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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 — April 2017

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Gallery Games

Special Event

Gallery Games

Every Saturday & Sunday

Join us on weekends as we host gallery games that are fun for the whole family!

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

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

KEDI

  • Friday, March 17, 2017 - 7:00 PM
  • Friday, March 17, 2017 - 9:00 PM
  • Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 1:00 PM
  • Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 3:00 PM
  • Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 7:00 PM
  • Sunday, March 19, 2017 - 2:00 PM
  • Sunday, March 26, 2017 - 5:00 PM
  • Sunday, March 26, 2017 - 7:00 PM
  • Sunday, April 09, 2017 - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 7:00 PM
  • Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 4:00 PM
  • Sunday, April 16, 2017 - 7:00 PM
Drop-In Workshop

Drop-In Workshop

Stabiles

  • Saturday, April 01, 2017 - 12:00 PM–4:00 PM
  • Sunday, April 02, 2017 - 12:00 PM–4:00 PM
Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

FREEP FILM FESTIVAL: Strike a Pose

  • Saturday, April 01, 2017 - 7:30 PM
Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

FREEP FILM FESTIVAL: Tickling Giants

  • Saturday, April 01, 2017 - 4:00 PM
Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

FREEP FILM FESTIVAL: The 24 Hour War

  • Saturday, April 01, 2017 - 12:00 PM
Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

FREEP FILM FESTIVAL: Citizen Jane: Battle for the City

  • Saturday, April 01, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

FREEP FILM FESTIVAL: The Force

  • Saturday, April 01, 2017 - 5:30 PM
Detroit Institute of Awesome

Detroit Institute of Awesome

Puppet Performance: Squirrel Stole My Underpants

  • Saturday, April 01, 2017 - 2 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 02, 2017 - 2 p.m.
Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

(SOLD OUT!) FREEP FILM FESTIVAL: 12th and Clairmount

  • Saturday, April 01, 2017 - 1:00 PM
  • Sunday, April 02, 2017 - 6:00 PM
Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

FREEP FILM FESTIVAL: Milwaukee 53206

  • Saturday, April 01, 2017 - 3:00 PM
Sunday Music Bar

Sunday Music Bar

Sunday Music Bar - Cecelia Sharpe

Kresge Court

Sunday, April 02, 2017

1 & 3pm

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries for Youth & Adults

African Galleries

Sunday, April 02, 2017

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

FREEP FILM FESTIVAL: A Closer Look at Flint: Shorts Program #3

  • Sunday, April 02, 2017 - 12:30 PM
Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

FREEP FILM FESTIVAL: Isle Royale Double Feature

  • Sunday, April 02, 2017 - 12:00 PM
Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

FREEP FILM FESTIVAL: Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

  • Sunday, April 02, 2017 - 2:30 PM
Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

FREEP FILM FESTIVAL: Making Waves: Battle for the Great Lakes

  • Sunday, April 02, 2017 - 3:00 PM
Drop-In Workshop

Drop-In Workshop

Star Books

  • Tuesday, April 04, 2017 - 11:00 AM–3:00 PM
  • Wednesday, April 05, 2017 - 11:00 AM–3:00 PM
Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

Italian Film Festival USA: LIKE CRAZY (La pazza gioia)

  • Wednesday, April 05, 2017 - 7:00 PM
General Event

General Event

Senior Thursdays at the DIA

Thursday, April 06, 2017

1:00 PM

Drop-In Workshop

Drop-In Workshop

Accordion Books

  • Thursday, April 06, 2017 - 11:00 AM–3:00 PM
  • Friday, April 07, 2017 - 12:00 PM–9:00 PM
Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries for Adults

European Inspired by Italy Galleries

Friday, April 07, 2017

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries for Youth & Adults

Native American Galleries

Friday, April 07, 2017

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

Shank's Mare

  • Friday, April 07, 2017 - 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 08, 2017 - 2 p.m.
Drop-In Workshop

Drop-In Workshop

Kites

  • Saturday, April 08, 2017 - 12:00 PM–4:00 PM
  • Sunday, April 09, 2017 - 12:00 PM–4:00 PM
Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

AFTER THE STORM

  • Saturday, April 08, 2017 - 8:00 PM
  • Sunday, April 09, 2017 - 2:00 PM
  • Sunday, April 09, 2017 - 4:30 PM
  • Friday, April 14, 2017 - 9:30 PM
Detroit Institute of Awesome

Detroit Institute of Awesome

Puppet Demonstration: Kuruma Ningyo - Japanese Cart Puppetry with artists of Shank's Mare

Rivera Court

Sunday, April 9, 2017

1 - 3 p.m.

Sunday Music Bar

Sunday Music Bar

Sunday Music Bar - Bill Meyer

Kresge Court

Sunday, April 09, 2017

1 - 4pm

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries for Youth & Adults

Native American Galleries

Sunday, April 09, 2017

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Community Event

Community Event

Senior Thursdays at the DIA

Thursday, April 13, 2017

1:00 PM

Friday Night Live!

Friday Night Live!

NESSA

Friday, April 14, 2017

7:00 & 8:30 PM

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries for Adults

Modern & Contemporary Galleries

Friday, April 14, 2017

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries for Youth & Adults

African Galleries

Friday, April 14, 2017

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Drop-In Workshop

Drop-In Workshop

Decorative Eggs

  • Friday, April 14, 2017 - 12:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 12:00 PM–4:00 PM
  • Sunday, April 16, 2017 - 12:00 PM–4:00 PM
Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

CAMERAPERSON

  • Friday, April 14, 2017 - 7:00 PM
  • Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 7:00 PM
  • Sunday, April 16, 2017 - 4:30 PM
Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

DFT Animation Club:: SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS

  • Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 2:00 PM
  • Sunday, April 16, 2017 - 2:00 PM
Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

Afrofuturist Cinema: THE UNITED STATES OF HOODOO

  • Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 9:30 PM
Community Event

Community Event

Inside|Out

Sunday, April 16, 2017 – Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Sunday Music Bar

Sunday Music Bar - No Performance

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries for Youth & Adults

Ancient Greek & Roman Galleries

Sunday, April 16, 2017

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Drop-In Workshop

Drop-In Workshop

Star Books

  • Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 11:00 AM–3:00 PM
  • Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 11:00 AM–3:00 PM
Special Event

Special Event

FJC Behind the Scenes: David Hammons, Bird

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

6:00 PM

Drop-In Workshop

Drop-In Workshop

Senior Thursdays at the DIA

  • Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 1:00 PM–2:30 PM
Friday Night Live!

Friday Night Live!

Mr. B's Blues and Boogie Festival

Rivera Court

Friday, April 21, 2017

7:00 & 8:30 PM

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries for Adults

European: Medieval & Renaissance Galleries

Friday, April 21, 2017

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries for Youth & Adults

Modern & Contemporary Galleries

Friday, April 21, 2017

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Lecture

Lecture

Marketing Impressionism: Paul Durand-Ruel and the Making of a Movement

Friday, April 21, 2017, 6 p.m.

6:00 PM

Community Event

Community Event

MSU Science Festival: Nights at the Museums

Friday, April 21, 2017

6:30 PM

Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

ERASERHEAD

  • Friday, April 21, 2017 - 9:30 PM
Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

DAVID LYNCH: THE ART LIFE

  • Friday, April 21, 2017 - 7:00 PM
  • Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 7:00 PM
  • Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 2:00 PM
Drop-In Workshop

Drop-In Workshop

Accordion Books

  • Friday, April 21, 2017 - 12:00 PM–9:00 PM
Community Event

Community Event

Wayne County Day

Saturday, April 22, 2017

10:00 AM

Detroit Institute of Awesome

Art Demonstration: Calligraphy - Letter Arts Harmony for the Soul

  • Saturday, April 22, 2017 - Noon - 4 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 23, 2017 - Noon - 4 p.m.
Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

MULHOLLAND DR.

  • Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 9:30 PM
Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

PIONEERS OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN CINEMA: THE BRONZE BUCKAROO

  • Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 3:00 PM
Drop-In Workshop

Drop-In Workshop

Scrolls

  • Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 12:00 PM–4:00 PM
  • Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 12:00 PM–4:00 PM
Sunday Music Bar

Sunday Music Bar

Sunday Music Bar - Natasha T. Miller

Kresge Court

Sunday, April 23, 2017

2pm

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries for Youth & Adults

African American Galleries

Sunday, April 23, 2017

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Special Event

Special Event

Book Signing with Detroit After Dark Photographers

DIA Museum Shop

Sunday, April 23, 2017

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

BLUE VELVET

  • Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 4:30 PM
Community Event

Community Event

Senior film matinee: KEDI

  • Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 1:00 PM
Friday Night Live!

Friday Night Live!

Håkon Kornstad and Musica Nuda

Friday, April 28, 2017

7:00 & 8:30 PM

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries for Adults

Ancient Greek & Roman Galleries

Friday, April 28, 2017

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries for Youth & Adults

European and Renaissance Galleries

Friday, April 28, 2017

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Drop-In Workshop

Drop-In Workshop

It's a Zoo in Here!

  • Friday, April 28, 2017 - 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 12:00 PM–4:00 PM
  • Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 12:00 PM–4:00 PM
Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

A QUIET PASSION

  • Friday, April 28, 2017 - 7:00 PM
  • Friday, April 28, 2017 - 9:30 PM
  • Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 7:00 PM
  • Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 9:30 PM
  • Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 1:00 PM
Exhibition

Exhibition

80th Detroit Public Schools Community District Student Exhibition

Saturday, April 29, 2017 – Sunday, May 28, 2017

Community Event

Community Event

Oakland County Day

Saturday, April 29, 2017

10:00 AM

Detroit Institute of Awesome

Detroit Institute of Awesome

Puppet Performance: Cardboard Explosion!

  • Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 2 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 2 p.m.
Sunday Music Bar

Sunday Music Bar

Sunday Music Bar - Gayelynn McKinney

Kresge Court

Sunday, April 30, 2017

1 & 3pm

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries for Youth & Adults

Modern & Contemporary Galleries

Sunday, April 30, 2017

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Film Theatre

Italian Film Festival USA: THE STUFF OF DREAMS (La stoffa dei sogni )

  • Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 4:30 PM
Friday Night Live!

Friday Night Live!

PUBLIQuartet featuring James Carter

Rivera Court

Friday, May 19, 2017 – Wednesday, April 12, 2017

7:00 & 8:30 PM