner. Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy
Jan 08, 2019 - Sep 08, 2019

Guest of Honor | "Souvenir II" by Kerry James Marshall

Tuesday, January 08, 2019 - Sunday, September 08, 2019

Jan 08, 2019 - Sep 08, 2019

The DIA welcomes Souvenir II by Kerry James Marshall as a Guest of Honor, on loan from the Addison Gallery of American Art in Boston....
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Synthetic Cloud, 2018, Isabel Toledo and Ruben Toledo, Cuban-American; nylon. Courtesy of the artists and the Toledo Studio.
Dec 16, 2018 - Jul 07, 2019

Ruben & Isabel Toledo: Labor of Love

Sunday, December 16, 2018 - Sunday, July 07, 2019

Dec 16, 2018 - Jul 07, 2019

Honoring Detroit’s history of industry, modernization and the DIA’s vast permanent collection, artists Ruben and Isabel Toledo present a...
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Ofrenda Proposal
Oct 12, 2018 - Nov 11, 2018

Ofrendas: Celebrating el Día de Muertos 2018

Friday, October 12, 2018 - Sunday, November 11, 2018

Oct 12, 2018 - Nov 11, 2018

In celebration of Dia de Muertos, the Detroit Institute of Arts, in partnership with Detroit's Mexican Consulate, invite you to explore a...
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