Events

Sugar Skulls

Thursdays at the Museum: Sugar Skulls

  • Thu, Oct 17 , 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

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

Drop-In Workshop : Paper Flower Garden Wall

Drop-In Workshop: Paper Flowers

  • Fri, Oct 18 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Come to the studio to make your own paper versions of the flowers you find in our collection that inspire you.

Kids drawing in the modern and contemporary galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Oct 18 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Modern & Contemporary (2nd Floor)

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

Ashley Bathgate

Friday Night Live! Ashley Bathgate

  • 7:00 & 8:30 p.m. Fri, Oct 18, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Cellist Ashley Bathgate has made a reputation as a musician who ventures into previously uncharted areas of ground-breaking sounds and techniques.

Drop-In Workshop : Paper Flower Garden Wall

Drop-In Workshop: Paper Flowers

  • 1:30 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, Oct 19 & Sun, Oct 20, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Come to the studio to make your own paper versions of the flowers you find in our collection that inspire you.

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Oct 19 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

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

Paul Zammit with flowers

Friends of Art & Flowers 2019 Betsy Campbell Lecture

  • Sat, Oct 19 , 2019
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

DIA auxiliary Friends of Art & Flowers welcomes Paul Zammit, the Nancy Eaton Director of Horticulture at the Toronto Botanical Garden.

Drawing in the African American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Oct 20 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - African American (2nd Floor)

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

All the King's Men poster

Thursdays at the Museum: All the King's Men (film)

  • Thu, Oct 24 , 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

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

Superfest Disability Film Festival logo

Superfest Showcase: Detroit

  • Thu, Oct 24 , 2019
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

For over 30 years, this annual film competition has celebrated cutting-edge cinema that portrays disability in all its diverse, complex, and empowering facets.