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! 

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.

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.

Singer Carmen Lundy

Friday Night Live!: Carmen Lundy

  • Fri, Jul 21
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Carmen Lundy is celebrated throughout the world for her vocal artistry and is highly regarded for her jazz innovation. Lundy, a multi-instrumentalist and gifted composer performs music from her latest CD, Code Noire.

Born in Flames, 1983, USA (film)

Born In Flames

  • Fri, Jul 21
  • 10:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Born In Flames. 1983. USA. Directed by Lizzie Borden. 90 min.

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.

The Detroiters

The Detroiters

  • Sat, Jul 22
  • 6:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

In 2016, Caldodecultivo, a Colombian artist collective, was invited to Detroit by Ideas City and participated in a residency at Popps Packing.

Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

  • Sat, Jul 22
  • 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

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

Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

  • Sun, Jul 23
  • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

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

The Detroiters

The Detroiters

  • Sun, Jul 23
  • 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

In 2016, Caldodecultivo, a Colombian artist collective, was invited to Detroit by Ideas City and participated in a residency at Popps Packing.