Art Talk: Thomas Cole | Art Access Online

In this week’s Art Talk, Curator of American Art Ken Myers discusses From the Top of Kaaterskill Falls by American painter Thomas Cole. Learn more >
Community Ofrenda | Community Partnership Connection

The DIA’s annual community exhibition, Ofrendas: Celebrating el Dia de Muertos will feature a community ofrenda this year, a shared space to honor the memories of loved ones—friends, family, neighbors—who have passed away. Is there someone you would like to honor? Share a photo on social media using the hashtag #DIAOfrendas2020 and include the names of your lost loved ones and the years they lived. Learn more on Facebook >
Conservation Live | School Field Trip from Home

After a little more than two years, Becca Goodman, DIA Project Conservator, finished the treatment of Portrait of a Man by Jan Hals! You may remember her working on this painting in the gallery during the first Conservation Live program in March of 2019. Her entire treatment is documented under #BringBackJanHals, so you can follow her process. Check it out on Facebook >
Driven to Abstraction | 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 Driven to Abstraction, a new documentary that unravels the $80 million forgery scandal that rocked the art world and brought down New York City’s oldest and most venerable gallery. In a search for the truth, two women from very different worlds cross paths, revealing what may well have been the most notorious hoax ever involving modern American art. Learn more >
Calendars | Shop DIA!

Usher in a brand new year with an art-filled calendar from the DIA Shop. This year's assortment is the best-ever, with mini and full-sized wall calendars, page-a-day, and engagement styles featuring your favorite artists. Notably, two calendars are dedicated to artworks in the DIA's collection: African American Art and Diego Rivera: The Detroit Industry Murals. Learn more >
TATM presents Vogue Part II | For Seniors

Thursdays at the Museum is now a LIVE online event every Thursday at 1 p.m. This week, program hosts Kathleen McBroom, Cindy Patrick, and Deb Coomes present Vogue II, exploring costumes and adornment throughout time. Discover the many ways that personal, political and cultural identity is communicated through our clothing and body art. Learn more >
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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