Events

Large, odd shaped house with a face

Tea-Time Theatre: Howl’s Moving Castle

  • Thu, Dec 26 , 2019
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

On a quest to break a spell, Sophie climbs aboard Howl’s magnificent moving castle and into a new life of wonder and adventure.

Chulas Fronteras

Chulas Fronteras (Beautiful Borders)

  • 4:00 p.m. | Thu, Dec 26 - Mon, Dec 30, 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Selected by the Library of Congress as a national treasure, Chulas Fronteras is a zesty introduction to musica Norteña and the culture of the Texas-Mexico border.

A black woman in a hallway with thin, brightly colored lines painted on the walls and ceilings

British Arrows 2019

  • 7:00 p.m. | Thu, Dec 26 - Mon, Dec 30, 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

The uniquely creative “adverts” of British TV continue to dazzle and delight; they’re annually recognized with the prestigious British Arrows awards.

Eggs with some boxtrolls behind them

Tea-Time Theatre: The Boxtrolls

  • Fri, Dec 27 , 2019
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Orphaned at infancy, Eggs was raised by Boxtrolls, underground dwellers who scavenge the streets of Cheesebridge by night.

A young girl being watched by toys in a bookstore

Tea-Time Theatre: Eleanor’s Secret

  • Sat, Dec 28 , 2019
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Eleanor’s Secret is a beautifully designed, rollicking adventure in which a boy’s newfound ability to read not only sets his imagination free, but saves the day!

Traditional Looney Tunes, "That's All Folks!" title card

New Year’s Eve Matinee: Looney Tunes Classics

  • Tue, Dec 31 , 2019
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

This special New Year’s Eve edition of DFT Family will delight audiences of all ages as we unspool some of the best and most hilarious Warner Bros. Looney Tunes shorts.

Educator Event

Refresh, Restore, & Revitalize Educator Morning

  • Sat, Jan 11 , 2020
  • 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Join us for an educator-exclusive morning series focusing on the 3 “R”s of self-care: Refresh, Restore, and Revitalize!  

"Self-Portrait with Monkey," 1938, Frida Kahlo, Mexican; oil on masonite. Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Bequest of A. Conger Goodyear, 1966 (1966:9.10).

Guests of Honor: Frida Kahlo and Salvador Dalí

  • February 8 - September 27, 2020
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Important works by Frida Kahlo and Salvador Dalí, presented alongside photographs from the DIA’s collection, documenting the artists’ imaginative, larger-than-life personae.

“Alpine Landscape with Deep Valley,” 1555, Jan Duetecum I after Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Netherlandish; etching and engraving printed in black on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts.

From Bruegel to Rembrandt: Dutch and Flemish Prints and Drawings from 1500 to 1700

  • Feb 15 - July 26, 2020
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Starting in the sixteenth-century, Flemish and Dutch artists turned to everyday subjects, describing the landscape and people around them with humor and loving detail.

Educator Event

Refresh, Restore, & Revitalize Educator Morning

  • Sat, Mar 7 , 2020
  • 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Join us for an educator-exclusive morning series focusing on the 3 “R”s of self-care: Refresh, Restore, and Revitalize!