Events

A still from the film Fanny and Alexander

Fanny and Alexander

  • Sun, Dec 23 , 2018
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Through the eyes of ten-year-old Alexander, we witness the delights and conflicts of the Ekdahl family, a sprawling bourgeois clan in turn-of-the-twentieth-century Sweden.

Family Tour in Rivera Court

Holiday Break Family Fun! Gallery Adventures

  • 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Wed, Dec 26 - Fri, Jan 4 (excluding Jan 1.) , 2018
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Docents will provide pop-up tours and engagement activities for children and their families! 

Children playing with Artie the Donkey in Prentis Court

Holiday Break Family Fun! Gallery Games

  • 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Wed, Dec 26 - Fri, Jan 4 (excluding Jan 1.) , 2018
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Play kid-tested and approved games!

Winter Village

Drop-In Workshop: Winter Village

  • 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Wed, Dec 26 & Thu, Dec 27 , 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.

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.

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.

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.