Spark students’ imaginations, encourage wonder and discovery

The DIA is proud to offer exciting new learning opportunities for the classroom until we can welcome groups back into the museum.

Virtual Field Trips (Grades 2 - 12)

Make the DIA a part of your school year! Engage students with works of art from the DIA collection through inquiry-based conversations led by a museum Gallery Teacher via a PowerPoint presentation with high-res images. These programs can be hosted through our virtual meeting platform (Microsoft Teams), or through the preferred platform of the school and shared with students in a classroom, or on their personal devices at home. Apply now >

DIA Delivered K - 12

DIA Delivered K-12 is a program for K-12 teachers and students that brings toolboxes filled with a variety of items to your classroom, providing students with opportunities for close-looking and exploration. Designed to create a window into the DIA’s world-renown collection from afar, each toolbox offers a variety of curriculum-based activities, connecting your students to some of our favorite works of art! Learn more >

These programs are free for schools within Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties.

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In-Person Field Trips

Our visitor's safety is our top priority. In an effort to adhere to current safety protocols we are currently not welcoming any groups of 10 or more to the museum. You are more than welcome to apply for a future visit but please be aware that the changing nature of the pandemic could affect your requested visit criteria. Please email any questions regarding this to We are sorry for this inconvenience and cannot wait to welcome you and your group in the future.