Events

Manuscript of the “Perfection of Wisdom in Eight Thousand Verses” (Ashtasahasrika Prajnaparamita)

Robert & Katherine Jacobs Asian Wing Opening

  • Opened Nov 4, 2018
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

The DIA’s new Robert and Katherine Jacobs Asian Wing presents works of art from the world’s largest continent, featuring recent acquisitions together with longtime DIA treasures coming back onto view .

Two traditional Japanese dolls

Japanese Girls Day

  • Sat, Mar 2, 12:00 - 5:00 p.m. | Sun, Mar 3, 12:00 - 5:00 p.m. , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

A weekend exploring traditional and modern aspects of Japanese culture in celebration of Hinamatsuri - or Japanese Girls Day.

An Indian dancer in Rivera Court

Indian Festival

  • Fri, Apr 5 , 2019
  • 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

A weekend of performances, demonstrations, displays and hands-on activities. Immerse yourself in Indian culture while exploring its traditional and modern aspects.

An Indian dancer in Rivera Court

Celebrate India

  • 12:00 - 5:00 p.m. Sat, Apr 6 & Sun, Apr 7, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

A weekend of performances, demonstrations, displays and hands-on activities. Immerse yourself in Indian culture while exploring its traditional and modern aspects.

A man and a woman handcuffed, turned away from each other

Bollywood Classics: Pyaasa

  • Sun, Apr 7 , 2019
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

The film that best defines Bollywood’s golden age, a tragic romance between a poet and a prostitute that Time named among the top ten romantic films of all time.