Events

Chai Wan Four, Jane Hammond, American, selenium-toned gelatin silver print, 2008. Copyright Jane Hammond

Making Home: Contemporary Works From the DIA

  • DEC 1, 2017-JUNE 6, 2018
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Making Home: Contemporary Works from the DIA presents a range of works by artists from the DIA’s collections of Prints, Drawings and Photographs and Contemporary art that are concerned with idealistic representations of home. Around 50 works in a variety of media both affirm common symbols of domestic space and question popular ideas of home as a symbol of comfort, belonging and permanency.

Royce Da 5'9" by Jenny Risher

D-Cyphered: Portraits by Jenny Risher

  • Tuesdays thru Sundays, Fri, Aug 4 until Sun, Feb 18
  • All Day

D-Cyphered: Portraits by Jenny Risher will take viewers on a photographic timeline that makes up the story of the Detroit hip-hop scene. Often overlooked by the movements in New York and Los Angeles, Detroit’s hip-hop hi...

DIA's 9th Annual Community Group Show

DIA's 9th Annual Community Group Show

  • Nov. 15 - Dec. 31
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Walter Gibbs Learning Center

Discover works of art created by participants in the DIA’s Community Group Program, a partnership between the museum and human service agencies in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties.

Diego Rivera's "Detroit Industry Murals" with a tour group

The "Big Picture" Guided Tour

  • 1 p.m Tuesday - Sundays
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Every Tuesday through Sunday at 1 p.m. take a free guided tour of the Detroit Institute of Arts' collection.

Tours depart from the Great Hall at 1 p.m.

The Big Picture Guided Tour is also at 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday

A tour in Rivera Court

Thursdays at the Museum: Art Talks

  • Thu, Dec 14
  • 1:00 PM
  • Prentis Court

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

Playing chess with the Detroit Chess Club at the DIA

Detroit City Chess Club Open Play

  • Fridays at 4 p.m.
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Prentis Court

Join the Detroit City Chess Club in their regular Friday meet-ups in Prentis Court.

Sino, Fenkell St. and Birwood Ave., 2017, Jenny Risher, pigment print. Courtesy of the artist.

D-Cyphered - Cypher Workshop

  • Fri, Dec 15
  • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - DeSalle Photography Gallery (1st floor)

Join Inside Out Literary Arts and local hip hop artists at the DIA's exhibition, D-Cyphered: Portraits by Jenny Risher, as we engage in the phenomenon this exhibition derives its name from, the Cypher.

Drop-In Workshop: Snowflakes

Drop-In Workshop: Snowflakes

  • Fri, Dec 15
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Bring the beauty of winter indoors as you make old-fashioned paper snowflakes.

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Dec 15
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Modern (2nd Floor)

Create a pencil drawing to take home while taking a closer look at the collection

Miz Korona

Miz Korona

  • Fri, Dec 15
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Miz Korona is a critically-acclaimed Underground Artist from Detroit, Michigan. Miz Korona has the innate ability to construct lyrics that speak honestly to the realities of life. She blends her genuine love for Hip Hop wi...