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Home to the first Van Gogh in a U.S. museum and Diego Rivera's "Detroit Industry" murals. Free admission for tri-county residents. #DIAeveryday

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‘Conservator’s Corner’ is a reoccurring series exploring the care and research of our collection. In this video, we… https://t.co/2IOxDTmdnM
9/19
2020
(cont.) who acknowledges the importance of her participation and its effects on Black visitors. 'My presence is a r… https://t.co/TkYZ3Zk1Jt"In instances like museum inclusion, the ripple effects of any effort, even small ones, can be enough for people to… https://t.co/LZYUipT2nWhttps://t.co/QnmB4tLNUn
9/18
2020
This week, our director @SalvadorSalort spoke with WDET’s @shdetroit about the launch of the museum’s Inclusion, Di… https://t.co/7VihEGeAO4 @mads_018 We do, and all internships at the DIA are paid.
9/17
2020
Our curators are signing off! Thank you to everyone who participated in #AskACurator Day with us. We enjoyed answer… https://t.co/YugXprcDb6— Alan Darr, Senior Curator of the European Art Department and Walter B. Ford II Family Curator of European Sculpture & Decorative Arts(cont.) Plan how to borrow the best, most appropriate, high quality objects, how to engage your colleagues & the pu… https://t.co/Lzk4snAWgv @WilsonBen62 asked "What are some things you take into consideration when developing a new exhibit?" When developi… https://t.co/6FKt6jKaB7(cont.) That said, encountering an armored mannequin in a dark storeroom or gallery can be an eerie experience! — C… https://t.co/hjX8dwU9wY"Are there any objects in your collection that scare you?" #AskACurator The works that keep me up at night are ob… https://t.co/J8MqgLtAqcLearning how contemporary artists create something new is exhilarating. The challenge is figuring out how to explai… https://t.co/ldq9ycszCx @kenaylouise asked "What is your favorite thing about curating? And what are the challenges?" I love looking close… https://t.co/jrvQWwk8SV(cont.) Always take travel opportunities to learn about museum collections! — Alan Darr, Senior Curator of the Euro… https://t.co/33lxwQh1F0(cont.) completed curatorial internships, and also taught undergrads art history & museum studies--all of which lai… https://t.co/9EHEwQm1FTI was fortunate to do my graduate Ph. D. studies in NYU and later studied in London and Italy where I learned from… https://t.co/zuA5a2tQQb(cont.) The MA/PhD are important, but communication skills are essential. — Clare Rogan, Curator, Prints, Drawings, and PhotographsOne of the most useful experiences came from my summer job in college. I was a campus tour guide for two summers.… https://t.co/1JjufLlj9x(cont.) Experiences as an artist help me to understand how objects were created and see traces of their maker’s eff… https://t.co/pEoEk7cxuv @eyestothesky4 asked "What education/training/experiences have you found the most helpful in building your career?"… https://t.co/RRGFfdpi88 @NinaGHealey Luckily, curators don’t often find themselves on pest management duty, but we've been grateful that mo… https://t.co/UkBfJVjUVf @NinaGHealey Museum work is collaborative, and conservators, collections managers, and registrars are valuable sour… https://t.co/D4JMrkLjzy @historygirl97 The brochure is at: https://t.co/DzmGFmcxFs @historygirl97 While researching the exhibition, From Bruegel to Rembrandt, we were fascinated by the upheavals of… https://t.co/CIay7lWWiaFor more information, visit https://t.co/s7yqwDj1Rn.We love Frida! #AskACurator Does this painting look familiar?🤔 That is "Self-Portrait with Monkey" by Mexican pai… https://t.co/S2LQLaEYqQ(cont.) The online collection is always growing as we share new research and photography. To explore the collection… https://t.co/hHm9sWBcJG @artbystevenmartin asked "Is your collection, which is in storage, archived and available for viewing via internet?… https://t.co/YGsRvUXKUQ(cont.) Conservators ask if it is authentic, damaged? We present our research for strict review and approval by the… https://t.co/A8ti1jz5Xw @therealruffylim asked "Are there strict criteria you follow in obtaining pieces for the museum's collection? If so… https://t.co/DPj3CWTRUq(cont.) Internships and volunteer positions are a great way to get acquainted with curatorial work while training y… https://t.co/wLCyMIAZOc @thisisashwinu asked "What are the paths which could be taken to obtaining a curator position?" #AskACurator Most… https://t.co/DWfJfWLit0👋 Chassica: Assistant Curator, European Sculpture and Decorative Arts 👋 Alan: Senior Curator of the European Art De… https://t.co/g5ZMkM9r91Three of our curators are answering your questions for #AskACurator. What would you like to know?#AskACurator Day is LIVE! Any questions that you've ever had about our collection? Ask us, using the handle… https://t.co/HxFZBQHJ88
9/16
2020
Looks great! #MaskUp https://t.co/2NGio0bAp5👋 Chassica: Assistant Curator — European Sculpture and Decorative Arts 👋 Alan: Senior Curator of the European Art D… https://t.co/YghBwIF4aWThree of our curators will be answering your questions tomorrow for #AskACurator. What would you like to know? https://t.co/YoG17RTrm7For more information about International Dot Day, visit https://t.co/h7WEqOWPxH.Shay, a school teacher for over three decades, notes “In The Dot, it is the teacher’s invitation to be creative bec… https://t.co/j1ZlPxEd6YInternational Dot Day began in 2009, when Iowa teacher Terry Shay introduced his classroom to Reynolds’ book on Sep… https://t.co/E16UGKLZgqIt's #InternationalDotDay! Inspired by creative education champion, Peter H. Reynolds' classic storybook 'The Dot'… https://t.co/tVBKqDtDSOWe're excited to take part in #AskACurator Day tomorrow, September 16. Any questions that you've ever had about our… https://t.co/wRLe9obibu💙🎊 https://t.co/JT75vEYS7ANational #HispanicHeritageMonth is Sept 15-Oct 15. One of the most prominent artists of the 20th Century was Mexica… https://t.co/CisEMGTOCb
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9/15
2020
In the final weeks of summer, life offers the opportunity to start over with fresh energy as we shift our focus to… https://t.co/aalrEhoptf
9/14
2020
Kenneth Myers, curator of American Art, discusses "From the Top of Kaaterskill Falls" by American painter Thomas Co… https://t.co/YKltgzmEyuToday is the final day of the Detroit Dance City Festival! Subscribe to the official DDCF YouTube channel to watch… https://t.co/PWe0K8OL20
9/13
2020
Tune in TONIGHT at 7 p.m. for the Choreographers Showcase — presented in the Detroit Dance City Festival! Subscribe… https://t.co/RoV162yQ3e
9/12
2020
Fantastic change! Great job bring this work back! https://t.co/jLwlzw4JJu
Retweeted by Detroit Inst of ArtsTune in Saturday, September 12 beginning at 1 p.m. on the official Detroit Dance City Festival YouTube channel! #DDCFatDIAThese classes will be a great way for dancers to learn from the best in the industry! Q&A with masters: This year,… https://t.co/ohnqx6vZexJoin us for a series of master classes — taught by accomplished local, national, and international artists in an ar… https://t.co/H58ITen5bYLet’s get active! 💃🕺 The Detroit Dance City Festival is proud to offer a variety of virtual events and classes to k… https://t.co/iuiJNO4anTArt Bytes is a series of short videos from DIA gallery teachers. In this talk, Andrea Del Rio discusses "Happy Worl… https://t.co/MmqsaRXwiN
9/11
2020
We are excited to have this painting back in an exhibitable state, since it’s one of only 19 known paintings by Jan… https://t.co/nE314ej8WjYou may remember her working on this painting in the gallery during the first Conservation Live program in March of… https://t.co/EI34zBXVEUWe have a Conservation Live update! After a little more than two years, Becca Goodman, DIA Project Conservator, fin… https://t.co/tBwVDCRse7
9/10
2020
Traditionally the size of large beads, they were made of stone along with faience, shell, or bone. Using items in… https://t.co/tWZuy70igGCylinder seals are tiny stone artifacts that were first created in the 4th millennium B.C.E., in tandem with the ad… https://t.co/zZ6mOcoWlaWe are excited to participate in #AskACurator next week! Have any questions you've always wanted to ask our curator… https://t.co/B8h2mHOrWg
9/9
2020
It will be live streamed, and the audience will be voting through Facebook Live to choose the winner. Be sure to tu… https://t.co/v6EaMH2dbuWho is down for a dance-off? 💃🕺 Detroit City Dance Festival is proud to offer a variety of virtual events and class… https://t.co/VUTOIk3yT0
9/8
2020
As we continue to navigate through the COVID-19 state of emergency, we are thankful to all of you for your patience… https://t.co/n4nenVQnHiEducate today. #DIAeveryday https://t.co/EQwXUwkAJ2
9/6
2020
Art Bytes is a series of short videos from DIA gallery teachers. In this talk, Andrea Del Rio  discusses "Happy Wor… https://t.co/8g0PTbHi3H
9/5
2020
Q&A with masters: This year, DDCF will be hosting a live Q&A session with Lauren Anderson, Steven Rooks, and Caleb… https://t.co/Q1rGQx09WPThis year, the master classes will be taught by Lauren Anderson, Steven Rooks, and Caleb Mitchell. These classes wi… https://t.co/brVUbXfWiFLet’s get active! 💃🕺 The DDCF is proud to offer a variety of virtual events and classes to keep everyone moving. Jo… https://t.co/wn3J1Uev7j🎉💙 https://t.co/2tk9hnFSRG
9/4
2020
For detailed information, visit https://t.co/K4GVKGp8Wt. Subscribe to the Detroit Dance City Festival YouTube chan… https://t.co/dtd4RJT2scDetroit Dance City Festival is a three-day international festival full of performance, networking, classes and more… https://t.co/4iIgxJwmDRCalling all fans of dance! The Detroit Dance City Festival is back 💃🕺 and this year, we’re going virtual! Don’t mi… https://t.co/VBWRZheUfS
9/3
2020
Join the @DIADetroit for the final #zine workshop Wed, 9/9 at 6 PM (virtual)! Registration is free: https://t.co/mp5H4L2IRi
Retweeted by Detroit Inst of ArtsChaz Kirchhoff, assistant curator of European Sculptures and Decorative Arts, discusses 'Saint George and Saint Seb… https://t.co/1hVEcMEPKz
9/2
2020
#OTD 132 years ago, the Museum of Art, the forerunner of the @DIADetroit, opened to the public on East Jefferson in… https://t.co/jLHNA5oiTz
Retweeted by Detroit Inst of ArtsWith a large number of images available, DIA Custom Prints enables us to offer the best quality print reproductions… https://t.co/LfKQP2vUSB
9/1
2020
🖼"Bank of the Oise at Auvers", Vincent van Gogh, 1890, oil on canvas, DIA no. 70.159.Recommended for ages 16 and up. Visit https://t.co/neLSTAXWIw to download a PDF of the crossword puzzle, or to comp… https://t.co/CbHj58TbkIVincent van Gogh's Bank of the Oise at Auvers contains all the hints and clues to this week’s crossword puzzle. Clo… https://t.co/RJ4iMqtKa4
8/31
2020
Through selected paintings from our 'Impressionist' collection, our hosts Howard Rosenberg and Ray Henney explore t… https://t.co/s7PcJrBCKK
8/30
2020
Just TWO! more days before the special exhibition ‘Bruegel’s The Wedding Dance Revealed’ closes Sunday, August 30,… https://t.co/6NKLI6ExMh
8/29
2020
We visited the new mural in progress at Eastpointe Community Credit Union in Eastpointe today. We are looking forwa… https://t.co/H4pbyH2gdw
Retweeted by Detroit Inst of ArtsJust THREE! more days before the special exhibition ‘Bruegel’s The Wedding Dance Revealed’ closes Sunday, August 30… https://t.co/1n5KxS5b4i
8/28
2020
Just FOUR! more days before the special exhibition ‘Bruegel’s The Wedding Dance Revealed’ closes Sunday, August 30,… https://t.co/mA4ZimkcDJ
8/27
2020
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8/26
2020
The Wedding Dance made a lasting impression on Diego Rivera when he came to Detroit in 1932 to paint his Detroit In… https://t.co/mYfAIv8Obb
8/25
2020
For more information, visit https://t.co/K4GVKGp8Wt.Subscribe to the Detroit Dance City Festival YouTube channel to participate in and watch the festival! https://t.co/03KHKp04tIDetroit Dance City Festival is a three-day international festival full of performance, networking, classes and more… https://t.co/0Kdw6bEb8iCalling all fans of dance! The Detroit Dance City Festival is back 💃🕺 and this year, we’re going virtual! Don’t mi… https://t.co/eqDkX45HsQ
8/24
2020
Jill Shaw, Rebecca A. Boylan and Thomas W. Sidlik Curator of European Art, 1850-1970, discusses "Rounded Flower Bed… https://t.co/10d0agx6NK
8/23
2020
Through selected paintings from our 'Impressionist' collection, our hosts Howard Rosenberg and Ray Henney explored… https://t.co/u7LDpUYBor
8/22
2020
Please visit https://t.co/ysqBRDI1Ch for more information on our reopening, as well as additional protocols to foll… https://t.co/7RY2OVtJTgPlanning to visit us soon? Be sure to reserve a timed-entry ticket in advance. Tickets are temporarily free of char… https://t.co/OwhWQfmml5Analyze today. #DIAeveryday How do you engage with the DIA? Share photos of yourself interacting with us, using th… https://t.co/g0zkpABGar
8/21
2020
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8/20
2020
Represent is a film that looks into the heart of three Midwestern women who take on entrenched political systems in… https://t.co/yzDzNh9qDg
Retweeted by Detroit Inst of ArtsBehind the Zine — led by Detroit-based comic book artist and illustrator Matthew Thornton, is a workshop detailing… https://t.co/xok0g99N7s
8/19
2020

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