Thursday, March 31, 2016

FREE Bus Transportation and Admission to Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) "Dance! American Art 1830–1960” for Macomb County Residents on 4/23

Detroit Institute of Arts says “Ride the bus and join the ‘Dance!’” on Macomb County Day

Free bus transportation to DIA from Macomb County locations and free admission to “Dance! American Art 1830–1960” Saturday, April 23

The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) is providing free bus transportation to and from the museum on Saturday, April 23 for Macomb County residents as part of “County Days,” offered twice a year for residents of Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties. The popular County Days are made possible by support from tri-county residents.

Those who take the bus can see the dynamic special exhibition “Dance! American Art 1830–1960,” containing 90 dance-inspired works from the 19th and 20th centuries by famed American artists, at no cost; view “Fifty Years of Collecting: Detroit Institute of Arts’ Friends of Prints, Drawings and Photographs Anniversary Exhibition”; and, of course, browse the collection. New this year, visitors can take docent-led tours of the African collection, the newly revamped Ancient Middle East gallery, the Dutch collection or the Inspired By Italy galleries. The DIA studio will be offering an art-making workshop as another activity for visitors.

There are several dining options at the museum. CaféDIA offers entrees, a decked-out salad bar, grill station, sandwiches and scrumptious desserts. Kresge Court diners can enjoy gourmet snacks, sandwiches, salads and desserts. Both restaurants offer a variety of beverages, including Starbucks coffee, beer and wine.

Shopping is always a fun part of the DIA experience. The museum shop carries a selection of art-related items, many of which cannot be found in other area stores.

Round trip transportation and admission is FREE, but reservations are required. Go to or call 313-833-4005.

Buses leave sites from around the county with convenient parking available at each departure location. Roundtrip transportation and admission are free, but reservations are required. To reserve a spot, call 313-833-4005 or go to

Macomb County locations and schedule:

Sterling Heights Public Library, 40255 Dodge Park Rd.—Van Gogh Bus
Bus departs library at 9:30 a.m.; departs DIA at 2 p.m.

Anton Art Center, 125 Macomb Place—Degas Bus

Bus departs art center at 10 a.m.; departs DIA at 2:30 p.m.

Warren Community Center, 5460 Arden Rd.—Monet Bus

Graubner Library, 65821 Van Dyke—Matisse Bus
Bus departs library at 10 a.m.; departs DIA at 2:30 p.m.

New Baltimore Parks and Recreation Center, 50976 Washington St.—Warhol Bus
Bus departs center at 9:30 a.m.; departs DIA at 2 p.m.

Kezar Branch Library—Picasso Bus
Bus departs library at 9:30 a.m.; departs DIA at 2 p.m.

DIA Hours and Admission
Museum hours are 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Tuesdays–Thursdays, 9 a.m.–10 p.m. Fridays, and 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

Detroit Institute of Art
5200 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202


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