Events

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Jan 6 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - American (2nd Floor)

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

“Untitled (Group Portrait with Cameras, Belle Isle Conservatory, Detroit),” around 1970, attributed to Allen Stross, color transparency film. Detroit Institute of Arts

Thursdays at the Museum: Curator Lecture with Nancy Barr

  • Thu, Jan 10 , 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

Join us for a lecture by Nancy Barr on her exhibition Lost & Found: Photographs from the DIA's Collection.

Dad and Young Daughter Drawing in the Galleries at the DIA

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Jan 11 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Dutch Golden Age (3rd Floor)

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

Drop-In Workshiop: Snow Snakes

Drop In Workshop: Snow Snakes

  • Fri, Jan 11 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Learn a traditional Inuit game and decorate a simple stick to look like a snake.

The Michigan Philharmonic's Miniature Masterpieces

Friday Night Live! The Michigan Philharmonic's Miniature Masterpieces

  • 7 & 8:30 p.m. Fri, Jan 11 , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Miniature Masterpieces features the Michigan Philharmonic performing huge sounding pieces written for small chamber ensembles, featuring an eclectic mixture of music from Mother Goose to Edgar Allan Poe.

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Jan 12 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Medieval & Renaissance (2nd Floor)

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

Drop-In Workshiop: Snow Snakes

Drop In Workshop: Snow Snakes

  • 12 - 4 p.m. Sat, Jan 12 & Sun, Jan 13 , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Learn a traditional Inuit game and decorate a simple stick to look like a snake.

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Jan 13 , 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.

An example of an accordian book

Thursdays at the Museum: Accordion Books

  • Thu, Jan 17 , 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

The accordion book is one of the most versatile and easiest books to make. Create your own, then decorate it using markers, collage and more! 

View of the Robert and Katherine Jacobs Asian Wing

Asian Wing Deep Dive for Educators: Mindful Looking for Thoughtful Writing

  • Fri, Jan 18 , 2019
  • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Holley Room

Learn more about many of the ways of looking at and engaging with art.