Events

My Neighbor Totoro

Tea-Time Theatre: My Neighbor Totoro

  • Wed, Dec 26 , 2018
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

A deceptively simple tale of two girls, Satsuki and Mei, who move with their father to a new house in the countryside and discover that the surrounding forests are home to a family of Totoros, gentle but powerful forest spirits seen only by children.

A still from the film Cielo by Alison McAlpine

Cielo

  • 4:30 p.m. Wed, Dec 26 - Sun, Dec 30 , 2018
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Cielo is a cinematic reverie on the crazy beauty of the night sky, as experienced in the Atacama Desert in Chile, one of the best places on our planet to explore and contemplate its splendor.

British Arrows 2018

British Arrows 2018

  • 7 p.m. Wed, Dec 26 - Sun, Dec 30 , 2018
  • Detroit Film Theatre

The marvelously creative “adverts” of British TV continue to dazzle and delight; they’re annually recognized with the prestigious British Arrows awards.

Ernest and Celestine

Tea-Time Theatre: Ernest and Celestine

  • Thu, Dec 27 , 2018
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Based on the classic Belgian book series by Gabrielle Vincent, Ernest & Celestine tells of an unlikely friendship between two society outcasts.

Winter Village

Drop-In Workshop: Winter Village

  • Fri, Dec 28 , 2018
  • 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • 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.

The Princess and the Frog

Tea-Time Theatre: The Princess and the Frog

  • Fri, Dec 28 , 2018
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Disney’s return to traditional hand-drawn animation features award-winning music, irresistible characters and a modern twist on a classic fairy tale.

Dad and Young Daughter Drawing in the Galleries at the DIA

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Dec 28 , 2018
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Medieval & Renaissance (2nd Floor)

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

A photo of Joan Belgrave singing passionately

Friday Night Live! Dinah Washington Tribute ft. Joan Belgrave

  • 7 & 8:30 p.m. Fri, Dec 28 , 2018
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Dinah Washington skirted the boundaries of blues, jazz and popular music, becoming the most popular black female recording artist of the 1950s.

Winter Village

Drop-In Workshop: Winter Village

  • 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sat, Dec 29 | 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sun, Dec 30 , 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.

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Dec 29 , 2018
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Ancient Middle East (1st Floor)

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