Events

Sandpaper Monoprints

Drop-In Workshop: Sandpaper Monoprints

  • 12 - 4 p.m. Sat, May 4 & Sun, May 5, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

A monoprint is a single impression of an image made from a reprintable block. Try your hand at this unusual form of printing using sandpaper and crayons.

Dad and Young Daughter Drawing in the Galleries at the DIA

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, May 4 , 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.

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

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, May 5 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Native American (1st Floor)

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

Protea

Thursdays at the Museum: Mother's Day Music Performance

  • Thu, May 9 , 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

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

Two women looking at a necklace in the DIA Shop

Spring Fling: Member Shopping Night

  • 5:00 & 7:00 p.m. | Thu, May 9, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - DIA Shop

DIA Members save 20% at this exclusive members-only shopping event. 

A man displaying his sketch

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, May 10 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Dutch: Golden Age

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

Stabiles

Drop-In Workshop: Stabiles

  • Fri, May 10 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

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

Sonya Belaya behind a large bubble

Friday Night Live! Sonya Belaya: Songs My Mother Taught Me

  • 7 & 8:30 p.m. | Fri, May 10 , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Pianist Sonya Belaya and storyteller/curator Patricia Wheeler have collaborated on an evening of live storytelling and music.

Two patrons drawing in front of an abstract piece

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, May 11 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Modern & Contemporary

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

Adults helping a child use a screen printing tool

Artist Demonstration: Live Screen Printing with One Custom City

  • 12:00 - 4:00 P.M. | Sat, May 11 & Sun, May 12, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Prentis Court

Join the artists of One Custom City for a live screen-printing demo! Bring your own blank t-Shirt and give screen-printing a shot.