Events

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.

Drop-In Workshop: Hand Puppets

Drop-In Workshop: Felt Hand Puppets

  • Fri, Nov 29 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Use an assortment of interesting materials to create your own hand puppet.

Gallery teacher giving a tour to students

Family Tours | Thanksgiving Break

  • Fri, Nov 29 , 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Your guide for family tours awaits in the Great Hall. Weather permitting, your adventure may include outdoor objects.

Pinnochio

Puppet Performance: National Marionette Theatre presents Pinocchio

  • 2:00 p.m. Fri, Nov 29 | 2:00 p.m. Sat, Nov 30 | 2:00 p.m. Sun, Dec 1, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

David Syrotiak’s National Marionette Theatre’s Pinocchio features intricately carved marionettes and vibrant hand-painted scenery to tell the beloved tale of a puppet’s journey to become a real boy.

A man displaying his sketch

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Nov 29 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - British & Decorative Arts (3rd Floor)

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

Cover of Audra Kubat's new album

Friday Night Live! Audra Kubat

  • 7:00 & 8:30 p.m. Fri, Nov 29, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Detroit's own award-winning Audra Kubat is celebrating the release of her 7th album, a collection of songs about the personal and the universal.

Drop-In Workshop: Hand Puppets

Drop-In Workshop: Felt Hand Puppets

  • 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, Nov 30 & Sun, Dec 1, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Use an assortment of interesting materials to create your own hand puppet.

A woman drawing in a gallery

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Nov 30 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - African American (2nd Floor)

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

Four women sitting and drawing in the Modern Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Dec 1 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Modern (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: Art and Artifacts - Explore the Collection (Tour)

  • Thu, Dec 5 , 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+.