Art Bytes: Jacob Lawrence | School Field Trip from Home

Art Bytes is a series of short videos from DIA gallery teachers. In this week’s video, DIA gallery teacher Willie Moultrie gives viewers insight on The John Brown Series by Jacob Lawrence. Watch >
DIA Collection Crossword | Art Access Online

The DIA’s Crosswords feature clues that are answered by picking out details from artwork in our collection. To solve this week’s puzzle, you’ll have to look closely at Hale Woodruff’s The Art of the Negro: Artists (Study). Recommended for ages 16 and up. Solve puzzle >
Friday Night Live! Chantae Cann

In this special Black History Month feature, enjoy a free virtual concert from singer-songwriter Chantae Cann. The Chicago-raised Cann specializes in rhythm and blues traditions infused with joy and positivity. She has recorded with India.Arie, Snarky Puppy, Avery Sunshine, and Lil' John Roberts. Watch now >
The Art of Business (Virtual) Panel

On Sunday, February 14 at 11 a.m. join moderator Jasmin DeForrest for a virtual panel discussion with local African American entrepreneurs on the experience of following their passions and establishing a business in Southeast Michigan. Each panelist will discuss the motivations, challenges, and joys of being in business for themselves. 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 fish dish created by Chef Max Hardy and an accompanying cocktail by mixologist Melanie Mack, broadcast live on the DIA’s Facebook page. Learn more >
Hale County This Morning, This Evening | DFT @ Home

In honor of Black History Month, enjoy a free special presentation of Hale County This Morning, This Evening, an inspired and intimate portrait of a place and its people. The film follows Daniel Collins and Quincy Bryant, two young African American men from Hale County, Alabama, over the course of five years. The result is an open-ended, poetic film in which the audience is invited to experience the mundane and the monumental, the quotidian and the sublime. Learn more >
I My Blackness and Yours: Celebrating Black Photographers

Explore the stories of two Black photographers whose work affirms and celebrates Blackness by putting it in the center of the frame and learn to tell your own stories. Tune in on Saturday for a Zoom presentation of Nothing About Us Without Us, with a reading of Carole Boston Weatherford’s picture book “Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured Black and White America.” Learn more >
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 three films, M.C. Escher: Journey to Infinity, as well as two international film submissions to the 2021 Academy Awards, Atlantis, from Ukraine, and True Mothers, from Japan. See all DFT films >
The Eyes Have It! | Shop DIA

Keep your eyewear protected with a little help from Vincent van Gogh. His “Self-Portrait” and “Portrait of Postman Roulin” are captured in close-up detail on the hinged eyeglass case. Included inside is a lens cloth featuring the full image. Shop all eyewear and accessories here > 
TATM: African Art | For Seniors

This week, Thursdays at the Museum features Nii Quarcoopome, the DIA’s Curator of African Art, along with docents Howard Rosenberg and Ray Henney for a discussion about works in the DIA’s African collection. Learn more >
GooseChase Self-Guided Tour App

Tour the museum and discover new works with our new app-based scavenger hunts. This app features three theme-based hunts for families on a visit to the museum. The newest hunt features a look at the DIA’s African American Art collection. Learn more >
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
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
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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.