A scene from Enrico IV

Henry IV (Enrico IV)

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

(Italy/1984—directed by Marco Bellocchio)

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

A scene from The Old Dark House directed by James Whale

The Old Dark House (restored)

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

(USA/1932—directed by James Whale)


Friday Night Live!: Gaida

  • Fri, Oct 27, 7 & 8:30 PM
  • DIA Rivera Court

Singer/songwriter Gaida, with impeccable musical intuition and a velvety yet crystalline voice, performs music steeped in the traditional music of her Syrian heritage, while presenting an eclectic worldview. Born in...

Image from Night of the Living Dead directed by George A. Romero

Night of the Living Dead (restored)

  • Fri, Oct 27
  • 9:30 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Night of the Living Dead. 1968. USA. Directed by George A. Romero. 96 minutes.

Kristina Beaty

Art Demo: Hair Sculpting

  • Sat, Oct 28
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • DIA Prentis Court

Artist Kristina Beaty creates beautiful masterpieces by sculpting and manipulating hair. Beaty will demonstrate elegant bridal coiffures and extravagant avant-garde and fantasy hair sculptures for visitors, while...