Events

A photo of André Leon Talley in all black against a floral background

The Gospel According to André

  • Sat, Feb 2 , 2019
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

André Leon Talley has been a fixture in the world of fashion for so long that it’s difficult to imagine a time when he wasn’t defining the boundaries of great style.

A black and white photo of a woman singing in front of an organ from the film "Say Amen, Somebody!"

Say Amen, Somebody!

  • 4:30 & 7:00 p.m. Sat, Feb 2 | 2:00 & 4:30 p.m. Sun, Feb 3, 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Say Amen Somebody! was universally hailed as a masterpiece of documentary filmmaking upon its release in 1982.

Teachers taking part in a professional development workshop at the DIA

STEAM Workshop for Elementary Educators

  • TBD | Sat, Feb 2, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

The Detroit Institute of Arts is your resource for teaching and learning. 

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Feb 3 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Medieval & Renaissance (2nd Floor)

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

A tour in Rivera Court

Thursdays at the Museum: Highlights of the Permanent Collection (Tour)

  • Thu, Feb 7 , 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Prentis Court

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

Dad and Young Daughter Drawing in the Galleries at the DIA

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Feb 8 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Ancient Cultures of the Americas (1st Floor)

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

Chinese Dragon Faces

Drop-In Workshop: Lunar New Year Dragon Masks

  • 6:00 - 9:00 PM Fri, Feb 8 | 12:00 - 4:00 PM Sat, Feb 9 & Sun, Feb 10, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

To commemorate Lunar New Year, make your own dragon mask out of tag board, paper, and raffia.

A still of two girls from an animated film

The 2019 Academy Award® Nominated Short Films (animation and live action)

  • Fri, Feb 8 - Sun, Feb 24, 2019 (dates and times below)
  • Detroit Film Theatre

As in previous years, the 2019 Oscar® Shorts program will present all five nominees in both the short animation and live-action short film categories in one spectacular presentation.

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Feb 9 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - African American (2nd Floor)

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

A woman carefully working on a large mural

The 2019 Academy Award® Nominated Documentary Short Films

  • 7:00 PM Sat, Feb 9 & Thu, Feb 14 | 2:00 PM Sat, Feb 23 , 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

We’re delighted to present again this year a program of all of the Academy Award® nominated short documentary films.