Artist Demonstration: Rachelle Baker | Art Access Online

In the latest video from the DIA’s ‘Artist Demonstration’ series, learn about the art and artistic process of Rachelle Baker, a multi-disciplinary artist from Detroit. Watch >
Hughie Lee-Smith: A Detroit Story | Lecture

On Tuesday, Feb 16 at 6:30 p.m. join art historian Alona Cooper Wilson, Ph.D., for a special lecture titled "Hughie Lee-Smith: A Detroit Story.” Wilson will examine a select group of paintings completed in Detroit during the 1950s, the era of the Cold War, to discuss the artist’s life, his art, and the evolution of his artistic style. Learn more >
Films of Reverend Solomon Sir Jones

Starting in 1924, the Reverend Solomon Sir Jones recorded life in Oaklahoma small towns with then-new 16 mm film equipment. Jones’ 29 reels of silent, black and white celluloid are now considered the definitive film record of the Great Migration of the 1920s. This program is a selection of scenes curated and scored by Alvin Waddles and Marion Hayden. Watch now >
Masterpiece Moments | Bank of America

Bank of America has created a new video series titled Masterpiece Moments that celebrates great works of art. Tonight at 7 p.m. the DIA’s own Detroit Industry Murals, a masterpiece created by Diego Rivera, will be featured in their latest episode! Learn more >
Wind Down Wednesdays | Community Partnership

Join us each Wednesday in February at 6:30 p.m. for a celebration of Black Chefs and Mixologists. Each week local chefs prepare their favorite meal, and area mixologists blend their favorite complimentary cocktails – one aperitif and one long drink. This week's event will feature a poultry recipe with Chef Angela Michelle and an accompanying cocktail with Mixologist Devan Clark. Learn more >
Nationtime | DFT @ Home

Narrated by Sidney Poitier and Harry Belafonte, this documentary reports on the National Black Political Convention held in Gary, Indiana in 1972, a historic event that gathered voices from across the political and cultural spectrum, among them Jesse Jackson, Dick Gregory, Coretta Scott King, Richard Hatcher, Amiri Baraka, Charles Diggs, Richard Roundtree, Bobby Seale and Isaac Hayes. Learn more >
Music of Florence Price

Florence Beatrice Price became the first African American woman to have a symphony performed by a major American orchestra and in 1940 her Fourth Symphony was performed by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in the DIA Auditorium. In honor of her pioneering career, the Noah Jackson String Quartet and pianist Michelle Cann recorded a performance of Price’s music. Learn more >
Art-Making | School Field Trip from Home

This week’s art-making project was inspired by legendary Detroit artist Charles McGee’s Noah’s Ark: Genesis, which is on view in the DIA’s ConTEMPORARY gallery. McGee who passed away last week at the age of 96, used mixed media to express his joy of life and belief that humans and nature can coexist in harmony. Learn more >
Art-Making | Shop DIA

Explore your artistic side with art-making books and kits. “365 Days of Art” offers a creative exercise for every day of the year, inspiring readers and budding artists to nurture their creativity. Shop now >
TATM: In Our Own Voice | For Seniors

In this week's Thursdays at the Museum program, enhance awareness of the creative contributions of African Americans from the 19th century through the present day in a talk hosted by the DIA’s curator of African American Art Valerie Mercer and docents Ray Henney and Howard Rosenberg. This talk provides a lens to examine issues of race, gender, politics and culture. Learn more >
A Glitch in the Matrix and Lapsis | 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 are two films, the documentary A Glitch in the Matrix tackles the question “Are we living in a simulation?” and Lapsis, which follows a delivery man struggling to support himself in a parallel present. See all DFT films >
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
Experience & Expression
on view through October 3, 2021
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College students $8 | Free for 5 and under

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Images: 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.