Events

Gallery teacher giving a tour to students

Family Tours | Saturday & Sunday

  • 1 p.m. | Every Saturday & Sunday , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Your guide for family tours awaits in the Great Hall. Weather permitting, your adventure may include outdoor objects.

Puppet performance of Tiny Monsters

Puppet Performance: Go Home Tiny Monster

  • Sat, Apr 27, 2:00 p.m. | Sun, Apr 28, 2:00 p.m. , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

A touchingly absurd story about family, home, and a gaggle of wacky monsters, featuring their trademark mix of puppetry, silliness, physical theater, live music, and surprising poignancy

A tour stops in front of Kehinde Wiley's "Equestrian Portrait of the Count Duke Olivares"

The "Big Picture" Guided Tour

  • 3 p.m. Saturdays & Sundays , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Every Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m. take a free guided tour of the Detroit Institute of Arts' collection.

Tours depart from the Great Hall at 3 p.m.

The Big Picture Guided Tour is also at 1 p.m. every Tuesday through ...

Italian Film Festival USA: Short Films Program

Italian Film Festival USA: Short Films Program

  • Sat, Apr 27 , 2019
  • 5:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Seven recent Italian short films will be presented in one program lasting approximately 82 minutes.

A woman standing behind a neon sign

Italian Film Festival USA: Il vizio della speranza (The Vice of Hope)

  • Sat, Apr 27 , 2019
  • 8:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

(Italy/2018-directed by Edoardo De Angelis)

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Apr 28 , 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. 

Performers partying in Timon of Athens

Stratford Festival Presents: Timon of Athens

  • Sun, Apr 28 , 2019
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Convinced of the essential goodness of humanity, the wealthy Athenian nobleman Timon ignores all warnings that his reckless generosity can lead only to ruin and disillusionment.

Bob and Marys

Italian Film Festival USA: Bob and Marys

  • Sun, Apr 28 , 2019
  • 5:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Roberto and Marisa are a couple who have been married for almost thirty years, leading a tranquil and uneventful life.

Minds on Art

Minds on Art

  • 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. | Mondays or Tuesdays, Mon, Apr 29 until Wed, June 4, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Minds on Art, in collaboration with the Alzheimer's Association of MI, Greater Michigan Chapter, is a free five-week art-based program for people living with memory loss and their caregivers.

A tour stops in front of Kehinde Wiley's "Equestrian Portrait of the Count Duke Olivares"

Thursdays at the Museum | Tour: Thinking Through Art

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

Tour the galleries and learn something new with an in-depth tour of the DIA's permanent collection.