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Detroit Industry (South Wall) Diego M. Rivera
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Detroit Industry (South Wall) (33.10.S) — Diego M. Rivera, 1932–1933

This Month at the DIA — December 2016

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General Event

General Event

"The Big Picture" Guided Tour

Tuesdays-Sundays

1 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 1 & 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday

Exhibition

Exhibition

Thalassa

Saturday, September 24, 2016 – Sunday, June 25, 2017

Exhibition

Exhibition

Detroit After Dark: Photographs from the DIA Collection

Friday, October 21, 2016 – Sunday, April 23, 2017

Exhibition

Exhibition

Bitter|Sweet: Coffee, Tea & Chocolate

Sunday, November 20, 2016 – Sunday, March 05, 2017

Detroit Institute of Awesome

Detroit Institute of Awesome

Gallery Games

  • Friday, November 25, 2016 - 12:00 PM–3:00 PM
  • Saturday, November 26, 2016 - 12:00 PM–3:00 PM
  • Sunday, November 27, 2016 - 12:00 PM–3:00 PM
  • Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 11:00 AM–3:00 PM
  • Sunday, December 11, 2016 - 11:00 AM–3:00 PM
  • Saturday, December 17, 2016 - 11:00 AM–3:00 PM
  • Sunday, December 18, 2016 - 11:00 AM–3:00 PM
  • Monday, December 26, 2016 - 11:00 AM–3:00 PM
  • Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 11:00 AM–3:00 PM
  • Wednesday, December 28, 2016 - 11:00 AM–3:00 PM
  • Thursday, December 29, 2016 - 11:00 AM–3:00 PM
  • Friday, December 30, 2016 - 11:00 AM–3:00 PM
  • Saturday, December 31, 2016 - 11:00 AM–3:00 PM
Special Event

Special Event

Trunk Show: John Marchello Jewelry

  • Friday, December 23, 2016 - 2:00 PM–8:00 PM
General Event

General Event

Senior Thursdays at the DIA

Thursday, December 01, 2016

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Friday Night Live!

Friday Night Live!

Sonya and Lisa play Infinite Variations

Friday, December 02, 2016

7:00 & 8:30 PM

Special Event

Special Event

Bitter|Sweet: Coffee, Tea, & Chocolate Educator Open House

Friday, December 02, 2016

4:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries for Adult

  • Friday, December 02, 2016 - 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Friday, December 09, 2016 - 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Friday, December 16, 2016 - 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Friday, December 23, 2016 - 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Friday, December 30, 2016 - 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
Drop-In Workshop

Drop-In Workshop

Printmaking: Notecards

  • Friday, December 02, 2016 - 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Friday, December 09, 2016 - 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Friday, December 16, 2016 - 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Friday, December 23, 2016 - 12:00 PM–9:00 PM
Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries for Youth & Adult

  • Friday, December 09, 2016 - 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Friday, December 16, 2016 - 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Friday, December 23, 2016 - 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Friday, December 30, 2016 - 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
Drop-In Workshop

Drop-In Workshop

Coffee, Tea & Chocolate

Saturdays in December (3rd, 10th, 17th)

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Special Event

Special Event

Noel Night Shopping Events

Museum Shop

Saturday, December 03, 2016

5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Special Event

The 44th Annual Noel Night

Saturday, December 03, 2016

5:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Drop-In Workshop

Drop-In Workshop

Noel Night: Winter Village

  • Saturday, December 03, 2016 - 5:00 PM–9:00 PM
Detroit Institute of Awesome

Detroit Institute of Awesome

FAMILY PROGRAMS - Puppet Performance: Winter Tales

  • Sunday, December 04, 2016 - 2:00 PM
Sunday Music Bar

Sunday Music Bar

Sunday Music Bar - Ara Topouzian

Kresge Court

Sunday, December 04, 2016

1 & 3pm

Drop-In Workshop

Drop-In Workshop

Luminaries

  • Sunday, December 04, 2016 - 12:00 PM–4:00 PM
  • Sunday, December 11, 2016 - 12:00 PM–4:00 PM
  • Sunday, December 18, 2016 - 12:00 PM–4:00 PM
Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries for Youth & Adult

  • Sunday, December 04, 2016 - 12:00 PM–4:00 PM
  • Sunday, December 11, 2016 - 12:00 PM–4:00 PM
  • Sunday, December 18, 2016 - 12:00 PM–4:00 PM
Lecture

Lecture

Senior Thursdays at the DIA

Thursday, December 08, 2016

1:00 PM

Special Event

Special Event

EPC Film Screening: Museum Hours

Thursday, December 08, 2016

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Friday Night Live!

Friday Night Live!

Too Hot for the Holidays!

Friday, December 09, 2016

7:00 & 8:30 PM

Special Event

Special Event

Canceled: FAAAA Members Tour 12.09.16

Friday, December 09, 2016

6:00 PM

Detroit Institute of Awesome

Detroit Institute of Awesome

Art Demo: Personal Applique with Rosie Sharp

  • Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 12 - 4 p.m.
  • Sunday, December 11, 2016 - 12 - 4 p.m.
Sunday Music Bar

Sunday Music Bar

Sunday Music Bar - Leslie DeShazor Adams

Kresge Court

Sunday, December 11, 2016

1 - 4pm

Special Event

Special Event

The Edible Monument: The Art of Food for Festivals Opening Evening Reception

Kresge Court, The Schwartz Galleries, Rivera Court and Great Hall

Thursday, December 15, 2016

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Drop-In Workshop

Drop-In Workshop

Senior Thursdays at the DIA

  • Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 1:00 PM–2:30 PM
Exhibition

Exhibition

The Edible Monument: The Art of Food for Festivals

Friday, December 16, 2016 – Sunday, April 16, 2017

Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

The Whiz of The Wiz: Story Time with Choreographer & Director Dr. George Faison

Friday, December 16, 2016

7:30 pm

Special Event

Special Event

Joseph Wesley Tea: Tea Tasting and Book Signing with Joseph Uhl

  • Friday, December 16, 2016 - 12:00 PM–4:00 PM
  • Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 12:00 PM–4:00 PM
  • Thursday, December 22, 2016 - 12:00 PM–4:00 PM
  • Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 12:00 PM–4:00 PM

Detroit Institute of Awesome

FAMILY PROGRAMS - Storytelling: Ivory Williams “Stories of Kwanzaa”

Saturday, December 17, 2016

2:00 PM

Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

BOSCH: THE GARDEN OF DREAMS

  • Saturday, December 17, 2016 - 3:00 PM
  • Saturday, December 17, 2016 - 7:00 PM
  • Sunday, December 18, 2016 - 2:00 PM
  • Sunday, December 18, 2016 - 4:30 PM
  • Monday, December 26, 2016 - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday, December 28, 2016 - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday, December 29, 2016 - 6:00 PM
  • Friday, December 30, 2016 - 6:00 PM
Sunday Music Bar

Sunday Music Bar

Sunday Music Bar - Madrigal Chorale

Kresge Court

Sunday, December 18, 2016

2pm

Detroit Institute of Awesome

FAMILY PROGRAMS - Storytelling: Judy Sima “Hanukkah the Festival of Lights”

Sunday, December 18, 2016

2:00 PM

Detroit Institute of Awesome

Detroit Institute of Awesome

We're A Family Guided Tours

Tuesday, December 20, 2016 – Saturday, December 31, 2016

Special Event

Special Event

Essay'd Author Event and Book Signing

Thursday, December 22, 2016

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Special Event

Special Event

SOLD OUT!: An Evening with Keegan-Michael Key and the 313 wsg Tim Meadows

Thursday, December 22, 2016

8:00 PM

Community Event

Community Event

Senior Matinee: GOOD OL' FREDA

  • Thursday, December 22, 2016 - 1:00 PM
Friday Night Live!

Friday Night Live!

Planet D Nonet Holiday Celebration

Rivera Court

Friday, December 23, 2016

7:00 & 8:30 PM

Special Event

Special Event

Trunk Show: Fordite Jewelry

Museum Shop

Friday, December 23, 2016

2:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Special Event

Special Event

Special Holiday Hours

Saturday, December 24, 2016 – Saturday, January 02, 2016

Special Event

Special Event

Cancelled: Artist Demonstration with Pottery Maker Dayna Wagner

Bitter|Sweet Exhibition Shop

Monday, December 26, 2016

2:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Detroit Institute of Awesome

Detroit Institute of Awesome

TEA-TIME THEATRE: ALICE IN WONDERLAND

  • Monday, December 26, 2016 - 3:00 PM
  • Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 3:00 PM
Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

TEA-TIME THEATRE: ALICE IN WONDERLAND

  • Monday, December 26, 2016 - 3:00 PM
  • Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 3:00 PM
Drop-In Workshop

Drop-In Workshop

Holiday Week Puppet Making

  • Monday, December 26, 2016 - 11:00 AM–3:00 PM
  • Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 11:00 AM–3:00 PM
  • Wednesday, December 28, 2016 - 11:00 AM–3:00 PM
  • Thursday, December 29, 2016 - 11:00 AM–3:00 PM
  • Friday, December 30, 2016 - 12:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Saturday, December 31, 2016 - 11:00 AM–4:00 PM
Special Event

Special Event

Tea Tasting with Eli Tea

Coffee, Tea & Chocolate Shop

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

TEA-TIME THEATRE: KIKI'S DELIVERY SERVICE

  • Wednesday, December 28, 2016 - 3:00 PM
  • Thursday, December 29, 2016 - 3:00 PM
Detroit Institute of Awesome

Detroit Institute of Awesome

TEA-TIME THEATRE: KIKI'S DELIVERY SERVICE

  • Wednesday, December 28, 2016 - 3:00 PM
  • Thursday, December 29, 2016 - 3:00 PM
Friday Night Live!

Friday Night Live!

Moondog Centenary Tribute by The Lovely & The Wretched

Rivera Court

Friday, December 30, 2016

7:00 & 8:30 PM

Detroit Institute of Awesome

Detroit Institute of Awesome

TEA-TIME THEATRE: THE SECRET WORLD OF ARRIETTY

  • Friday, December 30, 2016 - 3:00 PM
Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

TEA-TIME THEATRE: THE SECRET WORLD OF ARRIETTY

  • Friday, December 30, 2016 - 3:00 PM
Detroit Institute of Awesome

Detroit Institute of Awesome

TEA-TIME THEATRE: BOY AND THE WORLD

  • Saturday, December 31, 2016 - 3:00 PM
Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

TEA-TIME THEATRE: BOY AND THE WORLD

  • Saturday, December 31, 2016 - 3:00 PM