Events

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

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Apr 7 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Islamic

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

A man and a woman handcuffed, turned away from each other

Bollywood Classics: Pyaasa

  • Sun, Apr 7 , 2019
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

The film that best defines Bollywood’s golden age, a tragic romance between a poet and a prostitute that Time named among the top ten romantic films of all time. 

Pop art pins

Drop-In Workshop: Pop Art Pins

  • Fri, Apr 12 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Create one-of-a-kind wearable art pins using a variety of traditional and nontraditional jewelry-making materials.

Pop art pins

Drop-In Workshop: Pop Art Pins

  • Sat, Apr 13, 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Sun, Apr 14, 12:00 - 4:00 p.m., 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Create one-of-a-kind wearable art pins using a variety of traditional and nontraditional jewelry-making materials.

This is a Test

Artist Demonstration: Andy Malone – Play Test

  • Sat, Apr 13, 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Sun, Apr 14, 12:00 - 4:00 p.m., 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Explore the interactive art and games created by Detroit artist Andy Malone.

decorative eggs

Drop-In Workshop: Egg Shakers

  • Fri, Apr 19 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Small plastic eggs morph into fantastic percussion instruments when dried beans, rice, stickers and fun papers are added.

A woman drawing in a gallery

Drawing in the Galleries: Labor of Love

  • Fri, Apr 19 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Labor of Love exhibition

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

decorative eggs

Drop-In Workshop: Egg Shakers

  • Sat, Apr 20, 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Sun, Apr 21, 12:00 - 4:00 p.m., 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Small plastic eggs morph into fantastic percussion instruments when dried beans, rice, stickers and fun papers are added.

bug puppets

Drop-In Workshop: Bug Puppets

  • Fri, Apr 26 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Use foamcore, toothpicks, pipe cleaners and beads to make a fantastic bug puppet on a stick.

A woman drawing in the American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Apr 26 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - American

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