Events

DIA Exterior with Fountain

2019 DIA Gala

  • Sat, Nov 9 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

The Detroit Institute of Arts' annual gala. 

DIA Exterior with Fountain

Thursdays at the Museum: Art BINGO!

  • Thu, Nov 14 , 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

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

Gallery teacher giving a tour to students

Thursdays at the Museum: Art and Artifacts - Explore the Collection (Tour)

  • Thu, Dec 5 , 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

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

"The Wedding Dance," 1566, Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Netherlandish; oil on wood panel. Detroit Institute of Arts.

Bruegel's “The Wedding Dance” Revealed

  • Sat, Dec 14, 2019 - Sun, Aug 30, 2020
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

This exhibition celebrates one of the DIA's most iconic paintings, Pieter Bruegel's The Wedding Dance (1566) on the occasion of the 450th anniversary of the artist's death.

Luminaries

Thursdays at the Museum: Luminaries

  • Thu, Dec 19 , 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

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

Cars | Credit to be determined

Detroit Style: Car Design in the Motor City, 1950-2020

  • Fri, Jun 13, 2020 - Sun, Jan 10, 2021
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

A selection of paintings and sculptures will highlight the conversation between the American art world and the car culture from the 1950s to the present day.  

Self-Portrait, Van Gogh, 1887

Van Gogh in America

  • Sun, Jun 21 - Sun, Sep 27, 2020
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

In celebration of its status as the first public museum in the United States to purchase a painting by Vincent van Gogh—Self-Portrait, 1887.

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