Events

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Mar 9 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - American (2nd Floor)

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

A baby napping with a tabby cat

CatVideoFest 2019

  • Sat, Mar 9 - 12:30, 3:00 & 5:00 p.m. | Sun, Mar 10 - 12:30 & 3:00 p.m., 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Exactly what the name suggests, the CatVideoFest is a hand-selected, curated collection of around 80 minutes’ worth of the most entertaining cat videos of the year.

Milo the Magnificent

Puppet Performance: Milo the Magnificent

  • Sat, Mar 9, 2:00 p.m. | Sun, Mar 10, 2:00 p.m., 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

Alex & Olmsted’s Milo the Magnificent is a highly engaging show about an aspiring magician.

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Mar 10 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Medieval & Renaissance (2nd Floor)

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

A group of teachers around a table in the Art-Making Studio

Artist Demonstration Workshops for Educators

  • TBD | Tue, Mar 12, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

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

Milagros

Drop-In Workshop: Milagros

  • Fri, Mar 15, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. | Sat, Mar 16, 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Sun, Mar 17, 12:00 - 4:00 p.m., 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

The Spanish word milagro literally means miracle. It refers to a small item people offer to saints whom they feel have assisted them.

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Mar 15 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Dutch (3rd Floor)

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

Ruben Brandt, Collector

Ruben Brandt, Collector

  • Fri, Mar 15 - 7:00 p.m. | Sat, Mar 16 - 5:00, 7:00 & 9:30 p.m. | Sun, Mar 17 - 2:00 & 4:30 p.m., 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Official submission for Best Animated Feature, 2018 Academy Awards®.

Dad and Young Daughter Drawing in the Galleries at the DIA

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Mar 16 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - American (2nd Floor)

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

Lucy Cahill - mixed media

Artist Demonstration: Lucy Cahill - Mixed Media and Illustration

  • 2:00 - 4:00 P.M. Sat, Mar 16 & Sun, Mar 17, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Prentis Court

Poster artist and illustrator Lucy Cahill uses visual references from retro popular culture to inform her artwork.