Events

A man drawing in front of the armor cases in the Great Hall

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Mar 8 , 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Great Hall (2nd Floor)

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

Drop-In Workshop: Tongue Depressor Puppets

Drop-In Workshop: Tongue Depressor Puppets

  • 6:00 - 9:00 Fri, Mar 13 | 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. Sat, Mar 14 & Sun, Mar 15, 2020
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Use fabric, yarn and felt to turn a tongue depressor into a character worthy of its own puppet show!

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Mar 13 , 2020
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - British & Decorative Arts (3rd Floor)

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

Pauline Kael in black and white, sitting and laughing by a window

What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael

  • 7:00 p.m. Fri, Mar 13 | 4:30 & 7:00 p.m. Sat, Mar 14 | 4:30 p.m. Sun, Mar 15, 2020
  • Detroit Film Theatre

In a field that historically embraced few women film critics, Pauline Kael was controversial, witty and fiercely discerning.

A woman drawing in a gallery

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Mar 14 , 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 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.

The Muppets from The Muppet Movie

DFT Family: The Muppet Movie

  • 2:00 p.m. Sat, Mar 14 | 2:00 p.m. Sun, Mar, 15 2020
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Laugh along with the mostly-true story of how the Muppets got their start.

Patrons drawing in the DIA's Rivera Court

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Mar 15 , 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court (2nd Floor)

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

An example of an accordian book

Thursdays at the Museum: Art-Making | Accordion Books

  • Thu, Mar 19 , 2020
  • 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+.

3 examples of printmaking

Drop-In Workshop: Printmaking

  • 6:00 - 9:00 Fri, Mar 20 | 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. Sat, Mar 21 & Sun, Mar 22, 2020
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Use foam printing plates, water-based inks and a wooden stylus to create beautiful, one-of-a-kind hand-pulled prints on paper.

Dad and Young Daughter Drawing in the Galleries at the DIA

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Mar 20 , 2020
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 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.