ScreenPLAY! | Free Family Fun

Looking for a live performance that isn't your typical screen time? Join us every day at 1 p.m. through Thursday for ScreenPLAY!, a non-stop, interactive program that makes your whole family part of the story over ZOOM through puppetry, theater, and the irresistible power of being ridiculous. The program is free but registration is required and limited to the first 50 families each day. Learn more >
Conservator's Corner | Art Access Online

Conservator's Corner is a series devoted to exploring the care and research of the Detroit Institute of Art's collection. For our fourth edition, Ellen Hanspach-Bernal, DIA Paintings Conservator, discusses the care of the Buddhist Mural located in our Asian Art Galleries. Watch >
Macomb Community College | Community Partnership Connection

The DIA and Macomb Community College partnership creates education opportunities and art-focused events for students, professional development for faculty and staff, initiatives to build awareness of the DIA and Macomb County partnership and extends high-quality art offerings to the community. Earlier this month Director Salvador Salort-Pons and Macomb President Jim Sawyer met virtually to confirm the partnership. Watch >
Art-Making: Stabiles | School Field Trip from Home

American artist Alexander Calder first trained as an engineer before studying art. He’s known for his playful, airy works made of simple shapes cut from sheet metal. Some of them include moving parts and he called those “mobiles.” Stationary constructions he named “stabiles.” Make a free-standing geometric sculpture inspired by Alexander Calder’s Young Woman and Her Suitors, a giant stabile on the DIA lawn. Learn how >
Through the Night | 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 Through the Night, an intimate documentary portrait of working mothers whose lives intersect at Dee’s Tots Childcare – a 24-hour daycare center in New Rochelle, NY. Learn more >
Corn Potato String Band | For Seniors

This week we invite you to listen to the 2018 recording of the Corn Potato String Band’s performance set to one of the DIA’s, most notable paintings, Pieter Bruegel the Elder’s The Wedding Dance. Listen >
DIA Sustainability Fund

For so many, the DIA is a place of respite. And as our community faces unprecedented challenges, art reminds us that we are not alone. Your gift to the DIA Sustainability Fund will allow us to continue providing virtual art education for students, remote access to the museum’s collection, and more. Most importantly, it will provide support to our community when it’s needed most. We couldn’t do it without you. Give now >
Final week! Guests of Honor: Frida Kahlo and Salvador Dalí
on view through January 3, 2021
Final weeks! Guests of Honor from the Musée du Louvre
on view through January 10, 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
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. 
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 >
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:"'71 Barracuda Front End Facelift Concept," 1968, Donald Hood, American; crayon, gouache, ink, felt marker, prismacolor, pastel on vellum. Collection of Robert L. Edwards and Julie Hyde-Edwards. | "Self-Portrait with Monkey," 1938, Frida Kahlo, Mexican; oil on masonite. Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York. © Banco de Mexico Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, D.F. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. | (left) Benjamin Franklin, 1778, Jean-Antoine Houdon, French; terra cotta on separate marble base. Courtesy of the Musée du Louvre, Paris. (right) George Washington, 1786, Jean-Antoine Houdon, French; terra cotta on separate marble base. Courtesy of the Musée du Louvre, Paris. | Chrysler Corporation. Plymouth Barracuda, 1970. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. | "First Annual Detroit Blues Festival, Detroit," 1977, Russ Marshall, American; dye-based ink jet print.