Events

Two women, one sitting and the other crouched behind with her hands on their shoulders, smiling.

DFT @ Home | Asia

  • June 25 – July 30, 2021

Israeli writer-director Ruthy Pribar focuses on a pair of Russian immigrants in Israel, candidly exploring the challenges of motherhood and daughterhood.

A person using a kayak in rough waters

DFT @ Home | Against the Current

  • June 25 – July 30, 2021

How far do you have to travel to find yourself? And what sacrifices are you willing to make to get there?

A woman in a yellow jacket with her arms up and hands resting against a large wall of dark rock

DFT @ Home | Lourdes

  • July 2 – July 30, 2021

A unique, quietly powerful, generous-spirited documentary, Lourdes is above all an insightful and memorable meditation on the human capacity for empathy and hope.

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.  

A close up, black and white portrait of a woman with short curly hair turning her head back towards the camera while smiling.

DFT @ Home | Sweet Thing

  • July 9 – Aug 7, 2021

Billie is a 15-year-old girl whose hopeful fantasies center on Billie Holiday as a sort of fairy godmother.

© 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.

An anime style drawing of a woman in red short and a red and white striped polo shirt posing as if throwing a baseball pitch on a red background with white stars.

DFT @ Home | The Witches of the Orient

  • July 16 – Aug 14, 2021

How did a group of humble factory workers become a phenomenal sports success story and the pride of an entire nation? 

Robert Blackburn (American, 1920–2003). Refugees (aka People in a Boat), 1938. Lithograph; 11 1/8 x 15 ¾ in. Edition 4. Collection of NCCU Art Museum, North Carolina Central University, Gift of Christopher Maxey.

Robert Blackburn & Modern American Printmaking

  • Mar 20 - September 5, 2021

An influential teacher and master printer, Blackburn explored avant-garde ideas, while promoting a new collaborative approach to printmaking.

Two women, both wearing black turtleneck sweaters and khakis, sit opposite each other in an office setting.

DFT @ Home | The Woman Who Ran

  • July 16 – Aug 14, 2021

Winner of the Best Director Prize at the 2020 Berlin Film Festival and an Official Selection at the New York Film Festival, this is a subtle, powerful, compact look at dilemmas small and large faced by women everywhere.

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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