Events

Hedy Lamarr

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

  • SAT, JAN 13 at 4 PM; SAT, JAN 20 at 4 PM
  • DFT Auditorium

(USA/2017—directed by Alexandra Dean)

Starlet. Siren. The Most Beautiful Woman in the World. These are some of the phrases used to describe legendary Hollywood actress Hedy Lamarr, and now Alexandra Dean’s illuminating...

The Teacher

The Teacher

  • FRI, JAN 19 at 7 p.m., SAT, JAN 20 at 7 p.m., SUN, JAN 21 at 2 p.m.
  • DFT Auditorium

(Czech Republic/Slovakia/2016—directed by Jan Hřebejk)

In 1983 Czechoslovakia, with Soviet-style Communism in full swing, bossy middle school teacher and Party official Comrade Drazdechova (the wonderful Zuzana Mauréry...

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Jan 21
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Islamic World (1st Floor)

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

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Jan 21
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Islamic World (1st Floor)

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

The Divine Order

The Divine Order

  • FRI, JAN 12 at 7 PM; SAT, JAN 13 at 7 & 9:30 PM; SUN, JAN 14 at 4:30 PM; SUN, JAN 21 at 4:30 PM
  • DFT Auditorium

(Switzerland/2017—directed by Petra Volpe)

It’s 1971 in Switzerland. Dutiful housewife Nora (a knockout performance by Marie Leuenberger) is “forbidden” by her husband to take a part-time job. As her frustration gr...

Hedy Lamarr

Thursdays at the Museum: Film "Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story"

  • Thu, Jan 25
  • 1:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

(USA/2017—directed by Alexandra Dean)

Starlet. Siren. The Most Beautiful Woman in the World. These are some of the phrases used to describe legendary Hollywood actress Hedy Lamarr, and now Alexandra Dean’s illuminating...

Playing chess with the Detroit Chess Club at the DIA

Detroit City Chess Club Open Play

  • Fridays at 4 p.m.
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Prentis Court

Join the Detroit City Chess Club in their regular Friday meet-ups in Prentis Court.

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Jan 26
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Arts of Africa (1st Floor)

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

Art-Making: Patterns, Symbols, and Designs

Drop-In Workshop: Patterns, Symbols, & Designs

  • Fri, Jan 26
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Use rubber stamps and fabric markers to give your own personal meaning to a decorated piece of silk fabric. 

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Jan 26
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Arts of Africa (1st Floor)

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