Exhibition Events

Detroit Style: Car Design in the Motor City, 1950–2020

There are no current or future events for this exhibition.

Past Events

"Ford Mustang," 1965, Howard Payne, American; prismacolor and gouache on red charcoal paper. Collection of Brett Snyder.

Member Lecture for Detroit Style: Car Design in the Motor City, 1950–2020

  • Sat, Nov 14 - Sun, Nov 15 , 2020
  • 1:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Benjamin Colman, DIA Associate Curator of American Art will explore how Detroit designers shaped the art of car design.

"Rendering of Proposed 1967 Cadillac Eldorado Design," 1964, Wayne Kady, American; watercolor, gouache, and ink on paper. From the Collections of The Henry Ford, Dearborn, Michigan.

Member Preview Mornings of Detroit Style: Car Design in the Motor City

  • Nov 13 - 20, 2020
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Admission for Member Preview Mornings is on a timed basis for the safety of our visitors and staff.

"Lincoln XL-500 Concept Car," 1952, Charles E. Balogh, American; watercolor, gouache, airbrush, ink, graphite on illustration board. Collection of Robert L. Edwards and Julie Hyde-Edwards.

SneakPeek Preview of Detroit Style: Car Design in the Motor City, 1950–2020

  • Thu, Nov 12 - Fri, Nov 13 , 2020
  • 6:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Join DIA Director Salvador Salort-Pons and Benjamin Colman, Associate Curator of American Art, for an overview of the exhibition.