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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 — February 2017

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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, March 19, 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

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

1967 DETROIT HOME MOVIES

  • Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 1:00 PM
  • Thursday, February 02, 2017 - 1:00 PM
  • Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 1:00 PM
  • Friday, February 24, 2017 - 1:00 PM
  • Thursday, March 02, 2017 - 1:00 PM
  • Thursday, March 09, 2017 - 1:00 PM
  • Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 1:00 PM
  • Friday, March 24, 2017 - 1:00 PM
  • Friday, April 14, 2017 - 1:00 PM
  • Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 1:00 PM
  • Friday, April 28, 2017 - 1:00 PM
  • Friday, May 26, 2017 - 1:00 PM
  • Thursday, June 01, 2017 - 1:00 PM
  • Thursday, June 08, 2017 - 1:00 PM
  • Friday, June 23, 2017 - 1:00 PM
  • Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 1:00 PM
  • Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 1:00 PM
Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

AFROFUTURIST CINEMA SERIES

Saturday, January 28, 2017 – Saturday, April 15, 2017

9:30 PM

General Event

General Event

Senior Thursdays at the DIA

Thursday, February 02, 2017

1:00 PM

Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

COFFEE AND CIGARETTES

  • Thursday, February 02, 2017 - 7:00 PM
Special Event

Special Event

Black History Month at the Detroit Institute of Arts

Friday, February 03, 2017 – Sunday, February 26, 2017

Drop-In Workshop

Drop-In Workshop

Chinese Dragon Faces

  • Friday, February 03, 2017 - 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Saturday, February 04, 2017 - 12:00 PM–4:00 PM
  • Sunday, February 05, 2017 - 12:00 PM–4:00 PM
Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries for Youth & Adults

  • Friday, February 03, 2017 - 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Sunday, February 05, 2017 - 12:00 PM–4:00 PM
  • Friday, February 10, 2017 - 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 12:00 PM–4:00 PM
  • Friday, February 17, 2017 - 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 12:00 PM–4:00 PM
  • Friday, February 24, 2017 - 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 12:00 PM–4:00 PM
Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

PIONEERS OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN CINEMA: THE FLYING ACE

  • Friday, February 03, 2017 - 7:00 PM
Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

Pioneers of African-American Cinema: DIRTY GERTIE FROM HARLEM U.S.A.

  • Friday, February 03, 2017 - 9:30 PM
Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries for Adults

  • Friday, February 03, 2017 - 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Friday, February 10, 2017 - 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Friday, February 17, 2017 - 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Friday, February 24, 2017 - 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
Special Event

Special Event

“Say What I See” Writing & Art Educator Workshop

Saturday, February 04, 2017

9:30 AM – 2:45 PM

Lecture

Lecture

VCESDA Eating the Edifice

Saturday, February 04, 2017

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

PIONEERS OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN CINEMA: TEN NIGHTS IN A BAR ROOM

  • Saturday, February 04, 2017 - 9:30 PM
Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

PIONEERS OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN CINEMA: ELEVEN P.M.

  • Saturday, February 04, 2017 - 3:00 PM
Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

Pioneers of African-American Cinema: BODY AND SOUL

  • Saturday, February 04, 2017 - 7:00 PM

Detroit Institute of Awesome

Artist Demonstration: Ivan Day and the Edible Monument

Prentis Court

Sunday, February 05, 2017

12 - 4 p.m.

Sunday Music Bar

Sunday Music Bar

Sunday Music Bar - Benny Rubin Jr.

Kresge Court

Sunday, February 05, 2017

1 & 3pm

Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

PIONEERS OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN CINEMA: THE BLOOD OF JESUS

  • Sunday, February 05, 2017 - 2:00 PM
Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

PIONEERS OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN CINEMA: WITHIN OUR GATES

  • Sunday, February 05, 2017 - 4:30 PM
Lecture

Lecture

Senior Thursdays at the DIA

Thursday, February 09, 2017

1:00 PM

Friday Night Live!

Friday Night Live!

Lara Downes: America Again

Friday, February 10, 2017

7:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Drop-In Workshop

Drop-In Workshop

Collage Portraits (w/ Polaroids)

  • Friday, February 10, 2017 - 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 12:00 PM–4:00 PM
  • Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 12:00 PM–4:00 PM
Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

2017 ACADEMY AWARD® NOMINATED SHORT FILMS

  • Friday, February 10, 2017 - 7:00 PM
  • Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 7:00 PM
  • Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 1:00 PM
  • Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 6:00 PM
  • Friday, February 17, 2017 - 7:00 PM
  • Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 7:00 PM
  • Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 1:00 PM
  • Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 6:00 PM
  • Friday, February 24, 2017 - 7:00 PM
  • Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 7:00 PM
  • Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 1:00 PM
  • Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 6:00 PM
  • Friday, March 03, 2017 - 7:00 PM
  • Saturday, March 04, 2017 - 7:00 PM
  • Sunday, March 05, 2017 - 1:00 PM
  • Sunday, March 05, 2017 - 6:00 PM
Detroit Institute of Awesome

Detroit Institute of Awesome

Chinese New Year Celebration

  • Saturday, February 11, 2017 -
  • Sunday, February 12, 2017 -
Sunday Music Bar

Sunday Music Bar

Sunday Music Bar - Ahya Simone

Kresge Court

Sunday, February 12, 2017

1 & 3pm

Lecture

Lecture

FAAAA Alain Locke Awards

Sunday, February 12, 2017

2:00 PM

Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

2017 ACADEMY AWARD® NOMINATED DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILMS

  • Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 7:00 PM
  • Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 1:00 PM
  • Saturday, March 04, 2017 - 1:00 PM
Drop-In Workshop

Drop-In Workshop

Senior Thursdays at the DIA

  • Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 1:00 PM–2:30 PM
Drop-In Workshop

Drop-In Workshop

Senufo Painting

  • Friday, February 17, 2017 - 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 12:00 PM–4:00 PM
  • Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 12:00 PM–4:00 PM
Detroit Institute of Awesome

Detroit Institute of Awesome

Art Demonstration: The Happy Heart

  • Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 12 - 4 p.m.
  • Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 12 - 4 p.m.
Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

PIONEERS OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN CINEMA: THE GIRL FROM CHICAGO

  • Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 3:00 PM
Sunday Music Bar

Sunday Music Bar

Sunday Music Bar - Ian Finkelstein

Kresge Court

Sunday, February 19, 2017

1 & 3pm

Special Event

Special Event

The First to Do It

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Special Event

Special Event

Bettye LaVette

Thursday, February 23, 2017

7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Community Event

Community Event

Senior film matinee: ANTARCTICA: ICE AND SKY

  • Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 1:00 PM
Special Event

Special Event

FAAAA Members Tour 02.24.17

Friday, February 24, 2017

6:00 PM

Drop-In Workshop

Drop-In Workshop

Coffee, Tea & Chocolate

  • Friday, February 24, 2017 - 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 12:00 PM–4:00 PM
  • Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 12:00 PM–4:00 PM
Detroit Institute of Awesome

Detroit Institute of Awesome

Storytelling: La’Ron Williams

  • Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 2 p.m.
  • Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 2 p.m.
Sunday Music Bar

Sunday Music Bar

Sunday Music Bar - Chace Mic Write Morris

Kresge Court

Sunday, February 26, 2017

2pm