This Week @ the DIA, June 27-July 1, 2012

This Week @ the DIA, June 27-July 1, 2012

 

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drop-in workshops

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DFT 101: Beauty and the Beast  

Saturday at 2 p.m. 

 

 

(France/1946-directed by Jean Cocteau) Jean Cocteau’s sublime adaptation of Mme. Leprince de Beaumont’s fairy-tale masterpiece – in which the pure love of a beautiful girl melts the heart of a feral but gentle beast – is a landmark of motion picture fantasy, with unforgettably romantic performances by Jean Marais and Josette Day. In French with English subtitles. (93 min.) Free with museum admission and for members. Lecture Hall, 1st level. read more 

 

 

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Five Spanish Masterpieces
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

 

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.

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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

 

 

 

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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., British and Decorative Arts, 3rd level

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

Youth and Adults

Sunday, Noon-4 p.m., African, 1st 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

 

 

 

Puppets: Sock Puppets 

Sunday from Noon-4 p.m.

Bring characters from your imagination to life as you turn a simple sock into a fantastic puppet! And don’t forget to check out our puppet gallery! Webber Education Wing, 1st level. read more

 

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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. 

Saturday

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

Guided Tour
1 & 3 p.m. 

Film: Beauty and the Beast
2 p.m. 

Sunday

Drawing in the Galleries
Noon-4 p.m. 

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

Guided Tour
1 & 3 p.m. 

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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