Events

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Apr 28 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Dutch: Golden Age

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

Performers partying in Timon of Athens

Stratford Festival Presents: Timon of Athens

  • Sun, Apr 28 , 2019
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Convinced of the essential goodness of humanity, the wealthy Athenian nobleman Timon ignores all warnings that his reckless generosity can lead only to ruin and disillusionment.

Minds on Art

Minds on Art

  • 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. | Mondays or Tuesdays, Mon, Apr 29 until Wed, June 4, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Minds on Art, in collaboration with the Alzheimer's Association of MI, Greater Michigan Chapter, is a free five-week art-based program for people living with memory loss and their caregivers.

A tour stops in front of Kehinde Wiley's "Equestrian Portrait of the Count Duke Olivares"

Thursdays at the Museum | Tour: Thinking Through Art

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

Tour the galleries and learn something new with an in-depth tour of the DIA's permanent collection.

 

Sandpaper Monoprints

Drop-In Workshop: Sandpaper Monoprints

  • Fri, May 3 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

A monoprint is a single impression of an image made from a reprintable block. Try your hand at this unusual form of printing using sandpaper and crayons.

Kids drawing in the modern and contemporary galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, May 3 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Modern Galleries

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

Sandpaper Monoprints

Drop-In Workshop: Sandpaper Monoprints

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

A monoprint is a single impression of an image made from a reprintable block. Try your hand at this unusual form of printing using sandpaper and crayons.

Dad and Young Daughter Drawing in the Galleries at the DIA

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, May 4 , 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.

DIA Exterior with Fountain

Teacher Appreciation Breakfast

  • TBD | Sat, May 4, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

The Detroit Institute of Arts is your resource for teaching and learning. 

A person hunched over a bench and drawing in the Native American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, May 5 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Native American (1st Floor)

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