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A Virtual Dinner Party

From: Zak Rosen
Length: 06:03

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An exploration into why one of America's most respected art institutions decided to challenge visitors to re-think thei way they perceive art.

Ss7_small The Detroit Institute of Arts wanted visitors to feel more connected to what they were seeing behind the glass cases. So they decided to renovate, redesign, and re-think how people experience art museums. A year ago, it re-opened its doors, so we sent Zak Rosen to discover how the D.I.A. remade itself for the 21st century.

Piece Description

The Detroit Institute of Arts wanted visitors to feel more connected to what they were seeing behind the glass cases. So they decided to renovate, redesign, and re-think how people experience art museums. A year ago, it re-opened its doors, so we sent Zak Rosen to discover how the D.I.A. remade itself for the 21st century.

Broadcast History

Studio 360 on 10/31/08

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The Detroit Institute of Arts wanted visitors to feel more connected to what they were seeing behind the glass cases. So they decided to renovate, redesign, and re-think how people experience art museums. A year ago, it re-opened its doors, so independant producer Zak Rosen went to discover how the D.I.A. remade itself for the 21st century.