Events

Ofrenda Proposal

Ofrendas: Celebrating el Día de Muertos—Convocatoria de Propuestas

  • Submit by Fri, Aug 10
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

El Instituto de Artes de Detroit (Detroit Institute of Arts), en colaboración con el Consulado de México en Detroit, extiende una convocatoria de propuestas para ofrendas (altares) honrando la vida y la memoria de seres queridos fallecidos para celebrar la tradición de Día de Muertos.

Darth Vader, illustration, Star Wars and the Power of Costume

"Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume"

  • May 20 - Sep 30, 2018
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Take a unique journey into the Star Wars™ universe as characters are brought to life through a dramatic presentation of more than 60 original costumes. Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume will closely examine the captivating process of costume design for iconic outfits featured in the first seven films of the Star Wars saga—from Queen Amidala’s lavish gowns to Darth Vader’s imposing black armor.

Detroit Tigers 1968 World Champions ball, 1969, pen and ink on leather. Artist: George Sosnak.

Play Ball! Baseball at the DIA

  • Tuesday-Sunday, Mar 29 - Sep 16
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Take a step back in time and celebrate the great American pastime of baseball at Play Ball! Baseball at the DIA, featuring items from the Michigan-based E. Powell Miller collection and the Detroit Institute of Arts. This e...

Inside|Out 2017 in Lafayette Park

Inside|Out 2018

  • Spring and Summer

The Detroit Institute of Arts' popular program, Inside|Out, returns for its ninth year! Inside|Out brings high-quality reproductions of masterpieces from the museum's collection to outdoor venues throughout Metro Detroit.

Ofrenda Proposal

2018 Ofrendas: Celebrating el Día de Muertos - Call for Proposals

  • Submit by Fri, Aug 10
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

The Detroit Institute of Arts, in collaboration with the Mexican Consulate of Detroit, extends an open call for proposals of ofrenda altars or offerings honoring the life and memory of lost loved ones as part of a celebration of the traditions of Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead).

Senufo Painting

Drop-In Workshop: Senufo Painting

  • Sun, Jun 17
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Explore this West African form of painting on fabric.

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Jun 17
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Arts of the Ancient Middle East (1st Floor)

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

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...

TSQ + Orchard

Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival: Music Beyond Words

  • Sun, Jun 17
  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

The Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival presents Music Beyond Words, a celebration of the timeless relationship between music and literature that highlights pieces inspired by the written and spoken word.

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.

Tours depart from the Great Hall at 3 p.m.

The Big Picture Guided Tour is also at 1 p.m. every Tuesday through ...

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