Events

Sugar Skulls

Drop-In Workshop: Sugar Skulls

  • Fri, Nov 1 , 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.

Kids drawing in the modern and contemporary galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Nov 1 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - 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, Nov 2 & Sun, Nov 3, 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.

Dad and Young Daughter Drawing in the Galleries at the DIA

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Nov 2 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Arts of Africa (1st Floor)

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

Kids drawing in the modern and contemporary galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Nov 3 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Modern & Contemporary (2nd Floor)

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

Gallery teacher giving a tour to students

Thursdays at the Museum: European and American Art at the DIA (Tour)

  • Thu, Nov 7 , 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+.

Young girl drawing in the studio

Drop-In Workshop: Assemblage

  • Fri, Nov 8 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Spend some time in the galleries admiring work by Betye Saar, Mickalene Thomas or Benny Andrews and then come to the studio to create your own mixed media piece of art.

Four women sitting and drawing in the Modern Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Nov 8 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Modern (2nd Floor)

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

Jeff Gaydesh, On Anchor Bay, Lake St. Clair

Michigan’s Great Lakes: Photographs by Jeff Gaydash

  • Nov 9, 2019 - May 3, 2020
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Large-scale photographs of Lakes Erie, Huron, Michigan and Superior are the subject of this exhibition by Detroit area photographer Jeff Gaydash.

Young girl drawing in the studio

Drop-In Workshop: Assemblage

  • 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, Nov 9 & Sun, Nov 10, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Spend some time in the galleries admiring work by Betye Saar, Mickalene Thomas or Benny Andrews and then come to the studio to create your own mixed media piece of art.