Asian Sound Revolution | Art Access Online

Enjoy a portion of the Asian Sound Revolutions’ 2018 DFT Auditorium performance that celebrated the reopening of the DIA’s Asian Galleries. Led by Jin Hi Kim, these six musicians, all trained in traditional instruments of their cultural heritage, came together to create a contemporary performance. Learn more >
Wimee's Words: Indian Shadow Puppets | Free Family Fun

The DIA is proud to present special editions of Wimage LLC.’s engaging and live online show for kids – Wimee’s Words. Wimee is a fun lovable robot that inspires kids to learn through creativity. Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with Wimee by taking a close look at Tholu bommalata shadow puppets from India. Learn more >
Conversation with the Director: Edo Avant Garde | Community Partnership

Join the DIA’s Friends of Asian Arts and Cultures, the Friends of Detroit Film Theatre, and our partner, the Freer House at Wayne State University for free viewings of the new documentary Edo Avant Garde. Join us on May 20 for a live discussion with the film’s director, Linda Hoaglund, and Dr. Yukio Lippit, Professor of Japanese Art at Harvard University. Learn more >
Art Therapist Guided Teen Workshop | School Field Trip from Home

Join the DIA’s Teen Art Council in a special workshop that serves as an introduction to Art Therapy and the therapeutic benefits of art-making. Participants will leave with more knowledge about managing and transforming stress, practice tools to build resilience and manage their own and others' mental health, as well as the memories of creating art in a safe space to improve their overall health and happiness. Learn more >
East Meets West: Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival with a Motown Flair

This cultural presentation, highlighting recording artist ZiZi, features traditional Chinese songs and Motown favorites with local musician the @Will Band, blending traditional Chinese folk music reimagined in English with Chinese dance performed by local artists. Learn more >
There is No Evil | 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 There is No Evil, shot in secret and smuggled out of Iran, an anthology film comprising four moral tales about individuals being faced with a simple yet unthinkable choice – to follow an authoritarian regime’s orders to enforce the death penalty, or to resist and risk everything. Learn more >
APAHM Film: Raining in the Mountain

In celebration of this year’s Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, enjoy a special viewing of the newly restored film, Raining in the Mountain, a visually spectacular, grand-scale caper heist overflowing with witty, jaw-dropping collisions of minds, fists and karma. Raining in the Mountain may be the peak of legendary director King Hu's (Touch of Zen, Dragon Inn) infusion of Buddhist spiritual principles into the legacy of pan-Asian action filmmaking. Learn more >
TATM: Virtual Tour of Women Artists | For Seniors

This week TATM features a look at the work of women artists in the DIA collection. Heighten your awareness of the creative contributions of women across cultures and time and through a lens with which to explore issues of gender, relationships between generations, politics, and culture. Learn more >
The DIA is continuing to require team members and visitors to wear a mask, practice social distancing, and follow all other established COVID-19 protocols regardless of vaccine status. 
84th Annual Detroit Public School Community District Exhibition
on view through May 30, 2021
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
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. 
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. 
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.