Events

Colorful Concert of Colors featuring a stairway to the sun, flowers, birds, trees, and music notes

2021 Concert of Colors

  • Aug 2 – 9, 2021

Detroit’s most beloved free, global music festival is a blend of live, broadcast, and streamed events for eight exciting days August 2-August 9.

A close up, black and white portrait of a woman with short curly hair turning her head back towards the camera while smiling.

DFT @ Home | Sweet Thing

  • July 9 – Aug 7, 2021

Billie is a 15-year-old girl whose hopeful fantasies center on Billie Holiday as a sort of fairy godmother.

Educator Event

VTS Virtual Crash Course

  • 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Wed, Aug 4 & Thu, Aug 5, 2021

[4 SCECHs pending]

An anime style drawing of a woman in red short and a red and white striped polo shirt posing as if throwing a baseball pitch on a red background with white stars.

DFT @ Home | The Witches of the Orient

  • July 16 – Aug 14, 2021

How did a group of humble factory workers become a phenomenal sports success story and the pride of an entire nation? 

Two women, both wearing black turtleneck sweaters and khakis, sit opposite each other in an office setting.

DFT @ Home | The Woman Who Ran

  • July 16 – Aug 14, 2021

Winner of the Best Director Prize at the 2020 Berlin Film Festival and an Official Selection at the New York Film Festival, this is a subtle, powerful, compact look at dilemmas small and large faced by women everywhere.

A group of dancers in skin toned clothes hoisting a dancer up in the air above them.

DFT @ Home | Can You Bring It: Bill T. Jones and D-Man in the Waters

  • July 22 – Aug 21, 2021

The creative process that culminated in choreographer, dancer and director Bill T. Jones’ tour de force ballet D-Man in the Waters.

A man in a black hooded jacket stares off camera as a woman in a black headscarf leans against his back, facing the camera.

DFT @ Home | Crimson Gold (Talaye sorkh)

  • July 29 – Aug 28, 2021

A subtle portrait of class conflict in modern Iran based on an actual account of a pizza deliveryman’s botched attempt at robbing a Tehran jewelry store.

Artwork from artist Don Kilpatrick III featuring a skull in a helmet with flowers emerging from the skull.

TATM presents Studio Visit with Don Kilpatrick III

  • Thu, Aug 5 , 2021
  • 1:00 PM

Thursdays at the Museum is now a LIVE online event every Thursday at 1 p.m.