This Week @ the DIA, June 20-24, 2012

This Week @ the DIA, June 20-24, 2012

 

in the galleries
detroit film theatre
music
especially for families
dia studio
drop-in workshops

   Portrait of the Matador Pedro Romero, Francisco de Goya, ca. 1795-98, oil on canvas. Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas. © 2010 Kimbell Art Museum

 

Five Spanish Masterpieces
Thursday June 21, 2012, through August 19, 2012.  

 

When the DIA’s Melancholy Woman by Pablo Picasso returns this summer after having been on loan to several prestigious museums over the past two years, it will bring with it other masterworks by Spain’s most important artists. The DIA celebrates the painting’s return with Five Spanish Masterpieces, which comprises Portrait of the Matador Pedro Romero, Francisco de Goya, Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas; The Holy Family with St. Anne and the Infant St. John the Baptist, El Greco, Museo del Prado, Madrid; Soft Construction with Boiled Beans, Salvador Dalí, Philadelphia Museum of Art; Portrait of a Man, Diego Velázquez, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; and the DIA’s Melancholy Woman, Pablo Picasso. Special Exhibition Central, 2nd level. read more

 

 

in the galleries

Back to Top

Patti Smith: Camera Solo

Through September 2, 2012.  

This is the first American museum exhibition to focus on the photography of artist, poet, and performer Patti Smith. Smith’s photographs are infused with personal meaning and highlight the rich relationships between art, architecture, poetry, and the everyday. This selection of images from the past decade reveals the artists, poets, authors, family, and friends from whom Smith draws inspiration. The exhibition includes 70 black-and-white gelatin silver prints and a small selection of original Polaroids and items from Smith’s personal collection. Albert and Peggy de Salle Gallery of Photography, 1st level. read more

Equation Daumal
T
hrough September 2, 2012
  

(US/France/2008-directed by Patti Smith) Shown in conjunction with Patti Smith: Camera Solo, Equation Daumal is a short film directed and narrated by Patti Smith in 2008. Equation Daumal will run continuously in the south wing screening room, starting daily at 1pm. (7 min.) 2nd level. read more

Seating for the screening room installation of Equation Daumal has been generously provided by IKEA.

detroit film theatre

Back to Top

DFT 101: Citizen Kane 

Saturday at 2 p.m. 

 

 

(USA/1941-directed by Orson Welles) At age 25, theatrical wunderkind Orson Welles accepted an invitation from RKO studios to try his hand at moviemaking; the result is still considered by film critics worldwide as perhaps the greatest American film of the sound era. Loosely based on the life of newspaper mogul William Randolph Hearst, Citizen Kane-co-written by Welles and Herman Mankiewicz – tells the story of a great man’s life through the eyes of those who knew him, resulting in a thrillingly multi-dimensional portrait that is as much a cubist biography as it is a psychological mystery. Not dated in the slightest and still ahead of its time, Citizen Kane remains one of the cinema’s truly essential masterworks. (119 min.) Free with museum admission and for members. Lecture Hall, 1st level. read more 

 

 

music

Back to Top

Friday Night Live!: Mike Jellick Quintet  

Friday at 7 & 8:30 p.m.

 

 

 

Detroit pianist-composer Mike Jellick has become a mainstay on the Detroit Jazz scene. His recent Friday Night Live gig with the Detroit Jazz Legacy Ensemble and his stint at the Dirty Dog Café with his trio displayed his considerable talents as a pianist and bandleader. For this performance, his quintet will perform a variety of jazz standards and original compositions. Kresge Court, 1st level. read more

 

 

 

 

Sunday Music Bar: PanaMO
Sunday at 1 & 3 p.m. 

 

World, latin jazz/salsa band PanaMO perform original compositions with strong Latin roots and flavor as well as jazz standards with inventive arrangements. PanaMO is led by Obed Succari, a master percussionist from Panama. Rivera Court, 2nd level. read more

 

 

especially for families

Back to Top

Storyteller Performance: Roan Judd  

Sunday at 2 p.m. 

 

 

 

Roan Judd is a storyteller who uses mime, puppetry, and physically based acting techniques to tell multicultural stories from around the world. Rivera Court, 2nd level. read more

 

 

 

dia studio

Back to Top

Summer Classes  

 

 

 

There is a bit of creative genius in all of us! Come join us in the DIA studio this summer for one of our registered classes. We are offering classes for children, families, and adults so sign up today and get those creative juices flowing! Classes will be offered in clay, printmaking, painting, and more. Pre-registration and pre-payment is required for all classes with fees. Space is limited so register early. Walk-ins will be accommodated only if space is available. read more

 

 

 

drop-in workshops
Back to Top


Paper Bag Sculptures

Friday from 6-9 p.m. 

 

Use paper bags, wire, markers, an assortment of beads, and shredded paper to create one-of-a kind colorful sculptures.

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., African American, 2nd level

Adults
Friday, 6-9 p.m., American, 2nd level   

Youth and Adults

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

 

Jewelry: Simple Adornments
Saturday from Noon-4 p.m. 

 

Create imaginative jewelry using common materials in unusual ways. Webber Education Wing, 1st level. read more

 

 

 

Mosaics

Sunday from Noon-4 p.m.

A mosaic is a picture or decoration made from small pieces of stone, glass, or other material. Make a simple one using a variety of art-making materials. Webber Education Wing, 1st level. read more

 

CONNECT WITH US

Proud to be located in Midtown Detroit

 Facebook YouTube Flickr Twitter

wednesday

Guided Tour
1 p.m. 

thursday

Guided Tour
1 p.m. 

Friday

Guided Tour
1 p.m.

Drawing in the Galleries
6-9 p.m.

Drop-in Workshop: Paper Bag Sculptures
6-9 p.m. 

Music: The Mike Jellick Quintet 
7 & 8:30 p.m. 

Saturday

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

Guided Tour
1 & 3 p.m. 

Sunday

Drawing in the Galleries
Noon-4 p.m. 

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

Guided Tour
1 & 3 p.m. 

Music: PanaMO
1 & 3 p.m. 

Family Performance: Roan Judd
2 p.m. 

Support the DIA

Your membership and donations are critical to the museum’s success.

membership

donate

Detroit Institute of Arts 
5200 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, Michigan 48202
www.dia.org
313.833.7900

Admission 
$8 adults, $6 seniors, $4 children
The museum is free for members.
Contact the Membership Helpline at 313.833.7971 or membership@dia.org

Ford Free Sundays
General museum admission is FREE to all visitors on Ford Free Sundays – the second Sunday of each month – on behalf of a sponsorship by Ford Motor Company Fund. Exhibitions and programs that have a ticket price are not included.

Museum Hours
Wed-Thur: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Fri: 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
Sat-Sun: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Box Office 313.833.4005
CaféDIA 313.833.7966
Museum Shop 313.833.7944

Detroit Film Theatre 
Admission: $7.50 adults, $6.50 seniors, students and DIA members.

Summer 2012 “DFT 101″ series films: free for DIA members or with paid museum admission.

DFT discount pass cards, valid for five admissions are $30.

DFT info line: 313.833.3237