Events

A man displaying his sketch

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, May 10 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Dutch: Golden Age

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

Sonya Belaya behind a large bubble

Friday Night Live! Sonya Belaya: Songs My Mother Taught Me

  • 7 & 8:30 p.m. | Fri, May 10 , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Pianist Sonya Belaya and storyteller/curator Patricia Wheeler have collaborated on an evening of live storytelling and music.

A group of teachers around a table in the Art-Making Studio

Educator Workshop: Mechanisms for Collaborative Art-Making

  • Sat, May 11 , 2019
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Teachers will explore interactive and collaborative art with Detroit artist Andy Malone.

Two patrons drawing in front of an abstract piece

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, May 11 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Modern & Contemporary

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

Adults helping a child use a screen printing tool

Artist Demonstration: Live Screen Printing with One Custom City

  • 12:00 - 4:00 P.M. | Sat, May 11 & Sun, May 12, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Prentis Court

Join the artists of One Custom City for a live screen-printing demo! Bring your own blank t-Shirt and give screen-printing a shot.

Stabiles

Drop-In Workshop: Stabiles

  • 12 - 4 p.m. Sat, May 11 & Sun, May 12, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Using scissors and colorful cardstock, make a unique freestanding geometric sculpture.

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FJC's "Ruben & Isabel Toledo: Labor of Love" Art Series Cocktail Reception

  • Sat, May 11 , 2019
  • 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Please join the DIA’s Founders Junior Council for an Art Series Cocktail Reception featuring the exhibition Ruben & Isabel Toledo: Labor of Love.

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. 

Judith with the Head of Holofernes, ca. 1570, oil on canvas; Titian, Italian, ca.1488-1576. Gift of Edsel B. Ford. 35.10

European Paintings Council: Titian Lecture

  • Wed, May 15 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

Paintings by the Italian Renaissance painter Titian in the Detroit Institute of Arts have undergone significant treatment and research.

Sandpaper Monoprints

Thursdays at the Museum: Printmaking - Sandpaper Monoprint

  • Thu, May 16 , 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+.