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The Detroit Institute of Arts Seeks Community Participants For 2022 Inside|Out Installation


August 19, 2021

Inside|Out at ALLEN PARK Young Girl Sleeping, 1655-1666 Eberhart Keilhau - This was in 2017

he Detroit Institute of Arts' (DIA) popular Inside|Out program is searching for communities, downtown development authorities and arts organizations in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties interested in hosting the DIA's Inside|Out Program in 2022. Participating communities will enjoy a May through October installation of six to ten reproductions of DIA masterpieces, typically clustered within walking or bike-riding distance of each other.

Entering into its 13th year, Inside|Out shares the richness and diversity of the museum's extensive collection outside the museum walls in places where people live, work and play. This year, over 125 reproductions were featured across 24 local communities in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties as part of the program.

Cities and businesses that take part in Inside|Out will be featured on a map on the DIA's website and promoted on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. Past community hosted events have included a wine-tasting bus tour, bike and walking tours, talks at local libraries and art galleries and art festivals.

How to Apply

Interested communities are asked to submit an application by September 10, 2021. An application does not guarantee a slot but will help the museum determine locations for next year. Preference will be given to communities in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties and to those that have not participated before. Municipalities are chosen based on a variety of criteria including community interest, desired outcomes, and location.

To complete an application to participate in the Inside|Out program visit the museum's website. Applications can then be submitted to [email protected] Communities that are selected to participate in 2022 will be notified DATE. The website will be updated with the exact date.

The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA), one of the premier art museums in the United States, is home to more than 60,000 works that comprise a multicultural survey of human creativity from ancient times through the 21st century. From the first Van Gogh painting to enter a U.S. museum (Self-Portrait, 1887), to Diego Rivera's world-renowned Detroit Industry murals (1932–33), the DIA's collection is known for its quality, range and depth. The DIA's mission is to create opportunities for all visitors to find personal meaning in art.


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