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.

An illustration of a wolf in a forest under a crescent moon with logos from partner organizations

Music and Dancing with Wolves

  • Sat, Oct 19 , 2019
  • 11:00 AM
  • Oakland Community College

Explore familiar stories through a new lens with Eisenhower Dance and Detroit Chamber Winds & Strings.

"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

  • Mon, Oct 21 , 2019
  • 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Walled Lake City Library

At this talk, explore the imagery and social commentary of pop culture in From Camelot to Kent State Pop Art, 1960-1975

Ellen’s Isle, 1871, Robert Scott Duncanson, American

Behind the Seen: Let Me Tell You a Story

  • Mon, Oct 28 , 2019
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Clinton-Macomb Public Library

Making meaning of the world around us is a basic behavior and most cultures throughout time have used art to teach essential beliefs and understandings.

Behind the Seen: Vogue

Behind the Seen: Vogue

  • Wed, Oct 30 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Wayne Public Library

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

"Dancers," Edgar Degas

Behind the Seen: Ordinary People by Extraordinary Artists

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

Some of the most important French artists of the 19th century resisted the elitist aesthetic of the academic art tradition.

Behind the Seen: Vogue

Behind the Seen: Vogue

  • Mon, Nov 18 , 2019
  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Caroline Kennedy Library

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

Behind the Seen: Vogue

Behind the Seen: Caroline Kennedy Library

  • Mon, Nov 18 , 2019
  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Caroline Kennedy Library

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

"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

  • Thu, Nov 21 , 2019
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Plymouth Community Arts Council

At this talk, explore the imagery and social commentary of pop culture in From Camelot to Kent State Pop Art, 1960-1975