A man and his dog viewing an Inside|Out piece in Brush Park

Inside|Out 2019

  • Through October 31, 2019

In its tenth year, Inside|Out brings high-quality reproductions of masterpieces from the museum's collection to outdoor venues throughout Metro Detroit.

Ashley holds her son Nathaniel on the front porch of her house in Southwest Detroit.  August 17, 2017.

Video | Facing Change: Documenting America

  • Aug 9 - Sep 29, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - De Salle Gallery

This community photojournalism initiative matches emerging and early-career local photographers with acclaimed mentors.

Etude pour "Le Pont de l'Europe" (Study for "Le Pont de l'Europe"), 1876, Gustave Caillebotte, French; oil on canvas. Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York. Photograph by Tom Loonan and Brenda Bieger, courtesy of Albright-Knox Art Galler

Humble and Human: Impressionist Era Treasures from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery and the Detroit Institute of Arts, an Exhibition in Honor of Ralph C. Wilson, Jr.

  • Wed, Jun 26 - Sun, Oct 13, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

A selection of more than forty Impressionist and post-Impressionist treasures from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery and the Detroit Institute of Arts.

Diego Rivera's "Detroit Industry Murals" with a tour group

The "Big Picture" Guided Tour

  • 1 p.m Tuesday - Sundays , 2019
  • 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...

Flowers in a Glass Vase, 1704. Rachel Ruysch. Dutch

Behind the Seen | Through Her Eyes I: Women Artists

  • Wed, Sep 18 , 2019
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Older Person's Commission

Viewing the work of women artists in the DIA's Collection heightens awareness of the creative contributions of women across cultures and time.

An example of a scroll

Thursdays at the Museum: Scrolls

  • Thu, Sep 19 , 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Every Thursday at 1 p.m. the Detroit Institute of Arts offers programs for adults 55+.

William, 2010. Corine Vermeulen (b.1980) Dutch

Behind the Seen | Through Her Eyes II: Women Photographers

  • Thu, Sep 19 , 2019
  • 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Milford Public Library

This talk at the Milford Public Library will introduce you to the impact of art photography by some of the leading women artists in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Moon cakes

Chinese Autumn Festival

  • 12:00 - 5:00 p.m. | Fri, Sep 20 - Sun, Sep 22, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Celebrate fall with the Chinese Autumn Festival as part of the Arts of Asia: A Year-Long Celebration.

Drop-In Workshop : Paper Flower Garden Wall

Off-site Drop-In Workshop at Romulus Pumpkin Festival

  • 4:00 - 8:000 p.m. Fri, Sep 20 | 11:00 a.m. - 8:000 p.m. Sat, Sep 21, 2019
  • Romulus Historical Park

Join DIA at Romulus Pumpkin Festival and create a Paper Flower. 

Playing chess with the Detroit Chess Club at the DIA

Detroit City Chess Club Open Play

  • Fridays at 4:00 p.m. , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Prentis Court

Join the Detroit City Chess Club in their regular Friday meet-ups in Prentis Court.