Events

A woman drawing in a gallery

Drawing in the Galleries: Labor of Love

  • Sun, Jun 30 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Labor of Love exhibition

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

The group posing on steps

Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival Community Concert

  • 1:00 & 3:00 p.m. | Sun, June 30 , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Alumni of the Blackbird Creative Lab take on the DIA’s Rivera Court with a performance of works by some of contemporary music’s most cutting-edge composers.

Artist Trading Cards, Drop-In Workshop activity

Drop-In Workshop: Artist Trading Cards

  • 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. | Tue, July 2 & Wed, July 3, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Artist trading cards are miniature works of art created on 2½ x 3½  inch card stock. Make your own card to trade with friends.

Artist Trading Cards, Drop-In Workshop activity

Drop-In Workshop: Artist Trading Cards

  • Fri, Jul 5 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Artist trading cards are miniature works of art created on 2½ x 3½  inch card stock. Make your own card to trade with friends.

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

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Jul 5 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Native American (1st Floor)

Explore Native American Art and create a pencil drawing to take home. 

Artist Trading Cards, Drop-In Workshop activity

Drop-In Workshop: Artist Trading Cards

  • 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, July 6 & Sun, July 7, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Artist trading cards are miniature works of art created on 2½ x 3½  inch card stock. Make your own card to trade with friends.

Kids drawing in the modern and contemporary galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Jul 6 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Contemporary (2nd Floor)

Explore Contemporary Art and create a pencil drawing to take home. 

Dad and Young Daughter Drawing in the Galleries at the DIA

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Jul 7 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Arts of Africa (1st Floor)

Explore the Arts of Africa and create a pencil drawing to take home. 

Drop-In Workshop: Sistrums

Drop-In Workshop: Sistrums

  • 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. | Tue, July 9 - Thu, July 11, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Sistrums are sacred rattles carried by royal women during ceremonies in ancient Egypt. Learn more about this instrument and create a simple version.

"Enriched Bread," 1965, Corita Kent, American; screenprint printed in color ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts

Thursdays at the Museum: Art Talk with curator Clare Rogan

  • Thu, Jul 11 , 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

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