MotorCities National Heritage Area
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Diego Rivera Murals at the Detroit Institute of Arts

The Diego Rivera murals at the Detroit Institute of Arts is a powerful interpretation of the area's auto and labor history completed using 27 fresco panels between 1932-1933. In 2014, the murals were given National Landmark status. Take in the famed work along with other incredible displays at the DIA during regular museum hours.


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Phone: (313) 833-7900
The Detroit Institute of Arts has a well documented relationship with Detroit's automotive past. Edesel Ford, sole heir to the Ford Motor Co. empire, and his wife Eleanor saved this museum from closing its doors during the Great Depression and helped establish a fine art legacy for generations to enjoy. It is also home to Diego Rivera's famed "Detroit Industry" fresco murals. The Detroit Institute of Arts has a well documented relationship with Detroit's automotive past. Edesel Ford, sole heir to the Ford Motor Co. empire, and his wife Eleanor saved this museum from closing its doors during the Great Depression and helped establish a fine art legacy for generations to enjoy. It is also home to Diego Rivera's famed "Detroit Industry" fresco murals.

Address:
5200 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202

Hours:
Tues-Thurs 9am-4pm, Fri 9am-10pm, Sat-Sun 10am-5pm, Mon-Closed