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Inside|Out Rochester Brings DIA Art to Downtown Rochester

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Experience Art in Rochester with Inside|Out

Rochester is celebrating the installation of 10 reproductions from the Detroit Institute of Arts’ (DIA) world-class collection through the Inside|Out program, available from now until October. This initiative brings high-quality reproductions of artworks from the DIA’s collection to outdoor venues throughout the tri-county area, creating unique opportunities for residents of Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne counties to engage with art.

Bringing Art to the Community

“The opportunity to bring pieces from the world-renowned DIA collection to Rochester is something we wouldn’t want to miss! We are excited to share this artwork with our community and give them another reason to visit downtown this summer,” said Kristi Trevarrow, Executive Director of the Rochester Downtown Development Authority.

Making Art Accessible

Now in its 15th year, the Inside|Out program aims to make art accessible for tri-county residents. “This special program is all about making art accessible for tri-county residents,” said Julie McFarland, Executive Director of Public Affairs and Engagement at the DIA. “We’re thrilled to bring Inside|Out to Rochester and invite residents to explore, discover, and appreciate the beauty of these artworks in their own backyard.”

Reasons to Visit Inside|Out Rochester with Your Family

  1. Engage with Art: Families can experience high-quality art reproductions from the DIA collection in a local, outdoor setting.
  2. Educational Opportunities: Children and adults alike can learn about various artworks and their historical contexts.
  3. Free Recreational Activity: Enjoy a cost-free day of exploration and cultural enrichment.
  4. Community Connection: Participate in a community-wide event that encourages cultural engagement and local pride.
  5. Beautiful Outdoor Venues: The artworks are displayed in picturesque outdoor locations, perfect for a family outing.

Plan Your Visit Inside|Out Rochester

Residents are encouraged to mark their calendars and prepare for an unforgettable season filled with art, exploration, and community connection. For more information, visit their website.

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Other Family-Friendly Destinations in Rochester, Michigan

In addition to enjoying the Inside|Out art installations, families visiting Rochester, Michigan, can explore several other delightful attractions. The Rochester Municipal Park offers picturesque walking trails, a playground, and a serene pond perfect for picnics and leisurely strolls. Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve provides interactive nature programs and trails for an educational outdoor adventure. For a taste of local history, the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm showcases historical exhibits and beautiful gardens. Families can also enjoy shopping and dining at the charming downtown Rochester area, making it a well-rounded destination for a day of fun and exploration.

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