Events

DIA Exterior with Fountain

Homeschool Afternoon: Explore, Collaborate, and Create with Printmaking

  • Wed, Feb 19 , 2020
  • 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Learning Center

Specifically for Homeschoolers, this workshop includes a visit to DIA galleries and a studio art-making experience.

Dad and Young Daughter Drawing in the Galleries at the DIA

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Thu, Feb 20 , 2020
  • 11:00 AM - 3:00 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.

Mosaic

Thursdays at the Museum: Mosaics

  • Thu, Feb 20 , 2020
  • 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+.

A woman drawing in the American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Feb 21 , 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - American, Arts & Crafts & Art Nouveau (2nd Floor)

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

Mosaic

Drop-In Workshop: Mosaics

  • 6:00 - 9:00 Fri, Feb 21 | 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. Sat, Feb 22 & Sun, Feb 23, 2020
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

A mosaic is a picture or decoration made of small pieces of stone, glass or other substances.

Hubert Massey

Artists and Mentorship: The Perfect Imperfect Picture

  • Fri, Feb 21 , 2020
  • 6:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Kresge Court

Please join our panel of artists as they discuss their work and the value of mentorship.

Monica Blaire

Friday Night Live! Monica Blaire

  • 7:00 p.m. Fri, Feb 21, 2020
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Eclectic is the best way to describe Detroit singer/songwriter Monica Blaire.

A woman drawing in front of a slab in the Islamic gallery

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Feb 22 , 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Arts of the Ancient Middle East (1st Floor)

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

The Jeghetto puppeteer and a young boy playing with a wooden string puppet on the puppeteer's head

Puppet Performance: Jeghetto’s Workshop

  • 2:00 p.m. | Sat, Feb 22 & Sun, Feb 23, 2020
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Enter the Workshop of Jeghetto and watch him get lost in his imagination as he creates unique puppets out of recycled materials.

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Feb 23 , 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 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.