Events

Image: Bojagi, mid to late 20th century, Korean; silk, cloth. 

Drop-In Workshop: Bojagi

  • Sat, May 28 , 2022
  • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Korean women used traditional wrapping cloth, or bojagi, to cover, store, decorate, or carry gifts and objects of everyday life.

The crew from the 2019 APAHM performance dressed in traditional clothing while smiling and giving the camera a thumbs up.

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month – Cultural Presentations

  • Sat, May 28 , 2022
  • 12:30 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

AAPI artists based in Southeast Michigan come together to showcase their work informed by the traditions of their ancestral homes and their lived experiences in America.

Dancers in an embroidered halter neck dress and a mask with a face painted on it.

Evolution: The Road to Legacy – An APAHM Celebration Performance

  • Sat, May 28 , 2022
  • 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre Auditorium

Evolution: The Road to Legacy is a performance that moves through this metaphor of migrating and evolving culture.

Guests drawing in the Native American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries: Native American galleries

  • Fri, Jun 10 , 2022
  • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Native American galleries

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

Stabiles

Drop-In Workshop: Stabiles

  • Sat, Jun 11 , 2022
  • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Using scissors and colorful cardstock, make a unique freestanding geometric sculpture.

A cartoon of an orange lynx stopped at a yellow light in a gray city

2021 New York International Children’s Film Festival: Kid Flicks One

  • Sat, Jun 11 , 2022
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre Auditorium

Kid Flicks One features audience favorites and award winners from the 2021 New York International Children’s Film Festival.

Great Lakes Chamber Music festival performers

Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival: Schubert’s Winterreise

  • Sun, Jun 12 , 2022
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre Auditorium

Join the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival for a presentation of Schubert’s Winterreise.

Woman sitting at an easel and drawing in the Medieval & Renaissance galleries at the Detroit Institute of Arts

Drawing in the Galleries: Ancient Greek & Roman

  • Fri, Jun 24 , 2022
  • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Ancient Greek & Roman

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

Sun Prints

Drop-In Workshop: Sun Prints

  • Sat, Jun 25 , 2022
  • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

A sun print, also known as a photogram or cyanotype, is an image made by using a simple photographic process.

Dawood Bey, Fred Stewart and Tyler Collins from Birmingham: Four Girls, Two Boys, 2014. Pigment print on paper. Museum purchase Coville Photographer Fund, 2015.69.5.

Conscious Response: Photographers Changing the Way We See

  • July 22, 2022 – January 8, 2023
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Conscious Response explores the history of visual storytelling and image-making as seen through the eyes of over 25 artists.