Events

"Power," Maya Bullock, 12th Grade, Mumford High School; drawing.

84th Annual Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) Student Exhibition

  • Apr 23 - May 30, 2021
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

This annual exhibition showcases hundreds of imaginative works created by DPSCD students.

Two people leaning against the front of a Mazda suv and staring at something off camera.

DFT @ Home | There is No Evil

  • May 14 – June 10, 2021

Shot in secret and smuggled out of Iran, There is No Evil is an anthology film comprising four moral tales.

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month 2021

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month 2021

  • May 2021

The Detroit Institute of Arts invites you to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month from home with online programs including music, dance, film, art talks, puppets, and more.

A person with short, curly hair wearing circular sunglasses, a black turtleneck and a large necklace sits in front of a painting of a man blowing smoke.

DFT @ Home | Paris Calligrammes

  • Apr 30 – May 27, 2021

Paris Calligrammes is German filmmaker Ulrike Ottinger’s love letter to the city where she came of age.

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 Ofrenda alter from the 2020 exhibition

Ofrendas: Celebrating el Día de Muertos - Call for Proposals, Detroit Institute of Arts

  • Apr 16 – June 25, 2021

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.

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.

© Andrew Potter Photo, Inside|Out, Inside Out, InsideOut

Inside|Out 2021

  • May 1 - November 1, 2021

Inside|Out returns for its twelfth year! This popular program brings high-quality reproductions from the DIA’s collection to outdoor venues throughout metro Detroit.

The shadowed prow of a ship cutting through calm waters during sunset.

DFT @ Home | Downstream to Kinshasa

  • Apr 23 – May 21, 2021

The first Congolese film to become an official selection of the Cannes Film Festival, as well as the country's official submission to the Academy Awards®.

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