Events

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 , 2020

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.

"Self-Portrait with Monkey," 1938, Frida Kahlo, Mexican; oil on masonite. Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Bequest of A. Conger Goodyear, 1966 (1966:9.10).

Guests of Honor: Frida Kahlo and Salvador Dalí

  • February 7 - September 27, 2020
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Important works by Frida Kahlo and Salvador Dalí, presented alongside photographs from the DIA’s collection, documenting the artists’ imaginative, larger-than-life personae.

A section of the 2019 Ofrendas exhibition

Ofrendas: Celebrating el Día de Muertos - Call for Proposals 2020

  • May 15 - July 6, 2020
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

The DIA, in collaboration with the Mexican Consulate of Detroit, extends an open call for proposals of ofrenda altars or offerings honoring the life and memory of lost loved ones

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

DIA at Home: For Seniors

  • Online , 2020

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.

"On Anchor bay, Lake St. Clair, Michigan," 2010, Jeff Gaydash, American. Collection of the artist.

Michigan’s Great Lakes: Photographs by Jeff Gaydash

  • Nov 16, 2019 - Aug 23, 2020
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Large-scale photographs of Lakes Erie, Huron, Michigan and Superior are the subject of this exhibition by Detroit area photographer Jeff Gaydash.

Diana Kennedy

DFT @ Home | Diana Kennedy: Nothing Fancy

  • Available Online , 2020

This documentary offers a candid visit to the world of 95-year-old British ex-pat Diana Kennedy, the world’s academic expert on Mexican cuisine.

DIA Inside Out Art Installation at the Fraser Public Library

DIA at Home: Community Partnership Connection

  • Online , 2020

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

"Rustic Cares (Solicitudo Rustica)," ca. 1555-56, Jan and Lucas van Doetecum, Dutch, after Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Netherlandish; etching and engraving. Detroit Institute of Arts

From Bruegel to Rembrandt: Dutch and Flemish Prints and Drawings from 1550 to 1700

  • Feb 15 - July 26, 2020
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Starting in the sixteenth-century, Flemish and Dutch artists turned to everyday subjects, describing the landscape and people around them with humor and loving detail.

The Painter and the Theif

DFT @ Home | The Painter and the Thief

  • Available Online , 2020

The Painter and the Thief grew into a three-year-long odyssey resulting in one of the most unpredictable documentaries ever made.

Pauline Kael in black and white, sitting and laughing by a window

DFT @ Home | What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael

  • Available Online , 2020

In a field that historically embraced few women film critics, Pauline Kael (1919-2001) was not only controversial, witty and fiercely discerning.

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