Events

Royce Da 5'9" by Jenny Risher

D-Cyphered: Portraits by Jenny Risher

  • Tuesdays thru Sundays, Fri, Aug 4 until Mon, Feb 19
  • All Day

D-Cyphered: Portraits by Jenny Risher will take viewers on a photographic timeline that makes up the story of the Detroit hip-hop scene. Often overlooked by the movements in New York and Los Angeles, Detroit’s...

The DIA's Inside|Out outdoor installation in Detroit's Lafayette Park neighborhood

Inside|Out: Statewide

  • Daily, Mon, Aug 7 until Tue, Oct 31
  • All Day

Our popular Inside|Out program expands to locations in Sturgis and Munising. 

Drop-In Workshop: Garden Design

Drop-In Workshop: Community Garden Design

  • Sat, Sep 23
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Create a mixed-media garden design in our studio.

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Sep 23
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts -Modern (2nd Floor)

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

Diego Rivera's "Detroit Industry Murals" with a tour group

The "Big Picture" Guided Tour

  • 1 p.m Tuesday - Sundays
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Every Tuesday through Sunday at 1 p.m. take a free guided tour of the Detroit Institute of Arts' collection.

A tour stops in front of Kehinde Wiley's "Equestrian Portrait of the Count Duke Olivares"

The "Big Picture" Guided Tour (3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays)

  • 3 p.m. Saturdays & Sundays
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Every Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m. take a free guided tour of the Detroit Institute of Arts' collection.

Shade Composition by Rashaad Newsome

DLECTRICITY: Shade Composition

  • Sat, Sep 23
  • 8:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Shade Composition, Rashaad Newsome’s critically acclaimed performance artwork concludes the DLECTRICITY festival at the DIA's Detroit Film Theatre.

Drop-In Workshop: Garden Design

Drop-In Workshop: Community Garden Design

  • Sun, Sep 24
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Create a mixed-media garden design in our studio.

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Sep 24
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - European: Dutch Golden Age (3rd floor)

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

Paa Joe and one of his coffins

CANCELLED: 2017 African Art Recognition Award: Paa Joe

  • Sun, Sep 24
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

Due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has been cancelled. It will be rescheduled at a later date.