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A Look at Works Acquired Under Detroit Institute of the Arts Director Graham Beal, Who Is Retiring

Graham Beal, the director of the Detroit Institute of Arts, announced today that he will retire in June, after 16 years on the job, including what must have been an absolutely hellish 18-month stretch that saw Detroit’s emergency manager, Kevyn Orr, threatening to force a … Read More


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‘Your Labels Make Me Feel Stupid’

In an effort to connect with visitors who feel bored, overwhelmed, or confused, museums are using focus groups, comment boards, and even full-time evaluators to help rethink and rewrite texts in the galleries. Read More