Events

Dad and Young Daughter Drawing in the Galleries at the DIA

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Jul 21 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Arts of Africa (1st Floor)

Explore the Arts of Africa and create a pencil drawing to take home. 

Drop-In Workshop: Uchiwa

Drop-In Workshop: Uchiwa

  • 11:00 a.m. - 3 p.m. | Tue, July 23 - Thu, July 25, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Uchiwa is a particular style of paper fan that is common in Japan. Learn about the tradition of making uchiwa as you create a fan of your own.

Ride the High Country poster

Thursdays at the Museum: Ride the High Country (film)

  • Thu, Jul 25 , 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

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

Drop-In Workshop: Uchiwa

Drop-In Workshop: Uchiwa

  • Fri, Jul 26 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Uchiwa is a particular style of paper fan that is common in Japan. Learn about the tradition of making uchiwa as you create a fan of your own.

A woman drawing in a gallery

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Jul 26 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Dutch Golden Age (3rd Floor)

Explore Art of the Dutch Golden Age and create a pencil drawing to take home. 

Four women, dressed in black, standing in a warehouse and holding their instruments

Friday Night Live! Musique Noire

  • 7:00 & 8:30 p.m. | Fri, July 26 , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Led by violinist Michelle May, the group produces a sophisticated sound showcasing unique arrangements of world fusion music.

Black and white photo of a man and a woman behind a camera, circa early 20th century

Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché

  • 7:00 p.m. Fri, July 26 | 4:00 & 7:00 p.m. Sat, July 27 | 2:00 & 4:30 p.m. Sun, July 28 , 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Almost completely forgotten until now, Alice Guy-Blaché entered the movie business at its very beginning—in 1894, when she was just 21.

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Jul 27 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Islamic Art (1st Floor)

Explore Islamic Art and create a pencil drawing to take home. 

Drop-In Workshop: Uchiwa

Drop-In Workshop: Uchiwa

  • 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, July 27 & Sun, July 28, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Uchiwa is a particular style of paper fan that is common in Japan. Learn about the tradition of making uchiwa as you create a fan of your own.

Two patrons drawing in front of an abstract piece

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Jul 28 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Modern Art (2nd Floor)

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