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FREE ADMISSION @ DIA for active military, Memorial Day–Labor Day

Blue Star Museums program back for a fourth year

Soldiers Carousing with a Serving Woman Outside a Tent
Phillips Wouwerman
Photo ©2013, Detroit Institute of Arts

The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) will offer free general admission to active military personnel and their families (military ID holder and five immediate family members) from Memorial Day (May 27) to Labor Day (Sept. 2) as part of the Blue Star Museums program. This year, more than 1,800 (and counting) museums in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and American Samoa are taking part in the initiative, including more than 450 new museums this year.

For a list of DIA programs and activities, visit