Events

Sugar Skulls

Thursdays at the Museum: Art-Making - Sugar Skulls

  • Thu, Oct 18
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Learn how sugar skulls are used for Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexican and Mexican American communities while you decorate one of your own.

A Brief History of Time

Thursdays at the Museum: A Brief History of Time

  • Thu, Oct 25
  • 1:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Featuring remarkable interviews with Hawking, his friends and colleagues. 

DIA Exterior with Fountain

Thursdays at the Museum: Art Talk with curator Clare Rogan

  • Thu, Nov 8
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

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

Tibetan Prayer Flags

Thursdays at the Museum: Art-Making Studio - Tibetan Prayer Flags

  • Thu, Nov 15
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Learn how Tibetan prayer flags are made and used while you create your own personal flag to take home.

A tour in Rivera Court

Thursdays at the Museum: Highlights of the Permanent Collection (Tour)

  • Thu, Dec 6
  • 1:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Prentis Court

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

DIA Exterior with Fountain

Thursdays at the Museum: New Asian Galleries - Art Talk with curator Katherine Kasdorf

  • Thu, Dec 13
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

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

Luminaries

Thursdays at the Museum: Art-Making - Luminaries

  • Thu, Dec 20
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Explore infinite patterns and colors using tissue paper on a simple glass jar that you can illuminate at home with a small candle, like a tea light.