Events

An older, light-skinned woman looking contemplatively up and to the right on a city street.

Nights of Cabiria (restored)

  • 7:00 p.m. Fri, May 27 | 7:00 p.m. Sat, May 28 | 2 p.m. Sun, May 29, 2022
  • Detroit Film Theatre

A sex worker, Cabiria, a seemingly tough cookie, is hypnotized at a tenth-rate variety show by a third-rate magician, and what pours out are the innocent dreams of adolescence

Image: Bojagi, mid to late 20th century, Korean; silk, cloth. 

Drop-In Workshop: Bojagi

  • Sat, May 28 , 2022
  • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Korean women used traditional wrapping cloth, or bojagi, to cover, store, decorate, or carry gifts and objects of everyday life.

The crew from the 2019 APAHM performance dressed in traditional clothing while smiling and giving the camera a thumbs up.

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month – Cultural Presentations

  • Sat, May 28 , 2022
  • 12:30 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

AAPI artists based in Southeast Michigan come together to showcase their work informed by the traditions of their ancestral homes and their lived experiences in America.

Dancers in an embroidered halter neck dress and a mask with a face painted on it.

Evolution: The Road to Legacy – An APAHM Celebration Performance

  • Sat, May 28 , 2022
  • 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre Auditorium

Evolution: The Road to Legacy is a performance that moves through this metaphor of migrating and evolving culture.

A child stands halfway out of a sun roof, laughing with their hands up in the air

Hit The Road

  • 7:00 p.m. Fri, June 3 | 7:00 p.m. Sat, June 4 | 2 p.m. Sun, June 5, 2022
  • Detroit Film Theatre

A raw, loving, and deeply sincere observation of an Iranian family preparing, with equal measures of hope and hesitation, to part with one of their own.

Guests drawing in the Native American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries: Native American galleries

  • Fri, Jun 10 , 2022
  • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Native American galleries

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

Stabiles

Drop-In Workshop: Stabiles

  • Sat, Jun 11 , 2022
  • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Using scissors and colorful cardstock, make a unique freestanding geometric sculpture.

A cartoon of an orange lynx stopped at a yellow light in a gray city

2021 New York International Children’s Film Festival: Kid Flicks One

  • Sat, Jun 11 , 2022
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre Auditorium

Kid Flicks One features audience favorites and award winners from the 2021 New York International Children’s Film Festival.

Great Lakes Chamber Music festival performers

Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival: Schubert’s Winterreise

  • Sun, Jun 12 , 2022
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre Auditorium

Join the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival for a presentation of Schubert’s Winterreise.

Woman sitting at an easel and drawing in the Medieval & Renaissance galleries at the Detroit Institute of Arts

Drawing in the Galleries: Ancient Greek & Roman

  • Fri, Jun 24 , 2022
  • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Ancient Greek & Roman

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