Events

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Oct 27
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - European (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 - 4 p.m. | Sat, Oct 27 & Sun, Oct 28
  • 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.

Aztek Traditions

Cultural Performance: Aztek Traditions

  • Sat, Oct 27
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Kia Itchel Arriaga, born in Cuernavaca Morelos, México, invites you to celebrate and learn about the Aztek tradition of Mikailhuitl - a tradtional Aztek Day of the Dead ceremony.

Andrei Rublev

Andrei Rublev (restored)

  • Sat, Oct 27
  • 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

With his second feature, a towering epic that took years to complete and even longer to restore, Andrei Tarkovsky waded deep into the past and emerged with a visionary masterwork.

An image of a small water fountain in the Chanticleer Garden

Friends of Arts and Flowers 2018 Betsy Campbell Lecture

  • Sat, Oct 27
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

FAF's 2018 Betsy Campbell's Guest speaker: William Thomas, Chanticleer, Wayne, PA (information to be announced)

Dad and Young Daughter Drawing in the Galleries at the DIA

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Oct 28
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Modern (2nd Floor)

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

An image of colorful items for sale in the DIA museum shop

Holiday Preview: Members' Shopping Night

  • 5 & 7 p.m. Thu, Nov 1
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Shop

DIA Members save 20% at this exclusive members-only shopping event.

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Nov 2
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Ancient Middle East (1st Floor)

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

Korean Paper Crafts

Drop-In Workshop: Korean Paper Crafts

  • Fri, Nov 2
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Learn to create and decorate paper trays with traditional Korean cut-paper motifs which symbolize wishes for happiness and longevity.

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Nov 3
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - European (2nd Floor)

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