Current & Future Exhibitions

Future Exhibition

Russ Marshall: Detroit Photographs, 1958-2008Russ Marshall: Detroit Photographs, 1958-2008

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Sunday, November 15, 2020 - Sunday, June 20, 2021

Nov 15, 2020 - Jun 20, 2021

The Detroit Institute of Arts presents a survey of over 70 photographs by Russ Marshall whose black-and-white imagery was inspired by the...
The Detroit Institute of Arts presents a survey of over 70 photographs by Russ Marshall whose black-and-white imagery was inspired by the Motor City’s streets, architecture, music and factory workers for over 50 years.
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Cars | Credit to be determined
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Detroit Style: Car Design in the Motor City, 1950-2020Detroit Style: Car Design in the Motor City, 1950-2020

Future Exhibition

Sunday, November 15, 2020 - Sunday, June 20, 2021

Nov 15, 2020 - Jun 20, 2021

Detroit designers have always led the way in car design. The futuristic concept cars, roaring muscle cars, and sleek racers designed in...
Detroit designers have always led the way in car design. The futuristic concept cars, roaring muscle cars, and sleek racers designed in and around the city shape our ideas of what a car can be. Working on paper, in clay, and in metal, their ideas drive American car culture and inform the way we get around every day.
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Self-Portrait, Van Gogh, 1887
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Van Gogh in AmericaVan Gogh in America

Future Exhibition

Sunday, October 02, 2022 - Sunday, January 22, 2023

Oct 02, 2022 - Jan 22, 2023

In celebration of its status as the first public museum in the United States to purchase a painting by Vincent van Gogh—Self-Portrait,...
In celebration of its status as the first public museum in the United States to purchase a painting by Vincent van Gogh—Self-Portrait, 1887, which was acquired in 1922—the Detroit Institute of Arts is organizing the first exhibition dedicated to the introduction and early reception of the iconic artist’s work in America.    
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Artemisia Gentileschi and Italian Woman Artists around 1600Artemisia Gentileschi and Italian Woman Artists around 1600

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Sunday, February 21, 2021 - Sunday, June 13, 2021

Feb 21, 2021 - Jun 13, 2021

Women artists played a vibrant and often untold role in Italy around 1600. How did they work and succeed in a male-dominated art world?...
Women artists played a vibrant and often untold role in Italy around 1600. How did they work and succeed in a male-dominated art world? The Detroit Institute of Arts will explore this question and celebrate Italian women artists with a show devoted to their artistic accomplishments.
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Robert Blackburn (American, 1920–2003). Refugees (aka People in a Boat), 1938. Lithograph; 11 1/8 x 15 ¾ in. Edition 4. Collection of NCCU Art Museum, North Carolina Central University, Gift of Christopher Maxey.
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Robert Blackburn & Modern American PrintmakingRobert Blackburn & Modern American Printmaking

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Saturday, March 20, 2021 - Sunday, June 13, 2021

Mar 20, 2021 - Jun 13, 2021

Robert Blackburn & Modern American Printmaking celebrates both the artist and the democratic and diverse creative community he...
Robert Blackburn & Modern American Printmaking celebrates both the artist and the democratic and diverse creative community he developed. Blackburn was an African American artist born to Jamaican immigrants in 1920 and raised in Harlem, New York.
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