Your Collections, Your Stories

Posted by Detroit Institute of Arts on Detroit Institute of Arts Site on 07/13/2011


The DIA’s exhibition Gift of a Lifetime: The James Pearson Duffy Collection includes objects that local businessman and art collector Jim Duffy chose for his collection. He amassed art that caught his eye and engaged his imagination.

What do you collect and why?
Now is your chance to show off your rare coins, old ticket stubs, bird figurines…whatever you collect. Snap a picture of your collection and upload it to our Flickr group along with the information listed below. We’ll post select photos and stories in the exhibition, which runs from September 14, 2011 – March 8, 2012.

Flickr group: 

Information to include with each photo:
Photo submitted by.
Caption that identifies collection.
Short (50 words or less) description of why your collection is important to you.


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Topic: Arts & Culture
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