Events

A man in swim trunks gets ready to dive off a platform in the water near a bustling city nestled in the mountains.

Blue Island

  • Sun, Sep 11 , 2022
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre Auditorium

An elegiac corollary to the fiery documentaries that captured Hong Kong's recent protest movement.

Tucker: The Man and His Dream

  • 7:00 p.m. Fri, Sep 16 | 2:00 & 7:00 p.m. Sat, Sep 17 | 4:00 p.m. Sun, Sep 18, 2022
  • Detroit Film Theatre Auditorium

“Francis Coppola's heartfelt tribute to Preston Tucker turns out to be one of his most personal and successful movies.”  –Jonathan Rosenbaum

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.