Events

Korean Paper Crafts

Drop-In Workshop: Korean Paper Crafts

  • 12 - 4 p.m. | Sat, Nov 3 & Sun, Nov 4
  • 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

  • Sat, Nov 3
  • 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.

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Nov 4
  • 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.

Neha Vedpathak standing behind her artwork in her studio

A Conversation with Artist Neha Vedpathak

  • Sun, Nov 4
  • 1:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

Detroit-based artist Neha Vedpathak and DIA Assistant Curator Katherine Kasdorf, Arts of Asia & the Islamic World, discuss Vedpathak’s artistic practice, her background, and the large-scale work she created for the DIA’s new gallery of Indian and Southeast Asian art.

Jin Hi Kim and Min Xiao Fen

Asian Sound Revolution

  • Sun, Nov 4
  • 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Celebrating the opening of the DIA's new Asian Galleries, this artist collaboration uses traditional Asian instruments to create contemporary sounds.

Chinese Slat Books

Drop-In Workshop: Chinese Slat Books

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

In ancient China, before the invention of paper, documents were made of bamboo or wooden slats. Make your own book using this ancient technique.

Dad and Young Daughter Drawing in the Galleries at the DIA

Drawing in the Galleries

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

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

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Nov 10
  • 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.

Chinese Slat Books

Drop-In Workshop: Chinese Slat Books

  • 12 - 4 p.m. | Sat, Nov 10 & Sun, Nov 11
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

In ancient China, before the invention of paper, documents were made of bamboo or wooden slats. Make your own book using this ancient technique.

Yung Shing Le Shadow Puppet Troupe

Puppet Performance: Yung Shing Le Shadow Puppet Troupe

  • Sat, Nov 10
  • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

In a special partnership with the Michigan Chinese Women Association, the DIA is proud to present Yung Shing Le Shadow Puppet Theatre Troupe of Taiwan.