We looked inside some of the tweets by @DIADetroit and here's what we found interesting.
Inside 100 Tweets
Rankings (sorted by number of followers)
140. in category Cultural center
464. in category Place
Art Bytes is a series of short videos from DIA gallery teachers. In this talk, Andrea Del Rio discusses "Firefly: Portrait of the Artist with Cosmic Bubble" by American sculptor Jim Pallas. https://t.co/GcbG11HamA
‘Conservator’s Corner’ is a reoccurring series exploring the care and research of our collection. In this video, we have Chris Foster, Conservator of Art on Paper and Photographs at the DIA, giving us a virtual introduction to the paper conservation lab. https://t.co/RfXQm216TV
Our curators are signing off! Thank you to everyone who participated in #AskACurator Day with us. We enjoyed answering all of your questions! 💙
"Are there any objects in your collection that scare you?" #AskACurator The works that keep me up at night are objects with special preservation or handling needs, since our mission is to ensure their safety while sharing them with the public.
@kenaylouise asked "What is your favorite thing about curating? And what are the challenges?" I love looking closely at a drawing or print and asking questions. How was it made? Why was it made? Studying something treasured for centuries is magical.