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DIA Inside|Out Art in Canton

Young Woman with ViolinWe are pleased to be part of the Detroit Institute of Arts Inside|Out program, which brings high-quality reproductions of masterpieces from the DIA's collection to the streets. There are six pieces displayed in Canton, including this one, Young Woman with a Violin by Italian painter Orazio Gentileschi. This painting depicts Cecilia, patron saint of musicians, and was created in 1612. The artist's daughter is the model; the painting is a gift of Mrs. Edsel B. Ford.

Get news and information about programs and activities throughout Canton to celebrate our participation in this program on our Inside|Out page. The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation sponsors this program.
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Comments

havensr
Sat, 2012-06-23 23:37

This program is fab and the painting at the library is stunning against the brick wall outside the building!

msbeauvoir
Thu, 2012-08-30 09:14

We had a great time visiting all the paintings. My girls and I prepared a serendipity day, part of our summer activities, and enjoyed, discussed and shared the experience of visual arts. We headed out to the DIA to see them in person. What a great program, good outreach! Thanks to everyone involved in this.