Events

Drop-In Workshop: Finger Puppets

Drop-In Workshop: Finger Puppets

  • Fri, Nov 24
  • 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Education Center

Take a finger from a glove and bring it to life as you decorate it with a variety of art-making materials.

Hobey Ford

Puppet Performance: Migration

  • FRI, NOV 24 AT 2 PM, SAT, NOV 25 AT 2 PM, SUN, NOV 26 AT 2 PM
  • DIA Lecture Hall

Hobey Ford turns to the natural world of animals to explore the wonders of migration through the story of a Mexican girl named Beatriz and her own migration to the United States. The story of Beatriz’ journey is juxtapos...

Playing chess with the Detroit Chess Club at the DIA

Detroit City Chess Club Open Play

  • Fridays at 4 p.m.
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Prentis Court

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

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Nov 24
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Arts of Africa (1st Floor)

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

Drop-In Workshop: Creature Marionettes

Drop-In Workshop: Creature Marionettes

  • Sat, Nov 25
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Education Center

Use felt, ribbon, and a tongue depressor to turn a butterfly, snake, spider, fish, or a creature of your imagination into a whimsical marionette.

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Nov 25
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Modern (2nd Floor)

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

Drop-In Workshop: Pencil Puppets

Drop-In Workshop: Clay Pencil-Topper Puppets

  • Sun, Nov 26
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Education Center

Have fun creating your own puppet characters from self-hardening modeling material.

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Nov 26
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - European: Dutch Golden Age (3rd Floor)

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

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Dec 1
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Modern & Contemporary (2nd Floor)

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

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Dec 2
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - European: British & Decorative Arts( 3rd Floor)

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