Events

Dad and Young Daughter Drawing in the Galleries at the DIA

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Nov 2 , 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.

Kids drawing in the modern and contemporary galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Nov 3 , 2019
  • 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.

Four women sitting and drawing in the Modern Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Nov 8 , 2019
  • 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.

Young girl drawing in the studio

Drop-In Workshop: Assemblage

  • Fri, Nov 8 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Spend some time in the galleries admiring work by Betye Saar, Mickalene Thomas or Benny Andrews and then come to the studio to create your own mixed media piece of art.

Young girl drawing in the studio

Drop-In Workshop: Assemblage

  • 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, Nov 9 & Sun, Nov 10, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Spend some time in the galleries admiring work by Betye Saar, Mickalene Thomas or Benny Andrews and then come to the studio to create your own mixed media piece of art.

A woman drawing in front of a slab in the Islamic gallery

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Nov 9 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Ancient Middle East (1st Floor)

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

A man displaying his sketch

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Nov 10 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - European (3rd Floor)

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

Dia de muertos

Artist Talk: Ofrendas: Celebrating el Día de Muertos

  • Sun, Nov 10 , 2019
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

On the final day to view the seventh annual community exhibition Ofrendas: Celebrating el Día de Muertos, you are invited to a discussion with the artists who created the altars on view.

An example of an accordian book

Drop-In Workshop: Accordian Books

  • Fri, Nov 15 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

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

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.