Events

Paper Dolls, Drop-In Workshop

Drop-In Workshop: Paper Dolls

  • 12:00 - 4:00 P.M. | Sat, May 18 & Sun, May 19, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Use one of our patterns or make your own, then design one-of-a-kind clothing for a paper doll.

Representatives of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration

  • 2:00 p.m. | Sat, May 18 & Sun, May 19, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Join us for an afternoon celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month through a blend of traditional and contemporary performances.

Agence Photo F / Mathieu Ferrier, provided courtesy of the speaker.’

VCESDA Lecture: “The Royal Gardens of Louis XIV of France: The Role of French Baroque Faience”

  • Sat, May 18 , 2019
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

Featured Speaker: Camille Leprince, French & Italian Ceramics Expert and Dealer, Paris, France, and Birmingham, Alabama.

A woman drawing in a gallery

Drawing in the Galleries: Labor of Love

  • Sun, May 19 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Labor of Love exhibition

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

The Magnificent Ambersons poster

Thursdays at the Museum: Film - The Magnificent Ambersons

  • Thu, May 23 , 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+.

Watercolor Postcards

Dearborn Heights School District No. 7's Family Fun Fine Arts Fair | Drop-In Workshop

  • Thu, May 23 , 2019
  • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Pardee Elementary School

The DIA will be at Dearborn Heights School District No. 7's Family Fun Fine Arts Fair at Pardee Elementary School making watercolor postcards.

Watercolor Postcards

Drop-In Workshop: Watercolor Postcards

  • Fri, May 24 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Create postcards of your own design to send to friends and family.

Two patrons drawing in front of an abstract piece

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, May 24 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Modern & Contemporary

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

A man looking into a car window while standing in the rain

Detour (new 4K restoration)

  • Fri, May 24 - 7:00 & 9:00 p.m. | Sun, May 26 - 2:00 p.m., 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

From the gutters of Poverty Row came a movie that, more than any other, epitomizes the dark fatalism at the heart of film noir.

Roberto Gonzalez Monjas

Friday Night Live! Detroit Sessions: Violin Sonatas of Brahms

  • 7 & 8:30 p.m. | Fri, May 24 , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

The Detroit Sessions present the complete Violin Sonatas of Johannes Brahms.