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    Best known perhaps for its spectacular Diego Rivera mural, the Detroit Institute of Arts is a sprawling hall of arts with an excellent showing of works by the 19th century American landscape artists and works of the Italian Renaissance.

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Celebration of Books - Reveal Your Detroit

Wayne State University Press invites you to a Celebration of Books to highlight its new titles, over 100 other new and favorite books, and dozens of authors. Featuring a strolling dinner, book sale, and a short program featuring Bradford Frost, author and creator of Reveal Your Detroit, documenting a one-of-a-kind photography project led by the Detroit Institute of Arts that showcased thousands of images from the perspectives of hundreds of Detroit residents. Featured books: Bradford Frost / Reveal Your Detroit: An Intimate Look at a Great American City John Gallagher / Revolution Detroit: Strategies for Urban Reinvention June Manning Thomas / Redevelopment and Race: Planning a Finer City in Postwar Detroit Jean Alicia Elster / The Colored Car Paul Taylor / Old Slow Town: Detroit during the Civil War Dr. Charles K. Hyde / Arsenal of Democracy: The American Automobile Industry in World War II City: Detroit

 

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Venue: Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA)
Address: 5200 Woodward Ave.
Phone: (313) 577-6130
Price: $50 General ($25 tax-deductible) | Purchase at www.celebrationofbooks.eventbrite.com
 
 
 

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