Get to know the DIA's renowned collection of European paintings
Travel organized by the Council serves two aims: short trips to other U.S. cities foster greater knowledge of the great collections elsewhere in this country, both public and private; trips to major international art markets that serve, in part, to cultivate private collectors and provide them with the requisite background to pursue collecting via reputable dealers or at auction.
For more information contact Celeste Goedert at (313) 833-1720 or CGoedert@dia.org.
All EPC members can attend lectures, enjoy four in-depth curator-led tours of the DIA collection, and participate at the annual meeting. Members also receive invitations to visit private collections, go on tours, and attend other exclusive EPC events. Additional benefits are as follows:
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Funds raised through membership in the European Paintings Council, donations received from trips, the EPC Endowment, and other fundraising activities are used primarily to frame great works of art in the collection.
The European Paintings Council is led by a Board of Directors and is advised by curators and staff in the European Art Department.
In order to be eligible for membership in the European Paintings Council, you must be a member of the Detroit Institute of Arts
Barbara Quilty, Chair
Mary Massaron, Secretary
Linda S. Popoff, Treasurer
Christine Provost, Membership Chair
Dr. Bill Kupsky
Dr. Cynthia Neal
Eve Straussman-Pflanzer, Head of the European Art Department & Elizabeth and Allan Shelden Curator of European Paintings
Celeste Goedert, Administrative Assistant
Stephanie Rondy, Corporate Relations Officer