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By Gina Wilson Steward
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The Detroit Institute of Arts has something for everyone

General admission is always free for residents of Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties

 

September 30, 2021

DIA Director, Salvador Salort-Pons spent the afternoon in River Rouge with kids and families

This museum is more than a museum. When almost everything was closed during the Covid pandemic late summer 2020, the Detroit Institute of Arts was open for business. The staff and visitors adhered to all of the CDC regulations, but it was important for them to open as soon as it was possible.

The museum became a place of calmness as people dealt with the loss of loved ones. It was quiet, because there weren't many people inside and people could use the visit to heal. Not only did they enjoy looking at the art, but they used their visit as a reflective time. On numerous occasions, peop...



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