Events

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Oct 22
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts -  African American (2nd Floor)

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

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

The "Big Picture" Guided Tour

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

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

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.

A scene from Enrico IV

Henry IV (Enrico IV)

  • Sun, Oct 22
  • 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

(Italy/1984—directed by Marco Bellocchio)

Behind the Seen: Art|Pride - Plymouth District Library

  • Mon, Oct 23
  • 7:00 PM
  • Plymouth District Library

This Behind the Seen talk raises awareness of the significant contributions by LGBT artists and their impact on the art world.

Frederic Edwin Church's "Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives, March, 1868"

Putting it Together: Organizing the Exhibition, Church: An Artists's Pilgrimage

  • Wed, Oct 25
  • 6:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

DIA curator of American art Kenneth Myers gives a behind-the-scene peek at the work behind Church: An Artist's Pilgrimage.

Large audience at the Detroit Film Theatre

Thursdays at the Museum: Film "The Freshman"

  • Thu, Oct 26
  • 1:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Comedy, 1925, directed by Sam Taylor and Harold Lloyd.

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.

Sugar Skulls

Drop-In Workshop: Sugar Skulls

  • Fri, Oct 27
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Learn how sugar skulls are used for Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexican and Mexican American communities while you decorate one of your own.

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Oct 27
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - American (2nd Floor)

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