Events

Drawing in the African American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Oct 20 , 2019
  • 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.

Superfest Disability Film Festival logo

Superfest Showcase: Detroit

  • Thu, Oct 24 , 2019
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

For over 30 years, this annual film competition has celebrated cutting-edge cinema that portrays disability in all its diverse, complex, and empowering facets.

Sugar Skulls

Drop-In Workshop: Sugar Skulls

  • Fri, Oct 25 , 2019
  • 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.

Four women sitting and drawing in the Modern Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Oct 25 , 2019
  • 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.

Sugar Skulls

Drop-In Workshop: Sugar Skulls

  • 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, Oct 26 & Sun, Oct 27, 2019
  • 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.

A woman drawing in a gallery

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Oct 26 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Contemporary (2nd Floor)

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

Ballet Folklorico de Detroit in traditional dress in Rivera Court

Ballet Folklorico de Detroit

  • 2:00 p.m. | Sat, Oct 26 & Sun, Oct 27, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Celebrate the Day of the Dead with special performances by Ballet Folklórico de Detroit.

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

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Oct 27 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Native American (1st Floor)

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

Sugar Skulls

Drop-In Workshop: Sugar Skulls

  • Fri, Nov 1 , 2019
  • 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.

Kids drawing in the modern and contemporary galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Nov 1 , 2019
  • 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.