Events

Sun Prints

Drop-In Workshop: Sun Prints

  • Sat, Jun 25 , 2022
  • 10:00 AM - 5:00 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.

Dawood Bey, Fred Stewart and Tyler Collins from Birmingham: Four Girls, Two Boys, 2014. Pigment print on paper. Museum purchase Coville Photographer Fund, 2015.69.5.

Conscious Response: Photographers Changing the Way We See

  • July 22, 2022 – January 8, 2023
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Conscious Response explores the history of visual storytelling and image-making as seen through the eyes of over 25 artists.

Self-Portrait, Van Gogh, 1887

Van Gogh in America

  • Sun, Oct 2, 2022 - Sun, Jan 22, 2023
  • 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.

“Untitled (Anxious Crowd),” 2018, Rashid Johnson, American; soft ground etching. Detroit Institute of Arts

Printmaking in the Twenty-First Century

  • October 21, 2022 – April 9, 2023
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

The Detroit Institute of Arts presents Printmaking in the Twenty-First Century, an exhibition that celebrates exciting artwork by contemporary printmakers. Woodcut and intaglio prints in monumental scale contrast with intimate books for holding in the hands.

"Sister holding Brother," James Barnor, 1979. Accra. Courtesy Galerie Clémentine de la Féronnière

James Barnor: Accra/London: A Retrospective

  • May 28, – October 1, 2023

The DIA (Detroit Institute of Arts) proudly presents the exhibition, James Barnor: Accra/London—A Retrospective, a comprehensive survey of the work of British-Ghanaian photographer James Barnor whose career spans more than six decades.