Forgeries and Mysteries"
has teamed up with the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) to
give you the chance to win a pair of VIP passes to see the
new exhibit "Fakes, Forgeries and Mysteries." These
passes also include general admission to view the entire museum.
The exhibit opens on Nov. 21 and runs through April 10, 2011.
The VIP passes are valid for any day the museum is open through
Forgeries and Mysteries highlights some of the mistakes
and other discoveries made through the years regarding artist
attribution, authenticity and value of works in the DIA’s
collection. The exhibition illustrates how the DIA constantly
re-assesses artworks through research, science, and technology,
revealing an aspect of the museum’s work rarely seen
by the public.
show includes 60 paintings, sculptures, photographs, prints,
drawings and decorative arts from diverse cultures—European,
African, American, Asian, Islamic and Ancient Near Eastern.
This diversity of objects provides opportunities to explore
issues such as who really created a particular work of art,
when it was made, if it is real or fake and other research
mysteries at the DIA.
exhibition has been organized by the Detroit Institute of
Arts. Generous support has been provided by Chase. Additional
support has been provided by the Michigan Council for Arts
and Cultural Affairs, National Endowment for the Arts, and
the City of Detroit.
are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to
10 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
Final admission to the exhibition is one hour prior to museum
closing. No refunds / exchanges.
DIA is located at 5200 Woodward Avenue in Detroit.
lucky winners will each receive a pair of tickets to see "Fakes,
Forgeries and Mysteries" at the DIA.
enter: Please enter your name and complete mailing address
(including City, State and Zip Code). Then, press Submit.