Exhibition Events

Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume

There are no current or future events for this exhibition.

Past Events

Artist Demo: Design Labs

Artist Demo: Design Labs

  • 12 - 4 p.m. | Sat, Aug 18 & Sun, Aug 19 , 2018
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Student Lunchroom

Inspired by the DIA's special exhibition Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume, Design Labs artists will guide participants in designing and creating fabulous costumes and creatures using varied media. Participants will also have the chance to learn basic stop motion animation tools and techniques to bring their creation to life.

Darth Vader, illustration, Star Wars and the Power of Costume

Behind the Seen: Star Wars™ and The Power of Costume

  • Mon, Jul 30 - Tue, Jul 31 , 2018
  • 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
  • St. Clair Shores Library

Learn about the exhibition at the DIA, which goes beyond the chronological, literary, or filmic order often used to chronicle Star Wars.

Darth Vader, illustration, Star Wars and the Power of Costume

Behind the Seen: Star Wars™ and The Power of Costume

  • Tue, Jul 17 , 2018
  • 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Eastpointe Memorial Library

Learn about the exhibition at the DIA, which goes beyond the chronological, literary, or filmic order often used to chronicle Star Wars.

Droids, illustration, Star Wars and the Power of Costume

Behind the Seen: Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume, Warren Public Library

  • Thu, Jun 28 - Fri, Jun 29 , 2018
  • 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
  • Warren Public Library, Arthur Miller Branch

Learn about the DIA exhibition Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume, which closely examine the captivating process of costume design for iconic outfits featured in the first seven films of the Star Wars saga—from Queen Amidala’s lavish gowns to Darth Vader’s imposing black armor.

Founders Junior Council's Star Wars Artseen

Founders Junior Council's Star Wars™ ArtSeen

  • Thu, Jun 7 , 2018
  • 7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Prentis Court

Experience a private viewing of the DIA's Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume while enjoying music by Haute to Death and the Motor City Brass Quintet. Food, beer, wine and specialty Tito's Cocktails are included with your ticket, as well as complimentary valet parking at the John R entrance. 

Darth Vader, illustration, Star Wars and the Power of Costume

FINAL WEEKS! "Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume"

  • May 20 - Sep 30, 2018
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Take a unique journey into the Star Wars™ universe as characters are brought to life through a dramatic presentation of more than 60 original costumes. Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume will closely examine the captivating process of costume design for iconic outfits featured in the first seven films of the Star Wars saga—from Queen Amidala’s lavish gowns to Darth Vader’s imposing black armor.

Boba Fett, illustration, Star Wars and the Power of Costume

May the 4th Be With You!

  • Fri, May 4 - Sat, May 5 , 2018
  • 6:00 PM - 5:45 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Woodward Plaza

May the 4th be with you! Join us on the Woodward Ave. steps of the Detroit Institute of Arts dressed as your favorite Star Wars character for a galactic-sized group photo to celebrate Star Wars Day and the lead-up to the May 20 opening of Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume at the museum. The first 200 attendees will receive 2 free exhibition tickets.