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Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit

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Detroit Institute of Arts boasts more than 100 galleries containing some of the most significant works from around the world--including Diego Rivera's famous Detroit Industry frescoes. Since the museum's founding in 1883, its permanent collection of American art has remained one of its most impressive assets, with the addition of the General Motors Center for African American Art. However, the museum houses more than 65,000 diverse pieces, ranging from Egyptian mummies to French-Impressionist paintings. The museum is on the National Register of Historic Places and hosts a number of visiting exhibitions, concerts, and events year-round. Detroit Institute of Arts is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , world travel planner Edition.
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  • Gene Testimony Hall here. Excellent experience! First time back since the pandemic restrictions lifted, and my wife and I brought our grandchildren. THEY LOVED EVERY BIT OF THE AFRICAN AMERICAN... 
    Gene Testimony Hall here. Excellent experience! First time back since the pandemic restrictions lifted, and my wife and I brought our grandchildren. THEY LOVED EVERY BIT OF THE AFRICAN AMERICAN...  more »
  • I love this museum. Over the four years I've lived around Detroit I have gone here so many times. It is home to my favorite sculpture The Vailed Lady. 
    I love this museum. Over the four years I've lived around Detroit I have gone here so many times. It is home to my favorite sculpture The Vailed Lady.  more »
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  • Every time I go here it's a new perspective
  • Great museum with good friendly staff. There is an amazing collection of art here. If you enjoy art it is a must see. My personal favorite is the Diego Rivera mural, love his work and it is incredible look at. Could spend an hour just in that room. Have fun and enjoy!

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