Artist Demonstration: Hiroko Lancour

Japanese-born, Detroit-based mixed media artist Hiroko Lancour started her career as a systems analyst before becoming a full-time artist in 2010. In the latest video in the DIA’s artist demonstration series, Lancour talks about her art and unique artistic process. Learn more >
Lessons from Asian Art | School Field Trip from Home

In this week’s learning resource, middle school students will apply their scientific inquiry skills to investigate different artistic mediums to discover how artists have applied tools and technology in the transformation of raw materials into works of art. Learn more >
Why We Drum: Great Lakes Taiko Center | Community Partnership

In celebration of this year’s Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, view selections from Why We Drum [だから太鼓を叩く] performed by members of Raion Taiko and Godaiko Drummers ensembles at the 9th Annual Concert in 2019. A live taiko performance is experienced with the whole body, mind, and soul. Learn more >
Maga Puja Day

This special video presentation showcases the festivity of the candlelight procession ceremony of Maga Puja Day, a Buddhist festival honoring the third lunar month of the Buddhist calendar. The festival commemorates a spontaneous gathering 2,500 years ago in India when 1,250 Buddhist monks paid their respect to Lord Buddha. Learn more >
Edo Avant Garde

Join the DIA’s Friends of Asian Arts and Cultures, the Friends of Detroit Film Theatre, and our partner, the Freer House at Wayne State University for free viewings of the new documentary Edo Avant Garde, and a live discussion with the film’s director, Linda Hoaglund, and Dr. Yukio Lippit, Professor of Japanese Art at Harvard University. Learn more >
Our Kitchen – Vietnamese Cuisine

Saturday, May 15 at 1 p.m. Vietnamese Chef Tommy Nguyen along with host Stephanie Tran will teach viewers how to cook pho, the most well-known Vietnamese dish, as well as how to make Cà phê đá, or “cafe da”, a traditional Vietnamese drink consisting of coffee brewed using a metal Vietnamese drip filter, sweetened condensed milk, and ice cubes in a glass or mug. Learn more >
Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts | 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 Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts, an illuminating documentary that explores the life of a unique American artist, a man with a remarkable and unlikely biography. Learn more >
Member Double Discount Days | DIA Shop

To thank members for their continued support the DIA’s Spring Member Double discount Days is officially underway – giving members 20% off in-store and online! Watch interviews with DIA Shop staff and learn more about their favorites items from the shop this season. Shop now >
TATM: Virtual Tour of Detroit Artists | For Seniors

Detroit has produced many talented and famous artists. This week’s virtual Thursday's at the Museum features a tour highlighting some of their remarkable works in the DIA's collection. Learn more >
Oscar Shorts | DFT @ Home

FINAL WEEK! The 2021 Academy Award® Nominated Short Films will be available for home viewing through MAY 14 with unlimited virtual seating. Your ticket to see the best in animation, live-action, documentary film, or all three, directly supports the Detroit Film Theatre during its closure. Learn more >
84th Annual Detroit Public School Community District Exhibition
on view through May 30, 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
Robert Blackburn & Modern American Printmaking
on view through September 5, 2021
Experience & Expression
on view through October 3, 2021
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
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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.