This coming Tuesday, August 7, voters in the Metro Detroit area will be deciding not just the outcome of the usual political races, but also the future of the area's beloved art museum, the Detroit Institute of Arts. The DIA, which has been struggling financially for years, has proposed a 10-year millage (tax) on homeowners in three counties, Wayne, Oakland and Macomb. A recent poll shows that 7 out of 10 voters in the election support the millage, but the fight over it represents an ongoing larger battle in this country about how we fund the arts.
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and the Detroit Institute of Art (DIA) have made an unusual announcement. Nii Quarcoopome, the head of the Department of Africa, Oceania & the Indigenous Americas at the Detroit Institute of Art will ... Read Post
DETROIT, MI.- The Detroit Institute of Arts? (DIA) Inside|Out project, which debuted last fall, is back by popular demand. Last year, the DIA brought 40 reproductions of paintings from its collection to the streets and parks of the ... Read Post