Events

Artist Trading Cards, Drop-In Workshop activity

Thursdays at the Museum: Art-Making - Artist Trading Cards

  • Thu, Sep 20
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Artist trading cards are miniature works of art created on 2½ x 3½  inch card stock. Make your own card to trade with friends.

Charles Chaplin

Thursdays at the Museum: The Kid

  • Thu, Sep 27
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

The Kid doesn’t merely show Chaplin at a turning point when he proved that he was a serious film director—it remains an expressive masterwork of silent cinema.

A tour in Rivera Court

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

  • Thu, Oct 4
  • 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: Art Talk with curator Alan Darr

  • Thu, Oct 11
  • 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+.

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+

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