The DIA’s Collection Crossword features clues that are answered by picking out details from a work of art from our collection.

Flowers in a Glass Vase, 1704. Rachel Ruysch. Dutch

Week 6

To solve this week’s puzzle, you’ll have to look closely at Rachel Ruysch's Flowers in a Glass Vase. Recommended for ages 8 and up.

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“Happy World – Scattered Crumbs,” 2011–2014, Ik-Joong Kang, mixed media on wood. Detroit Institute of Arts

Week 5

To solve this week’s puzzle, you’ll have to look closely at Ik-Joong Kang’s Happy World - Scattered Crumbs. Recommended for ages 16 and up.

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Tip: This week's artwork is intricate and may be easier to see on the collection page than the PDF. 

Vincent van Gogh, Bank of the Oise at Auvers, 1890

Week 4

The DIA’s Weekly Crossword features clues that are answered by picking out details from a work of art from our collection. To solve this week’s puzzle, you’ll have to look closely at Vincent van Gogh’s Bank of the Oise at Auvers.

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"Palace Door," ca 1920, Olówè of Isè, Yoruba, African.

Week 3

To solve this week’s puzzle, you’ll have to look closely at Olówè of Isè’s Palace Door. Recommended for ages 16 and up.

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Mushhushshu-dragon, Symbol of the God Marduk, 604 - 562 BCE. Detroit Institute of Arts.

Week 2

To solve this week’s puzzle, you’ll have to look closely at Mushhushshu-dragon, Symbol of the God Marduk. Recommended for ages 8 and up.

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Ellen’s Isle, 1871, Robert Scott Duncanson, American

Week 1

To solve this week’s puzzle, you’ll have to look closely at Robert S. Duncanson’s Ellen’s Isle, Loch KatrineRecommended for ages 16 and up.

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