Artist Demonstration: James Thigpen, Jr. | Art Access Online

In the latest video from the DIA’s ‘Artist Demonstration’ series, learn about the art and artistic process of contemporary artist James Thigpen Jr., whose work explores the multifaceted experience of Black culture. Learn more >
Visions of American Life | Off-Site Exhibition Opening Event

The DIA’s traveling art exhibition Visions of American Life: Selections from the Nancy and Sean Cotton Collection of American Art opens at the Anton Art Center in Mount Clemens this week. Saturday at 2 p.m., join DIA Curator of American Art Ben Colman on the Anton Arts Center’s Facebook page for a virtual gallery talk. Learn more >
Russ Marshall resource | School Field Trip from Home

In this special photography learning resource, students will examine 50 years of photographs by Russ Marshall as inspiration and create their own Photovoice Project to capture a slice of their lives at this moment in time. Learn more >
Gustav Stickley: American Craftsman | 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. The first, Gustav Stickley: American Craftsman, is a fascinating, new documentary following the rise, fall, and resurrection of the father of the American Arts and Crafts, Gustav Stickley. Learn more >
Final Week: NYICFF 2021

The New York International Children’s Film Festival is completely virtual this year, meaning all films are available nationwide. It runs through March 14. The Festival lineup is full of thoughtful, provocative, fun, and intelligent films for young people. Get a discount code exclusively for DIA fans at the link.  Learn more >
Stray | DFT @ Home

Following three homeless dogs as they embark on inconspicuous journeys through Turkish society, Stray explores what it means to live as a thinking, feeling being without status or security. The strays’ disparate lives intersect when they each form intimate bonds with a group of young Syrians with whom they share the streets as their home. Learn more >
313 Day | Shop DIA!

This Saturday is 313 Day and the DIA Shop has everything you need to give the ones you love a special Detroit-themed gift! Special items include everything from all hand-embroidered Detroit pillows to a colorful DIA art palette. Shop now >
TATM: Ashcan Works of the DIA | For Seniors

At this week’s virtual Thursdays at the Museum, join DIA Docents Howard Rosenberg and Ray Henney on a virtual tour of works by an innovative group of American painters that depicted everyday life in American cities in the early 1900’s. 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
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. 
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.