Events

Rivera Court

Behind the Seen: Diego Rivera and the Detroit Industry Murals

  • Wed, Jan 23 , 2019
  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Oxford Public Library

Learn the complex and intriguing story behind Diego Rivera and his Detroit Industry murals,which have now been declared a National Historic Landmark.

Self Portrait, 1887, Vincent van Gogh

Behind the Seen: DIA - The Essentials

  • Thu, Jan 24 , 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Northville Community Center

Explore select DIA artworks to gain an appreciation of the diversity, quality, and world-class status of the museum's collection.

Behind the Seen: Vogue

Behind the Seen: Vogue

  • Mon, Jan 28 , 2019
  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • St. Clair Shores Library

This talk explores costuming and adornment throughout time and demonstrates the many ways that personal, political and cultural identity is communicated through our clothing and body art.

The Piper, 1953. Huey Lee-Smith

Behind the Seen - In Our Own Voice: African American Art

  • Thu, Feb 7 , 2019
  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Sterling Heights Public Library

Enhance your awareness of the creative contributions of African Americans from the 19th century through the present day. This talk provides a lens to examine issues of race, gender, politics and culture.

La Santa E Gloriosa Carne, 1993 Ed Fraga

Behind the Seen: To Die Upon a Kiss

  • Thu, Feb 7 , 2019
  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Plymouth District Library

Scientists have proven that when experiencing "love," brain cells release dopamine, a natural stimulant, to many regions of the brain that affects human behavior.

La Santa E Gloriosa Carne, 1993 Ed Fraga

Behind the Seen: To Die Upon a Kiss

  • Sat, Feb 9 , 2019
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Center Line Public Library

Scientists have proven that when experiencing "love," brain cells release dopamine, a natural stimulant, to many regions of the brain that affects human behavior.

DIA Exterior with Fountain

Behind the Seen - DIA: The Essentials

  • Mon, Feb 25 , 2019
  • 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Fraser Public Library

Explore select DIA artworks to gain an appreciation of the diversity, quality, and world-class status of the museum's collection.