The Detroit Institute of Arts Inside|Out program brings high-quality reproductions of the DIA’s collection to outdoor venues throughout metro Detroit. Canton is currently enjoying its third collection of interesting and diverse works displayed throughout the township, now through the summer. There are the five paintings installed in the township; use this Google map to see each of the locations.
A Day in June by George Wesley Bellows, Canton Public Library
Take advantage of interlibrary loans to borrow a title from MeL and learn more about Bellows.
Love Flight of a Pink Candy Heart by Florine Stettheimer, Village Arts Factory
To learn more about artist Florine Stettheimer, check out this book from the library.
Violinist and Young Woman by Edgar Degas, Summit on the Park
The library has several titles about the artist Degas.
Talking Oak by William Maw Egley, Cherry Hill School
The era during which this painting was created is explored in the following title from the library.
Rounded Flower Bed by Claude Monet, Preservation Park
Monet, probably the best-known painter of the Canton Twp. installation, is the subject of a number of books and films. Use this search to learn more.