This Week @ the DIA, March 14-18, 2012

This Week @ the DIA, March 14-18, 2012


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

Rolling Hall, Ford Motor Company, River Rouge Complex, Andrew Moore, 2008 (printed in 2009), pigment print. © Courtesy of the artist and the Yancey Richardson Gallery. Detroit Institute of Arts.

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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

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The Gold Rush (restored original version)

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

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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

MUSIC

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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

in the galleries

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Plant (3D)

Extended through April 29, 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. 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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Stained Glass
Friday from 6-9 p.m.

Use your own designs, colorful cellophane, and black construction paper to create an art project based on stained-glass. 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., African American, 2nd level

Miniature Pamphlet Stitch Books
Saturday from Noon-4 p.m.
Use an assortment of decorative papers to make a small book bound with a traditional form of stitching. Webber Education Wing, 1st level. read more

Printmaking: Sandpaper Monoprints

Sunday from Noon-4 p.m.

Learn a simple printmaking technique using sandpaper, crayons, and cotton fabric. Webber Education Wing, 1st level. read more

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wednesday

Guided Tour
1 p.m.

Film: plant (3D)
1-3 p.m.

thursday

Guided Tour
1 p.m.

Film: plant (3D)
1-3 p.m.

Friday

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

Film: plant (3D)
1-9 p.m.

Drawing in the Galleries
6-9 p.m.

Drop-in Workshop
6-9 p.m.

Lecture: Perspectives on Photography – Detroit
7 p.m.

Film: The Gold Rush
7 & 9:30 p.m.

Music: Asgeirsson, Tanau and Martin
7 & 8:30 p.m.

Saturday

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

Film: plant (3D)
1-4 p.m.

Lecture: Detroit Revealed
10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Guided Tour
1 & 3 p.m.

Film: Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
4 p.m.

Film: The Gold Rush
7 & 9:30 p.m.

Sunday

Drawing in the Galleries
Noon-4 p.m.

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

Film: plant (3D)
1-4 p.m.

Guided Tour
1 & 3 p.m.

Family Performance: Found
2 p.m.

Music: Music: Asgeirsson, Tanau and Martin
1 & 3 p.m.

Film: The Gold Rush
2 & 4:30 p.m.

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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


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