Events

Dad and Young Daughter Drawing in the Galleries at the DIA

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Sep 27 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 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.

Papel Picado, Drop-In Workshop

Drop-In Workshop: Papel Picado

  • Fri, Sep 27 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Make your own Papel Picado, which literally means “punched” or “perforated” paper.

An image of four of 2018's colorful Ofrenda altarpieces

Ofrendas: Celebrating el Día de Muertos

  • September 28 - November 10, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

In celebration of Dia de Muertos, the Detroit Institute of Arts, in partnership with Detroit's Mexican Consulate, invite you to explore a community exhibition of ofrenda altars.

A woman drawing in the American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Sep 28 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - American (2nd Floor)

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

Papel Picado, Drop-In Workshop

Drop-In Workshop: Papel Picado

  • 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, Sep 28 & Sun, Sep 29, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Make your own Papel Picado, which literally means “punched” or “perforated” paper.

A woman drawing in a gallery

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Sep 29 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Ancient Greek & Roman (2nd Floor)

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

A woman drawing in the American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Oct 4 , 2019
  • 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.

Five examples of doodle art on square paper

Drop-In Workshop: Doodle Art

  • Fri, Oct 4 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Many people doodle as a way of spontaneously expressing ideas. Grab some drawing materials and see what you come up with.

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Oct 5 , 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.

Five examples of doodle art on square paper

Drop-In Workshop: Doodle Art

  • 1:30 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, Oct 5 & Sun, Oct 6, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Many people doodle as a way of spontaneously expressing ideas. Grab some drawing materials and see what you come up with.