Events

Drop-In Workshop: Mosaics

Off-site Drop-In Workshop at Family Fun Fridays: Art Explosion!

  • Fri, Jun 28 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Lathrup Village Municipal Park

Join DIA at Family Fun Fridays: Art Explosion! and create a Mosaic. Make a simple mosaic using a variety of art-making materials.

Three people walking on a yellow beach with yellow umbrellas

Walking on Water

  • Fri, Jun 28 , 2019
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Ten years after the passing of his wife and collaborator, artist Christo sets out to realize a large-scale project they conceived together years before.

Two patrons drawing in front of an abstract piece

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Jun 29 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Modern & Contemporary (2nd Floor)

Explore Modern & Contemporary Art and create a pencil drawing to take home. 

Shrinky dink examples

Drop-In Workshop: Shrinky Dink Key Chains

  • 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, June 29 & Sun, June 30, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Create a fun design on plastic and then watch it shrink down.

Three people walking on a yellow beach with yellow umbrellas

Walking on Water

  • Sat, Jun 29 , 2019
  • 1:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Ten years after the passing of his wife and collaborator, artist Christo sets out to realize a large-scale project they conceived together years before.

A tour stops in front of Kehinde Wiley's "Equestrian Portrait of the Count Duke Olivares"

The "Big Picture" Guided Tour

  • 3 p.m. Saturdays & Sundays , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Every Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m. take a free guided tour of the Detroit Institute of Arts' collection.

Tours depart from the Great Hall at 3 p.m.

The Big Picture Guided Tour is also at 1 p.m. every Tuesday through ...

Three people walking on a yellow beach with yellow umbrellas

Walking on Water

  • Sat, Jun 29 , 2019
  • 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Ten years after the passing of his wife and collaborator, artist Christo sets out to realize a large-scale project they conceived together years before.

Three people walking on a yellow beach with yellow umbrellas

Walking on Water

  • Sat, Jun 29 , 2019
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Ten years after the passing of his wife and collaborator, artist Christo sets out to realize a large-scale project they conceived together years before.

A woman drawing in a gallery

Drawing in the Galleries: Labor of Love

  • Sun, Jun 30 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Labor of Love exhibition

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

The group posing on steps

Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival Community Concert

  • 1:00 & 3:00 p.m. | Sun, June 30 , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Alumni of the Blackbird Creative Lab take on the DIA’s Rivera Court with a performance of works by some of contemporary music’s most cutting-edge composers.