Events

A tour in Rivera Court

Thursdays at the Museum: Highlights of the Permanent Collection (Tour)

  • Thu, Jan 3 , 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Prentis Court

Every Thursday at 1 p.m. the Detroit Institute of Arts offers programs for adults 55+.

Paper Dolls, Drop-In Workshop

Drop-In Workshop: Paper Dolls

  • Fri, Jan 4 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Use one of our patterns or make your own, then design one-of-a-kind clothing for a paper doll.

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Jan 4 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Medieval & Renaissance (2nd Floor)

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

An image of beach goers jumping in the air, from behind

Shoplifters

  • 7 p.m. Fri, Jan 4 & Fri, Jan 11 | 4 & 7 p.m. Sat, Jan 5 | 2 & 5 p.m. Sun, Jan 6 | 4:30 & 7 p.m. Sat, Jan 12 | 4:30 p.m. Sun, Jan 13 , 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

With his radiant new masterwork Shoplifters, Japan’s great Hirokazu Kore- eda turns his eye on an often invisible segment of modern Japanese society; those struggling to stay afloat in the face of desperate poverty.

Paper Dolls, Drop-In Workshop

Drop-In Workshop: Paper Dolls

  • 12 - 4 p.m. Sat, Jan 5 & Sun, Jan 6 , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Use one of our patterns or make your own, then design one-of-a-kind clothing for a paper doll.

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Jan 5 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Islamic World (1st Floor)

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

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Jan 6 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - American (2nd Floor)

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

“Untitled (Group Portrait with Cameras, Belle Isle Conservatory, Detroit),” around 1970, attributed to Allen Stross, color transparency film. Detroit Institute of Arts

Thursdays at the Museum: Curator Lecture with Nancy Barr

  • Thu, Jan 10 , 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

Join us for a lecture by Nancy Barr on her exhibition Lost & Found: Photographs from the DIA's Collection.

Dad and Young Daughter Drawing in the Galleries at the DIA

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Jan 11 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Dutch Golden Age (3rd Floor)

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

Drop-In Workshiop: Snow Snakes

Drop In Workshop: Snow Snakes

  • Fri, Jan 11 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Learn a traditional Inuit game and decorate a simple stick to look like a snake.