Events

A mom and two sons crafting masks in the art-making studio

Drop-In Workshop: Open Studio

  • Fri, Apr 5 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Create something uniquely personal with a variety of fun and interesting materials in this open-ended Drop-In Workshop.

A woman drawing in the American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Apr 5 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - American

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

A still from Lagaan

Bollywood Classics: Lagaan

  • Fri, Apr 5 , 2019
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

In celebration of the DIA’s Festival of India (April 5-7) the DFT will present this modern Bollywood classic.

An Indian dancer in Rivera Court

Celebrate India

  • 12:00 - 5:00 p.m. Sat, Apr 6 & Sun, Apr 7, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

A weekend of performances, demonstrations, displays and hands-on activities. Immerse yourself in Indian culture while exploring its traditional and modern aspects.

A mom and two sons crafting masks in the art-making studio

Drop-In Workshop: Open Studio

  • Sat, Apr 6 & Sun, Apr 7, 12:00 p.m. - 4 p.m. , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Create something uniquely personal with a variety of fun and interesting materials in this open-ended Drop-In Workshop.

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Apr 6 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Dutch: Golden Age

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

His Excellency Harsh Vardhan Shringla, the Indian Ambassador to the United States

His Excellency Harsh Vardhan Shringla, the Indian Ambassador to the United States

  • Sat, Apr 6 , 2019
  • 1:30 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

On the occasion of the Detroit Institute of Arts and Friends of Asian Arts and Cultures Celebrate India festival, His Excellency Harsh Vardhan Shringla, the Indian Ambassador to the United States will speak on India: Land of a Billion Dreams.

A woman opening a curtain and another woman shielding her eyes from the sunlight

The Heiresses (Las Herederas)

  • Sat, Apr 6 - 7:00 p.m. | Sun, Apr 7 - 5:00 p.m. , 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Chela (Ana Brun) and Chiquita (Margarita Irun) have been a couple for decades, lifelong members of Paraguay’s wealthy elite.

A woman drawing in front of a slab in the Islamic gallery

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Apr 7 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Islamic

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

A man and a woman handcuffed, turned away from each other

Bollywood Classics: Pyaasa

  • Sun, Apr 7 , 2019
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

The film that best defines Bollywood’s golden age, a tragic romance between a poet and a prostitute that Time named among the top ten romantic films of all time.