About Marc Langlois


Marc Langlois uses the art of light to develop specific atmospheres and experiences for museums and galleries, restaurants and bars, event spaces, and even personal homes. Using light as a means to tell a story, Marc designs unique and often dramatic experiences for guests.

Employed at the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) as a Lighting Designer, Marc specializes in museum and gallery lighting for 2D and 3D objects and works hands-on with some of history's most notable artists in world-renowned exhibitions. 

Honored as one of Crain’s Detroit Business’ Twenty in their 20s in 2019 as a young leader, Marc has worked on a wide variety of projects involving lighting permanent and temporary art and gallery exhibitions as well as residential and commercial spaces. As an experienced art handler and Preparator at the DIA, Marc is passionate about the art in which he is working with and has the knowledge and expertise for properly preparing, moving, and displaying it during the lighting process.

For his innovative lighting design techniques, Marc was named a Master of Light by Soraa. Marc’s education and experience in art covers a wide range of disciplines. After earning degrees in both graphic design and web design, Marc went on to study Art History at Wayne State University. 


Past Speaking Engagements

Honors & Recognition

In the News

Twenty in their 20s, Crain’s Detroit Business, May 5, 2019

The Secret To All Successful Museum Exhibits: Connect Your Subject Matter With The Public You Want To Attract, Saline Journal, September 6, 2018

Soraa Brings History to Life at Detroit Institute of Arts, BusinessWire, January 11, 2017

Behind the Scenes