Events

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Alloy Orchestra Presents: Speedy

  • Sun, Oct 20 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Gallery of Monsters begins as the melodramatic tale of a young small-town woman whose father forbids her marriage to the man she loves.

Coriolanus

Stratford Festival on Film: Coriolanus

  • Sun, Oct 20 , 2019
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

The last play that Shakespeare is known to have written solo, this is the tale of a fearless military leader, Caius Martius, who’s unpopular with Rome’s common people.

All the King's Men poster

Thursdays at the Museum: All the King's Men (film)

  • Thu, Oct 24 , 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

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

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Superfest Showcase: Detroit

  • Thu, Oct 24 , 2019
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

For over 30 years, this annual film competition has celebrated cutting-edge cinema that portrays disability in all its diverse, complex, and empowering facets.

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Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Oct 25 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Modern & Contemporary (2nd Floor)

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

Sugar Skulls

Drop-In Workshop: Sugar Skulls

  • Fri, Oct 25 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Learn how sugar skulls are used for Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexican and Mexican American communities while you decorate one of your own.

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Friday Night Live! Jenny Scheinman and Allison Miller’s Parlour Game

  • 7:00 & 8:30 p.m. Fri, Oct 25, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Two of the indie-jazz scene’s foremost instrumentalists unite on a collaboration that intermingles panoramic Americana-infused arrangements with a Brooklyn jazz pocket.

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Los Reyes

  • 7:00 p.m. Fri, Oct 25 | 2:00, 4:30 & 7:00 p.m. Sat, Oct 26 , 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

In Santiago, homeless dogs Futbol and Chola are not really homeless at all. Scrappy and irresistible, they live in Los Reyes, the city’s oldest skateboard park.

A woman drawing in a gallery

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Oct 26 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Ofrendas Exhibition

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

Sugar Skulls

Drop-In Workshop: Sugar Skulls

  • 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, Oct 26 & Sun, Oct 27, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Learn how sugar skulls are used for Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexican and Mexican American communities while you decorate one of your own.