© Andrew Potter Photo, Inside|Out, Inside Out, InsideOut

Inside|Out 2021

  • May 1 - November 1, 2021

Inside|Out returns for its twelfth year! This popular program brings high-quality reproductions from the DIA’s collection to outdoor venues throughout metro Detroit.

Five people with serious expressions sit on or around a small couch in this cramped photo. In front of them in the frame is a glass topped coffee table strewn with mugs, plates, drinking glasses, food, and other debris.

DFT @ Home | Wildland

  • Sep 10 – Oct 8, 2021

When an unforeseen death tests the family and their loyalty to each other, the tension suggests that love and violence are sometimes impossible to separate.

Cars | Credit to be determined

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

  • Sun, Nov 15, 2020 - Sun, Jan 9, 2022
  • 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.  

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.

Three Ofrendas from the 2019 exhibition

Ofrendas: Celebrating el Día de Muertos 2021

  • September 25 - November 7, 2021
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

In celebration of Dia de Muertos, the Detroit Institute of Arts, in partnership with Detroit's Mexican Consulate, invite you to explore a community exhibition of ofrenda altars.

The Sinfonia (Family Portrait), 1671, Michiel van Musscher

TATM Concert: Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival

  • Thu, Sep 30 , 2021
  • 1:00 PM

Thursdays at the Museum is now a LIVE online event every Thursday at 1 p.m. 

Audra Kubat

NW Goldberg Cares - Music in the Park: Songwriting Workshops with Audra Kubat #5

  • Thu, Sep 30 , 2021
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Rest. Play. Ride Park

In partnership with the Detroit Institute of Arts, NW Goldberg Cares and Detroit House of Music present, Music in the Park, with artist Audra Kubat.

an Ofrenda alter from the 2020 exhibition

Ofrendas Educator Workshop

  • Wed, Oct 6 , 2021
  • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

[2 SCECHs pending]

Kwame Brathwaite, Photo shoot at a public school for one of the AJASS-associated modeling groups that emulated the Grandassa Models and began to embrace natural hairstyles. Harlem, ca. 1966; from Kwame Brathwaite: Black Is Beautiful (Aperture, 2019)

Black Is Beautiful: The Photography of Kwame Brathwaite

  • Oct 8, 2021 – Jan 16, 2022
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - de Salle Gallery

In this exhibition are over forty large-scale color and black-and-white photographs by Kwame Brathwaite.

A colorful garden

Betsy Campbell Lecture: Vita's Other Garden

  • Sat, Oct 23 , 2021
  • 10:00 AM
  • Virtual Event

At Long Barn the iconic gardening couple created their first garden from sloping farmland with the help of Sir Edwin Lutyens.