Events

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.

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+.

Sugar Skulls

Drop-In Workshop: Sugar Skulls

  • Fri, Oct 25 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Learn how sugar skulls are used for Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexican and Mexican American communities while you decorate one of your own.

Four women sitting and drawing in the Modern Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Oct 25 , 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.

Sugar Skulls

Drop-In Workshop: Sugar Skulls

  • 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, Oct 26 & Sun, Oct 27, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Learn how sugar skulls are used for Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexican and Mexican American communities while you decorate one of your own.

A woman drawing in a gallery

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Oct 26 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Ofrendas Exhibition

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

Seeing the Sacred in Samsara

Seeing the Sacred in Samsara: Lecture with Donald S. Lopez, Jr.

  • Sat, Oct 26 , 2019
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

Renowned Professor of Buddhist Studies at the University of Michigan, Donald S. Lopez, Jr. will discuss his new book, Seeing the Sacred in Samsara.

A person hunched over a bench and drawing in the Native American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Oct 27 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Native American (1st Floor)

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

Gallery teacher giving a tour to students

Thursdays at the Museum: Highlights Tour

  • Thu, Oct 31 , 2019
  • 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+.