Events

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Black History Month: Mollywop!

  • Fri, Feb 18 , 2022
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre Auditorium

Mollywop! is a brilliant Detroit-based funk, soul, jazz and R&B collective led by guitarist Malik Yakini, with Aisha Ellis on drums, Ufuoma Akili on bass.

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Drop-In Workshop: Quilt Design

  • Sat, Feb 19 , 2022
  • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Quilting has a rich and varied history throughout the world, with its earliest roots in ancient Egypt.

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Black History Month: A Matter of Life and Language - Poetry Workshop for Youth

  • Sat, Feb 19 , 2022
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Holley Room

Writers from InsideOut Literary Arts invite middle school and high school students to participate in a poetry writing workshop at the DIA.

Two kids sitting on folding chairs in the DIA galleries while writing notes.

Black History Month: A Matter of Life and Language | A Poetry Series for Youth

  • Sat, Feb 19 , 2022
  • 1:30 PM
  • Lecture Hall

Ticket registration and proof of vaccination required.