Events

A man drawing in front of the armor cases in the Great Hall

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Dec 21 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Great Hall (2nd Floor)

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

Dad and Young Daughter Drawing in the Galleries at the DIA

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Dec 22 , 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.

Drop-In Workshop: Winter Village

Drop-In Workshop: Winter Village

  • 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Thu, Dec 26 | 12:00 - 9:00 p.m. Fri, Dec 27 | 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sat, Dec 28 | 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sun, Dec 29 | 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m Mon, Dec 30 | 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Tues, Dec 31, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Friends and family, food and drinks, ice skating and shopping are some things that might come to mind when you think about a winter village.

Large, odd shaped house with a face

Tea-Time Theatre: Howl’s Moving Castle

  • Thu, Dec 26 , 2019
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

On a quest to break a spell, Sophie climbs aboard Howl’s magnificent moving castle and into a new life of wonder and adventure.

Eggs with some boxtrolls behind them

Tea-Time Theatre: The Boxtrolls

  • Fri, Dec 27 , 2019
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Orphaned at infancy, Eggs was raised by Boxtrolls, underground dwellers who scavenge the streets of Cheesebridge by night.

A woman drawing in a gallery

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Dec 27 , 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.

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Dec 28 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Islamic World (1st Floor)

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

A young girl being watched by toys in a bookstore

Tea-Time Theatre: Eleanor’s Secret

  • Sat, Dec 28 , 2019
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Eleanor’s Secret is a beautifully designed, rollicking adventure in which a boy’s newfound ability to read not only sets his imagination free, but saves the day!

A woman drawing in the American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Dec 29 , 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.

Traditional Looney Tunes, "That's All Folks!" title card

New Year’s Eve Matinee: Looney Tunes Classics

  • Tue, Dec 31 , 2019
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

This special New Year’s Eve edition of DFT Family will delight audiences of all ages as we unspool some of the best and most hilarious Warner Bros. Looney Tunes shorts.