David J WhyteComment

Detroit Institute of Art

David J WhyteComment
Detroit Institute of Art

Located in Midtown, the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) has one of the largest and most significant collections of art in the United States.

With over 100 galleries, it offers an encyclopedic tour which spans from ancient Egyptian to contemporary art. The collection is valued in billions of dollars.

Edsel Ford, Henry's son commissioned a series of massive murals by Diego Rivera in 1932 and these are one of the most striking elements of the gallery. Done in fresco style, the five sets of murals depict Detroit's industrial endeavors such as car-making,