(Japan/2014-directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi) The newest feature from Japan’s famed Studio Ghibli (Spirited Away) is a sweeping story of friendship, mystery and discovery with all the emotion and breathtaking animation Ghibli is known for. When shy Anna moves to the seaside to live with her aunt and uncle, she stumbles upon an old mansion inhabited by a mysterious girl named Marnie. Admission is free for residents of Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties. (104 min.) read more
especially for families
Puppet Performance: Microscope Toy Theatre
Saturday-Monday at Noon & 2 p.m.
Join Yulya Dukhovny of Microscope Toy Theatre in an incredible journey that follows a child’s unaddressed letter across the world. Star in a Glass Jar, a paper-miniature performance inspired by the Japanese storytelling tradition of Kamishibai, is a wonderful holiday event for the whole family. After each performance, audience members have the opportunity to create a paper character from the show and speak with the artist. Lecture Hall, 1st level. read more
Through January 18, 2016
A dynamic exhibition of contemporary art by African American artists, 30 Americans explores issues of racial, political, historical and gender identity in contemporary culture. See more than 50 paintings, sculptures, installations, photographs and video drawn from the Rubell Family Collection, created by many of the most important African American artists working over the past 30 years. read more
Fifty Years of Collecting: Detroit Institute of Arts’ Friends of Prints, Drawings and Photographs Anniversary Exhibition
Through Saturday, June 18, 2016
The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) celebrates the 50th anniversary of one of its long-standing auxiliary support groups, Friends of Prints, Drawings and Photographs (FPDP). Schwartz Galleries of Prints and Drawings, 1st level. read more
Detroit Weather: 365 Days
Through April 24, 2016
Detroit Weather: 365 Days is a 90-minute video by Susan Goethel Campbell. The two-channel video comprises thousands of still images taken every minute, 24 hours a day, for one year, enabling the viewer to see how weather patterns come and go and move in all directions. Special Exhibition Galleries Central, 2nd level. read more
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The Detroit Institute of Arts shop has great gifts for everyone on your list. Our gift to you: Free shipping extended through December 25 on orders of $50 or more. For the season’s top gift picks, visit our blog.
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