Events

Wile E. Coyote and Road Runner

DFT Animation Club: Looney Tunes Classics

  • Sat, Nov 18
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

This special edition of the DFT Animation Club will delight audiences of all ages as we unspool some of the best and most hilarious Warner Bros. Looney Tunes shorts. Immortal stars such as Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig, Daffy Duck...

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

The "Big Picture" Guided Tour (3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays)

  • 3 p.m. Saturdays & Sundays
  • 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 ...

Watercolor Postcards

Drop-In Workshop: Watercolor Postcards

  • Sun, Nov 19
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Create postcards of your own design to send to friends and family.

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Nov 19
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - European: Dutch Golden Age (3rd Floor)

Create a pencil drawing to take home while taking a closer look at the collection

DIA Away

DIA Away: Chanu-Con! at Congregation Beth Shalom

  • Sun, Nov 19
  • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Congregation Beth Shalom

DIA Away will be at the Chanu-Con! community-wide Chanukah celebration at Congregation Beth Shalom. 

D-Cyphered: Portraits by Jenny Risher

D-Cyphered 16 Bars Workshop

  • Sun, Nov 19
  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - DeSalle Photography Gallery (1st floor)

Join Inside Out Literary Arts Project they engage with the forms and structures of the music behind the DIA's exhibition D-Cyphered: Portraits by Jenny Risher.

Wile E. Coyote and Road Runner

DFT Animation Club: Looney Tunes Classics

  • Sun, Nov 19
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

This special edition of the DFT Animation Club will delight audiences of all ages as we unspool some of the best and most hilarious Warner Bros. Looney Tunes shorts. Immortal stars such as Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig, Daffy Duck...

Museum Closed

  • Thu, Nov 23
  • All Day
Chavela

Chavela

  • FRI, NOV 24, 9:45 PM; SAT, NOV 25, 1 PM and SUN, NOV 26, 5 PM
  • DFT Auditorium

(Mexico/Spain/USA/2017—directed by Catherine Gund and Daresha Kyi)

Chavela is the captivating look at the unconventional life of beloved singer Chavela Vargas, whose passionate renditions of Mexican music and triumphant ...

An image from The Square

The Square

  • FRI, NOV 24, 7 PM; SAT, NOV 25, 3:30, 7, & 9:45 PM and SUN, NOV 26, 2 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

(Sweden/2017—directed by Ruben Östlund)

Christian (Claes Bang), the director of a renowned contemporary art museum, is persuaded by his marketing staff that the institution would benefit from a form of bold performance ...