Events

Per Benjamin floral arrangement

Friends of Art and Flower's 2018 Elizabeth Sites Kuhlman Lecture & Luncheon

  • Mon, Apr 23
  • 10:30 AM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

Mark your calendar for this exciting annual event. 

Erroll Garner: No One Can Hear You Read

Thursdays at the Museum: Film "Erroll Garner: No One Can Hear You Read"

  • Thu, Apr 26
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

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

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.

Docent led tour of Rivera Court

The "Big Picture" Guided Tour (6 p.m. on Fridays)

  • 6 p.m. Fridays
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Great Hall

Every Friday at 6 p.m. take a free guided tour of the Detroit Institute of Arts' collection.

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Apr 27
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Great Hall

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

Stained Glass

Drop-In Workshop: Stained Glass

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

Have fun creating your very own stained glass art project using paper and colored cellophane.

Making Home with the DIA Teen Council

Making Home with the DIA Teen Council

  • Fri, Apr 27
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

“Making a home.” What does that mean to you? Does it sound comforting? Does it fuel a flame? Does it make you jump for joy? The DIA Teen Council would love to share and explore Making Home: Contemporary Works from the DIA with you.

Danilo Brito and João Luiz

Friday Night Live! Danilo Brito and João Luiz

  • Fri, Apr 27
  • 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Mandolin player Danilo Brito is known for his extraordinary musicianship and his performances of choro, the first characteristically Brazilian genre of popular music.

Italian Film Festival USA: Ears (Orecchie)

Italian Film Festival USA: Ears (Orecchie)

  • Fri, Apr 27
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

A man wakes up one morning with an annoying ringing sound in his ears. A note on the fridge says: “Your friend Luigi has died. P.S. I took the car." The problem is that he does not even remember who this Luigi is.

Stained Glass

Drop-In Workshop: Stained Glass

  • 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. | Sat, Apr 28 & Sun, Apr 29
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Have fun creating your very own stained glass art project using paper and colored cellophane.