Events

Animation of two women in the film "Fourteen"

DFT @ Home | Fourteen

  • Available Online , 2020

A beautifully understated portrait of two lifelong friends.

Inside Out annual bike ride

Inside|Out 2020

  • Through October 2020

In its eleventh year, Inside|Out brings high-quality reproductions of masterpieces from the museum's collection to outdoor venues throughout Metro Detroit.

The Woman who Loves Giraffes with a giraffe

DFT @ Home | The Woman Who Loves Giraffes

  • Available Online , 2020

In 1956, 23-year-old biologist Anne Innis Dagg made an unprecedented solo journey to South Africa to study giraffes in the wild.

"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 30, 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.

Ursula von Rydingsvard inspecting large sections of wood for her sculptures

DFT @ Home | Into Her Own: Ursula Von Rydingsvard

  • Available Online , 2020

In Into Her Own filmmaker Daniel Traub illuminates the fascinating journey of sculptor Ursula von Rydingsvard.

Sorry we Missed You

DFT @ Home | Sorry We Missed You

  • Available Online , 2020

Sorry We Missed You is a relevant and deeply humane drama about the way today’s gig economy shapes the lives of a British family.

"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 - Nov 29, 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.

Elizabeth Moss as Shirley

DFT @ Home | Shirley

  • Available Online , 2020

In this film, renowned horror writer Shirley Jackson is on the verge of creating her masterpiece when the arrival of newlyweds upends her meticulous routine.

Flowers in a Glass Vase, 1704. Rachel Ruysch. Dutch

Thursdays at the Museum presents Into the Garden Part III

  • Thu, Jul 16 , 2020
  • 1:00 PM

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

Buddhist Gallery

DIA + NCTA Summer Workshop: Symbol and Story (Elementary)

  • Thu, Jul 16 , 2020
  • 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Investigating Imagery in East Asian Art. SCECHs pending.