Events

A man and his dog viewing an Inside|Out piece in Brush Park

Inside|Out 2019

  • Through October 31, 2019

In its tenth year, Inside|Out brings high-quality reproductions of masterpieces from the museum's collection to outdoor venues throughout Metro Detroit.

Hand-colored paper tiles

Drop-In Workshop: Lac Ste. Claire Fine Art Fair

  • 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Sat, Sep 14 & Sun, Sep 15, 2019
  • Veterans Memorial Park

Join the DIA at Lac Ste. Claire Fine Art Fair and create an initial tile.

Heraldry

Off-site Drop-In Workshop at Northville Heritage Festival

  • 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Sat, Sep 14 | 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Sun, Sep 15, 2019

Join DIA at Northville Heritage Festival and create a miniature coat-of-arms of your own design.

Flowers in a Glass Vase, 1704. Rachel Ruysch. Dutch

Behind the Seen | Through Her Eyes I: Women Artists

  • Wed, Sep 18 , 2019
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Older Person's Commission

Viewing the work of women artists in the DIA's Collection heightens awareness of the creative contributions of women across cultures and time.

William, 2010. Corine Vermeulen (b.1980) Dutch

Behind the Seen | Through Her Eyes II: Women Photographers

  • Thu, Sep 19 , 2019
  • 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Milford Public Library

This talk at the Milford Public Library will introduce you to the impact of art photography by some of the leading women artists in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Drop-In Workshop : Paper Flower Garden Wall

Off-site Drop-In Workshop at Romulus Pumpkin Festival

  • 4:00 - 8:000 p.m. Fri, Sep 20 | 11:00 a.m. - 8:000 p.m. Sat, Sep 21, 2019
  • Romulus Historical Park

Join DIA at Romulus Pumpkin Festival and create a Paper Flower. 

Drop-In Workshop: Sistrums

Drop-In Workshop at Clinton Township Festival of the Senses Art Fair

  • 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Sat, Sep 21 & Sun, Sep 22, 2019

Join DIA at Clinton Township Festival of the Senses Art Fair and make a Sistrum.

Examples of illuminated manuscript

Off-site Drop-In Workshop at Shamrock Day

  • Sat, Sep 21 , 2019
  • 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Eastpointe Children's Garden

Join DIA at Shamrock Day and create an Illuminated Manuscript.

"Crying Girl," 1963, Roy Lichtenstein, American; offset lithograph printed in color on off-white wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts. 

Behind the Seen | From Camelot to Kent State: Pop Art, 1960-1975

  • Fri, Sep 27 , 2019
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Costick Center

Explore pieces which both critique and celebrate mass media and popular culture.