Detroit Institute of Arts
5200 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202
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NOEL NIGHT PROGRAMMING:
Enjoy free admission to the museum on this festive day. Wander through the galleries, take a photo with Santa, sip on a drink while listening to great music, create a fun art project with the whole family and experience all the DIA has to offer this holiday season!
5:45 p.m. - Detroit Actor's Theatre Company performs 'Twas the Night Before Christmas
6:45 p.m. - Detroit Actor's Theatre Company performs That's Christmas to Me: A Musical Revue
7:45 p.m. - Detroit Actor's Theatre Company performs 'Twas the Night Before Christmas
8:45 p.m. - Detroit Actor's Theatre Company performs That's Christmas to Me: A Musical Revue
5:15 & 7:30 p.m. - The Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre will present three traditional Czech fairy tales, The
Snow Maiden Snehurka, The Stingy Tailor and The Twelve Months. Artistic director Vít Horejš will
share with you both the stories of his childhood and the marionette traditions of Central Europe
with this one-man show featuring mountain wizards, clever village maidens and spirits. His
marionettes speak in a dozen voices, dance, play violin, swim and fly. For families with children of all
5:00-9:30 p.m. - The Snow Queen will be present to welcome the public
5:45 p.m. - The Violin Divas
7:00 & 8:15 p.m. - Inner Voices Flute Quartet
5:45, 7:15 & 8:45 p.m. - Augustus Williamson
The DIA will also host a community-based art-making experience, where participants will use a wide variety of materials to create a large rendition of a Winter Village in their Art Studio. Inspired by their director, Salvador Salort-Pons, and his vision of the DIA becoming the town square of the surrounding community, this collaborative workshop will be a reflection of their vision for Detroit and it's neighborhoods.
Food and Drink:
Café DIA, Kresge Court, Great Hall.