This Week @ the DIA, January 25-29, 2012

This Week @ the DIA, January 25-29, 2012

IN THE GALLERIES
detroit film theatre
lecture
especially for families
music
Drop-in Workshops

in the galleries
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plant (3D)
Through February 05, 2012

Commissioned by the Institute for the Humanities at the University of Michigan, plant (3d) is a three-dimensional investigation of the abandoned Packard auto plant in Detroit by digital artist Paul Kaiser. The twenty-foot projection captures the enormity and emptiness of the plant. Plant is free with museum admission as part of the Detroit Revealed: Photographs 2000-2010 exhibition and Detroit Revealed on Film series. It will be repeated throughout the day until one hour prior to museum closing. Family Room, 2nd level (Running time: approx. 15 min.) read more

Rembrandt and the Face of Jesus
Through February 12, 2012

Final Weeks!
Extended Hours: Saturday and Sunday until 8 p.m.

The approximately sixty small, intimate paintings, drawings, and prints in this exhibition show how Rembrandt van Rijn dramatically changed the approach to depicting the figure of Jesus, moving away from one of majesty, drama, and theatricality to a more human one of meditation and reflection. Special Exhibition Galleries South, 2nd level. $. read more

Once Upon a Time: Prints and Drawings that Tell Stories

Through May 13, 2012

Telling stories through prints and drawings is the subject of this exhibition consisting of works from the DIA’s collection. It includes selections from familiar series, portfolios, and books, as well as several examples that have rarely or never been on view at the museum. Schwartz Galleries of Prints and Drawings, 1st level. read more
Detroit Revealed: Photographs 2000-2010
Through April 29, 2012

Contemporary artists present photographs and video inspired by Detroit, its people, diverse culture, and industries in work created from 2000-2010. The exhibition includes more than 50 photographs by artists including Michelle Andonian, Carlos Diaz, and Scott Hocking. Albert and Peggy de Salle Gallery of Photography, 1st level. read more

Gift of a Lifetime: The James Pearson Duffy Collection
Through March 18, 2012
The Detroit Institute of Arts recently received a generous bequest from James Pearson Duffy, one of Detroit’s most unorthodox collectors. Gift of a Lifetime: The James Pearson Duffy Collection showcases his varied collection of drawings, paintings, prints, sculptures, and photographs. Special Exhibition Galleries Central, 2nd level. read more

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Outrage

Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. / Sunday at 2 p.m.
(Japan/2011-directed by Takeshi Kitano) In a ruthless battle for power, yakuza clans vie for the favor of their crime family’s head in the Japanese underworld. In Japanese with English subtitles. (112 min.) DFT Auditorium $. read more

The Mill and the Cross

Friday and Saturday at 9:30 p.m. / Sunday at 4:30 p.m.

(Poland/Sweden/2010-directed by Lech Majewski) What would it be like to step inside a great work of art, have it come alive around you, and even observe the artist as he sketches the very reality you are experiencing? Lech Majewski brings to life Pieter Bruegel’s masterpiece The Way to Calvary, setting the story of the crucifixion in 16th-century Flanders under Spanish occupation. In English. (91 min.) DFT Auditorium $. read more

DFT 101: Andrei Rublev

Saturday at 2 p.m.

(USSR/1966-directed by Andrei Tarkovsky) Andrei Tarkovsky’s sweeping cinematic portrait of the great Russian icon painter represents the cinema’s earnest attempt to translate the passion of an artist’s soul into visual and dramatic terms. In Russian with English subtitles. (205 min.) DFT Auditorium. read more

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Detroit Today and Tomorrow

Friday at 7 p.m.
Like many older cities, Detroit today is the site of excess urban capacity – open land, underutilized roads, and empty buildings. To redefine the city for the twenty-first century, should we look to urban agriculture, the restoration of natural landscapes, the growth of an arts-related economy? Join John Gallagher for a discussion of the re-creation of Detroit as a greener, more entrepreneurial city. Lecture Hall, 1st level. read more

Detroit Revealed on Film: The Making of plant (3D)

Saturday at 4:30 p.m.

Paul Kaiser will give a visual introduction to the methods and aims of the OpenEnded Group that gave rise to the creation of plant. This three-dimensional digital film explores the Packard plant in Detroit in a painterly rendering that paradoxically derives from 18,000 photographs. Marvin & Betty Danto Lecture Hall. read more

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Storytelling…Not Just for Kids

Sunday at 2 p.m.
Bring your funny-bone and your thinking cap as master storyteller Ivory Williams presents a medley of humorous tales designed to entertain and educate both the young and the wise. Rivera Court, 2nd level. read more

MUSIC

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Friday Night Live!: Minneapolis Guitar Quartet

Friday at 7 & 8:30 p.m
The Minneapolis Guitar Quartet performs repertoire ranging from Renaissance and baroque to Spanish, Latin American, and romantic, to highly imaginative existing and commissioned contemporary works. For this performance the MGQ performs music by Claude Debussy. Rivera Court, 2nd level. read more

Sunday Music Bar: Sfogati! Divine Music

Sunday at 1 & 3 p.m.

Soprano Lorna Young Hildebrandt, cornetto-player Kiri Tollaksen, and harpsichordist Shin-Ae Chun perform music specifically chosen to complement the DIA’s Rembrandt and the Face of Jesus exhibition. Kresge Court, 1st level. read more

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Winter Counts
Friday from 6-9 p.m.

Winter counts were used by certain Native American communities of the northern Great Plains to record their histories and to keep track of the passage of years. Use leather and colorful markers to create one of your own. Webber Education Wing, 1st level. read more

Drawing in the Galleries

Artist/instructors help participants create drawings to take home. read more

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

Adults
Friday, 6-9 p.m., Medieval & Renaissance, 2nd level

Youth and Adults

Sunday, Noon-4 p.m., Great Hall, 2nd level

Sculptural Boxes
Saturday from Noon-4 p.m.
What’s inside? What’s outside? Create whimsical sculptures using a simple box and a wide range of art-making materials. Webber Education Wing, 1st level . read more

Tapestry Weaving

Sunday from Noon-4 p.m.

The art of weaving dates back thousands of years and has been practiced by cultures throughout the world. Use cardboard looms and colorful yarn to learn more about this ancient art form. Webber Education Wing, 1st level. read more

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wednesday

Guided Tour
1 & 3 p.m.

thursday

Guided Tour
1 & 3 p.m.

Friday

Guided Tour
1, 6 & 7:30 p.m.

Drawing in the Galleries
6-9 p.m.

Drop-in Workshop
6-9 p.m.

Film: Outrage
7 p.m.

Lecture: John Gallagher
7 p.m.

Music:
Minneapolis Guitar Quartet
7 & 8:30 p.m.

Film: The Mill and the Cross
9:30 p.m.

Saturday

Drop-in-Workshop
Noon-4 p.m.

Guided Tour
1 & 3 p.m.

Film: Andrei Rublev
2 p.m.

Lecture: The Making of plant
4:30 p.m.

Film: Outrage
7 p.m.

Film: The Mill and the Cross
9:30 p.m.

Sunday

Drawing in the Galleries
Noon-4 p.m.

Drop-in-Workshop
Noon-4 p.m.

Guided Tour
1 & 3 p.m.

Music: Sfogati! Divine Music
1 & 3 p.m.

Film: Outrage
2 p.m.

Storytelling: Ivory Williams
2 p.m.

Film: The Mill and the Cross
4:30 p.m.

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Rembrandt and the Face of Jesus
Individual tickets:
$16 adults, $8 youth
tickets.dia.org or 866.342.8497
Book your group today!
Adult Groups (15+): $12
Youth Groups (6-17): $8
School Groups (grades 5-12): $6
313.833.1292 or grouprequest@dia.org

Detroit Film Theatre
Admission: $7.50 adults, $6.50 seniors, students and DIA members. “DFT 101″ series films: $5, free for DIA members or with paid museum admission.
Bolshoi Ballet in HD series: $18, $16 seniors, students and DIA members.
Discount pass cards, valid for five admissions are $30.
DFT info line: 313.833.3237