Closer to Artemisia: Treating Judith and Her Maidservant with the Head of Holofernes | Art Access Online

Andrew W. Mellon Fellow Blair Bailey will speak about her recent research and treatment of this Artemisia Gentileschi painting. Get a close view of the treatment of the painting and see Artemisia’s artistic technique revealed. Learn more >
Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival | Community Partnership Connections

The popular event that traditionally stops at the DIA every June will be presented August 26-30 as a virtual Festival, with five days of extraordinary music and artist conversations. Eight virtual concerts are scheduled, plus a live, ticketed outdoor performance at Cranbrook of Sila: The Breath of the World by John Luther Adams on August 29. See the complete 2020 Festival schedule here. Learn more >
Represent Live Q&A | DFT @ Home

Tuesday, the DFT presents a special live Q&A with Detroiter Myya Jones and Director Hillary Bachlder about her new film Represent. This vivid documentary follows the personal, passionate journeys of three women in the American Midwest, including Myya Jones – on both sides of the political aisle – who impact their communities through public service. The Q&A is on August 25 and viewers must purchase a ticket for Represent through the DFT to have access to the event. Learn more >
Rescheduled: Behind the Zine Part III | Community Partnership Connections

Rescheduled for this Wednesday, the Detroit Institute of Arts, in partnership with Inside|Out Literary Arts, will host part three of a free, four-workshop series called “Behind the Zine” with Detroit-based comic book artist Matthew Thornton. This week participants will get tips on how to design and layout a zine. Learn more >
Change of Life | 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 Change of Life, a haunting film by Paulo Rocha (The Green Years), the beautifully-told story of a young man who returns from abroad to Furadouro, his small Portuguese fishing village, only to discover that much has subtly changed since his departure. Learn more >
Learning Resources | School Field Trip from Home

As students head back to school or study from home, the DIA reminds teachers and parents of the free educational resources available on the museum’s website. While in person field trips are on hold for now, a variety of resources inspired by the DIA collection and that meet curriculum guidelines can be used virtually or in a classroom. Learn more >
TATM presents Impressionist Paintings part II | For Seniors

Thursdays at the Museum presents Seeing in the Moment: Impressionists Paintings of the DIA part II. Join Howard Rosenberg and Ray Henney for part two of Impressionist Painting at the DIA. Learn how Impressionist artists reflected what they saw and felt into their art. Continue the exploration and see why this art is still so popular today. Learn more >
Michigan's Great Lakes: Photographs by Jeff Gaydash
Final week! Ends August 30, 2020
Bruegel's "The Wedding Dance" Revealed
Final week! Ends August 30, 2020
Dutch and Flemish Prints and Drawings from 1550 to 1700
on view through November 29, 2020
Guests of Honor: Frida Kahlo and Salvador Dalí
on view through January 3, 2021
Guests of Honor from the Musée du Louvre
on view through January 10, 2021
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The DIA is open Wednesday-Sunday; timed entry tickets are required. Please click here for protocols and recommendations to make your visit safe and convenient. 
DIA Every Day | See the Collection Online

Most of the DIA's massive, 60,000+ piece collection is available online to browse and learn from wherever you are. Many of these works also have interpretive information right on the page, as well as other details, and images from different angles and perspectives than you'd see in person. Current and past exhibitions are also available online. Browse Art now >
General museum admission is temporarily free to all visitors. Visit our reopening page for info and tickets >

The DIA is always free for all residents of Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties as well as DIA members.

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