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Dance: American Art, 1830 - 1960
Dance: American Art, 1830 - 1960 05/28/16 To 06/12/16
The Detroit Institute of Arts presents the multimedia exhibition "Dance: American Art, 1830-1960". The exhibition is organized by the DIA and presents more than 90 paintings, sculptures, photographs and costumes brought together for the first time to celebrate and explain the importance of dance in American culture.
 
Gallery to Gallery: Downriver Council for the Arts
Gallery to Gallery: Downriver Council for the Arts 06/03/16
The Detroit Institute of Arts' Gallery to Gallery program connects visitors from the tri-county galleries to the DIA. Guest will start out at the Downriver Council for the Arts Gallery at 5:30pm. At 6:00 they will depart the DCA heading to the DIA with complimentary transportation provided by the DIA they will have a guided tour in the African-American galleries, departing the museum at 9:30.
 
EPC Brunch & Annual Meeting
EPC Brunch & Annual Meeting 06/11/16
Please join the new head of the European Art Department Eve Straussman-Pflanzer to celebrate the recent acquisition of a stupendous double-sided preparatory drawing related to the DIA's altarpiece of the Assumption of the Virgin both by the 17th-century artist Guercino. A lively discussion of 17th-century artistic process--from drawing to painted picture--will ensue! Guest are welcome at $25 per person. Please us John R Entrance. RSVP by Monday, June 6.
 
Samuel F.B. Morse's "The Gallery of the Louvre"
Samuel F.B. Morse's "The Gallery of the Louvre" 06/15/16
And the Art of Invention, Morses monumental painting The Gallery of the Louvre (1833) includes miniature images of thirty-eight of the most famous paintings in the Louvre. Morses painting will be on loan to the DIA from June to September 2016. After reviewing the recent conservation of Morses painting, Dr. Brownlee will discuss Morses artistic training and technique, his experimental tendencies, and the theoretical and technological underpinnings of his masterpiece. Please enter through the John R Entrance. Self-parking available at the Cultural Center Lot.
 
Art As Lens Writing Workshop
Art As Lens Writing Workshop 06/22/16
In this 2-day workshop, educators will investigate ways to use art from the DIAs permanent collection as a lens for richer understanding of history, self, and the other, and as a catalyst for writing, June 22 & 23,2016 Ticket Includes: Event fees, continuing education (SCECH credits)
 
FJC Summer Social and Annual Meeting
FJC Summer Social and Annual Meeting 06/22/16
Come mix and mingle with the Founders Junior Council to celebrate our 2016 accomplishments and our new pledge to the DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS. Join us for cocktails and lite bites at The SkipDetroits latest bar in The Belt alleyway, featuring murals and artwork by some of the best street artists in the world. Parking available for a fee ($) in The Z Garage (Walkway on 2nd floor of garage leads directly into the Federal Reserve Building). The Skip is located farther down the alley from Standby bar/restaurant at 225 Gratiot Avenue. $50 per person Attire: Summer Chic
 
Open Engagement - An Exploration for Art Teachers
Open Engagement - An Exploration for Art Teachers 08/08/16
A 3-day workshop providing an opportunity for area art teachers to collaborate on learner-centered art projects and ideas inspired by an open-ended exploration of art-making materials and an investigation of the DIAs world class art collection. August 8 - 10, 2016 ; Ticket Includes: Event fees, continuing education (SCECH credits)
 
Higher Thinking Skills: Visual Thinking Strategies 3-Day Workshop
Higher Thinking Skills: Visual Thinking Strategies 3-Day Workshop 08/16/16
Participants in this 3-day course will learn an effective model of promoting critical thinking and language skills through looking at art using the Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS). VTS is a research-based teaching method that improves critical thinking and language skills through discussions of visual images. VTS encourages participation and self-confidence, especially among students who struggle. VTS is easy to learn and offers a proven strategy for educators to meet current learning objectives. August 16 - 18, 2016 | 9:00am - 3:30pm
 
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