Events

Kids drawing in the modern and contemporary galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, May 3 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Modern Galleries

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

Sandpaper Monoprints

Drop-In Workshop: Sandpaper Monoprints

  • Fri, May 3 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

A monoprint is a single impression of an image made from a reprintable block. Try your hand at this unusual form of printing using sandpaper and crayons.

A man working on wood furniture in the Great Hall

Society of American Period Furniture Makers

  • 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, May 4 & Sun, May 5, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Great Hall

Acquire an appreciation for eighteenth-century American furniture with members of the Society of American Furniture Makers.

Sandpaper Monoprints

Drop-In Workshop: Sandpaper Monoprints

  • 12 - 4 p.m. Sat, May 4 & Sun, May 5, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

A monoprint is a single impression of an image made from a reprintable block. Try your hand at this unusual form of printing using sandpaper and crayons.

Dad and Young Daughter Drawing in the Galleries at the DIA

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, May 4 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 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.

A person hunched over a bench and drawing in the Native American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, May 5 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Native American (1st Floor)

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

Stabiles

Drop-In Workshop: Stabiles

  • Fri, May 10 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Using scissors and colorful cardstock, make a unique freestanding geometric sculpture.

A man displaying his sketch

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, May 10 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Dutch: Golden Age

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

Stabiles

Drop-In Workshop: Stabiles

  • 12 - 4 p.m. Sat, May 11 & Sun, May 12, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Using scissors and colorful cardstock, make a unique freestanding geometric sculpture.

Two patrons drawing in front of an abstract piece

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, May 11 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Modern & Contemporary

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