Events

A still from the film Bless Their Little Hearts

Thursdays at the Museum | Film: Bless Their Little Hearts

  • Thu, Feb 27 , 2020
  • 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 still from the film My Brother's Wedding

My Brother's Wedding

  • Thu, Feb 27 , 2020
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

A unique and powerful documentary, beautifully filmed, of the elaborate funerary rites for the Queen Mother of the Asante in Ghana.

Guests drawing in the Native American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Feb 28 , 2020
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Native American (1st Floor)

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

LaShaun Kotaran

Spoken | The Art of Poetry

  • Fri, Feb 28 , 2020
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Area poets present works inspired by the pieces of art they love the most.  

Yaa Gyasi

Author Talk: Yaa Gyasi

  • Fri, Feb 28 , 2020
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Gyasi's brilliant and relevant novels move through histories and geographies and capture the troubled spirit of our own nation.

A woman drawing in a gallery

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Feb 29 , 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Islamic World (1st Floor)

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

A still of two dancers from Cunningham

Cunningham

  • 2:00, 4:30 & 7:00 p.m. | Sat, Feb 29, 2020
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Brings to life the work of visionary choreographer and dancer Merce Cunningham in commemoration of his centennial

A few children drawing at easels

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Mar 1 , 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Ancient Middle East (1st Floor)

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

A tour in Rivera Court

Thursdays at the Museum: Highlights of the Permanent Collection (Tour)

  • Thu, Mar 5 , 2020
  • 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+.

Two teens working on an art-making project in the studio

Drop-In Workshop: It's a Zoo in Here!

  • 6:00 - 9:00 Fri, Mar 6 | 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. Sat, Mar 7 & Sun, Mar 8, 2020
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Come to the DIA Studio and create a project called, "It's a Zoo in Here!"