Events

"Crying Girl," 1963, Roy Lichtenstein, American; offset lithograph printed in color on off-white wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts. 

From Camelot to Kent State: Pop Art, 1960-1975

  • Sun, Feb 17 - Sun, Aug 25, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

From Camelot to Kent State: Pop Art, 1960-1975, includes seventy-three prints, drawings, multiples, and sculpture primarily from the DIA collection.

"Café,​ Paris," 1929, Archibald J. Motley Jr., American; oil on canvas. Museum Purchase, Ernest & Rosemarie Kanzler Foundation Fund. Detroit Institute of Arts. 

Out of the Crate: New Gifts & Purchases

  • Sat, Jun 8 - Sun, Sep 15, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

DIA Director Salvador Salort-Pons selects the artwork in this gallery that showcases some of the museum’s newest acquisitions.

"The Ball Players," 1871, William Morris Hunt, American; oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts.

Play Ball! Transforming the Game, 1876-2019

  • Sat, Jun 15 - Sun, Sep 15, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Celebrate the great American pastime of baseball with a new year of the DIA's continuing series of exhibitions, Play Ball! Baseball at the DIA.

Patrons strolling through the 2018 Ofrendas Exhibition

Ofrendas: Celebrating el Día de Muertos - Call for Proposals

  • Sat, May 18 - Mon, July 29, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

The Detroit Institute of Arts, in collaboration with the Mexican Consulate of Detroit, extends an open call for proposals of ofrenda altars.

Patrons strolling through the 2018 Ofrendas Exhibition

Ofrendas: Celebrating el Día de Muertos—Convocatoria de Propuestas

  • Mayo 18 - Julio 29, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

El Instituto de Artes de Detroit (Detroit Institute of Arts), en colaboración con el Consulado de México en Detroit, extiende una convocatoria de propuestas para ofrendas.

A man and his dog viewing an Inside|Out piece in Brush Park

Inside|Out 2019

  • Through October 31, 2019

In its tenth year, Inside|Out brings high-quality reproductions of masterpieces from the museum's collection to outdoor venues throughout Metro Detroit.

Synthetic Cloud, 2018, Isabel Toledo and Ruben Toledo, Cuban-American; nylon. Courtesy of the artists and the Toledo Studio.

Ruben & Isabel Toledo: Labor of Love

  • Sun, Dec 16, 2018 - Sun, July 7, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Honoring Detroit’s history of industry , modernization and the DIA’s vast permanent collection, artists Ruben and Isabel Toledo present a series of new works in Labor of Love.

Children playing with Artie the Donkey in Prentis Court

Free Family Fun! Gallery Games

  • 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. | Tuesday - Sunday , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Look for the Gallery Games cart in Prentis Court by Artie the Donkey for free family fun with take-away games to play in the museum.

Children and gallery teacher in Rivera Court

Free Family Fun! Gallery Adventures

  • 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Tuesday - Sunday , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Docents will provide pop-up tours and engagement activities for children and their families.

Sun Prints

Drop-In Workshop: Sun Prints

  • 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. | Tue, June 18 - Thur, June 20, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

A sun print, also known as a photogram or cyanotype, is an image made by using a simple photographic process. Make your own image using a variety of everyday objects.

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