Events

Young girl drawing in the studio

Drop-In Workshop: Community Quilt Design

  • 6:00 - 9:00 Fri, Jan 31 | 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. Sat, Feb 1 & Sun, Feb 2, 2020
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Learn about the tradition of quilt making and make your own square using scissors, glue, and fabric.

A woman drawing in a gallery

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Jan 31 , 2020
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Islamic World (1st Floor)

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

A woman drawing in the American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Feb 1 , 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - American, Arts & Crafts, Art Nouveau (2nd Floor)

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

Close up of La’Ron Williams

Storytelling: La’Ron Williams

  • 2:00 p.m. | Sat, Feb 1 & Sun, Feb 2, 2020
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Through music and audience participation, storyteller La’Ron Williams invites you to explore folk tales of the African and African American traditions. 

Drawing in the galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Feb 2 , 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Medieval & Renaissance (2nd Floor)

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

Drawing in the African American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Feb 7 , 2020
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Native American (1st Floor)

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

LaShaun Kotaran

Spoken | The Art of Poetry

  • Fri, Feb 7 , 2020
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Area poets present works inspired by the pieces of art they love the most.  

Assemblages

Drop-In Workshop: Assemblage

  • 6:00 - 9:00 Fri, Feb 7 | 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. Sat, Feb 8 & Sun, Feb 9, 2020
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Spend some time in the General Motors Center for African American Art galleries.

A woman drawing in a gallery

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Feb 8 , 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - African American (2nd Floor)

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

A man displaying his sketch

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Feb 9 , 2020
  • 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.