Events

An example of an accordian book

Thursdays at the Museum: Accordion Books

  • Thu, Jan 17 , 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

The accordion book is one of the most versatile and easiest books to make. Create your own, then decorate it using markers, collage and more! 

View of the Robert and Katherine Jacobs Asian Wing

Asian Wing Deep Dive for Educators: Mindful Looking for Thoughtful Writing

  • Fri, Jan 18 , 2019
  • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Holley Room

Learn more about many of the ways of looking at and engaging with art.

Weaving

Drop-In Workshop: Weaving

  • 6 - 9 p.m. Fri, Jan 18 | 12 - 4 p.m. Sat, Jan 19 & Sun, Jan 20 , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Weaving is an ancient art form that dates back thousands of years and has been practiced by many cultures around the world. 

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Jan 18 , 2019
  • 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. 

An aerial photograph of Andre Mehmari playing piano

Friday Night Live! Andre Mehmari Trio

  • 7 & 8:30 p.m. Fri, Jan 18 , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Brazilian pianist André Mehmari is considered a world-class composer, arranger and instrumentalist in jazz and classical music circles.

Buster Keaton

The Great Buster

  • 7 p.m. Fri, Jan 18 | 7 & 9:30 p.m. Sat, Jan 19 | 2 p.m. Sun, Jan 20 , 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

A joyous overview of the work of one of the greatest and most influential artists in cinema history, The Great Buster celebrates the life and career of Buster Keaton.

Michael Daitch weaving in his studio

Artist Demonstration: Weaving with Michael Daitch

  • 12 - 4 p.m. Sat, Jan 19 & Sun, Jan 20 , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Michael Daitch specializes in creating and teaching others to create handwoven pieces that are both visually and sensually pleasing.

Dad and Young Daughter Drawing in the Galleries at the DIA

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Jan 19 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Dutch Golden Age (3rd Floor)

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

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Jan 20 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Modern & Contemporary (2nd Floor)

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

Drop-In Workshop: Pamphlet Stitch Books

MLK Day Drop-In Workshop: Create and Donate

  • Mon, Jan 21 , 2019
  • 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, come to the studio to create pamphlet stitch notebooks, to donate to a local school, and one for yourself.