Events

Sphinx Virtuosi

Sphinx Virtuosi

  • Sat, Oct 20
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Comprised of 18 of the nation’s top Black and Latino classical soloists, these alumni of the internationally renowned Sphinx Competition come together each fall as cultural ambassadors to reach new audiences.

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Oct 21
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Islamic World (1st Floor)

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

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Oct 26
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Contemporary (2nd Floor)

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

Sugar Skulls

Drop In Workshop: Sugar Skulls

  • Fri, Oct 26
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Learn how sugar skulls are used for Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexican and Mexican American communities while you decorate one of your own.

Sugar Skulls

Drop In Workshop: Sugar Skulls

  • 12 - 4 p.m. | Sat, Oct 27 & Sun, Oct 28
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Learn how sugar skulls are used for Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexican and Mexican American communities while you decorate one of your own.

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Oct 27
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - European (2nd Floor)

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

Aztek Traditions

Cultural Performance: Aztek Traditions

  • Sat, Oct 27
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Kia Itchel Arriaga, born in Cuernavaca Morelos, México, invites you to celebrate and learn about the Aztek tradition of Mikailhuitl - a tradtional Aztek Day of the Dead ceremony.

Dad and Young Daughter Drawing in the Galleries at the DIA

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Oct 28
  • 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. 

Korean Paper Crafts

Drop-In Workshop: Korean Paper Crafts

  • Fri, Nov 2
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Learn to create and decorate paper trays with traditional Korean cut-paper motifs which symbolize wishes for happiness and longevity.

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Nov 2
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Ancient Middle East (1st Floor)

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