Events

A woman in a dirty blue boiler suit scowls at the camera while standing next to a large red tractor.

DFT @ Home | The County

  • Apr 30 – May 27, 2021

Set in a small Icelandic farming community, The County tells the story of Inga, a middle-aged dairy farmer who’s fed up with the area’s all-powerful local cooperative.

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 woman wearing a scarf over her head and holding a handheld video camera with a worried look on her face.

To the Ends of the Earth

  • May 7 – June 4, 2021

To the Ends of the Earth is both an entertaining tale of culture clash and a penetrating depiction of a young woman’s alienation and anxiety.

Edo Avant Garde

Edo Avant Garde

  • May 13 – May 23, 2021

Edo Avant Garde reveals how Japanese artists during the Edo period, innovated approaches to painting that many in the west associate with twentieth-century art.

"First Annual Detroit Blues Festival, Detroit," 1977, Russ Marshall, American; dye-based ink jet print.

Russ Marshall: Detroit Photographs, 1958-2008

  • Nov 15, 2020 - June 27, 2021
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

The Detroit Institute of Arts presents a survey of over 90 photographs by Russ Marshall whose black-and-white imagery was inspired by the Motor City’s streets, architecture, music and factory workers for over 50 years.

Children being taught about art in the Islamic galleries

GooseChase | Self-guided Scavenger Hunt

  • Available on the Goosechase App , 2021

Tour the museum and discover new works with our app-based scavenger hunts.

Detroit Institute of Arts patrons respecting mask and social distancing guidelines while seeing the new exhibition, Detroit Style: Car Design in the Motor City, 1950–2020

Member Mornings

  • 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Wednesdays , 2021

To express our gratitude, we've set aside tickets and reserved special hours just for DIA members.

Cars | Credit to be determined

Detroit Style: Car Design in the Motor City, 1950–2020

  • Sun, Nov 15, 2020 - Sun, Jun 27, 2021
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

A selection of paintings and sculptures will highlight the conversation between the American art world and the car culture from the 1950s to the present day.  

A patron standing in front of Mickalene Thomas' "Something You Can Feel"

TATM presents Virtual Tour: Through Her Eyes, Women Artists in the DIA Collection

  • Thu, May 20 , 2021
  • 1:00 PM

Thursdays at the Museum is now a LIVE online event every Thursday at 1 p.m. 

A collage of photos of Asian Sound revolution members playing instruments

Asian Sound Revolution – Pulse | Jin Hi Kim & Ensemble

  • Fri, May 21 , 2021
  • 7:00 PM

Six musicians, all trained in traditional instruments of their cultural heritage, came together to create a contemporary performance rooted in tradition.