This Week @ the DIA, May 23-27, 2012

This Week @ the DIA, May 23-27, 2012



music & film
in the galleries
Drop-in Workshops

music & film

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Friday Night Live!/DFT Friction:
Moon Pool and Dead Band &
The Ballad of Genesis & Lady Jaye

Friday: Concert at 7 p.m., Film at 9:30 p.m.



Friday Night Live! and Detroit Film Theatre will present a special double-bill program in the auditorium: Moon Pool and Dead Band is a Detroit electronic duo featuring David Shettler and Nate Young. Their syncopated electronic sound is created live, without overdubs on analog synthesizers and various percussion instruments creating a unique brand of Detroit Techno. In the early nineties, the industrial-rock pioneer Genesis of the bands Throbbing Gristle and Psychic TV, came to New York where he met and married aLady Jaye. Their romantic and artistic partnership is depicted-tenderly and in surprisingly intimate detail-in the documentary The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye.(film: 101 min.) DFT Auditorium $. Admission includes both the live performance and film screening. read more

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75th Annual Detroit Public Schools Student Exhibition

Through June 3, 2012



The annual Detroit Public Schools Student Exhibition features hundreds of imaginative works ranging from paintings, prints, drawings, photography, ceramics, videos, and jewelry created by Detroit Public Schools students in grades K-12, Walter Gibbs Learning Center, 1st level. read more

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Friday from 6-9 p.m.
Scrolls were used in ancient Eastern Mediterranean and Egyptian civilizations. Use paper, wooden dowels, and markers to create a version 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.,British and Decorative Arts, 3rd level

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

Youth and Adults

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

Papel Picado
Saturday from Noon-4 p.m.
Have fun as you try the Mexican art of cutting designs into paper. Webber Education Wing, 1st level. read more


Sunday from Noon-4 p.m.

Shibori is the Japanese word for patterning fabric by shaping cloth and securing it before dyeing. Learn more about this ancient craft as you fold, tie, and twist your fabric before adding color to your cloth. Webber Education Wing, 1st level. read more


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Guided Tour
1 p.m.


Guided Tour
1 p.m.


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

Drawing in the Galleries
6-9 p.m.

Drop-in Workshop: Scrolls
6-9 p.m.

Music: Moon Pool and Dead Band
7 p.m.

Film: The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye
9:30 p.m.


Drop-in-Workshop: Papel Picado
Noon-4 p.m.

Guided Tour
1 & 3 p.m.


Drawing in the Galleries
Noon-4 p.m.

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

Guided Tour
1 & 3 p.m.

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

“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