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Special Note: The Wayne County Art Institute Authority will meet 2 p.m. Friday in the 7th Floor Conference Room at the Guardian Building, 500 Griswold, in downtown Detroit. The meeting will also be accessible via Zoom and livestreamed via the county commission YouTube channel. An agenda will be forthcoming and posted here.

The Wayne County Art Institute Authority administers Wayne County's portion of the tri-county arts millage, initially approved by voters in 2012 and renewed in 2020. The millage supports operations at the Detroit Institute of Arts, located in Detroit, including programs for Wayne County seniors and students, and outreach programs in county communities.The millage is levied at 0.2-mill annually and will expire in 2031. The annual levy is $15 for those living in homes valued at $150,000.

Two authority members also sit on the Detroit Institute of Arts Board of Directors.

To view a brief video detailing DIA procedures regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as a preview of upcoming museum events, click here.

To contact the authority, click here.


  • Bettye Misuraca - Chair (Term expires May 16, 2024.)
  • Wayne County Commissioner Tim Killeen - Vice Chair (Term expires May 16, 2024.)
  • Lolita Haley - Treasurer (Term expires March 18, 2025.)
  • Barbara Rogelle Miller - Recording Secretary (Term expires May 16, 2024.)
  • Steven Grady Muhammad - Corresponding Secretary (Term expires March 18, 2025.)
  • Tonia Jenkins (Term expires March March 17, 2025.)
  • Renata C. Seals (Term expires March 18, 2025.)
  • Hubert Massey (Term expires May 16, 2024.)
Meeting Information

Note: Meetings will be conducted in-person at the Guardian Building 7th Floor Conference Room, 500 Griswold, Detroit 48226.

Meetings can also be attended via Zoom. Please view the agenda for details on how to join.

2024 Meeting Schedule

MondayFeb. 1210:00 a.m.PoatponedVideo
FridayMarch 12:00 p.m.AgendaVideo
MondayMarch 252:00 p.m.AgendaVideo
MondayMay 1310:00 a.m.AgendaVideo
FridayAug. 1210:00 a.m.AgendaVideo
MondayDec. 910:00 a.m.AgendaVideo