Events

Guests drawing in the Native American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Feb 28 , 2020
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Native American (1st Floor)

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

Yaa Gyasi

Author Talk: Yaa Gyasi

  • Fri, Feb 28 , 2020
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Gyasi's brilliant and relevant novels move through histories and geographies and capture the troubled spirit of our own nation.

A woman drawing in a gallery

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Feb 29 , 2020
  • 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.

A still of two dancers from Cunningham

Cunningham

  • 2:00, 4:30 & 7:00 p.m. | Sat, Feb 29, 2020
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Brings to life the work of visionary choreographer and dancer Merce Cunningham in commemoration of his centennial

A few children drawing at easels

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Mar 1 , 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Ancient Middle East (1st Floor)

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

Princess Kaguya from the film The Tale of Princess Kaguya

DFT Family: The Tale of Princess Kaguya

  • 12:00 & 2:45 p.m. Sun, Mar, 1 2020
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter and his wife, a tiny girl grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady.

A tour in Rivera Court

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

  • Thu, Mar 5 , 2020
  • 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+.

Two teens working on an art-making project in the studio

Drop-In Workshop: It's a Zoo in Here!

  • 6:00 - 9:00 Fri, Mar 6 | 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. Sat, Mar 7 & Sun, Mar 8, 2020
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Come to the DIA Studio and create a project called, "It's a Zoo in Here!"

A woman drawing in the American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Mar 6 , 2020
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - American (2nd Floor)

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

Educator Event

Refresh, Restore, & Revitalize Educator Morning

  • Sat, Mar 7 , 2020
  • 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Join us for an educator-exclusive morning series focusing on the 3 “R”s of self-care: Refresh, Restore, and Revitalize!