Events

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Nov 16
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Native American (1st Floor)

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

Winter Counts

Drop-In Workshop: Winter Counts

  • Fri, Nov 16
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

A winter count was used by Native American communities of the Northern Great Plains to record their histories and to keep track of the passage of years. Use leather and colorful markers to create one of your own. 

Monrovia, Indiana

Monrovia, Indiana

  • 7 p.m. Fri, Nov 16 & Sat, Nov 17 | 2 p.m. Sun, Nov 18
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Showing no signs of slowing down at age 88, the great documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman follows his 2017 Honorary Oscar® for lifetime achievement with one of the most quietly powerful – and possibly controversial – works in his half-century of filmmaking.

Grand Band

Friday Night Live! Grand Band

  • 7 & 8:30 p.m. Fri, Nov 16
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Grand Band is a new piano sextet from New York City, featuring what the New York Times called “the Traveling Wilburys of NY’s new-music piano scene.”  

Winter Counts

Drop-In Workshop: Winter Counts

  • 12 - 4 p.m. | Sat, Nov 17 & Sun, Nov 18
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

A winter count was used by Native American communities of the Northern Great Plains to record their histories and to keep track of the passage of years. Use leather and colorful markers to create one of your own. 

Kelly Church - Black Ash Basket Weaving

Artist Demonstration: Kelly Church - Black Ash Basket Weaving

  • 12 - 4 p.m. | Sat, Nov 17 & Sun, Nov 18
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Prentis Court

Kelly Church is a fifth-generation black ash basket weaver and is a member of the Matchi -be-nash-she-wish Tribe.

Dad and Young Daughter Drawing in the Galleries at the DIA

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Nov 17
  • 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.

A still from the film Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda

Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda

  • 4 p.m. Sat, Nov 17 | 4:45 p.m. Sun, Nov 18
  • Detroit Film Theatre

One of the most influential and important artists of our era, Ryuichi Sakamoto has had a prolific career spanning over four decades.

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Nov 18
  • 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.

City Wide Poets Showcase featuring Britteney Blk Rose Kapri

Inside|Out Literary Arts Project: City Wide Poets Showcase

  • Sun, Nov 18
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Kresge Court

Citywide Poets is InsideOut's award-winning after-school program geared towards creating a community of young artists in metro Detroit.