Events

Seeing the Sacred in Samsara

Seeing the Sacred in Samsara: Lecture with Donald S. Lopez, Jr.

  • Sat, Oct 26 , 2019
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

Renowned Professor of Buddhist Studies at the University of Michigan, Donald S. Lopez, Jr. will discuss his new book, Seeing the Sacred in Samsara.

A person hunched over a bench and drawing in the Native American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Oct 27 , 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.

Gallery teacher giving a tour to students

Thursdays at the Museum: Highlights Tour

  • Thu, Oct 31 , 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Every Thursday at 1 p.m. the Detroit Institute of Arts offers programs for adults 55+.

Sugar Skulls

Drop-In Workshop: Sugar Skulls

  • Fri, Nov 1 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Learn how sugar skulls are used for Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexican and Mexican American communities while you decorate one of your own.

Kids drawing in the modern and contemporary galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Nov 1 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Contemporary (2nd Floor)

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

Sugar Skulls

Drop-In Workshop: Sugar Skulls

  • 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, Nov 2 & Sun, Nov 3, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Learn how sugar skulls are used for Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexican and Mexican American communities while you decorate one of your own.

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.

Gallery teacher giving a tour to students

Thursdays at the Museum: European and American Art at the DIA (Tour)

  • Thu, Nov 7 , 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Every Thursday at 1 p.m. the Detroit Institute of Arts offers programs for adults 55+.

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.