Events

Rakhi

Drop-In Workshop: Rakhi

  • 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, Aug 17 - Sun, Aug 18, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

In India, the festival of Rakhi commemorates any protective relationship like that between brothers and sisters.

"Crying Girl," 1963, Roy Lichtenstein, American; offset lithograph printed in color on off-white wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts. 

From Camelot to Kent State: Pop Art, 1960-1975

  • Sun, Feb 17 - Sun, Aug 25, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

From Camelot to Kent State: Pop Art, 1960-1975, includes seventy-three prints, drawings, multiples, and sculpture primarily from the DIA collection.

"Café,​ Paris," 1929, Archibald J. Motley Jr., American; oil on canvas. Museum Purchase, Ernest & Rosemarie Kanzler Foundation Fund. Detroit Institute of Arts. 

Out of the Crate: New Gifts & Purchases

  • Sat, Jun 8 - Sun, Sep 15, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

DIA Director Salvador Salort-Pons selects the artwork in this gallery that showcases some of the museum’s newest acquisitions.

"The Ball Players," 1871, William Morris Hunt, American; oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts.

Play Ball! Transforming the Game, 1876-2019

  • Sat, Jun 15 - Sun, Sep 15, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Celebrate the great American pastime of baseball with a new year of the DIA's continuing series of exhibitions, Play Ball! Baseball at the DIA.

Etude pour "Le Pont de l'Europe" (Study for "Le Pont de l'Europe"), 1876, Gustave Caillebotte, French; oil on canvas. Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York. Photograph by Tom Loonan and Brenda Bieger, courtesy of Albright-Knox Art Galler

Humble and Human: Impressionist Era Treasures from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery and the Detroit Institute of Arts, an Exhibition in Honor of Ralph C. Wilson, Jr.

  • Wed, Jun 26 - Sun, Oct 13, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

A selection of more than forty Impressionist and post-Impressionist treasures from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery and the Detroit Institute of Arts.

Children playing with Artie the Donkey in Prentis Court

Free Family Fun! Gallery Games

  • 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. | Tuesday - Sunday , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Look for the Gallery Games cart in Prentis Court by Artie the Donkey for free family fun with take-away games to play in the museum.

Children and gallery teacher in Rivera Court

Free Family Fun! Gallery Adventures

  • 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Tuesday - Sunday , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

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

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Aug 17 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Dutch Golden Age (3rd Floor)

Explore Art of the Dutch Golden Age and create a pencil drawing to take home. 

Portrait of Ava East and one of her black and white illustrations

Light as Curious as Shadow: Artist Demonstration by Ava East

  • 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, Aug 17 & Sun, Aug 18, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Prentis Court

Ava East is a Detroit-based multidisciplinary artist and performer focusing on illustration, fine arts, and performance.

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

The "Big Picture" Guided Tour

  • 1 p.m Tuesday - Sundays , 2019
  • 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...

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