Events

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Detour (new 4K restoration)

  • Fri, May 24 - 7:00 & 9:00 p.m. | Sun, May 26 - 2:00 p.m., 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

From the gutters of Poverty Row came a movie that, more than any other, epitomizes the dark fatalism at the heart of film noir.

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.

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+.

Students working in the studio

Homeschool Afternoon: Explore, Collaborate, and Create with Watercolor Painting

  • Wed, Jun 5 , 2019
  • 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Learning Center

Explore the day’s theme of watercolor painting in the galleries with a customized guided experience.

Gallery teacher giving a tour to students

Thursdays at the Museum: Tour - DIA's Hidden Treasures

  • Thu, Jun 6 , 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+.

"Café​ Paris," 1929, Archibald J. Motley Jr., American; oil on canvas. Museum Purchase, Ernest & Rosemarie Kanzler Foundation Fund. Detroit Institute of Arts. 

Out of the Crate: New Gifts & Purchases

  • Sun, Jun 9 - Sun, Sep 15, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

DIA Director Salvador Salort-Pons selects the artwork in this gallery that showcases some of the museum’s newest acquisitions.

Mandisa

Thursdays at the Museum: Artist Demonstration - Mandisa Smith of Detroit Fiber Works

  • Thu, Jun 13 , 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+.

Educator Event

Refresh, Restore, & Revitalize Educator Morning

  • TBD | Sat, June 15, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

The Detroit Institute of Arts is your resource for teaching and learning. 

"The Ball Players," 1871, William Morris Hunt, American; oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts.

Play Ball! Baseball at the DIA. Part II

  • Sun, Jun 16 - Sun, Sep 15, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Celebrate the great American pastime of baseball with a new year of the DIA's continuing series of exhibitions, Play Ball! Baseball at the DIA.

Art pins and buttons

Thursdays in the Museum: Art Pins and Buttons

  • Thu, Jun 20 , 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+.