Events

Family Tours: Detroit Institute of Awesome

  • 11 a.m., Tuesdays-Saturdays
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Join us this summer for special in-gallery tours created just for kids and their grown-ups! 

Image from Swagger

SWAGGER (City/Cité: A Transatlantic Exchange)

  • Mon, Jul 24
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Swagger. 2017. France. directed by Olivier Babinet. 84 minutes

Drop-In Workshop: Uchiwa

Drop-In Workshop: Uchiwa

  • Tue, Jul 25
  • 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Uchiwa is a particular style of paper fan that is common in Japan. Learn about the tradition of making uchiwa as you create a fan of your own.

Diego Rivera's "Detroit Industry Murals" with a tour group

The "Big Picture" Guided Tour

  • 1 p.m Tuesday - Sundays
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Every Tuesday through Sunday at 1 p.m. take a free guided tour of the Detroit Institute of Arts' collection.

Drop-In Workshop: Uchiwa

Drop-In Workshop: Uchiwa

  • Wed, Jul 26
  • 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Uchiwa is a particular style of paper fan that is common in Japan. Learn about the tradition of making uchiwa as you create a fan of your own.

Drop-In Workshop: Uchiwa

Drop-In Workshop: Uchiwa

  • Thu, Jul 27
  • 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Uchiwa is a particular style of paper fan that is common in Japan. Learn about the tradition of making uchiwa as you create a fan of your own.

Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

Thursdays at the Museum: Film "Abacus: Small Enough to Jail"

  • Thu, Jul 27
  • 1:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Abacus: Small Enough to Jail. 2017. USA. Directed by Steve James. 90 min.

Playing chess with the Detroit Chess Club at the DIA

Detroit City Chess Club Open Play

  • Fridays, Fri, Jul 7
  • 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Prentis Court

Join the Detroit City Chess Club in their regular Friday meet-ups in Prentis Court.

"Three Queens", Wadsworth Jerrell

FAAAA Members Tour: Art of Rebellion: Black Art of the Civil Rights Movement

  • Fri, Jul 28
  • 6:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Join this members-only tour and reception.