Events

Family Tours: Detroit Institute of Awesome

  • 11 a.m., Tuesdays-Saturdays
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Join us this summer for special in-gallery tours created just for kids and their grown-ups! 

Drop-In Workshop : Hip Hop Art - Album Covers

Drop-In Workshop : Hip Hop Art - Album Covers

  • Sat, Aug 19
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Education Center

If you were a musician, what would your album art look like?

Amigurumi Crochet

Artist Demonstration: Amigurumi Crochet

  • Sat, Aug 19
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Prentis Court

Fiber artist Sarah Shackleford presents Amigurumi, the ancient art of crocheted small creatures.

Drawing in the Galleries at the DIA

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Aug 19
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - American Galleries (2nd floor)

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

Amigurumi Crochet

Artist Demonstration: Amigurumi Crochet

  • Sun, Aug 20
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Prentis Court

Fiber artist Sarah Shackleford presents Amigurumi, the ancient art of crocheted small creatures.

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Aug 20
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Ancient Cultures of the Americas (1st floor)

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

Drop-In Workshop - Bookmarks & Little Libraries

Drop-In Workshop - Bookmarks & Little Libraries

  • Daily, Tue, Aug 22 until Thu, Aug 24
  • 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Education Center

Help decorate a "Little Library" in the Art Studio using a variety of materials.

Drop-In Workshop - Bookmarks & Little Libraries

Drop-In Workshop - Bookmarks & Little Libraries

  • Fri, Aug 25
  • 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Education Center

Help decorate a "Little Library" in the Art Studio using a variety of materials.

Playing chess with the Detroit Chess Club at the DIA

Detroit City Chess Club Open Play

  • Fridays, Fri, Jul 7
  • 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Prentis Court

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

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Aug 25
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - African American Art (2nd floor)

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