Detroit Institute of ArtsThe Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA), located in Midtown Detroit, Michigan, has one of the largest and most significant art collections in the United States. With over 100 galleries, it covers with a major renovation and expansion project completed in 2007 that added . The DIA collection is regarded as among the top six museums in the United States with an encyclopedic collection which spans the globe from ancient Egyptian and European works to contemporary art. Its art collection is valued in billions of dollars, up to $8.1 billion USD according to a 2014 appraisal. The DIA campus is located in Detroit's Cultural Center Historic District, about north of the downtown area, across from the Detroit Public Library near Wayne State University.
The museum building is highly regarded by architects. The original building, designed by Paul Philippe Cret, is flanked by north and south wings with the white marble as the main exterior material for the entire structure. The campus is part of the city's Cultural Center Historic District listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The museum's first painting was donated in 1883 and its collection consists of over 65,000 works. With about 677,500 visitors annually for 2015, the DIA is among the most visited art museums in the world. The Detroit Institute of Arts hosts major art exhibitions; it contains a 1,150-seat theatre designed by architect C. Howard Crane, a 380-seat hall for recitals and lectures, an art reference library, and a conservation services laboratory. Provided by Wikipedia
Masterpieces from the Berlin museums : exhibited in cooperation with the Department of the Army of the United States of America, 1948-1949, at the Detroit Institute of Arts [and ot...
Published 1948“...Detroit Institute of Arts....”
French painting 1774-1830, the Age of Revolution : Grand Palais, Paris, 16 November 1974-3 February 1975, the Detroit Institute of Arts, 5 March-4 May 1975, the Metropolitan Museum...
Published 1975“...Detroit Institute of Arts....”