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Whether its visual, musical, spoken word, or other genres, the arts have an ineffable quality to connect us as humans through the shared enjoyment of the experience. The @Detroitk12 Student Exhibition is a prime example. Read more here: dia.org/about/features…
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May the 4th be with you! To celebrate the opening of "Star Wars™️ and the Power of Costume" back in 2018 at the DIA, we asked visitors to come to the museum dressed as their favorite Star Wars characters. 🌌 Who's your favorite Star Wars character, and why?9
💻 Join printmaker Mary Brodbeck this Thursday, May 5 at 1 p.m. as she shares her work and discusses her process, using traditional Japanese woodblock printing techniques to depict scenery inspired by the Great Lakes region:dia.org/events/tatm-st…Ys
🖼️ Helen Frankenthaler, The Bay, 1963, acrylic on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase with funds from Dr. and Mrs. Hilbert H. DeLawter, 65.60#FeaturedArttC
Last week, we had the honor of celebrating volunteer Sandra Moers on 50 years of service with the DIA! Sandra is a valued member of our community, providing a great experience for visitors and helping them find personal meaning in art. Thank you, Sandra, for all that you do!
May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Celebrate #APAHMatDIA from home with online programs including music, dance, film, art talks, puppets and more. Visit dia.org/apahm2022 for a full list of events happening throughout the month.
📷: Installation views, "Detroit Style: Car Design in the Motor City, 1950–2020," Sunday, November 15, 2020 - Sunday, June 5, 2022, Detroit Institute of Arts.#FeaturedArttU
Tomorrow 4/29 on a new episode of Museum Confidential, get to know SHIRLEY WOODSON, the Detroit-based painter who’s taken the art world by storm. At 86! Her first ever solo show @DIADetroit is up now.
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Artist Shirley Woodson continues her national media tour, featured this week on the @NPR podcast Museum Confidential. Tune in! twitter.com/philbrook/stat…
Will we see you at the DIA this weekend? 🧐W
Watch Lara Roney, research assistant of Italian Art at the DIA, discusses “By Her Hand: By Her Hand: Artemisia Gentileschi and Women Artists in Italy, 1500–1800": youtu.be/3oOJkWURa84
Watch Kenneth Myers, curator of American Art, discuss "From the Top of Kaaterskill Falls" by American painter Thomas Cole: youtube.com/watch?v=MdLZfv…
Visit freepfilmfestival.com/2022-films/ for a complete schedule and to purchase tickets. Join us for select screenings through May 1 at the DIA.
The 9th annual Freep Film Festival is here! Produced by the @freep, this documentary-focused festival spotlights 20 captivating features— highlighting films with strong connections to Detroit, Michigan, or the Midwest: freepfilmfestival.com/2022-films/
DETROIT _ @DIADetroit is opening the 85th season of exhibiting student art. It's magnificent! DetroitACE is looking for students who started their careers in that exhibit. Calling all Detroit Public Schools artists! Did you follow your dreams? freep.com/story/opinion/… via @freep
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It was 90 years ago last week that Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo arrived in #Detroit to begin turning the @DIADetroit's stately-but-bland Court into the "Detroit Industry Murals." Here's an old postcard showing what it looked like before the couple turned it into a masterpiece.
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Wadsworth Jarrell’s Woman Supreme demonstrates the blend of Afrocentric symbols, bright colors, and psychedelic flair that made Jarrell & fellow founding members of AfriCOBRA 📗dia.org6 �@DIADetroitit Woman Supreme, WADSWORTH JARRELL 197oP
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Art Bytes is a series of short videos from DIA gallery teachers. In this talk, teacher Willie Moultrie introduces the themes and styles of American contemporary painter Kehinde Wiley through his piece in the DIA collection, "Officer of the Hussars." youtube.com/watch?v=8yCZHr…
The 85th Annual Detroit Public Schools Community District Student Exhibition is now on view online and in-person at the DIA! Visit dia.org/events/85th-an… to learn more. — Jessica Orozco-Aguilar, The Ancient, ceramics, Grade 4, Academy of the Americas, Teacher: Kendra Lincourt.
The day is almost here! The 85th Annual Detroit Public Schools Community District Student Exhibition opens online and in-person tomorrow, April 23 at the DIA! #DPSCDatDIA High school students from @Detroitk12 sat down with us to share their perspectives as artists:
John Constable, The Glebe Farm, 1827, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. Joseph B. Schlotman, 64.117. #FeaturedArt
An installation in advance of this fall's "Van Gogh in America." twitter.com/DutchCultureUS…
We're three days away from the opening of the 85th Annual Detroit Public Schools Community District Student Exhibition at the DIA! Middle school students from @Detroitk12 sat down with us to share their perspectives as artists:
Small installation at Detroit Institute of Arts explores van Gogh's influences detroitnews.com/story/entertai…
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Two great field trips took place recently! Students in Mrs. Bailey's AP Art class visited the Detroit Institute of Arts and Pewabic Pottery and students in Mrs. Blevins' Experiencing Music class took a day trip to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland. #MarianStrong
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It was a pleasure to welcome the Director of the National Park Service, Charles Sams, to the DIA today as part of a 2-day visit to Detroit. Director Sams came to visit Diego Rivera’s Detroit Industry murals, designated a National Historic Landmark by the @NatlParkService in 2013.
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Today, the DIA welcomed the Director of the National Park Service, Charles Sams, as part of a 2-day visit to Detroit. Director Sams came to visit Diego Rivera’s Detroit Industry murals, designated a National Historic Landmark by the @NatlParkService in 2013.
"By Her Hand: Artemisia Gentileschi and Women Artists in Italy, 1500–1800" is currently on view at the DIA! Exploring the untold role of women artists in Italy, nearly 60 artworks highlight the creativity and business savvy of these women artists. Watch the trailer below:
The new film “Gradually, Then Suddenly” explores behind-the-scenes details of #Detroit’s 2013 bankruptcy and the impact of the Grand Bargain. Watch it on April 27 at the @DIADetroit theater or online for free. @Freep_Film_Fest bit.ly/graduallythens…
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The 85th Annual DPSCD Student Exhibition opens online and in-person this Saturday, April 23 at the DIA! Visit dia.org/events/85th-an… to learn more. #DPSCDatDIA Ahead of the exhibition opening, elementary school students sat down with us to share their perspectives as artists:
In this Art Bytes presented by DIA gallery teacher Willie Moultrie, we explore "Caged Brain" — a mixed-media artwork created by Detroit-based artist Tyree Guyton in 1990: youtube.com/watch?v=Acw3M2…
We are one week away from the opening of the 85th Annual DPSCD Student Exhibition! In partnership with @Detroitk12, this exhibition features imaginative works created by DPSCD students in grades K-12. #DPSCDatDIA Learn more: dia.org/events/85th-an…
Closing this weekend at the DIA, "The New Black Vanguard: Photography between Art and Fashion" spotlights 15 black photographers that fuse the genres of art and fashion photography in ways that break down their long-established boundaries. Learn more at dia.org/vanguard.
Did you know? Today is World Art Day! Celebrate creativity today by visiting the DIA, and explore our collection of more than 65,000 artworks, including Diego Rivera's "Detroit Industry" fresco cycle, painted between 1932 and 1933.
The @DIADetroit has such an astounding collection of art. THE NUT GATHERERS is a remarkable piece, one of many from this vastly underrated museum. twitter.com/DIADetroit/sta…
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What's the story behind how an artwork from our collection became a favorite of yours? 🤔4
The 85th Annual DPSCD Student Exhibition opens Saturday, April 23 at the DIA! Opening online and in-person, this exhibit features imaginative works created by DPSCD students in grades K-12. Learn more: dia.org/events/85th-an…
Henri Matisse, Anemones and Peach Blossoms, 1944, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of the Josephine F. Ford Estate, 2005.62. #FeaturedArt
Campbell Addy, Untitled, New York, 2018. #FeaturedArt Don't miss your chance to visit "The New Black Vanguard: Photography between Art and Fashion" on view at the DIA through Sunday, April 17. Learn more here: dia.org/vanguard
Art Bytes is a series of short videos from DIA gallery teachers. In this talk, Andrea Del Rio  discusses "Firefly: Portrait of the Artist with Cosmic Bubble" by American sculptor Jim Pallas: youtube.com/watch?v=w95pG1…
The 85th Annual DPSCD Student Exhibition opens in two weeks online and in-person at the DIA! 🖼🎨🥳 Learn more herdia.org/events/85th-an…NHP Steven Lopez-Chavez, Thompson Gazelle, painting, Grade 2, Priest Elementary- Middle School, Teacher: Elizabeth RobertsojaY
Batter up! Opening Day is here. Best of luck this season, Tigers! William Morris Hunt, The Ball Players, c. 1877, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. John L. Gardner, 07.12.
Join us for today's Thursdays at the Museum at 1 p.m. with painter Michael Polakowski, as he discusses how the act of drawing and observing can make us more aware and present within our environment: dia.org/events/tatm-st…
Woo! So happy you could finally make it!🥳 Thanks for visiting!twitter.com/MmeGoodenough/…M
It took 3 attempts, and 2 years, but we finally got our @DIADetroit field trip! @WeAreSCHS #schsdia #schsdia22
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In addition to tonight's streaming, watch a rebroadcast of the film Friday, April 8 at 1 p.m. and 8 p.m. on your antenna TV in Michigan, and online at the Michigan Learning Channel's website.
Watch "No Blue Memories: The Life of Gwendolyn Brooks" tonight at 8 p.m. on your antenna TV in Michigan, or online at the @MichLearning's website. For tips on finding your channel, or for viewing the film online, visit dia.org/events/no-blue….
Weaving together poetry, storytelling, and striking visuals, "No Blue Memories: The Life of Gwendolyn Brooks" brings to life the story of one of Chicago's most beloved figures: the iconic, Pulitzer Prize-winning, poet laureate Gwendolyn Brooks:
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