Events

A group of artists using potter's wheels in the DIA's brightly colored art-studio

Potter’s Wheel for Teachers

  • TBD | Sat, May 18, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

In this hands-on class appropriate for all levels, participants will receive individual guidance while making and decorating their own pots on the potter’s wheel, along with tips and resources useful in the classroom.

A man looking into a car window while standing in the rain

Detour (new 4K restoration)

  • Fri, May 24 - 7:00 & 9:00 p.m. | Sun, May 26 - 2:00 p.m., 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

From the gutters of Poverty Row came a movie that, more than any other, epitomizes the dark fatalism at the heart of film noir.

Jackie Chan in Police Story

Police Story (new 4K restoration)

  • Sat, May 25 - 4:00 & 7:00 p.m. | Sun, May 26 - 4:00 p.m. , 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

The jaw-dropping set-pieces fly fast and furious in Jackie Chan’s breathtakingly inventive martial-arts comedy, a smash hit that made him a worldwide icon of daredevil action spectacle.

Students working in the studio

Homeschool Afternoon: Explore, Collaborate, and Create with Watercolor Painting

  • Wed, Jun 5 , 2019
  • 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Learning Center

Explore the day’s theme of watercolor painting in the galleries with a customized guided experience.

Educator Event

Refresh, Restore, & Revitalize Educator Morning

  • TBD | Sat, June 15, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

The Detroit Institute of Arts is your resource for teaching and learning. 

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

  • Sun, Jun 23 - Sun, Oct 1, 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.

DIA Exterior (2008)

2019 Fash Bash

  • Thu, Aug 15 , 2019
  • 6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

An annual fundrasier for the DIA in collaboration with Neiman Marcus, presented by the Founders Junior Council.

DIA Exterior with Fountain

2019 DIA Gala

  • Sat, Nov 9 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

The Detroit Institute of Arts' annual gala. 

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