Artist Demonstration | Art Access Online

In the third installment of the DIA’s Artist Demonstration series, learn about the art and artistic process of Sajeev Visweswaran, a visual artist based in New Delhi and Ann Arbor. Visweswaran also shares his favorite collection from the DIA. Watch >
Wimee's Words | Free Family Fun

The Detroit Institute of Arts is proud to present special editions of the engaging and live online show for kids, Wimee’s Words. Wimee is a fun lovable robot that inspires kids to learn through creativity. This week’s special episode will explore ideas of self-image as seen in our Guests of Honor exhibition: Frida Kahlo and Salvador Dalí. Learn more >
DIA Collection Crossword | School Field Trip from Home

The DIA’s Crosswords feature clues that are answered by picking out details from artwork in our collection. To solve this week’s puzzle, you’ll have to look closely at Joshua Reynolds’ The Cottagers. Recommended for ages 8 and up. Learn more >
ScreenPLAY! | Free Family Fun

Looking for a live performance that isn't your typical screen time? Join us during the winter break (Sun - Thu) for, ScreenPLAY!, a non-stop, interactive program that lets your whole family become 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 >
World of Wong Kar Wai | 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 World of Wong Kar Wai, seven classic films from director Wong Kar Wai. Whether tragically romantic, unexpectedly explosive, quirkily comedic, or joyously musical, the films in this retrospective are an invitation into the unique and wistful world of a grand, deeply influential artist. Individual tickets are available for each film, and a special discounted pass good for all seven films is also available. Learn more >
Picturing Opera | Community Partnership Connection

The DIA recently partnered with the Oakland County Parks to offer a special virtual program combining music and art in the DIA’s collection. The Michigan Opera Theatre paired DIA artwork with classic operas to create Picturing Opera, a blend of music and art. If you did not catch the program live, you can still catch it for a short time! Watch >
Shop DIA for the Holidays!

Live nearby? Take advantage of extended curbside pickup hours through Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. If you prefer to shop in-person, the last day to shop in-store is Wednesday, December 23rd. If timing isn't an issue, save with free shipping on orders over $75. From stocking stuffers to gifts with a 'wow' factor, the DIA Shop has artful gifts in every price point in-stock. Shop >
Great Cars | For Seniors

As part of Detroit Style: Car Design in the Motor City, 1950-2020, four car designers sat down to talk about iconic Detroit cars and why they love them. See what they think makes a great car. Featuring designers Ed Welburn, Craig Metros, Ralph Gilles, and Emeline King. Watch >
Final weeks! 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
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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.
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Saturday & Sunday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday & Tuesday: Closed

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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.