Events

Grieving & Healing Through the Arts

Live Coal Gallery presents: 2nd Annual Grieving & Healing Through the Arts

  • Sat, Jun 23
  • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Light Box

Workshops will be led by Mary Alleyne (creative journaling), Stefanie Cohen & Corey Gearhart (movement/writing), Yvette Rock (drawing), and Rhonda Murray Welsh (writing).

DIA Away at the Mall at Partridge Creek

DIA Away: Novi Public Library

  • Sat, Jun 23
  • 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Novi Public Library

DIA Away is a fully furnished, vibrantly designed 53' double-expandable trailer. Inside, families and visitors of all ages will discover some of the ways artists think, then have the opportunity to try out creative thinking skills at digital and hands-on stations. Visitors will be surprised and inspired to discover the connections between themselves and the ways artists think and work.

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Jun 23
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Arts of Africa (1st Floor)

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

Sun Prints

Drop-In Workshop: Sun Prints

  • Sat, Jun 23
  • 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

A sun print, also known as a photogram or cyanotype, is an image made by using a simple photographic process. Make your own image using a variety of everyday objects.

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.

Tours depart from the Great Hall at 3 p.m.

The Big Picture Guided Tour is also at 1 p.m. every Tuesday through ...

Fiend Without A Face (1958)

Creatures: Fiend Without A Face (1958)

  • Sat, Jun 23
  • 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

A kindly Canadian professor conceives of a way to give mass to human thought, but the results turn out to be unexpectedly horrifying–and deadly. This low-budget but imaginative thriller features one of the most distinctive creatures in science fiction–the literal result of a “brainstorm.” 

Big Man Japan (2007)

Creatures: Big Man Japan (2007)

  • Sat, Jun 23
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Long before Pacific Rim, this modestly scaled but charmingly witty documentary-style action comedy told another tale of a Tokyo besieged by a succession of giant monsters. The city is defended here by a dutiful, unassuming, middle-aged slacker who has the unique gift of being able to transform into a supersized giant when his country needs him. As each new kaiju arrives, need him they do!  

Sun Prints

Drop-In Workshop: Sun Prints

  • Sun, Jun 24
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

A sun print, also known as a photogram or cyanotype, is an image made by using a simple photographic process. Make your own image using a variety of everyday objects.

Dad and Young Daughter Drawing in the Galleries at the DIA

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Jun 24
  • 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. 

Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970)

Robots: Colossus, The Forbin Project (1970)

  • Sun, Jun 24
  • 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

When the U.S. finally decides that nuclear war is too terrible a possibility to rest solely in the hands of fallible humans, they turn all of the nation’s defenses over to a “perfect” new super-computer called Colossus – an unemotional, logical decision-maker that can never be switched off or hacked. But since Colossus was designed and built by humans…