A black and white image of a group of African American people at a barbershop while one man works on the hair of another.

No Lye: An American Beauty Story

  • Oct 18, 2021 – Jan 16, 2022

No Lye: An American Beauty Story details the impact of popular culture on ethnic beauty standards in America.

A black and white image of a woman in a striped shirt, black beret, and clown or mime makeup.

TATM Film: La Strada

  • Thu, Oct 28 , 2021
  • 1:00 PM

Thursdays at the Museum is now a LIVE online event every Thursday at 1 p.m. 

Ofrendas from the 2018 Exhibitions

Ofrenda Making Workshop

  • Fri, Oct 29 , 2021
  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Join artist Pilar Cote for a virtual workshop demonstrating the construction of an ofrenda.

Chinese, Brush Washer, Song dynasty (960–1279), glazed stoneware, 2 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Sarah Bacon Hill Fund, 51.284.

FAAC Virtual Lecture with Prof. Yunshuang Zhang: A Poetic Life of "Like-Minded Things"

  • Thu, Nov 11 , 2021
  • 6:00 PM

This talk examines the intimate interrelationship among material objects, the studio, and the self in Song dynasty (960–1279) China.

A woman observing the Diego Rivera Murals

DIA Gala Fundraiser

  • November 13, 2021

The DIA Gala will not be held in person in 2021 but will raise critical funds for the Sustainability Fund through the generous giving of our patrons.