Events

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Dec 1
  • 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.

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Dec 2
  • 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

  • Fri, Dec 7
  • 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.

An example of printmaking notecards

Drop-In Workshop: Printmaking Notecards

  • 6 - 9 p.m. Fr, Dec 7 | 12 - 4 p.m. Sat, Dec 8 & Sun, Dec 9
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Use foam printing plates, water-based inks and a wooden stylus to create beautiful, one-of-a-kind hand-pulled prints on paper. Fold in half to make a card.  Envelopes are provided!

Dad and Young Daughter Drawing in the Galleries at the DIA

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Dec 8
  • 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.

Reg Pettibone

Stories and Dances of the Ho-Chuck Nation

  • 2 p.m. Sat, Dec 8 & Sun, Dec 9
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Reg Pettibone, a Native American champion dancer from the Ho-Chunk Nation, along with members of his family, provides an understanding of true Native American culture through dance, song, narration and a display of artifacts with a strong environmental emphasis.

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Dec 9
  • 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.

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Dec 14
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Modern (2nd Floor)

Create a pencil drawing to take home while taking a closer look at the collection. No experience necessary. All supplies provided. For ages 6 - Adult (children ages 12 and younger should be accompanied by an adult). 

An example of patterns, symbols, and designs workshop

Drop-In Workshop: Patterns, Symbols, & Designs

  • 6 - 9 p.m. Fri, Dec 14 | 12 - 4 p.m. Sat, Dec 15 & Sun, Dec 16
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Use rubber stamps and fabric markers to give your own personal meaning to a decorated piece of silk fabric. 

Jenny Scheinman

Friday Night Live! Kannapolis: A Moving Portrait

  • Fri, Dec 14
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Acclaimed composer, singer, and violinist Jenny Scheinman invites us into the captivating visual world of Depression-era filmmaker H. Lee Waters in the multi-media performance Kannapolis: A Moving Portrait.