Events

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.

"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.

Many men in military uniforms standing in military trenches with serious and worried expressions.

DFT @ Home | Blizzard of Souls

  • Jan 15 – Jan 28, 2021

This first film in a weekly series of four countries’ official submissions to the 2021 Best International Feature category of the 2021 Academy Awards® comes from Latvia. 

Two patrons wearing masks in Rivera Court, viewing Diego Rivera's Detroit Industry Murals

Grandparents of Tri-County Michigan – Call for Stories

  • Apply through January 31, 2021

In celebration of Grandparents Day 2021, the Detroit Institute of Arts invites tri-county residents to share 5-minute self-recorded stories on the experience of grandparenting.  

A dark, black and white image of indiscriminate space age architecture

DFT @ Home | Ikarie XB-1

  • Jan 1 - Jan 28, 2021

This pioneering Czechoslovak adaptation melds Cold War ideology and utopian futurism into a tour de force of space-age modernism.

A child in a red jacket squinting up at the sky while standing in a field with tows of transmission towers in the background.

DFT @ Home | The Reason I Jump

  • Jan 8 - Feb 4, 2021

This film takes viewers on a sonic dive into the lives of five nonverbal autistic young people from around the world.

A black and white photograph of a crowded Detroit Film Theatre

Teen Arts Council Film Fest 2021 - Call for Filmmakers!

  • Through February 19, 2021

The Teen Arts Council Film Festival is a virtual event hosted by the DIA Teen Arts Council as an opportunity for young people ages 13 - 20 to share short films.

Two women read a note being shown to them by a man in a uniform.

DFT @ Home | Mandabi (The Money Order)

  • Jan 22 – Feb 11, 2021

Deeply funny and profoundly indignant, Mandabi is a richly ironic depiction of a society scarred by colonialism and plagued by bureaucracy, corruption and poverty.

Two people sitting in the backseat of a car, leaning against each other while looking away.

DFT @ Home | My Little Sister

  • Jan 22 – Feb 11, 2021

Lisa, once a brilliant playwright, lives with her family in Switzerland, but her heart remains in Berlin, with that of her twin brother Sven, a famous stage actor.

A feminine presenting person with short, spiky hair and wearing a collared, yellow shirt, holds a white bowl with chopsticks. They are staring into their reflection in a large window.

DFT @ Home | World of Wong Kar Wai

  • Dec 18, 2020 - Jan 28, 2021

Wong Kar Wai has established himself as one of the defining auteurs of contemporary cinema.

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