Events

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Dec 15
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Medieval & Renaissance (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

  • Sun, Dec 16
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Contemporary (2nd 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 21
  • 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.

Luminaries

Drop-In Workshop: Luminaries

  • 6 - 9 p.m. Fri, Dec 21 | 12 - 4 p.m. Sat, Dec 22 & Sun, Dec 23
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Explore infinite patterns and colors using tissue paper on a simple glass jar that you can illuminate at home with a small candle, like a tea light.

The music duo Balance

Friday Night Live! Balance

  • 7 & 8:30 p.m. Fri, Dec 21
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Balance is a collaborative duo between saxophonist Marcus Elliot and pianist Michael Malis. Called “two of Detroit’s most important young jazz musicians” by the Detroit Free Press, this concert features new compositions for piano and saxophone by the duo. 

Make Your Own Shaker Egg

Shake Shake Shake: Make Your Own Shaker Egg

  • 12 - 4 p.m. Sat, Dec 22 & Sun, Dec 23
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Prentis Court

Lauren Glapa, a Detroit-based musician and teacher who is interested in making & sharing music with simple materials, invites the whole family to assemble and decorate shaker eggs.

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Dec 22
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

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

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Dec 23
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - British (3rd Floor)

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

A still from the film Fanny and Alexander

Fanny and Alexander

  • Sun, Dec 23
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Through the eyes of ten-year-old Alexander, we witness the delights and conflicts of the Ekdahl family, a sprawling bourgeois clan in turn-of-the-twentieth-century Sweden.

Winter Village

Drop-In Workshop: Winter Village

  • 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Wed, Dec 26 & Thu, Dec 27
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Friends and family, food and drinks, ice skating and shopping are some things that might come to mind when you think about a winter village.