Detroit Institute of Arts Inside Out Free Admission Days
The Detroit Institute of Arts’ (DIA) acclaimed Inside|Out program will be installed in 12 communities for the summer round from July through September. Inside|Out brings high-quality reproductions of masterpieces from the DIA’s collection to the streets and parks of metro Detroit.
Installation of the 86 reproductions will take place between June 22 and 29—just in time for Fourth of July celebrations. Each community will have from five to 12 images clustered within walking or bike-riding distance of each other. Exact placements will be featured on an interactive map on the DIA’s website, www.dia.org/insideout.
This year the DIA has added six new reproductions to the 80 already in use, including several works of modern art. The new images are The Window, by Henri Matisse; Boy with Plaid Scarf, by Robert Henri; Winter Landscape in Moonlight, by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner; Hard Ball III, by Robert Moskowitz; Mother and Child, by an African Yoruba artist; and Ellen’s Isle, Loch Katrine, by Robert S. Duncanson.
Residents of participating communities will enjoy a designated “community weekend”— a Saturday and Sunday to visit the museum for free and view the masterpieces their reproductions depict. Visitors will receive a 10 percent discount in CaféDIA and the museum shop, $1 off Detroit Film Theatre (DFT) tickets and free admission the DFT 101 film series.
Participating communities, with free community weekends for the first round noted, are:
Summer 2013 DIA Community Weekends
Berkley – September 14–15
Brighton – July 20–21
Detroit (Belle Isle, Indian Village and surrounding area) – September 21–22
Hamtramck – August 10–11
Huntington Woods – September 14–15
Lincoln Park – August 3–4
Pleasant Ridge – September 14–15
Shelby Township – August 17–18
Sterling Heights – August 17–18
Warren – August 10–11
Woodhaven – August 3–4
Ypsilanti – July 27–28
Hours and Admission
Museum hours are 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Tuesdays–Thursdays, 9 a.m.–10 p.m. Fridays, and 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors, $4 for ages 6–17, and free for DIA members and residents of Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties. For membership information call 313-833-7971.
The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA), one of the premier art museums in the United States, is home to more than 60,000 works that comprise a multicultural survey of human creativity from ancient times through the 21st century. From the first van Gogh painting to enter a U.S. museum (Self-Portrait, 1887), to Diego Rivera’s world-renowned Detroit Industry murals (1932–33), the DIA’s collection is known for its quality, range, and depth. The DIA’s mission is to create opportunities for all visitors to find personal meaning in art.
Programs are made possible with support from the City of Detroit.
This page is intended to be used as a guide. Oakland County Moms does not endorse these events. Oakland County Moms is not responsible for changes to event descriptions, event times or details being altered without notice or cancellations.
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