Events

Kids drawing in the modern and contemporary galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Jan 19 , 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Modern & Contemporary (2nd Floor)

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

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

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Jan 24 , 2020
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 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 patrons drawing in front of an abstract piece

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Jan 25 , 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Modern & Contemporary (2nd Floor)

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

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Jan 26 , 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 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.

A woman drawing in a gallery

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Jan 31 , 2020
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Islamic World (1st Floor)

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

Close up of La’Ron Williams

Storytelling: La’Ron Williams

  • 2:00 p.m. | Sat, Feb 1 & Sun, Feb 2, 2020
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Through music and audience participation, storyteller La’Ron Williams invites you to explore folk tales of the African and African American traditions. 

Kitty's Corner, with a dog and cat made out of paper

Puppet Performance: String Theory Theater

  • 2:00 p.m. | Sat, Feb 15 & Sun, Feb 16, 2020
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

Presenting four original stories, this Baltimore-based puppet troupe, composed of artist Dirk Joseph and his daughters.

The Jeghetto puppeteer and a young boy playing with a wooden string puppet on the puppeteer's head

Puppet Performance: Jeghetto’s Workshop

  • 2:00 p.m. | Sat, Feb 22 & Sun, Feb 23, 2020
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Enter the Workshop of Jeghetto and watch him get lost in his imagination as he creates unique puppets out of recycled materials.