Events

Family Comic Book Day hosted by Vault of Midnight

Family Comic Book Day hosted by Vault of Midnight

  • 12 p.m. - 3 p.m. | Sat, Aug 4 & Sun, Aug 5
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Prentis Court

The creative staff at Vault of Midnight invite the whole family to explore the iconic nature of the comic arts. Local comic artists will display their works as well as lead participants new to the comic arts in developing their own characters and panels or help budding artists with stories in progress.

2018 Detroit Dance City Festival

2018 Detroit Dance City Festival

  • 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. | Fri, Aug 10 - Sun, Aug 12
  • Detroit Film Theatre & DIA North Lawn

Detroit Dance City Festival is a three-day international festival full of performance, networking, classes and more.

Fash Bash 2018

2018 Fash Bash

  • Thu, Aug 16
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

2018 Fash Bash presented by Neiman Marcus and the Founders Junior Council. 

Beyond Beauty Taiwan from Above

Taiwan Festival

  • 12 - 4 p.m. | Sat, Sep 15 & Sun, Sep 16
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

To kick off the DIA's celebration of our soon-to-open Asian Galleries, members of DIA's auxiliary, the Friends of Asian Arts and Cultures, invite you to explore the traditional beauty and modern relevance of Taiwan through a weekend of films, performances, cooking demonstrations, traditional arts & crafts, hands-on shadow puppets and displays.

NAEA/AAMD Impact of Art Museum Programs on Students Research Initiative

Symposium: NAEA/AAMD Impact of Art Museum Programs on Students Research Initiative

  • Sat, Oct 13
  • 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

Join the National Art Education Association (NAEA) and the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) for a one-day symposium exploring the impact of single-visit art museum visits on school children.