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Detroit Institute of Arts

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Address: 5200 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202-4094
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Considered to house one of the best art collections in the United States,...

Considered to house one of the best art collections in the United States, the Institute showcases everything from mummies to modern art and African masks to Monets in its outstanding collection of over 65,000 works. Don't miss the General Motors Center for African American Art, a part of the DIA which showcases 400 pieces, in various media, by African American artists.

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Lots of art!

I like that I can go here and get lost in the museum and just look at art. It's fun to wander off and look at all the different art styles and be an introvert and not have to talk... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very nice works of art. I went to the DIA to waste some time while waiting on my husband and I saw very interesting artwork. I will go again with more time to spare...

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Livonia, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I like that I can go here and get lost in the museum and just look at art. It's fun to wander off and look at all the different art styles and be an introvert and not have to talk with anyone for hours. It's one of the best museums I've been to.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Diego Rivera Murals are incredible. A must see for the incredible collection of art here. Thankfully the City saved this collection.

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Harper Woods, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Of course as a family, we always enjoy a trip to see what new exhibits have been added to the awesome Detroit collection, but since this family is also heavily involved in mentoring, this is always a mandatory visit for our Mentor / Mentee teams. Overall, an easy A+ plus from all of us in the Hall Family and our... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For our first visit we focused on second floor only, because we are more interested in modern arts rather greek mythology etc. Plenty famous pictures to see. The architecture of the building is worthy a visit alone. I found also the Rivera Murals very interesting! Had luckily free entry because we live nearby: please have an address prove like driver... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Is one the most beautiful museums of arts i ever visited. With a rich history, culture and diversity. If you are in detroit you must visit it. And enjoy a glass of wine with some aged cheese at their Cafeteria.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So many important artwork, that leaves you speechless! Diego Rivera's mural at the entrance of DIA, definitely leaves the visitor in awe. Don't forget to dine in Kresge Court.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best art museums in the country. The Rivera mural is symbolic of the city and the building itself is beautiful. Excellent collection as well as great special shows.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beautiful place offers a great variety of ancient and modern art pieces, spanning from Babilonia, Egyptian, Greek culture to pre-Columbian cultures like Inca, Maya and Aztec. The Museum has lots of galleries with famous paintings from Van Gogh, Monet, Picasso just to mention a few. Also, the Diego Rivera's Wing offers an astonishing work from the Mexican muralist. If... More 

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The DIA never disappoints! The building itself is a masterpiece that you could wander around all day. The full time exhibits allow you to see some beautiful and well known pieces of art by many artists. They also have special exhibits that you can visit at an additional cost, so make sure to check the schedule so you can plan... More 

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