Events

A woman drawing in the American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Jul 12 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - American (2nd Floor)

Explore American Art and create a pencil drawing to take home. 

Drop-In Workshop: Sistrums

Drop-In Workshop: Sistrums

  • 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, July 13 & Sun, July 14, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Sistrums are sacred rattles carried by royal women during ceremonies in ancient Egypt. Learn more about this instrument and create a simple version.

Patrons drawing on the DIA's north lawn

Drawing in the Galleries | North Lawn

  • 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, July 13 & Sun, July 14, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - North Lawn

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

Drum line dressed in traditional African clothing

Concert of Colors: African Masquerade

  • 12 - 2:00 p.m. Sat, July 13 | 2:00 p.m. Sun, July 14, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Come experience a spectacular performance of African dance on the grounds of the DIA.

Decorated Drumsticks

Drop-In Workshop: Decorated Drumsticks

  • 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. | Tue, July 16 - Thu, July 18, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Some musical instruments produce sounds by being struck by sticks, fingers or other hard objects.

Decorated Drumsticks

Drop-In Workshop: Decorated Drumsticks

  • Fri, Jul 19 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Some musical instruments produce sounds by being struck by sticks, fingers or other hard objects.

A few children drawing at easels

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Jul 19 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Ancient Middle East (1st Floor)

Explore the Arts of Ancient Middle East and create a pencil drawing to take home. 

Artist's example

Artist Demonstration: Comix Remix

  • 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, July 20 & Sun, July 21, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Pop artists made use of comic book imagery as a source of humor and as a way of transforming popular heroic imagery into commentary on American culture.

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Jul 20 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Korean & Japanese Art (1st Floor)

Explore Korean & Japanese Art and create a pencil drawing to take home. 

Decorated Drumsticks

Drop-In Workshop: Decorated Drumsticks

  • 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, July 20 & Sun, July 21, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Some musical instruments produce sounds by being struck by sticks, fingers or other hard objects.