2021 Academy Award Nominated® Short Films

They’re back, and they’re virtual! The 2021 Academy Award® Nominated Short Films will be available for home viewing this year, starting April 2. Tickets will be available for purchase this Friday through April 25 with unlimited virtual seating. Your ticket to see the best in animation, live-action, documentary film, or all three, directly supports the Detroit Film Theatre during its closure. Learn more >
Artist Demonstration | School Field Trip from Home

In the latest video from the DIA’s “Artist Demonstration” series, learn about the art and artistic process of Detroit-based costume and fashion designer Nabeela Najjar. If you are feeling inspired after watching Nabeela, check out the at-home art-making projects created by the DIA’s studio team! Watch >
Friday Night Live! Charity | Art Access Online

Last month, Detroit native songstress Charity gave an intimate performance as a part of the DIA’s Black History Month, Friday Night Live series, presenting songs from her new recording project, Tender Headed. Charity was recently featured in Hour magazine, offering a look into her life growing up in Detroit and some of her musical inspirations. Watch >
2021 Scholastic Art Awards | Community Partnership

Join the College for Creative Studies as we celebrate the 2021 Southeastern Michigan Region Scholastic Art Award winners and their teachers from Lenawee, Livingston, Monroe, Oakland, Washtenaw & Wayne Counties. Watch >
La Strada | DFT @ Home

DFT @ Home is a virtual screening room that presents Detroit Film Theatre selections at your convenience and helps benefit the DFT. New this week is a 4K restoration of La Strada, one of legendary Italian film director and screenwriter Fedrico Fellini’s key masterworks and the winner of the first Academy Award® for Best Foreign Language Film. Learn more >
Van Gogh's birthday | Shop DIA!

Happy Birthday, Van Gogh! Celebrate his life and work with a memento from the DIA Shop. The Starry Night Petal puzzle, designed from Van Gogh’s iconic work with petal flowers, is available for purchase, among many other items. Shop now >
TATM: Studio Visit | For Seniors

This week’s Thursdays at the Museum program features a special artist demonstration from Jennifer Belair Sakarian, an artist, educator, and writer living in Michigan. Her primary focus is printmaking and mixed media. Learn more >
Reminder: Due to rising COVID cases, the DIA will be closed until April 2.
Detroit Style: Car Design in the Motor City from 1950–2020
on view through June 27, 2021
Russ Marshall: Detroit Photographs, 19582008
on view through June 27, 2021
Robert Blackburn & Modern American Printmaking
on view through September 5, 2021
Experience & Expression
on view through October 3, 2021
Welcome Back!
The DIA is open Wednesday-Sunday; advance timed reservations are required for everyone, including members and residents of Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties. Click to learn how to make your visit safe and convenient. 
Member Mornings
Wednesday mornings (9 a.m. to 12 p.m.) at the museum are now Member Mornings. DIA members will have the museum to themselves, including access to special exhibitions. Capacity limits and COVID protocols are in place to ensure safety. 
Adults $14 | Seniors $9 | Ages 6-17 $6
College students $8 | Free for 5 and under

The DIA is always free for all residents of Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties as well as DIA members.
Wednesday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday & Tuesday: Closed

Box Office 313.833.4005
Museum Shop 313.833.7944
General 313.833.7900

Images: Robert Blackburn (American, 1920–2003). Refugees (aka People in a Boat), 1938. Lithograph; 11 1/8 x 15 ¾ in. Edition 4. Collection of NCCU Art Museum, North Carolina Central University, Gift of Christopher Maxey. | Chrysler Corporation. Plymouth Barracuda, 1970. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. | "First Annual Detroit Blues Festival, Detroit," 1977, Russ Marshall, American; dye-based inkjet print. | "River Crossing," 2011, Rashid Johnson, American; mirrored tile, black soap, wax. Detroit Institute of Arts.