Events

Skateboarding kid in front of Inside|Out object in Detroit's Dequindre Cut. Photo by Andrew Potter Photography, Knight Foundation

Inside|Out, Spring 2017

  • Daily, Sun, Apr 16 until Sun, Jul 16
  • All Day

The Detroit Institute of Arts' popular program, Inside|Out, returns for its eighth year! Inside|Out brings high-quality reproductions of masterpieces from the museum's collection to outdoor venues throughout Metro Detroit.

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.

A tour in Rivera Court

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

  • Thu, Jun 29
  • 1:00 PM
  • Prentis Court

Every Thursday at 1 p.m. the Detroit Institute of Arts offers programs for adults 55+. Tour the galleries and learn something new with an in-depth tour of the DIA's permenent collection. For more information on Thursdays...

Screen capture from a home movie, part of the Detroit Home Movies project at the DFT

Detroit Home Movies

  • Thu, Jun 29
  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit Home Movies is a year-long project to uncover and exhibit home movies made around 1967 that depict everyday life in Detroit's diverse communities. The project, a partnership of the Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit Free Press, Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, Wayne State University’s Walter P. Reuther Library of Labor and Urban Affairs, Detroit Historical Society and Bridge magazine, is dedicated to observing and reflecting on the 50th anniversary of Detroit's 1967 rebellion.

Drawing in the Galleries at the DIA

Drawing in the Galleries for Youth & Adults: European Medieval & Renaissance

  • Fri, Jun 30
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Artists and instructors from the DIA's Education Studio are on hand to help create pencil drawings inspired by the European Medieval and Renaissance galleries to take home. The best part? No experience...

Drawing in the Galleries for Adults: Ancient Greek & Roman Galleries

  • Fri, Jun 30
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Artists and instructors from the DIA's Education Studio are on hand to help create pencil drawings inspired by the Ancient Greek and Roman galleries to take home. The best part? No experience necessary!

Thornetta Davis

Friday Night Live! Thornetta Davis

  • Fri, Jun 30
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Thornetta Davis is Detroit's funky blues queen, with a strong, commanding, melodic and smooth diva's voice. The multi-talented singer/songwriter has been exciting and wowing audiences all over the world for years, and...

A tour stops in front of Kehinde Wiley's "Equestrian Portrait of the Count Duke Olivares"

The "Big Picture" Guided Tour (3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays)

  • 3 p.m. Saturdays & Sundays
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Every Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m. take a free guided tour of the Detroit Institute of Arts' collection.

Starless Dreams, 2016, Iran

Starless Dreams

  • Sat, Jul 1
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Starless Dreams. 2016. Iran. Directed by Mehrad Oskouei. 76 min.

Starless Dreams, 2016, Iran

Starless Dreams

  • Sat, Jul 1
  • 9:30 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Starless Dreams. 2016. Iran. Directed by Mehrad Oskouei. 76 min.