Events

A Still from the film A Night at the Opera

Thursdays at the Museum: A Night At The Opera (film)

  • Thu, Sep 24 , 2020
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Every Thursday at 1 p.m. the Detroit Institute of Arts offers programs for adults 55+.

A tour in Rivera Court

Thursdays at the Museum: Highlights of the Permanent Collection (Tour)

  • Thu, Oct 1 , 2020
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Every Thursday at 1 p.m. the Detroit Institute of Arts offers programs for adults 55+.

Sugar Skulls

Thursdays at the Museum: Sugar Skulls

  • Thu, Oct 15 , 2020
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Every Thursday at 1 p.m. the Detroit Institute of Arts offers programs for adults 55+.

A still from the film The Circus

Thursdays at the Museum: The Circus (film)

  • Thu, Oct 22 , 2020
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Every Thursday at 1 p.m. the Detroit Institute of Arts offers programs for adults 55+.

A tour in Rivera Court

Thursdays at the Museum: Highlights of the Permanent Collection (Tour)

  • Thu, Oct 29 , 2020
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Every Thursday at 1 p.m. the Detroit Institute of Arts offers programs for adults 55+.

A tour in Rivera Court

Thursdays at the Museum: Highlights of the Permanent Collection (Tour)

  • Thu, Nov 5 , 2020
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Every Thursday at 1 p.m. the Detroit Institute of Arts offers programs for adults 55+.

An example of collage greeting cards made in the art-making studio

Thursdays at the Museum: Collage Greeting Cards and Envelopes

  • Thu, Nov 12 , 2020
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Every Thursday at 1 p.m. the Detroit Institute of Arts offers programs for adults 55+.

The front facade of the Detroit Institute of Arts featuring banners for the exhibition "Humble and Human: Impressionist Era Treasures, an exhibition in Honor of Ralph C. Wilson, Jr."

2020 DIA Gala

  • Nov 14, 2020
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

The DIA Gala is the museum's largest annual fundraiser. 

Cars | Credit to be determined

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

  • Sun, Nov 15, 2020 - Sun, Jun 27, 2021
  • 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.  

"First Annual Detroit Blues Festival, Detroit," 1977, Russ Marshall, American; dye-based ink jet print.

Russ Marshall: Detroit Photographs, 1958-2008

  • Nov 15, 2020 - June 27, 2021
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

The Detroit Institute of Arts presents a survey of over 75 photographs by Russ Marshall whose black-and-white imagery was inspired by the Motor City’s streets, architecture, music and factory workers for over 50 years.