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Posted on: September 10, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Canton Club 55+ To Offer Special Detroit Institute of Arts Tours

These special packages, part of the Detroit Institute of Arts’ "Come Wonder Around” program, include: general admission; transportation to and from the museum; a tour of the permanent collection; plus, a private welcome reception with baked goods, coffee and tea.

Join us as we wander around the DIA, one of the premier art museums in the United States, and home to more than 60,000 works that comprise a multicultural survey of human creativity from ancient times through the 21st century. From the first Van Gogh painting to enter a U.S. museum (Self–Portrait, 1887), to Diego Rivera's world–renowned Detroit Industry murals (1932–33), the DIA’s collection is known for its stellar quality, range and depth.

Three dates are available to take advantage of this unique opportunity to experience world-class visual arts. On Friday, September 25, from 6-10 p.m., participants will enjoy all of this special package’s offerings, in addition to admittance to the DIA’s Friday Night Live! concert with live music and cash bar. In addition, beer, wine, specialty drinks, gourmet snacks and tapas are available for purchase in the Kresge Court. On Saturday, November 14 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., participants will also have the chance to enjoy art-making workshops, drawing in the galleries and more! Save the date for an upcoming trip scheduled this winter on Wednesday, January 13, 2015 10 a.m. -3 p.m.

Sign up today for just $4 for Summit on the Park members, $5 for Canton Residents, and $10 for Non-Residents. To register for any of these special DIA guided tours, visit In person registration is available at the Canton Club 55+ Front Desk in the Parkview Room of the Summit on the Park, located at 46000 Summit Parkway, Canton, MI

For more information or to register for these special tours, visit to, or call us at 734/394-5485.

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