Events

Inside|Out 2017 in Lafayette Park

Inside|Out 2018

  • Spring and Summer

The Detroit Institute of Arts' popular program, Inside|Out, returns for its ninth year! Inside|Out brings high-quality reproductions of masterpieces from the museum's collection to outdoor venues throughout Metro Detroit.

DIA Away at the Mall at Partridge Creek

DIA Away: Manoogian Manor

  • Tue, Jun 19
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Manoogian Manor

DIA Away is a fully furnished, vibrantly designed 53' double-expandable trailer. Inside, families and visitors of all ages will discover some of the ways artists think, then have the opportunity to try out creative thinking skills at digital and hands-on stations. Visitors will be surprised and inspired to discover the connections between themselves and the ways artists think and work.

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DIA Away: Henry Ford Cancer Institute (Macomb)

  • Wed, Jun 20
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Henry Ford Cancer Institute - Macomb

DIA Away is a fully furnished, vibrantly designed 53' double-expandable trailer. Inside, families and visitors of all ages will discover some of the ways artists think, then have the opportunity to try out creative thinking skills at digital and hands-on stations. Visitors will be surprised and inspired to discover the connections between themselves and the ways artists think and work.

Great Lakes Wildlife Puppets

Drop-In Workshop: GM River Days

  • 12 - 7 p.m. | Fri, Jun 22 - Sun, Jun 24
  • GM River Days

Join us to create Great Lakes Wildlife Puppets in Rivard Plaza. Find our workshop in the Kid's Zone near the carousel. 

Drop-In Workshop: Sistrums

Drop-In Workshop: Trenton Summer Festival

  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Fri, Jun 22 - Sun, Jun 24
  • Trenton Summer Festival

Join us to create Sistrums at Trenton Summer Festival. Sistrums are sacred rattles carried by royal women during ceremonies in ancient Egypt. Learn more about this instrument and create a simple version. Find our workshop in the Kid's Corner.

DIA Away at the Mall at Partridge Creek

DIA Away: Novi Public Library

  • Sat, Jun 23
  • 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Novi Public Library

DIA Away is a fully furnished, vibrantly designed 53' double-expandable trailer. Inside, families and visitors of all ages will discover some of the ways artists think, then have the opportunity to try out creative thinking skills at digital and hands-on stations. Visitors will be surprised and inspired to discover the connections between themselves and the ways artists think and work.

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DIA Away: Bass, Brews & BBQ

  • Sun, Jul 1
  • 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Lake St. Clair Metropark

DIA Away is a fully furnished, vibrantly designed 53' double-expandable trailer. Inside, families and visitors of all ages will discover some of the ways artists think, then have the opportunity to try out creative thinking skills at digital and hands-on stations. Visitors will be surprised and inspired to discover the connections between themselves and the ways artists think and work.

Drop-In Workshop: Uchiwa

Drop-In Workshop: DownTown Days

  • 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Thu, July 12 & Fri, July 13 | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Sat, July 14
  • Knights of Columbus

Join us to create an Uchiwa art project. Uchiwa is a particular style of paper fan that is common in Japan. Learn about the tradition of making uchiwa as you create a fan of your own. 

Rhythmic Ribbon Baton

Drop-In Workshop: Art in the Park

  • Fri, Jul 13
  • 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us to create Rhythmic Ribbon Batons at Kellogg Park. The ribbon baton is used in floor exercises for gymnastic and dance. Make a simple version using paper, ribbon and decorative tapes.

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DIA Away: Concert of Colors

  • Sat, Jul 14
  • 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Detroit Symphony Orchestra

DIA Away, our mobile creativity experience, will be at the Concert of Colors.

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