Events

bug puppets

Drop-In Workshop: Bug Puppets

  • Sat, Apr 27, 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Sun, Apr 28, 12:00 - 4:00 p.m., 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

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

Puppet performance of Tiny Monsters

Puppet Performance: Go Home Tiny Monster

  • Sat, Apr 27, 2:00 p.m. | Sun, Apr 28, 2:00 p.m. , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

A touchingly absurd story about family, home, and a gaggle of wacky monsters, featuring their trademark mix of puppetry, silliness, physical theater, live music, and surprising poignancy

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Apr 28 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Dutch: Golden Age

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

Minds on Art

Minds on Art

  • 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. | Mondays or Tuesdays, Mon, Apr 29 until Wed, June 4, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Minds on Art, in collaboration with the Alzheimer's Association of MI, Greater Michigan Chapter, is a free five-week art-based program for people living with memory loss and their caregivers.

A woman drawing in the American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, May 12 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - American

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

Students working in the studio

Homeschool Afternoon: Explore, Collaborate, and Create with Watercolor Painting

  • Wed, Jun 5 , 2019
  • 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Learning Center

Explore the day’s theme of watercolor painting in the galleries with a customized guided experience.

Etude pour "Le Pont de l'Europe" (Study for "Le Pont de l'Europe"), 1876, Gustave Caillebotte, French; oil on canvas. Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York. Photograph by Tom Loonan and Brenda Bieger, courtesy of Albright-Knox Art Galler

Humble and Human: Impressionist Era Treasures from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery and the Detroit Institute of Arts, an Exhibition in Honor of Ralph C. Wilson, Jr.

  • Sun, Jun 23 - Sun, Oct 1, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

A selection of more than forty Impressionist and post-Impressionist treasures from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery and the Detroit Institute of Arts.