Events

Close-up shot of a red encaustic

Artist Demonstration: Karianne Spens-Hanna Encaustic Painting

  • 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, Nov 16 & Sun, Nov 17, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Prentis Court

Karianne Spens-Hanna is a visual artist, art therapist, and singer/songwriter. Her interest in nature and studies around psychology and health are key components of her visual and art therapy practices.

Karianne will lead ...

Dad and Young Daughter Drawing in the Galleries at the DIA

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Nov 16 , 2019
  • 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.

An example of an accordian book

Drop-In Workshop: Accordian Books

  • 1:30 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, Nov 16 & Sun, Nov 17, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

The accordion book is one of the most versatile and easiest books to make.

A woman drawing in the American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Nov 17 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - American (1st Floor)

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

Teenagers looking intimidating in sepia

Piranhas

  • 2:00 & 4:00 p.m. Sun, Nov 17, 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Nicola, who, despite decent instincts, becomes the leader of a pack of hellions captivated by the lifestyle of the local Camorra.

Behind the Seen: Vogue

Behind the Seen: Caroline Kennedy Library

  • Mon, Nov 18 , 2019
  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Caroline Kennedy Library

This talk explores costuming and adornment throughout time and discover the many ways that personal, political and cultural identity is communicated through our clothing and body art.

Behind the Seen: Vogue

Behind the Seen: Vogue

  • Mon, Nov 18 , 2019
  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Caroline Kennedy Library

This talk explores costuming and adornment throughout time and the many ways that personal, political and cultural identity is communicated through our clothing and body art.

"Crying Girl," 1963, Roy Lichtenstein, American; offset lithograph printed in color on off-white wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts. 

Behind the Seen | From Camelot to Kent State: Pop Art, 1960-1975

  • Thu, Nov 21 , 2019
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Plymouth Community Arts Council

At this talk, explore the imagery and social commentary of pop culture in From Camelot to Kent State Pop Art, 1960-1975

A woman in bed with her fingers in her ears and ten men surrounding her while singing

Thursdays at the Museum: The Palm Beach Story (film)

  • Thu, Nov 21 , 2019
  • 1:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Detroit Film Theatre

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

Drop-In Workshop: Hand Puppets

Drop-In Workshop: Felt Hand Puppets

  • Fri, Nov 22 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Use an assortment of interesting materials to create your own hand puppet.