Current & Future Exhibitions

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Current Exhibition

Detroit Style: Car Design in the Motor City, 1950–2020Detroit Style: Car Design in the Motor City, 1950–2020

Sunday, November 15, 2020 - Sunday, January 09, 2022

Nov 15, 2020 - Jan 09, 2022

Detroit designers have always led the way in car design. The futuristic concept cars, roaring muscle cars, and sleek racers designed in...
Detroit designers have always led the way in car design. The futuristic concept cars, roaring muscle cars, and sleek racers designed in and around the city shape our ideas of what a car can be. Working on paper, in clay, and in metal, their ideas drive American car culture and inform the way we get around every day.
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Current Exhibition

Experience & ExpressionExperience & Expression

Saturday, January 30, 2021 - Sunday, October 03, 2021

Jan 30, 2021 - Oct 03, 2021

To create the art of our time, artists often draw on their own experiences of the world—from the personal to the political, from the...
To create the art of our time, artists often draw on their own experiences of the world—from the personal to the political, from the aesthetic to the commercial, from the individual to the collective, from the spiritual to the material.
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Future Exhibition

Black Is Beautiful: The Photography of Kwame BrathwaiteBlack Is Beautiful: The Photography of Kwame Brathwaite

Future Exhibition

Friday, October 08, 2021 - Sunday, January 16, 2022

Oct 08, 2021 - Jan 16, 2022

Black Is Beautiful: The Photography of Kwame Brathwaite is the first major exhibition dedicated to Brathwaite, a vital figure of the...
Black Is Beautiful: The Photography of Kwame Brathwaite is the first major exhibition dedicated to Brathwaite, a vital figure of the second Harlem Renaissance.
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Future Exhibition

The New Black Vanguard: Photography Between Art and FashionThe New Black Vanguard: Photography Between Art and Fashion

Future Exhibition

Friday, December 17, 2021 - Sunday, April 17, 2022

Dec 17, 2021 - Apr 17, 2022

Vibrant color portraits, conceptual images, and fashion editorial photographs by 15 emerging black photographers are the subject of this...
Vibrant color portraits, conceptual images, and fashion editorial photographs by 15 emerging black photographers are the subject of this exhibition that fuses the genres of art and fashion photography in ways that break down their long-established boundaries. 
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Future Exhibition

By Her Hand: Artemisia Gentileschi and Women Artists in Italy, 1500–1800 By Her Hand: Artemisia Gentileschi and Women Artists in Italy, 1500...

Future Exhibition

Sunday, February 06, 2022 - Sunday, May 29, 2022

Feb 06, 2022 - May 29, 2022

Women artists played a vibrant and often untold role in Italy around 1600. How did they work and succeed in a male-dominated art world?...
Women artists played a vibrant and often untold role in Italy around 1600. How did they work and succeed in a male-dominated art world? The Detroit Institute of Arts will explore this question and celebrate Italian women artists with a show devoted to their artistic accomplishments.
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Self-Portrait, Van Gogh, 1887
Future Exhibition

Van Gogh in AmericaVan Gogh in America

Future Exhibition

Sunday, October 02, 2022 - Sunday, January 22, 2023

Oct 02, 2022 - Jan 22, 2023

In celebration of its status as the first public museum in the United States to purchase a painting by Vincent van Gogh—Self-Portrait,...
In celebration of its status as the first public museum in the United States to purchase a painting by Vincent van Gogh—Self-Portrait, 1887, which was acquired in 1922—the Detroit Institute of Arts is organizing the first exhibition dedicated to the introduction and early reception of the iconic artist’s work in America.    
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