Events

Two masculine presenting black people sitting in the balcony of a theatre, leaning on the railing looking interested with a crowd of moviegoers behind them.

DFT @ Home | Native Son (restored)

  • Oct 9 - Oct 22, 2020

Presented in association with the Library of Congress, Native Son is preceded by a special introduction by film historians

A family with small children looking at the armor cases in the Detroit Institute of Arts' Great Hall

DIA at Home: School Field Trips from Home

  • Online , 2020

The DIA Education Staff has a number of learning resources available for educators, parents and students, many of which don’t require a visit to the museum.

An adult enjoys making an art project in a Drop-In Workshop at the Detroit Institute of Arts

DIA at Home: For Seniors

  • Online , 2020

An online version of our popular “Thursdays at the Museum” program, these resources help keep seniors (and others of all ages!) learning, exploring and connecting with their DIA.

DIA Inside Out Art Installation at the Fraser Public Library

DIA at Home: Community Partnership Connection

  • Online , 2020

The DIA partners with a wide range of regional non-profit organizations for our weekly programming in the museum.

Two patrons wearing masks in Rivera Court, viewing Diego Rivera's Detroit Industry Murals

Grandparents of Tri-County Michigan – Call for Stories

  • Apply through January 31, 2021

In celebration of Grandparents Day 2021, the Detroit Institute of Arts invites tri-county residents to share 5-minute self-recorded stories on the experience of grandparenting.  

Inside Out annual bike ride

Inside|Out 2020

  • Through October 2020

In its eleventh year, Inside|Out brings high-quality reproductions of masterpieces from the museum's collection to outdoor venues throughout Metro Detroit.

Woman using phone to take a photo of a reproduction at a 2017 Inside|Out installation

Inside|Out 2021 Call for Participation

  • Aug 17 - Oct 19, 2020
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

The DIA is recruiting city representatives, downtown development authorities and arts organizations in communities that are interested in displaying high-quality reproductions of masterpieces from the collection in their cities as part of its popular Inside|Out program.

A feminine presenting person in gloves and a dark, ruffled jacket holds an umbrella over themselves and a masculine presenting person in a collared jacket and wide brimmed hat.

DFT @ Home | Martin Eden

  • Oct 16 - Nov 5, 2020

Director Pietro Marcello’s Martin Eden brilliantly reimagines American author Jack London’s 1909 novel.

"Rustic Cares (Solicitudo Rustica)," ca. 1555-56, Jan and Lucas van Doetecum, Dutch, after Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Netherlandish; etching and engraving. Detroit Institute of Arts

From Bruegel to Rembrandt: Dutch and Flemish Prints and Drawings from 1550 to 1700

  • Feb 15 - Nov 29, 2020
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Starting in the sixteenth-century, Flemish and Dutch artists turned to everyday subjects, describing the landscape and people around them with humor and loving detail.

Three Ofrendas from the 2019 exhibition

Ofrendas: Celebrating el Día de Muertos 2020

  • September 26 - November 8, 2020
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

In celebration of Dia de Muertos, the Detroit Institute of Arts, in partnership with Detroit's Mexican Consulate, invite you to explore a community exhibition of ofrenda altars.

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