Events

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The Old Westside

  • Feb 22 - Apr 22, 2021

The Old Westside is a poignant meditation on how our lives intertwine with the places we call home, and how the longing for them can transcend time. 

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DFT @ Home | Małni: Towards the Ocean, Towards the Shore

  • Apr 9 – Apr 25, 2021

A poetic debut feature circling the origin of the death myth from the Chinookan people in the Pacific Northwest.

Children being taught about art in the Islamic galleries

GooseChase | Self-guided Scavenger Hunt

  • Available on the Goosechase App , 2021

Tour the museum and discover new works with our app-based scavenger hunts.

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Friday Night Live! Charity

  • Available online starting Feb 26, 2021

A life-long Detroiter, Charity works with a range of genres that span folk and alternative R & B, with generous influences from gospel and pop music.

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Detroit Style: Car Design in the Motor City, 1950–2020

  • Sun, Nov 15, 2020 - Sun, Jun 27, 2021
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

A selection of paintings and sculptures will highlight the conversation between the American art world and the car culture from the 1950s to the present day.  

Detroit Institute of Arts patrons respecting mask and social distancing guidelines while seeing the new exhibition, Detroit Style: Car Design in the Motor City, 1950–2020

Member Mornings

  • 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Wednesdays , 2021

To express our gratitude, we've set aside tickets and reserved special hours just for DIA members.

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DIA at Home: School Field Trips from Home

  • Online , 2021

The DIA Education Staff has a number of learning resources available for educators, parents and students, many of which don’t require a visit to the museum.

Yes People

The 2021 Academy Award® Nominated Short Films

  • Apr 2 – 25, 2021

The 2021 Academy Award® Nominated Short Films will be available for at-home viewing this year! 

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DFT @ Home | Slalom

  • Apr 14 – May 7, 2021

This riveting drama follows the relationship between a teenage ski prodigy and her predatory instructor.

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DIA at Home: For Seniors

  • Online , 2021

An online version of our popular “Thursdays at the Museum” program, these resources help keep seniors (and others of all ages!) learning, exploring and connecting with their DIA.

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