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In an Incredible Philanthropic Move, $330 Million Promised to Save DIA’s Collection

by Corinna Kirsch on January 13, 2014
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With the backing of an entire consortium of foundations and federal mediators, DIA proposes a way to help out Detroit without selling its collection.

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Delays Push Back Deadline for Christie’s Appraisal of the Detroit Institute of Arts Collection

by Corinna Kirsch on November 22, 2013
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The wait continues for the Detroit Institute of Arts. As early as June of this year, Christie’s auction house was hired—for $200,000—to evaluate the monetary value of works in the museum’s collection. Though the procedure was meant to be wrapped up by October or November, the finalization of the auction house’s report will not be released until mid-December. According to the Detroit Free Press, the auction house has two more visits scheduled at the museum, on December 9 and 10.

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Detroit May Have a Better Plan for DIA

by Whitney Kimball on October 14, 2013
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There may be a bargain for Detroit’s bankruptcy, which doesn’t involve selling DIA down the river.

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