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.

European Paintings Council Annual Meeting

  • Sat, Jun 24
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Crystal Gallery

The EPC cordially invites you to its Annual Meeting, Saturday, June 24. Please join us for an engaging review of the previous year. 

Drop-In Workshop: Open Studio

  • Sat, Jun 24
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Create something uniquely personal with a variety of fun and interesting materials in this open-ended Drop-In Workshop.

Dancing Sculptures of India performance

Dance Performance: Dancing Sculptures of India

  • Sat, Jun 24
  • 1:00 PM

Lalitha Ramamoorthy and the School of World Music and Dance invite you to explore Indian culture and traditions as they demonstrate the link between live dance and the dancing seen in Indian sculpture.

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 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.

Dancing Sculptures of India performance

Dance Performance: Dancing Sculptures of India

  • Sat, Jun 24
  • 3:00 PM

Lalitha Ramamoorthy and the School of World Music and Dance invite you to explore Indian culture and traditions as they demonstrate the link between live dance and the dancing seen in Indian sculpture.

Watermark, 2013, Canada

Watermark

  • Sat, Jun 24
  • 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Watermark.  2013. Canada. Directed by Jennifer Baichwal and Edward Burtynsky. 92 min.

Obit, 2017, USA

Obit

  • Sat, Jun 24
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Obit. 2017. USA. Directed by Vanessa Gould. 95min.

Drawing in the Galleries for Youth & Adults: Ancient Middle East Gallery

  • Sun, Jun 25
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Ancient Middle East gallery

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