Events

The DIA's Inside|Out outdoor installation in Detroit's Lafayette Park neighborhood

Inside|Out: Statewide

  • Daily, Mon, Aug 7 until Tue, Oct 31
  • All Day

Our popular Inside|Out program expands to locations in Sturgis and Munising. 

Blossom Heath Park Gazebo in St. Clair Shores

Inside|Out 2018 Call for Participation

  • OCT 12-NOV 17
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

The DIA is recruiting city representatives, downtown development authorities and arts organizations in communities that are interested in displaying high-quality reproductions of masterpieces from the our collection in their cities as part of its popular Inside|Out program.

Inside|Out in Detroit's Focus Hope neighborhood

Inside|Out, Summer 2017

  • Daily, Tue, Aug 1 until Fri, Nov 3
  • All Day

The Detroit Institute of Arts' popular program, Inside|Out, returns for its eighth year! Inside|Out brings high-quality reproductions of masterpieces from the museum's collection to outdoor venues throughout Metro Detroit.

Behind the Seen: Art|Pride - Plymouth District Library

  • Mon, Oct 23
  • 7:00 PM
  • Plymouth District Library

This Behind the Seen talk raises awareness of the significant contributions by LGBT artists and their impact on the art world.

Royce Da 5'9" by Jenny Risher

D-Cyphered: Portraits by Jenny Risher

  • Tuesdays thru Sundays, Fri, Aug 4 until Mon, Feb 19
  • All Day

D-Cyphered: Portraits by Jenny Risher will take viewers on a photographic timeline that makes up the story of the Detroit hip-hop scene. Often overlooked by the movements in New York and Los Angeles, Detroit’s...

Ofrenda sugar skull image

Ofrendas: Celebrating el Día de Muertos

  • Tuesday-Sunday, Oct. 13-Nov. 12
  • 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. In Mexico, and other Latin American...

“Syria by the Sea,” 1873, Frederic Church, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts.

Church: A Painter's Pilgrimage

  • Tuesday-Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017-Jan. 15, 2018
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

One ticket sends you on on two artistic adventures -- Monet: Framing Life and Church: A Painter's Pilgrimage. Travel to distinct places and time in history to experience the world as these two artists did.

Claude Monet, Rounded Flower Bed (Corbeille de fleurs), c. 1876, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts.

Monet: Framing Life

  • Tuesday-Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017-Mar. 4, 2018
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

One ticket sends you on on two artistic adventures -- Monet: Framing Life and Church: A Painter's Pilgrimage. Travel to distinct places and time in history to experience the world as these two artists did.

Diego Rivera's "Detroit Industry Murals" with a tour group

The "Big Picture" Guided Tour

  • 1 p.m Tuesday - Sundays
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Every Tuesday through Sunday at 1 p.m. take a free guided tour of the Detroit Institute of Arts' collection.

Frederic Edwin Church's "Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives, March, 1868"

Putting it Together: Organizing the Exhibition, Church: An Artists's Pilgrimage

  • Wed, Oct 25
  • 6:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

DIA curator of American art Kenneth Myers gives a behind-the-scene peek at the work behind Church: An Artist's Pilgrimage.