Events

Weaving

Drop-In Workshop: Weaving

  • 6 - 9 p.m. Fri, Jan 18 | 12 - 4 p.m. Sat, Jan 19 & Sun, Jan 20 , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Weaving is an ancient art form that dates back thousands of years and has been practiced by many cultures around the world. 

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Jan 18 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - American (2nd Floor)

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

An aerial photograph of Andre Mehmari playing piano

Friday Night Live! Andre Mehmari Trio

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

Brazilian pianist André Mehmari is considered a world-class composer, arranger and instrumentalist in jazz and classical music circles.

Dad and Young Daughter Drawing in the Galleries at the DIA

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Jan 19 , 2019
  • 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.

Michael Daitch weaving in his studio

Artist Demonstration: Weaving with Michael Daitch

  • 12 - 4 p.m. Sat, Jan 19 & Sun, Jan 20 , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Michael Daitch specializes in creating and teaching others to create handwoven pieces that are both visually and sensually pleasing.

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Jan 20 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Modern & Contemporary (2nd Floor)

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

Drop-In Workshop: Pamphlet Stitch Books

MLK Day Drop-In Workshop: Create and Donate

  • Mon, Jan 21 , 2019
  • 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, come to the studio to create pamphlet stitch notebooks, to donate to a local school, and one for yourself.

Field Trip at the DIA

MLK Day Family Fun! Gallery Adventures

  • Mon, Jan 21 , 2019
  • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - African American (2nd floor)

Docents will provide pop-up tours and engagement activities for children and their families!

Children playing with Artie the Donkey in Prentis Court

MLK Day: Gallery Games

  • Mon, Jan 21 , 2019
  • 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Play kid-tested and approved games!

An image of Dr. and Mrs. King walking hand in hand through the streets with other Civil Rights leaders

King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis

  • Mon, Jan 21 , 2019
  • 1:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Follow Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. from 1955 to 1968, in his rise from regional activist to world-renowned leader of the Civil Rights movement.