Events

Paul Zammit with flowers

Friends of Art & Flowers 2019 Betsy Campbell Lecture

  • Sat, Oct 19 , 2019
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

DIA auxiliary Friends of Art & Flowers welcomes Paul Zammit, the Nancy Eaton Director of Horticulture at the Toronto Botanical Garden.

Seeing the Sacred in Samsara

Seeing the Sacred in Samsara: Lecture with Donald S. Lopez, Jr.

  • Sat, Oct 26 , 2019
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

Renowned Professor of Buddhist Studies at the University of Michigan, Donald S. Lopez, Jr. will discuss his new book, Seeing the Sacred in Samsara.

The cover of Ninth Street Women, a woman painting on the floor, with a bright yellow overtone

Detroit Jewish Book Fair Presents Mary Gabriel, author of Ninth Street Women

  • Sun, Oct 27 , 2019
  • 1:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

The JCC's Annual Jewish Book Fair is a community-wide cultural and literary event and is the oldest and largest Jewish book fair in the nation.

Dr. Drewel

Margaret Herz Demant African Art Award: Come to your Senses! Understanding the Arts of Yoruba People

  • Sun, Oct 27 , 2019
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

Dr. Drewal will present the arts of Yoruba people in West Africa as examples of diverse artistic experiences that provoke our senses and touch us deeply.

Aretha Franklin

National Book Launch: The Queen Next Door with Linda Solomon

  • Sun, Oct 27 , 2019
  • 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Detroit Film Theatre

Please join us in celebrating the launch of The Queen Next Door: Aretha Franklin, An Intimate Portrait by photojournalist Linda Solomon.

Dia de muertos

Artist Talk: Ofrendas: Celebrating el Día de Muertos

  • Sun, Nov 10 , 2019
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

On the final day to view the seventh annual community exhibition Ofrendas: Celebrating el Día de Muertos, you are invited to a discussion with the artists who created the altars on view.