Events

Custom made envelopes

Drop-In Workshop: Cards and Envelopes

  • 1:30 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, Dec 21 & Sun, Dec 22, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Explore creative possibilities with paper as you learn to make your own envelopes, and cards.

Drop-In Workshop: Winter Village

Drop-In Workshop: Winter Village

  • 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Thu, Dec 26 | 12:00 - 9:00 p.m. Fri, Dec 27 | 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sat, Dec 28 | 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sun, Dec 29 | 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m Mon, Dec 30 | 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Tues, Dec 31, 2019
  • 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.

Large, odd shaped house with a face

Tea-Time Theatre: Howl’s Moving Castle

  • Thu, Dec 26 , 2019
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

On a quest to break a spell, Sophie climbs aboard Howl’s magnificent moving castle and into a new life of wonder and adventure.

Eggs with some boxtrolls behind them

Tea-Time Theatre: The Boxtrolls

  • Fri, Dec 27 , 2019
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Orphaned at infancy, Eggs was raised by Boxtrolls, underground dwellers who scavenge the streets of Cheesebridge by night.

A young girl being watched by toys in a bookstore

Tea-Time Theatre: Eleanor’s Secret

  • Sat, Dec 28 , 2019
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Eleanor’s Secret is a beautifully designed, rollicking adventure in which a boy’s newfound ability to read not only sets his imagination free, but saves the day!

Traditional Looney Tunes, "That's All Folks!" title card

New Year’s Eve Matinee: Looney Tunes Classics

  • Tue, Dec 31 , 2019
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

This special New Year’s Eve edition of DFT Family will delight audiences of all ages as we unspool some of the best and most hilarious Warner Bros. Looney Tunes shorts.

"Self-Portrait with Monkey," 1938, Frida Kahlo, Mexican; oil on masonite. Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Bequest of A. Conger Goodyear, 1966 (1966:9.10).

Guests of Honor: Frida Kahlo and Salvador Dalí

  • February 8 - September 27, 2020
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Important works by Frida Kahlo and Salvador Dalí, presented alongside photographs from the DIA’s collection, documenting the artists’ imaginative, larger-than-life personae.

“Alpine Landscape with Deep Valley,” 1555, Jan Duetecum I after Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Netherlandish; etching and engraving printed in black on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts.

From Bruegel to Rembrandt: Dutch and Flemish Prints and Drawings from 1500 to 1700

  • Feb 15 - July 26, 2020
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Starting in the sixteenth-century, Flemish and Dutch artists turned to everyday subjects, describing the landscape and people around them with humor and loving detail.