Events

A large array of floral arrangements done by Lewis Miller

20th Annual Elizabeth Sites Kuhlman Lecture: Styling Nature in Floral Design

  • Mon, May 6 , 2019
  • 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Lewis Miller is a renowned New York-based floral designer with a background in horticulture and landscape design.

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Thursdays at the Museum: Mother's Day Music Performance

  • Thu, May 9 , 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

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

A man displaying his sketch

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, May 10 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Dutch: Golden Age

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

Two patrons drawing in front of an abstract piece

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, May 11 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Modern & Contemporary

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 | Sat, May 11, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

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

A woman drawing in the American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, May 12 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - American

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

Sandpaper Monoprints

Thursdays at the Museum: Printmaking - Sandpaper Monoprint

  • Thu, May 16 , 2019
  • 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+.

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, May 17 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Asian Wing

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

Kids drawing in the modern and contemporary galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, May 18 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Modern & Contemporary

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

A group of artists using potter's wheels in the DIA's brightly colored art-studio

Potter’s Wheel for Teachers

  • TBD | Sat, May 18, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

In this hands-on class appropriate for all levels, participants will receive individual guidance while making and decorating their own pots on the potter’s wheel, along with tips and resources useful in the classroom.