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Detroit Institute of Arts
5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48202
The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) has one of the largest and most significant art collections in the United States. With over 100 galleries, it covers 658,000 square feet (61,100 m2). The DIA collection is regarded as among the top six museums in the United States, with a collection that spans the globe from ancient Egyptian and European works to contemporary art. The campus is part of the city's Cultural Center Historic District. The DIA hosts major art exhibitions; it contains a 1,150-seat theatre designed by architect C. Howard Crane, a 380-seat hall for recitals and lectures, an art reference library, and a conservation services laboratory.
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