Events

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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.

A skier looking back at a ski ramp behind them on a snowy night.

DFT @ Home | Slalom

  • Apr 14 – May 7, 2021

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

A family with small children looking at the armor cases in the Detroit Institute of Arts' Great Hall

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! 

an Ofrenda alter from the 2020 exhibition

Ofrendas: Celebrating el Día de Muertos - Call for Proposals, Detroit Institute of Arts

  • Apr 16 – June 25, 2021

An open call for proposals of ofrenda altars or offerings honoring the life and memory of lost loved ones as part of a celebration of the traditions of Día de Muertos.

An adult enjoys making an art project in a Drop-In Workshop at the Detroit Institute of Arts

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.

DIA Inside Out Art Installation at the Fraser Public Library

DIA at Home: Community Partnership Connection

  • Online , 2021

The DIA partners with a wide range of regional non-profit organizations for our weekly programming in the museum.

A black and white image of a woman in a striped shirt, black beret, and clown or mime makeup.

DFT @ Home | La Strada

  • Mar 26 – Apr 23, 2021

With La Strada, Fellini creates a poetic fable of love and dependence, evoking brilliant performances and winning the hearts of audiences and critics worldwide.

"First Annual Detroit Blues Festival, Detroit," 1977, Russ Marshall, American; dye-based ink jet print.

Russ Marshall: Detroit Photographs, 1958-2008

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

The Detroit Institute of Arts presents a survey of over 90 photographs by Russ Marshall whose black-and-white imagery was inspired by the Motor City’s streets, architecture, music and factory workers for over 50 years.

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