Milford Day at the Detroit Institute of Arts on March 7
If you’ve been interested in paying a visit to the Detroit Institute of Arts, but haven’t wanted to make the drive out from Milford to Detroit, there is the perfect opportunity for you coming up on Saturday, March 7th! March 7th is Milford Day at the DIA and not only will you get into the museum for free, there will also be a free bus to take you to and from the museum. The bus will be at the former TRW site parking lot at 101 Oak Street to pick everyone up at 9:30 AM and will be leaving from the DIA to bring people back at 2:00 PM. Although this is a free event, please register in advance. If you have any questions, please call (313) 833-4005.
People of all ages are welcome, so this is an excellent way for the entire family to spend a Saturday together. You’ll get to explore a world-class museum together for free and you won’t even have to worry about driving!
There is so much to see at the DIA, you’re bound to want to come back for another visit. You can see the famous Diego Rivera “Detroit Industry” murals in the Rivera Court. You can admire the suits of armor that line the main hall of the museum. There are paintings by world-renowned artists including Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, Rembrandt, and Henri Matisse, just to name a few. Their collection ranges from pieces thousands of years old to modern day works of art. You can even see the original puppet used for the classic TV show Howdy Doody. If you get hungry, you can take a lunch break at Cafe DIA, which offers a wide variety of soups, sandwiches, burgers, salads, and more.