Events

Children and gallery teacher in Rivera Court

Free Family Fun! Gallery Adventures

  • 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Tuesday - Sunday , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Docents will provide pop-up tours and engagement activities for children and their families.

Sun Prints

Drop-In Workshop: Sun Prints

  • 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. | Tue, June 18 - Thur, June 20, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

A sun print, also known as a photogram or cyanotype, is an image made by using a simple photographic process. Make your own image using a variety of everyday objects.

Children playing with Artie the Donkey in Prentis Court

Free Family Fun! Gallery Games

  • 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. | Tuesday - Sunday , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Look for the Gallery Games cart in Prentis Court by Artie the Donkey for free family fun with take-away games to play in the museum.

Gallery teacher giving a tour to students

Family Tours | Saturday & Sunday

  • 1 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Your guide for family tours awaits in the Great Hall. Weather permitting, your adventure may include outdoor objects.

Sun Prints

Drop-In Workshop: Sun Prints

  • Fri, Jun 21 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

A sun print, also known as a photogram or cyanotype, is an image made by using a simple photographic process. Make your own image using a variety of everyday objects.

Playing chess with the Detroit Chess Club at the DIA

Detroit City Chess Club Open Play

  • Fridays at 4:00 p.m. , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Prentis Court

Join the Detroit City Chess Club in their regular Friday meet-ups in Prentis Court.

A woman drawing in a gallery

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Jun 21 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Islamic Art (1st Floor)

Explore Islamic Art and create a pencil drawing to take home. 

Sun Prints

Drop-In Workshop: Sun Prints

  • 12:00 - 4:00 P.M. | Sat, June 22 & Sun, June 23, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

A sun print, also known as a photogram or cyanotype, is an image made by using a simple photographic process. Make your own image using a variety of everyday objects.

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Jun 22 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Dutch Golden Age (3rd Floor)

Explore Art of the Dutch Golden Age and create a pencil drawing to take home. 

European: Medieval & Renaissance galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Jun 23 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Medieval & Renaissance (2nd Floor)

Explore the European: Medieval & Renaissance galleries and create a pencil drawing to take home. 

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