US: Detroit Institute of Arts Wins The Best Art Museum

According to readers of USA Today, the Detroit Institute of Arts is the best Art Museum in the United States.

The publication organizes 10 Best Readers’ Choice contests yearly on different interests, from public squares to river walks.

Experts nominated the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA)as one of the top 20 art museums in the US. The final order, with DIA coming first, was decided by readers by casting their votes on the nationwide poll.

This is a typical win for Detroit. The City also won two other 10Best competitions this year. Detroit Riverfront was named the best riverwalk (again), and Campus Martius was named the best public square.

According to USA Today, the DIA has one of the largest and most comprehensive collections in the United States. The museum is home to more than 65,000 works for visitors to peruse.

Here’s the complete list of winners of Best Art Museum 2023

  1. Detroit Institute of Arts – Detroit, Michigan
  2. American Visionary Art Museum – Baltimore, Maryland
  3. IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts – Santa Fe, New Mexico
  4. Andy Warhol Museum – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  5. National Museum of Wildlife Art – Jackson, Wyoming
  6. Newfields – Indianapolis, Indiana
  7. Booth Western Art Museum – Cartersville, Georgia
  8. Heard Museum – Phoenix, Arizona
  9. Getty Center – Los Angeles, California
  10. Museum of International Folk Art – Santa Fe, New Mexico

You can visit the DIA museum Tuesday – Thursday from 9 am to 4 pm, Friday from 9 am. to9 pm., and Saturday-Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm.

General admission is free for members and residents of Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties.

You can get more information about the museum from the  DIA website.

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