Conservator's Corner | Art Access Online

It’s time for the latest edition of the DIA’s Conservator’s Corner, a reoccurring video series devoted to exploring the care and research of our collection at the DIA. This week, Allison Slenker, third-year Graduate Intern in Objects Conservation, discusses the preparation of the recently opened Contemporary exhibition, Experience & ExpressionWatch >
DIA Collection Crossword | School Field Trip from Home

The DIA’s Collection Crossword features clues that are answered by picking out details from a work of art in our collection. To solve this week’s puzzle, look closely at Section of a Tile Panel by unknown Iranian artists. Recommended for ages 8 and up. Solve the puzzle >
Wimee's Words Live - DIA Edition

Celebrate Women’s History Month with Wimee by taking a close look at Rachel Ruysch’s famous painting, Flowers in a Glass Vase. Wimee is a fun lovable robot that inspires kids to learn through creativity. He shares works from the DIA collection the fourth Saturday of every month. Learn more >
Minds on Art | Community Partnership Connection

The DIA's monthly Minds on Art program is a unique opportunity for individuals in the early and mid-stages of Alzheimer's to create meaningful experiences together through art. This past year it's gone virtual but DIA staff adapted by showing participants objects from the collection and leading them through making their own artwork with items from around the house. Learn more >
SEL Creativity Workshop | For Educators

New York Times best-selling author and illustrator Peter H. Reynolds will host a live virtual Social-Emotional-Learning (SEL) Creativity workshop for teachers and students. In partnership with FableVision Learning, the workshop is presented in recognition of the unprecedented challenges brought on by the pandemic. Must register by March 26. Learn more >
Wojnarowicz | 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 Wojnarowicz, a fiery and urgent documentary portrait of downtown New York City artist, writer, photographer, and activist David Wojnarowicz. Learn more >
Children's Art Books | Shop DIA!

The DIA Museum Shop has a diverse collection of children’s books available for all ages! Board books about artists like Monet and Andy Warhol and titles like The Dot from author Peter Reynolds encourages creativity in children. Make the DIA a part of your next storytime. Shop now >
TATM: Concert | For Seniors

During this week’s Thursdays at the Museum, enjoy a virtual concert as pianist and singer Alvin Waddles plays the music of Thomas "Fats" Waller live in the Crystal Gallery. 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
Robert Blackburn & Modern American Printmaking
on view through September 5, 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. 
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. 
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.