Events

A man in a suit and cap sits down at a microphone and plays guitar.

Concert of Colors: Nanny Assiss & Sounds of Brazil

  • Sun, Jul 24 , 2022
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre Auditorium

Nanny Assis was born in the northeastern Brazilian city of Salvador, one of Brazil’s first cities with predominant African influences.

Amp Fiddler pictured with touching his palms together in front of himself wearing a red, plaid suit.

Concert of Colors: Amp Fiddler Featuring Urban Art Orchestra

  • Sun, Jul 24 , 2022
  • 5:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre Auditorium

Joseph "Amp" Fiddler is a funk-rooted multi-instrumentalist who has an extensive list of credits that spans decades.

Four men from the band, The Prodigals, stand in front of a red wall facing the camera.

Concert of Colors: The Prodigals

  • Sun, Jul 24 , 2022
  • 8:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre Auditorium

The Prodigals are an Irish-American punk band that formed in 1997, merging Celtic melodic roots with rock rhythms.

A man with glasses and large, curly hair stands excitedly amongst children with instruments.

¡Viva Maestro!

  • 7:00 p.m. Fri, July 29 | 3:00 & 7:00 p.m. Sat, July 30 | 2:00 p.m. Sun, July 31, 2022
  • Detroit Film Theatre

This stirring documentary considers the crisis with which Dudamel contends: his long-established efforts to remain apolitical in the face of violent unrest in his native country.

Patrons drawing in the DIA's Rivera Court

Drawing in the Galleries: Rivera Court

  • Fri, Jul 29 , 2022
  • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Create a pencil drawing to take home while taking a closer look at the collection.

bug puppets

Drop-In Workshop: Bug Puppets

  • 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, July 30 & Sun, July 31, 2022
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Use Foamcore, toothpicks, pipe cleaners and beads to make a fantastic bug puppet on a stick.

Educator Event

Visual Thinking Strategies: The Crash Course

  • 9:30 a.m. - 1:45 p.m. | Wed, Aug 3 & Thu, Aug 4, 2022
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Holley Room

Please join us for this introduction to the Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS)!

A woman drawing in the American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries: American

  • Fri, Aug 5 , 2022
  • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - American Galleries

Create a pencil drawing to take home while taking a closer look at the collection.

Examples of quilting

Drop-In Workshop: Quilt Design

  • 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, Aug 6 & Sun, Aug 7, 2022
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Quilting has a rich and varied history throughout the world, with its earliest roots in ancient Egypt.

A group of young speleologists explore Europe’s deepest cave

Il Buco

  • 3:00 & 7:00 p.m. Sat, Aug 6 | 2:00 p.m. Sun, Aug 7, 2022
  • Detroit Film Theatre

A nearly wordless work of stunning organic beauty, Il Buco parallels two great voyages to the interior.