Events

A still from the film Wild Strawberries by Ingmar Bergman featuring a man being given flowers through a car window.

Bergman at 100: Wild Strawberries & The Virgin Spring (Double Feature)

  • Fri, Dec 21 , 2018
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Wild Strawberries (Sweden/1957 - directed by Ingmar Bergman, 92 min.)  Followed by The Virgin Spring (Sweden/1960 - Ingmar Bergman, 89 min.)

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Dec 22 , 2018
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

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

Make Your Own Shaker Egg

Shake Shake Shake: Make Your Own Shaker Egg

  • 12 - 4 p.m. Sat, Dec 22 & Sun, Dec 23 , 2018
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Prentis Court

Lauren Glapa, a Detroit-based musician and teacher who is interested in making & sharing music with simple materials, invites the whole family to assemble and decorate shaker eggs.

Still from The Magic Flute by Ingmar Bergman

The Magic Flute

  • 3 & 7 p.m. Sat, Dec 22 , 2018
  • Detroit Film Theatre

This scintillating screen version of Mozart’s beloved opera showed Bergman’s deep knowledge of music and his gift for expressing it in filmic terms.

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Dec 23 , 2018
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - British (3rd Floor)

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

A still from the film Fanny and Alexander

Fanny and Alexander

  • Sun, Dec 23 , 2018
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Through the eyes of ten-year-old Alexander, we witness the delights and conflicts of the Ekdahl family, a sprawling bourgeois clan in turn-of-the-twentieth-century Sweden.

A small snowman in front of the thinker

Holiday Hours 2018

  • through January 2, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Extended hours for this holiday season. 

Winter Village

Drop-In Workshop: Winter Village

  • 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Wed, Dec 26 & Thu, Dec 27 , 2018
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Friends and family, food and drinks, ice skating and shopping are some things that might come to mind when you think about a winter village.

Family Tour in Rivera Court

Holiday Break Family Fun! Gallery Adventures

  • 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Wed, Dec 26 - Fri, Jan 4 (excluding Jan 1.) , 2018
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Docents will provide pop-up tours and engagement activities for children and their families! 

Children playing with Artie the Donkey in Prentis Court

Holiday Break Family Fun! Gallery Games

  • 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Wed, Dec 26 - Fri, Jan 4 (excluding Jan 1.) , 2018
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Play kid-tested and approved games!