2021 Concert of Colors Lineup Announced

The 29th Annual Concert of Colors returns! The free global music festival will be a blend of live, broadcast and streamed events for eight days, Monday, August 2 through Monday, August 9. The concert will host musical guests from around the world, including Roy Ayers, Sound Massi, and acts from Chili, Haiti, Japan and Uganda. Learn more >
Art-Making at Home | School Field Trip from Home

Inspired by the Mark di Suvero sculpture Tom in the DIA’s collection, this week’s art-making project gives instructions to build a unique, free-standing 3D sculpture using items collected from your own backyard. Learn more >
Artist Demo: Desiree Kelly | Art Access Online

In this video from the DIA’s “Artist Demonstration” series, Detroit Portrait Artist Desiree Kelly shares her process and how she tells a story with each piece she creates. Learn more >
Asia | 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. First is Asia, the debut feature from Israeli writer – director Ruthy Pribar, that candidly explores the challenges of motherhood and daughterhood. Learn more >
Against the Current | DFT @ Home

Against the Current, a 2021 Icelandic documentary, follows Veiga Grétarsdóttir, an Icelandic transgender woman who is the first person to attempt to kayak over 2,000 kilometers around Iceland, counter-clockwise and “against the current.” The film details her amazing 103-day journey around Iceland, with the magical, rugged coastline of the country as a backdrop to the story of Veiga’s transition. Learn more >
Artful Accessories | Shop DIA

Soak up the sun with colorful accessories that show off your artful side! Made exclusively for the DIA Shop, these styles feature an artistic design element resembling the brushstrokes of an Impressionist painter. Made in Italy with Nappa leather. Shop now >
TATM: Studio Visit | For Seniors

Artist Kayla Powers will walk participants through the process of foraging local plants and share her process for making watercolor paints from them. Thursdays at the Museum (TATM) content is created for adults 55 and older in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties. Learn more >
In accordance with state guidelines, visitors are will no longer be required to wear masks, effective Wednesday, June 23. Unvaccinated guests are encouraged to wear a mask during their visit. 

Reminder: The DIA will be closed on July 4.

Robert Blackburn & Modern American Printmaking
on view through September 5, 2021
Experience & Expression
on view through October 3, 2021
Detroit Style: Car Design in the Motor City from 1950–2020
on view through January 9, 2022
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: 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. | "Log Jam, Penobscot Bay," 1940-1941, Marsden Hartley, Gift of Robert H. Tannahill.