Events

Royce Da 5'9" by Jenny Risher

D-Cyphered: Portraits by Jenny Risher

  • Tuesdays thru Sundays, Fri, Aug 4 until Mon, Feb 19
  • All Day

D-Cyphered: Portraits by Jenny Risher will take viewers on a photographic timeline that makes up the story of the Detroit hip-hop scene. Often overlooked by the movements in New York and Los Angeles, Detroit’s hip-hop hi...

DIA's 9th Annual Community Group Show

DIA's 9th Annual Community Group Show

  • Nov. 15 - Dec. 31
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Walter Gibbs Learning Center

Discover works of art created by participants in the DIA’s Community Group Program, a partnership between the museum and human service agencies in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties.

Claude Monet, Rounded Flower Bed (Corbeille de fleurs), c. 1876, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts.

Monet: Framing Life

  • Tuesday-Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017-Mar. 4, 2018
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

One ticket sends you on on two artistic adventures -- Monet: Framing Life and Church: A Painter's Pilgrimage. Travel to distinct places and time in history to experience the world as these two artists did.

“Syria by the Sea,” 1873, Frederic Church, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts.

Church: A Painter's Pilgrimage

  • Tuesday-Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017-Jan. 15, 2018
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

One ticket sends you on on two artistic adventures -- Monet: Framing Life and Church: A Painter's Pilgrimage. Travel to distinct places and time in history to experience the world as these two artists did.

Watercolor Postcards

Drop-In Workshop: Watercolor Postcards

  • Sun, Nov 19
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Create postcards of your own design to send to friends and family.

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Nov 19
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - European: Dutch Golden Age (3rd Floor)

Create a pencil drawing to take home while taking a closer look at the collection

DIA Away

DIA Away: Chanu-Con! at Congregation Beth Shalom

  • Sun, Nov 19
  • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Congregation Beth Shalom

DIA Away will be at the Chanu-Con! community-wide Chanukah celebration at Congregation Beth Shalom. 

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.

Tours depart from the Great Hall at 1 p.m.

The Big Picture Guided Tour is also at 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday

D-Cyphered: Portraits by Jenny Risher

D-Cyphered 16 Bars Workshop

  • Sun, Nov 19
  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - DeSalle Photography Gallery (1st floor)

Join Inside Out Literary Arts Project they engage with the forms and structures of the music behind the DIA's exhibition D-Cyphered: Portraits by Jenny Risher.

Wile E. Coyote and Road Runner

DFT Animation Club: Looney Tunes Classics

  • Sun, Nov 19
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

This special edition of the DFT Animation Club will delight audiences of all ages as we unspool some of the best and most hilarious Warner Bros. Looney Tunes shorts. Immortal stars such as Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig, Daffy Duck...