Events

Diego Rivera's "Detroit Industry Murals" with a tour group

The "Big Picture" Guided Tour

  • 1 p.m Tuesday - Sundays , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Every Tuesday through Sunday at 1 p.m. take a free guided tour of the Detroit Institute of Arts' collection.

Tours depart from the Great Hall at 1 p.m.

The Big Picture Guided Tour is also at 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday...

Gallery teacher giving a tour to students

Family Tours

  • 1 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Your guide for family tours awaits in the Great Hall. Weather permitting, your adventure may include outdoor objects.

A tour stops in front of Kehinde Wiley's "Equestrian Portrait of the Count Duke Olivares"

The "Big Picture" Guided Tour

  • 3 p.m. Saturdays & Sundays , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Every Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m. take a free guided tour of the Detroit Institute of Arts' collection.

Tours depart from the Great Hall at 3 p.m.

The Big Picture Guided Tour is also at 1 p.m. every Tuesday through ...

Five women in the same classic Motown outfit, with only one facing front with a microphone

Mosaic Youth Theatre: Now That I Can Dance – Motown 1962

  • 8:00 p.m. Fri, Aug 9 | 8:00 p.m. Sat, Aug 10 | 4:00 p.m. Sun, Aug 11 | 8:00 p.m. Fri, Aug 16 | 8:00 p.m. Sat, Aug 17 | 4:00 p.m. Sun, Aug 18 , 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit, in cooperation with the Motown Museum, returns to the DIA with Now That I Can Dance – Motown 1962 in celebration of Motown’s 60th anniversary.

Performers onstage at 2017's dance festival

Detroit Dance City Festival 2019

  • Tue, Aug 20 - Sun, Aug 25, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Detroit Dance City Festival 2019 is a week-long international festival full of performances, classes, networking and more

Rhythmic Ribbon Batons. Drop-In Workshop activity

Drop-In Workshop: Rhythmic Ribbon Batons

  • 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. | Tue, Aug 20 - Thu, Aug 22, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

The ribbon baton is used in floor exercises for gymnastic and dance.

A veteran painting a clay pot

Open House for Veterans from Macomb, Oakland and Wayne Counties

  • Thu, Aug 22 , 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Hosted by the DIA and tri-county veteran coordinators. 

To Have and Have Not poster

Thursdays at the Museum: To Have and Have Not (film)

  • Thu, Aug 22 , 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

Every Thursday at 1 p.m. the Detroit Institute of Arts offers programs for adults 55+.

Celebration masks

Drop-In Workshop Warren Birthday Bash

  • 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Thu, Aug 22 & Fri, Aug 23 | 12:00 - 7:00 p.m. Sat, Aug 24 & Sun, Aug 25, 2019
  • Warren Civic Center

Join DIA at Warren Birthday Bash 2019 and make a celebration mask.

Rhythmic Ribbon Batons. Drop-In Workshop activity

Drop-In Workshop: Rhythmic Ribbon Batons

  • Fri, Aug 23 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

The ribbon baton is used in floor exercises for gymnastic and dance.