Events

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.

A woman drawing in the American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, May 12 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - American

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

Judith with the Head of Holofernes, ca. 1570, oil on canvas; Titian, Italian, ca.1488-1576. Gift of Edsel B. Ford. 35.10

European Paintings Council: Titian Lecture

  • Wed, May 15 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

Paintings by the Italian Renaissance painter Titian in the Detroit Institute of Arts have undergone significant treatment and research.

Sandpaper Monoprints

Thursdays at the Museum: Printmaking - Sandpaper Monoprint

  • Thu, May 16 , 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+.

Paper Dolls, Drop-In Workshop

Drop-In Workshop: Paper Dolls

  • Fri, May 17 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Use one of our patterns or make your own, then design one-of-a-kind clothing for a paper doll.

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, May 17 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Asian Wing

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

Holes in Hearts

Friday Night Live! Matthew Daher: Holes in Hearts | Handles for Holding

  • 7 & 8:30 p.m. | Fri, May 17 , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

An evening of performances by local and national musicians who integrate creative practices with healing practices in their own personal journeys

Paper Dolls, Drop-In Workshop

Drop-In Workshop: Paper Dolls

  • 12:00 - 4:00 P.M. | Sat, May 18 & Sun, May 19, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Use one of our patterns or make your own, then design one-of-a-kind clothing for a paper doll.

Kids drawing in the modern and contemporary galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, May 18 , 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.

Representatives of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration

  • 1:30 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, May 18 & Sun, May 19, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Join us for an afternoon celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month through a blend of traditional and contemporary performances.