Events

Refresh, Restore, & Reinvigorate Educator Morning

Refresh, Restore, & Reinvigorate Educator Morning

  • Tue, Jun 26
  • 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Student Lunchroom

Join us for an educator-exclusive morning to start your summer with the 3 “R”s of self-care: Refresh, Restore, and Reinvigorate! Begin by relaxing with a yin yoga session in the Great Hall led by Detroit Yoga Lab.

Creature Puppets

Drop-In Workshop: Creature Marionettes

  • 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. | Tue, Jun 26 & Wed, Jun 27
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Use felt, ribbon, and a tongue depressor to turn a butterfly, snake, spider, fish, or a creature of your imagination into a whimsical marionette.

Adventures and Quests: The Sea Hawk

Adventures and Quests: The Sea Hawk

  • Tue, Jun 26
  • 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Buccaneer Geoffrey Thorpe (Errol Flynn) is a sixteenth-century pirate-for-hire to England’s Queen Elizabeth I in this rousing, high-powered swashbuckler that influenced every such adventure epic to follow–both in theme and in style–up to and including Star Wars. Made at the onset of World War II, this rousing adventure let the imaginations of a generation of kids join in the fight for liberty. 

Detroit Museum Mashup

Detroit Museum Mashup

  • Thu, Jun 28
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Student Lunchroom

This gallery teaching workshop offers the chance for educators to connect, interact with art, and learn from and with each other in a supportive group of colleagues. Over the course of the day, participants will be assigned to random small teaching groups, with whom they will work to develop short gallery engagements with an assigned object.

Creature Puppets

Drop-In Workshop: Creature Marionettes

  • Thu, Jun 28
  • 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Use felt, ribbon, and a tongue depressor to turn a butterfly, snake, spider, fish, or a creature of your imagination into a whimsical marionette.

"Deli Man"

Thursdays at the Museum: Film "Deli Man"

  • Thu, Jun 28
  • 1:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Ziggy Gruber, a world-class chef trained in France, longed to create the cuisine he loved most; to do so he recreated the delicatessen of his youth and of his dreams, but in an unexpected place – Texas.

Invaders From Mars (1953)

Alien Encounters: Invaders From Mars (1953)

  • Thu, Jun 28
  • 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Here’s a movie that scared the pants off of a generation of baby boomers; when the Martians land in America’s heartland, they take over the bodies of young David’s formerly loving parents and schoolmates. The film’s stylized, expressionistic design ingeniously heightens the overall sense of paranoia and panic. 

Droids, illustration, Star Wars and the Power of Costume

Behind the Seen: Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume, Warren Public Library

  • Thu, Jun 28
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Warren Public Library, Arthur Miller Branch

Learn about the DIA exhibition Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume, which closely examine the captivating process of costume design for iconic outfits featured in the first seven films of the Star Wars saga—from Queen Amidala’s lavish gowns to Darth Vader’s imposing black armor.

Creature Puppets

Drop-In Workshop: Creature Marionettes

  • Fri, Jun 29
  • 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Use felt, ribbon, and a tongue depressor to turn a butterfly, snake, spider, fish, or a creature of your imagination into a whimsical marionette.

Fantastic Voyage (1966)

Other Dimensions: Fantastic Voyage (1966)

  • Fri, Jun 29
  • 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

An important scientist is attacked, and the resulting brain injury is inoperable – from the outside, at least. The solution: shrink a surgical team down to microscopic size and inject them into his bloodstream, so they can operate from the inside. A great sci-fi concept was somewhat limited by the era’s technology, yet it’s still a fondly remembered, brightly colorful adventure.