Events

Inside|Out in Detroit's Focus Hope neighborhood

Inside|Out, Summer 2017

  • Daily, Tue, Aug 1 until Tue, Oct 31
  • All Day

Coming Soon! Inside|Out Summer 2017!

Royce Da 5'9" by Jenny Risher

D-Cyphered: Portraits by Jenny Risher

  • Daily, Fri, Aug 4 until Sun, Feb 18
  • All Day

D-Cyphered: Portraits by Jenny Risher will take viewers on a photographic timeline that makes up the story of the Detroit hip-hop scene. Often overlooked by the movements in New York and Los Angeles, Detroit’s...

The DIA's Inside|Out outdoor installation in Detroit's Lafayette Park neighborhood

Inside|Out: Statewide

  • Daily, Mon, Aug 7 until Tue, Oct 31
  • All Day

Our popular Inside|Out program expands to locations in Sturgis and Munising. 

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! 

Drop-In Workshop : Hip Hop Art - Album Covers

Drop-In Workshop : Hip Hop Art - Album Covers

  • Daily, Tue, Aug 15 until Thu, Aug 17
  • 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Education Center

If you were a musician, what would your album art look like?

Thursdays at the Museum: No Event

  • Thu, Aug 17
  • 1:00 PM

Due to setup for the Fash Bash, there will not be a project for Thursdays at the Museum. For more information, call 313.833.4005

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.

Fash Bash 2017

Founders Junior Council and Neiman Marcus present Fash Bash 2017

  • Thu, Aug 17 - Fri, Aug 18
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

The DIA's Founders Junior Council and Neiman Marcus present Fash Bash 2017! 

Drop-In Workshop at the African World Festival

Drop-In Workshop: 35th Annual African World Festival

  • Fri, Aug 18
  • 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History

Join us to create mosaic art at the 35th Annual African World Festival held on the grounds surrounding the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History.

Detroit Dance City Festival image

Detroit Dance City Festival: Movers & Shakers Lunch

  • Fri, Aug 18
  • 11:30 AM
  • DIA Crystal Gallery

Informational and interactive lunches, which feature artist talks, panel discussions and guest speakers. Event is free and open to the public. Additional cost does apply for food & beverage.