Quarter of Nine, Saturday's Children, Martin Lewis,
1929, drypoint. Detroit Institute of Arts

in the galleries   

Let Me Show You What I Saw: American Views on City and Country, 1912-1963
Through June 29, 2014

Works by artists who used time of day, season, weather, lighting and shadows to trigger suggestive moods, tones and atmospheres. Schwartz Galleries of Prints and Drawings,1st level. 



Friday Night Live!: Las Cafeteras     

Friday at 7 & 8:30 p.m.  

With a foundation in the traditional Mexican music called Son Jarocho, Las Cafeteras create a vibrant musical fusion with a unique East LA sound and a community-focused political message. Las Cafeteras add Afro-Caribbean marimbol and cajón, poetry in English and Spanglish, and instruments like jarana, requinto, a donkey jawbone and a wooden platform called the Tarima to create a sound uniquely their own. Rivera Court, 2nd level. 

Sunday Music Bar/Especially for Families: Mariachi Juvenil Detroit
Sunday from 1 & 3 p.m.
Mariachi Juvenil Detroit's goal and passion is to work hard, entertain their fans, and most importantly bring traditional Mariachi Music to the youth in the Southwest Detroit area. Rivera Court, 2nd level.

museum shop

Gifts for Dads and Grads         

This June, find great ideas for Dads and Grads at the Museum Shop. Among the selection of thoughtful gifts are high-tech wallets, sturdy messenger bags, stylish desk accessories and gleaming business card holders. Visit during regular museum hours or shop online, anytime, at diashop.org

drop-in workshops  

Pop-Up Cards
Friday from 6-9 p.m. 

Learn about the three-dimensional and movable elements found in pop-up books and cards, then try your hand at this paper craft. Webber Education Wing, 1st level

Drawing in the Galleries 
Artist/instructors help participants create drawings to take home. read more  

Friday, 6-9 p.m., European: Inspired by Italy, 2nd level

Youth & Adults
Friday, 6-9 p.m., Modern & Contemporary, 2nd level

Youth and Adults

Sunday, Noon-4 p.m., Medieval & Renaissance, 2nd level

Doodle Art
Saturday from Noon-4 p.m. 

Many people "doodle" as a way of spontaneously expressing ideas. Grab some drawing materials and see what you come up with. Webber Education Wing, 1st level

Sandpaper Monoprints
Sunday from Noon-4 p.m. 

Create a one-of-a-kind print using sandpaper, crayons and cloth. Webber Education Wing, 1st level  


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Guided Tour
1 p.m.


Guided Tour
1 p.m.


Guided Tour
1 p.m.

Drop-in Workshop: Pop-Up Cards
6-9 p.m. 

Drawing in the Galleries
6-9 p.m. 

Music: Las Cafeteras
7 & 8:30 p.m.


Drop-In Workshop: Doodle Art
Noon-4 p.m. 

Guided Tour
1 & 3 p.m.

ford Sunday

Drawing in the Galleries
Noon-4 p.m. 

Drop-In Workshop: Sandpaper Monoprints
Noon-4 p.m. 

Guided Tour
1 & 3 p.m.  

Music & Family Programming: Mariachi Juvenil Detroit
1 & 3 p.m.

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Detroit Institute of Arts 
5200 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, Michigan 48202

Museum admission is free for all residents of Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties.

$8 adults, $6 seniors, $4 children
Museum admission is free to members.
Contact the Membership Helpline at 313.833.7971 or membership@dia.org

Museum Hours
Tuesday-Thursday: 9 a.m - 4 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m - 10 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: 10 a.m - 5 p.m. 

Ford Sundays
Thanks to the Ford Motor Company Fund, the DIA offers special programs for visitors every Sunday. Special exhibitions and select programming may carry an additional charge

Box Office 313.833.4005
CaféDIA 313.833.7966
Museum Shop 313.833.7944 www.diashop.org