Events

A tour stops in front of Kehinde Wiley's "Equestrian Portrait of the Count Duke Olivares"

The "Big Picture" Guided Tour

  • 3 p.m. Saturdays & Sundays , 2019
  • 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 ...

Jackie Chan in Police Story

Police Story (new 4K restoration)

  • Sat, May 25 - 4:00 & 7:00 p.m. | Sun, May 26 - 4:00 p.m. , 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

The jaw-dropping set-pieces fly fast and furious in Jackie Chan’s breathtakingly inventive martial-arts comedy, a smash hit that made him a worldwide icon of daredevil action spectacle.

A man drawing in front of the armor cases in the Great Hall

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, May 26 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Great Hall

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

DIA Exterior with Fountain

Thursdays at the Museum: Art BINGO!

  • Thu, May 30 , 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+.

A woman sitting and drawing in a renaissance art gallery

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, May 31 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Medieval & Renaissance (2nd Floor)

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

Collage Portraits

Drop-In Workshop: Collage Portraits

  • Fri, May 31 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Use collage to create a portrait out of a mix of papers, cloth and other simple objects.

A Korean cultural performance in traditional dress

Arts of Asia: Korean Festival

  • Sat, Jun 1 , 2019
  • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Enjoy traditional and contemporary performances, view Korean folk art and more during this special weekend festival. 

Drop-In Workshop : Paper Flower Garden Wall

Off-site Drop-In Workshop at ART on the GRAND

  • 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Sat, Jun 1 | 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sun, Jun 2, 2019
  • Downtown Farmington

Join the DIA at ART on the GRAND and create a Paper Flower. 

Dad and Young Daughter Drawing in the Galleries at the DIA

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Jun 1 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Arts of Africa (1st Floor)

Explore the Arts of Africa and create a pencil drawing to take home. 

Great Lakes Wildlife puppets

Off-site Drop-In Workshop at Islandfest

  • Sat, Jun 1 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Grosse Ile Municipal Airport

Join DIA at Islandfest and create a Great Lakes Wildlife Puppet.