DIA offering free admission & special programs to veterans and active service members on Nov. 13th

Posted at 7:36 AM, Nov 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-13 07:39:32-05

The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA), in collaboration with Wayne County, is offering free museum admission and a variety of special programs to veterans, active service members and their families on Sunday, Nov. 13 in recognition of the Nov. 11 Veterans Day holiday.

Attendees should come in through the museum's John R St. group entrance and sign in at the registration table to take advantage of the day's offerings. The first 300 participants will receive a 10 percent discount in the museum shop and a free coffee or soft drink with purchase in Café DIA.
Planned activities include art-making workshops, a screening of the film: "Where Soldiers Come From,"  and tours.  Visitors can also view works created by local veterans in the DIA's eighth annual Community Group Exhibition, on view from Thursday, Nov. 10 to Sunday, Dec. 4 in the Walter Gibbs Learning Center.s.
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