Events

Picture Frames with Polaroids

Thursdays at the Museum: Art-Making

  • Thu, Jun 21
  • 1:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Using a variety of art-making materials, including beads, markers and colorful wire, to decorate a 5-by-7 inch frame made from corrugated cardboard.

"Deli Man"

Thursdays at the Museum: Film "Deli Man"

  • Thu, Jun 28
  • 1:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Ziggy Gruber, a world-class chef trained in France, longed to create the cuisine he loved most; to do so he recreated the delicatessen of his youth and of his dreams, but in an unexpected place – Texas.

A tour in Rivera Court

Thursdays at the Museum: Highlights of the Permanent Collection (Tour)

  • Thu, Jul 5
  • 1:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Prentis Court

Every Thursday at 1 p.m. the Detroit Institute of Arts offers programs for adults 55+.

DIA exterior with fountain

Thursdays at the Museum: Art Talk - African Art with curator Nii O. Quarcoopome

  • Thu, Jul 12
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

Every Thursday at 1 p.m. the Detroit Institute of Arts offers programs for adults 55+.

Watercolor Postcards

Thursdays at the Museum: Art-Making - Watercolor Postcards

  • Thu, Jul 19
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Create postcards of your own design to send to friends and family.

Steamboat Bill, Jr.

Thursdays at the Museum: Film "Steamboat Bill, Jr."

  • Thu, Jul 26
  • 1:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

When a rough-and-ready captain “Steamboat” Bill Campbell (Ernest Torrence), is visited by his unknown son, Bill, Jr. (Buster Keaton), the elder Campbell takes it upon himself to make his “fussy” son seaworthy enough to earn the name “Steamboat Bill, Jr.” One of Buster Keaton’s greatest silent comedies features jaw-dropping sight gags and stunts, topped by an incredible cyclone sequence that made cinema history.

A tour in Rivera Court

Thursdays at the Museum: Highlights of the Permanent Collection (Tour)

  • Thu, Aug 2
  • 1:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Prentis Court

Every Thursday at 1 p.m. the Detroit Institute of Arts offers programs for adults 55+.

DIA Exterior with Fountain

Thursdays at the Museum: Art Talk - American Art Collection with curator Benjamin Colman

  • Thu, Aug 9
  • 1:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

Every Thursday at 1 p.m. the Detroit Institute of Arts offers programs for adults 55+. For more information on Thursdays at the Museum, call 313.833.4005

Tic Tac Toe & Other Board Games

Thursdays at the Museum: Art-Making - Tic Tac Toe & Other Board Games

  • Thu, Aug 16
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

An early variant of tic-tac-toe was played centuries ago in the Roman Empire. Use a variety of art materials to create a one-of-a-kind game board and spend many happy hours playing with friends.

A tour in Rivera Court

Thursdays at the Museum: Highlights of the Permanent Collection (Tour)

  • Thu, Aug 30
  • 1:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Prentis Court

Every Thursday at 1 p.m. the Detroit Institute of Arts offers programs for adults 55+.

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