Events

A woman drawing in a gallery

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Nov 15 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - African American (2nd Floor)

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

Dad and Young Daughter Drawing in the Galleries at the DIA

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Nov 16 , 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.

An example of an accordian book

Drop-In Workshop: Accordian Books

  • 1:30 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, Nov 16 & Sun, Nov 17, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

The accordion book is one of the most versatile and easiest books to make.

Close-up shot of a red encaustic

Artist Demonstration: Karianne Spens-Hanna Encaustic Painting

  • 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, Nov 16 & Sun, Nov 17, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Prentis Court

Karianne Spens-Hanna is a visual artist, art therapist, and singer/songwriter. Her interest in nature and studies around psychology and health are key components of her visual and art therapy practices.

Karianne will lead ...

A woman drawing in the American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Nov 17 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - American (1st Floor)

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

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Nov 22 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Dutch Golden Age (3rd Floor)

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

Guests drawing in the Native American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Nov 23 , 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.

Two girls on a beach

DFT Animation Club: Tia and Piujuq

  • 2:00 p.m. | Sat, Nov 23 & Sun, Nov 24, 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Tia, a young Syrian girl new to Montreal, longs for friends when she accidentally discovers a magic portal.

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Nov 24 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

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

Children playing with Artie the Donkey in Prentis Court

Gallery Games | Thanksgiving Break

  • Fri, Nov 29 , 2019
  • 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Look for the Gallery Games cart in Prentis Court by Artie the Donkey for free family fun with take-away games to play in the museum.