Events

A man standing up in a small, brightly colored boat in open waters.

Luzzu

  • 7:00 p.m. Fri, Jan 14 | 7:00 p.m. Sat, Jan 15 | 2 p.m. Sun, Jan 16, 2022
  • Detroit Film Theatre

A hardworking Maltese fisherman, Jesmark is faced with a wrenching choice.

An animated still of a small child and an adult as they stare up into the sky and glowing, red flowers fall down around them.

The Legend of Hei

  • Sat, Jan 15 , 2022
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Evoking Studio Ghibli’s ecological fables, The Legend of Hei is a winsome combination of heart, soul, fantasy, and an extraordinary adventure.

A conductor in a black tuxedo and bright teal cummerbund conducts an orchestra of string instruments.

Friday Night Live! Michigan Philharmonic: Miniature Masterpieces

  • Fri, Jan 21 , 2022
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre Auditorium

This performance will be presented live in the Detroit Film Theatre.

Refresh, Restore, & Reinvigorate Educator Morning

Refresh, Restore, Revitalize Educator Morning

  • Sat, Jan 22 , 2022
  • 9:00 AM - 11:45 AM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Join us back in the museum for an educator-exclusive morning focusing on intentional relaxation.

A colorful paper town with a paper bus and a paper 1950s housewife.

Puppet Performance: Dirty Gerts

  • Sat, Jan 22 , 2022
  • 2:00 PM
  • Lecture Hall

Get the whole family together for a groovy blend of historical fiction, 60s pop culture puppets, and colorful confetti at this one-of-a-kind show for families.

Ellen Rowe, sitting at a piano in a large white button down shirt and short hair with a bright white background.

Friday Night Live! Ellen Rowe: Momentum - Portraits of Women in Music

  • Fri, Jan 28 , 2022
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre Auditorium

This performance will be presented live in the Detroit Film Theatre.

Artemisia Gentileschi (Italian, 1593–1654 or later), "Self-Portrait as a Lute Player," 1615–1617, Oil on canvas. The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Charles H. Schwartz Endowment Fund, 2014.4.1

By Her Hand Member Preview Days

  • Feb 4 & 5, 2022
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Valued DIA members have the opportunity to see the exhibition prior to the public opening.

"Judith and Her Maidservant with the Head of Holofernes," 1523-1525, Artemisia Gentileschi, Italian; oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts.

By Her Hand: Artemisia Gentileschi and Women Artists in Italy, 1500–1800

  • Feb 6 - May 29, 2022
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Women artists played a vibrant and often untold role in Italy around 1600. How did they work and succeed in a male-dominated art world? T

Self-Portrait, Van Gogh, 1887

Van Gogh in America

  • Sun, Oct 2, 2022 - Sun, Jan 22, 2023
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

In celebration of its status as the first public museum in the United States to purchase a painting by Vincent van Gogh—Self-Portrait, 1887.