Events

An example of an accordian book

Drop-In Workshop: Accordian Books

  • 1:30 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, Nov 16 & Sun, Nov 17, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

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

Dad and Young Daughter Drawing in the Galleries at the DIA

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Nov 16 , 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.

Close-up shot of a red encaustic

Artist Demonstration: Karianne Spens-Hanna Encaustic Painting

  • 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, Nov 16 & Sun, Nov 17, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Prentis Court

Karianne Spens-Hanna is a visual artist, art therapist, and singer/songwriter. Her interest in nature and studies around psychology and health are key components of her visual and art therapy practices.

Karianne will lead ...

A woman drawing in the American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Nov 17 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - American (1st Floor)

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

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Nov 22 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 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.

Guests drawing in the Native American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Nov 23 , 2019
  • 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.

Two girls on a beach

DFT Animation Club: Tia and Piujuq

  • 2:00 p.m. | Sat, Nov 23 & Sun, Nov 24, 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Tia, a young Syrian girl new to Montreal, longs for friends when she accidentally discovers a magic portal.

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Nov 24 , 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.

Children playing with Artie the Donkey in Prentis Court

Gallery Games | Thanksgiving Break

  • Fri, Nov 29 , 2019
  • 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Look for the Gallery Games cart in Prentis Court by Artie the Donkey for free family fun with take-away games to play in the museum.

Children and gallery teacher in Rivera Court

Gallery Adventures | Thanksgiving Break

  • Fri, Nov 29 , 2019
  • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Docents will provide pop-up tours and engagement activities for children and their families.