Events

Paper Dolls, Drop-In Workshop

Drop-In Workshop: Paper Dolls

  • 12:00 - 4:00 P.M. | Sat, May 18 & Sun, May 19, 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.

Representatives of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration

  • 2:00 p.m. | Sat, May 18 & Sun, May 19, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Join us for an afternoon celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month through a blend of traditional and contemporary performances.

Agence Photo F / Mathieu Ferrier, provided courtesy of the speaker.’

VCESDA Lecture: “The Royal Gardens of Louis XIV of France: The Role of French Baroque Faience”

  • Sat, May 18 , 2019
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

Featured Speaker: Camille Leprince, French & Italian Ceramics Expert and Dealer, Paris, France, and Birmingham, Alabama.

A woman drawing in a gallery

Drawing in the Galleries: Labor of Love

  • Sun, May 19 , 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 Magnificent Ambersons poster

Thursdays at the Museum: Film - The Magnificent Ambersons

  • Thu, May 23 , 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

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

Watercolor Postcards

Dearborn Heights School District No. 7's Family Fun Fine Arts Fair | Drop-In Workshop

  • Thu, May 23 , 2019
  • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Pardee Elementary School

The DIA will be at Dearborn Heights School District No. 7's Family Fun Fine Arts Fair at Pardee Elementary School making watercolor postcards.

Two patrons drawing in front of an abstract piece

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, May 24 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Modern & Contemporary

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

Watercolor Postcards

Drop-In Workshop: Watercolor Postcards

  • Fri, May 24 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Create postcards of your own design to send to friends and family.

A man looking into a car window while standing in the rain

Detour (new 4K restoration)

  • Fri, May 24 - 7:00 & 9:00 p.m. | Sun, May 26 - 2:00 p.m., 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

From the gutters of Poverty Row came a movie that, more than any other, epitomizes the dark fatalism at the heart of film noir.

Roberto Gonzalez Monjas

Friday Night Live! Detroit Sessions: Violin Sonatas of Brahms

  • 7 & 8:30 p.m. | Fri, May 24 , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

The Detroit Sessions present the complete Violin Sonatas of Johannes Brahms.