Events

A shadow of a bridge with goats

Puppet Performance: The Rainbow Bridge and Other Stories

  • 2 p.m. Sat, Dec 29 & Sun, Dec 30 , 2018
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

The Rainbow Bridge and Other Stories feature Hobey Ford’s unique style combining stunning shadow puppetry and storytelling to retell three folktales.

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Dec 30 , 2018
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Arts of Africa (1st Floor)

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

Drop-In Workshop: Winter Village

Drop-In Workshop: Winter Village

  • Mon, Dec 31 , 2018
  • 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Friends and family, food and drinks, ice skating and shopping are some things that might come to mind when you think about a winter village.

A stick figure boy standing atop a multicolor abstract earth with large buildings and a bright blue sky.

Boy and the World

  • Mon, Dec 31 , 2018
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Cuca’s cozy rural life is shattered when his father leaves for the city, prompting him to embark on a quest to reunite his family.

A tour in Rivera Court

Thursdays at the Museum: Highlights of the Permanent Collection (Tour)

  • Thu, Jan 3 , 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Prentis Court

Every Thursday at 1 p.m. the Detroit Institute of Arts offers programs for adults 55+.

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Jan 4 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Medieval & Renaissance (2nd Floor)

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

Paper Dolls, Drop-In Workshop

Drop-In Workshop: Paper Dolls

  • Fri, Jan 4 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Use one of our patterns or make your own, then design one-of-a-kind clothing for a paper doll.

An image of beach goers jumping in the air, from behind

Shoplifters

  • 7 p.m. Fri, Jan 4 & Fri, Jan 11 | 4 & 7 p.m. Sat, Jan 5 | 2 & 5 p.m. Sun, Jan 6 | 4:30 & 7 p.m. Sat, Jan 12 | 4:30 p.m. Sun, Jan 13 , 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

With his radiant new masterwork Shoplifters, Japan’s great Hirokazu Kore- eda turns his eye on an often invisible segment of modern Japanese society; those struggling to stay afloat in the face of desperate poverty.

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Jan 5 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Islamic World (1st Floor)

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

Paper Dolls, Drop-In Workshop

Drop-In Workshop: Paper Dolls

  • 12 - 4 p.m. Sat, Jan 5 & Sun, Jan 6 , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Use one of our patterns or make your own, then design one-of-a-kind clothing for a paper doll.