Plymouth DIA Inside|Out Tour

Art and History in Downtown Plymouth

Plymouth DIA Inside|Out Tour

Plymouth, Michigan 48170, United States

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Tour Information

The Detroit Institute of Art will be installing 12 high-quality reproductions of art masterpieces in Plymouth on April 14th, 2017. The art will be installed outdoors and displayed at various locations in the Plymouth community through July 2017.

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What You'll See on the Tour

"Leisure Hours" by John Everett Millais at E. G. Nick's 500 Forest Ave

Leisure Hours Date: 1864 Medium: Oil on canvas Dimensions: 35 x 46 1/2 Scene depicts upper-class English children during Victorian times.  Leisure Hours is an 1864 oil painting by the English artist John Everett Millais. It is located ... Read more
"Selene and Endymion" by Nicolas Poussin at Bella Mia Dressed-Up

Selene and Endymion by Nicolas Poussin Date: c. 1630 Medium: Oil on canvas Dimensions: 48 x 66 1/2 in Selene and Endymion (Poussin 1635) Selene, goddess of the moon, and the handsome mortal, Endymion, fall in love. To keep him forever you... Read more
"Cafe Scene in Paris" by Henri Gervex at The Sardine Room

Cafe Scene in Paris Date: 1877 Medium: Oil on canvas Dimensions: 39 5/8 x 53 1/2 in Paris cafes were especially popular with young artists and writers in the 1800's. Man lighting pipe is believed to be the artist. Show off your creative ... Read more
Portrait 0f Postman Roulin by Vincent van Gogh at "Westborn Market"

Portait of Postman Roulin by Vincent Willem van Gogh (Dutch 1853-1990) Date: 1888 Medium: Oil on canvas Dimensions: 25 1/4 x 18 7/8 in Van Gogh and Roulin were good friends and drinking buddies. Roulin and his family were painted several ti... Read more
"Hard Ball III" by Robert Moskowitz at the Penn Theatre

Hard Ball III (Moskowitz 1993) Although the details in painting are minimal, the flatness and scale give the ball a sense of movement. Moskowitz sought imagery between abstract and representation, between reality and dream. Show off your cr... Read more
"Girl and Laurel" by Winslow Holmer at the Plymouth District Library

Girl and Laurel by Winslow Homer (American 1836-1910) Date: 1879 Medium: Oil on canvas Dimensions: 22 5/8 x 15 3/4 in.  Homer often painted scenes of rural girls despite scathing reviews by critics. The owner of this property in Massach... Read more
"A Study For Birds" by Albert Moore at the Plymouth Historical Museum

Study for "Birds"  Artist: Albert Moore (1841-1893) Date: 1878 Medium: Oil and pencil on two joined canvases Dimensions Framed: 66 5/16 x31 3/8 x3 1/8 in. Image is simply intended to be pretty, with no obvious deeper meaning. Artist known ... Read more
Plymouth Arts and Recreation Complex (PARC)

Portrait of a Collagist  Artist: Benny Andrews Self-portrait of artist. One of ten children of sharecropper's family and first to graduate high school, Andrews wanted his art to be accessible to all. Show off your creative side by taking a... Read more
Indian Summer by Jasper Francis Cropsey at PARC (activities entrance)

Indian Summer  Jasper Francis Cropsey 1863-1900 Date: 1866 Medium: Oil on canvas Dimensions: 53 x 95 in. Location is New York's Hudson River Valley. Tourist steamer in background represents thousands who flocked to visit wilderness in the ... Read more
"Warrior with Two Pages" by Peter Paul Rubens at Hermanns Olde Town Grille 195 W. Liberty

Warrior with Two Pages  (Rubens 1615) Rubens was a prolific artist, who employed many apprentices. This work shows evidence of being done by multiple hands. Show off your creative side by taking an ART Selfie and posting it on Facebook o... Read more
"The Window" by Henry Matisse at the Plymouth Community Arts Council

The Window  by Henry Matisse (1869-1954) Date: 1916 Medium:  Oil on canvas Dimensions:  57 1/2 x 46 in. The first Matisse painting in a U.S. museum. Matisse used vibrant colors and flattened surfaces, which balanced his desire to repr... Read more
The Art of the Negro: Artists (A Study) by Hale Woodruff at the Plymouth Community Arts Council

The Art of the Negro: Artists (A Study)  Artist: Hale Woodruff 1900 - 1980 Date: 1950/1951 Medium: Oil on canvas Dimensions: 23 x 21 in. Woodruff's style was greatly influenced by training with Diego Rivera. He sought to express his cult... Read more


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