Events

Claude Monet, Rounded Flower Bed (Corbeille de fleurs), c. 1876, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts.

Monet: Framing Life

  • Tuesday-Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017-Mar. 4, 2018
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

One ticket sends you on on two artistic adventures -- Monet: Framing Life and Church: A Painter's Pilgrimage. Travel to distinct places and time in history to experience the world as these two artists did.

“Syria by the Sea,” 1873, Frederic Church, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts.

Church: A Painter's Pilgrimage

  • Tuesday-Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017-Jan. 15, 2018
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

One ticket sends you on on two artistic adventures -- Monet: Framing Life and Church: A Painter's Pilgrimage. Travel to distinct places and time in history to experience the world as these two artists did.

Marie Curie as seen in Marie Curie: The Courage of Knowledge

Marie Curie: The Courage of Knowledge

  • SAT, NOV 18, 7 & 9:30 PM and SUN, NOV 19, 4:30 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

(Poland/Germany/France/2016—directed by Marie Noëlle)

The first woman to win the Nobel Prize, Polish-born Marie Sklodowska Curie (Karolina Gruszka) spent her life setting precedents as a physicist, chemist and pioneer i...

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 hip-hop hi...

DIA's 9th Annual Community Group Show

DIA's 9th Annual Community Group Show

  • Nov. 15 - Dec. 31
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Walter Gibbs Learning Center

Discover works of art created by participants in the DIA’s Community Group Program, a partnership between the museum and human service agencies in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties.

Watercolor Postcards

Drop-In Workshop: Watercolor Postcards

  • Sat, Nov 18
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Create postcards of your own design to send to friends and family.

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Nov 18
  • 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

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Nov 18
  • 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.

Tours depart from the Great Hall at 1 p.m.

The Big Picture Guided Tour is also at 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday

Nick Speed and Seven the General, 2016, Jenny Risher

Conversation with Photographer Jenny Risher, MetroTimes writer Kahn Santori Davison and DJ Nick Speed

  • Sat, Nov 18
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

As part of the the DIA's exhibition, D-Cyphered: Portraits by Jenny Risher, enjoy a lively conversation between Jenny Risher, Detroit Hip-Hop expert and music writer Kahn S. Davison along with DJ and producer Nick Speed.