Events

An image of a shadowed figure standing on a balcony facing a body of water, photographed from behind a sliding glass door onto the balcony.

DFT @ Home | Małni: Towards the Ocean, Towards the Shore

  • Apr 9 – Apr 25, 2021

A poetic debut feature circling the origin of the death myth from the Chinookan people in the Pacific Northwest.

Charity sits in front of a hot pink wall holding a guitar and wearing a gold suit.

Friday Night Live! Charity

  • Available online starting Feb 26, 2021

A life-long Detroiter, Charity works with a range of genres that span folk and alternative R & B, with generous influences from gospel and pop music.

A family with small children looking at the armor cases in the Detroit Institute of Arts' Great Hall

DIA at Home: School Field Trips from Home

  • Online , 2021

The DIA Education Staff has a number of learning resources available for educators, parents and students, many of which don’t require a visit to the museum.

An adult enjoys making an art project in a Drop-In Workshop at the Detroit Institute of Arts

DIA at Home: For Seniors

  • Online , 2021

An online version of our popular “Thursdays at the Museum” program, these resources help keep seniors (and others of all ages!) learning, exploring and connecting with their DIA.

Yes People

The 2021 Academy Award® Nominated Short Films

  • Apr 2 – 25, 2021

The 2021 Academy Award® Nominated Short Films will be available for at-home viewing this year! 

DIA Inside Out Art Installation at the Fraser Public Library

DIA at Home: Community Partnership Connection

  • Online , 2021

The DIA partners with a wide range of regional non-profit organizations for our weekly programming in the museum.

A black and white image of the artist, Wojnarowicz, laying down on a bed

DFT @ Home | Wojnarowicz

  • Mar 19 – Apr 16, 2021

Wojnarowicz is a fiery and urgent documentary portrait of downtown New York City artist, writer, photographer, and activist David Wojnarowicz.

A black and white image of a woman in a striped shirt, black beret, and clown or mime makeup.

DFT @ Home | La Strada

  • Mar 26 – Apr 23, 2021

With La Strada, Fellini creates a poetic fable of love and dependence, evoking brilliant performances and winning the hearts of audiences and critics worldwide.

A man who appears to be taking a video of himself in front of a house on a city street with snow on the ground

The Old Westside

  • Feb 22 - Apr 22, 2021

The Old Westside is a poignant meditation on how our lives intertwine with the places we call home, and how the longing for them can transcend time. 

Robert Blackburn, 1987. Photograph by Peter Sumner Walton Bellamy

Ahead of His Time: Robert Blackburn at 100

  • Tue, Apr 13 , 2021
  • 5:30 PM

Join us for a lecture from the curator of the exhibition, Robert Blackburn & Modern American Printmaking, for a reflection on the inspirational life of Robert Blackburn.

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