All are invited to join Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) for the Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) series program throughout May and June, which enhances Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community groups’ voices and experiences by showcasing a blend of traditional and contemporary dance, musical performances, art, and more. This year’s celebration and performances include Burmese, Chinese, Indian, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Filipino, Mongolian, Polynesian, Taiwanese, Thai, and Vietnamese cultures.
APAHM is presented both in-person and virtually. In-person events require prior registration. Updates and events are added every day, please find attached the event flyer and visit dia.org/APAHM2022 for further program details and registration information.
An in-person signature event is scheduled for May 28 at Detroit Film Theatre (DFT) covering Cultural Presentations at 12:30pm and Celebration Performance at 3pm. With introductory remarks by Senator Stephanie Chang and Representative Padma Kuppa as well as DIA Director, President and CEO Salvador Salort-Pons and other DIA staff and auxiliary members. Emceed by Fox 2 Detroit news anchor, Roop Raj. Please help spread the word and invite your community friends to join us as we celebrate the APAHM 2022. Free admission and limited seats are offered for May 28 events, please register online early.
At this time, face masks, proof of vaccination or negative test are required to attend events in the Studio, DFT Auditorium, or Lecture Hall. Masks are encouraged, but not required, for all visitors and staff, regardless of vaccination status. General admission to the museum is always free for residents of Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties.