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.

DIA Away

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.

Droids, illustration, Star Wars and the Power of Costume

Behind the Seen: Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume, Warren Public Library

  • Thu, Jun 28
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Warren Public Library, Arthur Miller Branch

Learn about the DIA exhibition Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume, which closely examine the captivating process of costume design for iconic outfits featured in the first seven films of the Star Wars saga—from Queen Amidala’s lavish gowns to Darth Vader’s imposing black armor.

David McMurray

David McMurray Quintet

  • Sat, Jun 30
  • 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
  • General Motors Theatre, Charles H. Wright Museum

Saxophonist David McMurray has become one of the most sought after session men in contemporary music.

DIA Away

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.

The Sinfonia (Family Portrait), 1671, Michiel van Musscher, Klinic Slab Light

Behind the Seen: Picturing Music

  • Sat, Jul 7
  • 2:00 PM
  • Royal Oak Public Library

Exploring the presence of music in visual art heightens awareness of the role music plays across cultures and time and provides a lens through which to explore the personal, social and creative aspects of identity.

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