Events

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The Art of Business (Virtual) Panel: A Celebration of African American Entrepreneurs

  • Sun, Feb 14 , 2021
  • 11:00 AM

A panel discussion with local African American entrepreneurs on the process of following their passion and establishing a business in Southeast Michigan.

Florence Price in a black blouse with short, curly hair

Music of Florence Price

  • Feb 15 - March 1, 2021

Florence Beatrice Price became the firs.t African American woman to have a symphony performed by a major American orchestra.

"Boy wth Tire," 1952, Hughie Lee-Smith, American; oil on pressed wood panel. Detroit Institute of Arts.

Hughie Lee-Smith: A Detroit Story

  • Tue, Feb 16 , 2021
  • 6:30 PM

This lecture by art historian Alona Cooper Wilson, Ph.D., will examine a select group of paintings completed in Detroit during the 1950s.

Black and white photograph of Black men, in 1970s clothing, walking down a row of signs featuring the names of U.S. states.

Nationtime | DFT @ Home

  • Feb 19 - 21, 2021

Nationtime is a report on the National Black Political Convention held in 1972, a historic event that gathered voices from across the political and cultural spectrum.

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Black History Month Educator Workshop

  • Tue, Feb 23 , 2021
  • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

All educators are welcome at this event. 1.5 SCECHs pending.

A paint brush bring brought to a painter's palette full of colors of paint.

Teen Self-Care Art Studio: Workshops 1 and 2

  • 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. | Sat, Feb 27 & Sun, Feb 28, 2021

The Detroit Institute of Arts Teen Council invites teens to a virtual self-care weekend.

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Teen Council Film Fest

  • Sat, Mar 13 , 2021
  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Online

The DIA Teen Arts Council invites all teens and young adults, ages 13-20, to join in a virtual film festival and artist panel discussion on the creative process.

Robert Blackburn (American, 1920–2003). Refugees (aka People in a Boat), 1938. Lithograph; 11 1/8 x 15 ¾ in. Edition 4. Collection of NCCU Art Museum, North Carolina Central University, Gift of Christopher Maxey.

Robert Blackburn & Modern American Printmaking

  • Mar 20 - September 5, 2021

An influential teacher and master printer, Blackburn explored avant-garde ideas, while promoting a new collaborative approach to printmaking.