Detroit Institute of Arts Tickets
5200 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202
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Detroit Institute of Arts Tickets and Event Dates
DirectionsThe Detroit Institute of Arts is located in the Cultural Center of Detroit on the Campus of Wayne State University. During the exhibition, visitors are encouraged to take time to see a portion of DIAs internationally renowned collections. The DIA is the fifth largest art museum in the country with over 60,000 works of art. Select museum galleries will be open during the extended Van Gogh exhibition hours, and all galleries will be open during regular museum hours: 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday through Friday and 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
More information on The Detroit Institute of Arts can be found at the DIA web site.
From North or South- I-75 to Exit #53A (Warren/Cultural Center). Follow Warren West to Woodward Avenue. Turn Right on Woodward, the DIA is on the East side of Woodward.
From East or West- I-94 to Exit #215 (Woodward/John R). Follow Woodward Avenue South, the DIA is on the East side of Woodward
From the Lodge Freeway M-10, Exit at Forrest/Warren, Head travel on Warren. Turn North on Woodward Avenue, the DIA is on the East side of Woodward.
ParkingUnderground Garage Parking is available at Farnsworth and Woodward.
Monday - Friday 7:00 AM to Midnight: Fee $3.25
Saturday 8:00 AM to Midnight: Fee $2.25
Sunday 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM: Fee $2.25
Cultural Center Parking is available at John R and Fredrick Douglas.
Monday - Friday 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM: Fee $2.00
Tuesday - Thursday 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM: Fee $3.00
Meter Parking is available, meter parking is free on weekends.
The Detroit Institute of Arts is on a public bus route to obtain schedule and fare information call SMART at (313) 962-5515 or DDOT (888) 336-8287.
Box Office NumbersFor Detroit Institute of Arts information call (313) 833-4005 or (313) 833-7900.To order Van Gogh exhibition tickets visit the DIA Box Office or call (248) 433-8444. To recieve free exhibiton tickets call (313) 833-7971 to join or renew your DIA membership.To schedule an adult or student group visit, to book a private function, or for information on visiting the DIA, call DIAs Van Gogh Hot Line at (313)833-8499.
Box Office HoursThe DIA Box Office is open 7 days a week 9:00 am to 5:00pm.
Types of Payment AcceptedMasterCard, Visa, American Express, Check, Money Order, Travelers Checks, and cash are accepted.
Will CallWill Call Tickets may be picked up at the DIA Box Office at the Farnsworth entrance. Customers will need their Confirmation Number and Photo Identification.
Accessible SeatingFor additional information, call Visitor Services at 313/833-4005 or 313/833-7940. The DIA is wheelchair and stroller accessible at the Farnsworth St. entrance on the south side. Child back carriers are not allowed; back packs and oversized purses must be checked.
The DIA has a limited number of wheelchairs available on site. A Wheelchair can be reserved at the Farnsworth entrance and are subject to availability.
General RulesNo Smoking inside the DIA.
No food, drinks or gum will be allowed into the exhibition area.
There is no re-entry to the exhibition.
No Cameras or Video Recorders. (Cameras permitted the DIA Collection only)
Please do not touch items in the Exhibit.
Exhibition and Entry Times
Exhibition hours are 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Sunday through Thursday and 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.
Approximate length of the exhibition is 1-1/2 hours.
Immedidate entry (exactly on the half hour) is not guaranteed.
A recorded tour is included in the price of all tickets.
No refunds or exchanges for this special event.
Children RulesChildren ages 5 and under are free. Young people ages 6 to 17 are $8.
The Detroit Institute of Arts is proud to present the premiere showing of Van Gogh: Face to Face, the first exhibition of portraits by Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890). The Van Gogh exhibition opens at the DIA on March 12 and continues through June 4, 2000. Prices are $16 Monday through Friday, $18 Saturday and Sunday. Organized by The Detroit Institute of Arts, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art, this major exhibition celebrates the artists commitment to and love of portraiture and features 70 paintings and drawings that are being brought together from an array of public and private international collections. Photography is not allowed in the Van Gogh exhibition galleries.
The exhibition will be open 7 days a week. Exhibition hours are 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, Sunday through Thursday; 10:00 am to 10:00 pm on Friday and Saturday.
To maximize the exhibition experience, visitors are encouraged to see the Van Gogh exhibition in the first few weeks, as high-attendance exhibitions such as this become more crowded each week. Van Gogh: Face to Face is expected to be at a sold-out or near sold-out capacity during its final weeks. Advance tickets are recommended. Same day ticket availability can not be guaranteed.
Dining and Hospitality
During the Van Gogh exhibition, food service will be available 7 days a week, with breakfast, lunch and dinner offerings, as below:
Kresge Court, a self-service cafeteria in an interior courtyard setting, features breakfast from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m., Monday through Friday; a variety of lunch salads & entrees from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and light fare from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., 7 days a week; and dinner from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday.
The Café features coffees, croissants, irresistible desserts & more from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Sunday through Thursday and 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday.
The Gallery Grill features elegant dining with lunches from 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Mon.-Sat.; Brunch on Sundays from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and dinner from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Reservations are recommended, call (313) 833-1857.
The Museum Stores will feature a wide selection of Van Gogh merchandise in a satellite shop at the exit of the exhibition; in the main store at the Farnsworth entrance, at the Twelve Oaks Store in Novi, and at the Sommerset Collection Store in Troy, or by mail order call (313) 833-7948.