Pespectives on Photography – Detroit: Panel Discussion
Friday at 7 p.m.
Nancy Barr, associate curator of prints, drawings, and photographs, and Detroit-area photographers discuss work in the exhibition Detroit Revealed: Photographs, 2000-2010. The evening includes presentations by Michelle Andonian, Carlos Diaz, Scott Hocking, and Corine Vermeulen, with a panel discussion moderated by Barr. Lecture Hall, 1st level. read more
Detroit Revealed: Conversations on Art, Culture and Community
Saturday from 10:30 a.m – 4:30 p.m.
In conjunction with Detroit Revealed: Photographs, 2000-2010, the DIA will present three panel discussions that examine the exhibition from the perspective of photographers, writers, and musicians, all of whom are creatively engage the city in their work. Lecture Hall, 1st level.read more
Friday and Saturday at 7 & 9:30 p.m. / Sunday at 2 & 4:30 p.m.
(USA/1925-directed by Charles Chaplin) The Gold Rush bursts with more famous Chaplin moments than any other film, including one of the most brilliant dance sequences in film history done with dinner rolls. Long available only in Chaplin’s 1942 reissued version, this is his complete 1925 version – including the subtly and unsettlingly different original ending – restored by historian Kevin Brownlow. A major cinematic event. (88 min.) DFT Auditorium $. read more
DFT 101: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
Saturday at 4 p.m.
(Germany/1919-directed by Robert Wiene) One of the most important and enduring examples of German expressionist cinema was brilliantly fashioned by director Robert Wiene to explore the boundaries between madness and sanity. Presented in a restored, tinted, 35mm print from the German national film archive, with live piano accompaniment by David Drazin. (75 min.) DFT Auditorium.read more
Family Performance: Found by Mary Elizabeth Anderson
Sunday at 2 p.m.
Developed by Mary Elizabeth Anderson and Wayne State students as part of the community theater program, Found uses music, dance, and puppetry to illuminate two intertwined stories about the way people can get lost and found in nature. Come see the production here series before it begins a tour to Detroit-area schools. Lecture Hall, 1st level. read more
Friday Night Live! and Sunday Music Bar: Erik Asgeirsson, Marian Tanau, and Pauline Martin
Friday at 7 & 8:30 p.m / Sunday at 1 & 3 p.m.
Cellist Erik Asgeirsson is joined by Detroit Symphony Orchestra violinist Marian Tanau and pianist Pauline Martin performing music in various combinations of violin, cello, and piano, including Arvo Part’s Fratres, and Dimitri Shostakovich’s Sonata for Cello and Piano, op. 40. Friday in Rivera Court, 2nd level. Sunday in Kresge Court, 1st level. read more
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. 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
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
Ends this Sunday, 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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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