Events

"Café​ Paris," 1929, Archibald J. Motley Jr., American; oil on canvas. Museum Purchase, Ernest & Rosemarie Kanzler Foundation Fund. Detroit Institute of Arts. 

Out of the Crate: New Gifts & Purchases

  • Sun, Jun 9 - Sun, Sep 15, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

DIA Director Salvador Salort-Pons selects the artwork in this gallery that showcases some of the museum’s newest acquisitions.

Guests drawing in the Native American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Jun 9 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Native American (1st Floor)

Explore Native American Art and create a pencil drawing to take home. 

Mandisa

Thursdays at the Museum: Artist Demonstration - Mandisa Smith of Detroit Fiber Works

  • Thu, Jun 13 , 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+.

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

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Jun 14 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Great Hall (2nd Floor)

Explore the Great Hall and create a pencil drawing to take home. 

Travel Journals

Drop-In Workshop: Travel Journals

  • Fri, Jun 14 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Record your adventures and travels in this easy to make book using heavy card stock, paper and a rubber band. 

Travel Journals

Drop-In Workshop: Travel Journals

  • 12:00 - 4:00 P.M. Sat, June 15 & Sun, June 16, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Record your adventures and travels in this easy to make book using heavy card stock, paper and a rubber band. 

Drawing in the galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Jun 15 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Medieval & Renaissance (2nd Floor)

Explore the European: Medieval & Renaissance galleries and create a pencil drawing to take home. 

Educator Event

Refresh, Restore, & Revitalize Educator Morning

  • TBD | Sat, June 15, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

The Detroit Institute of Arts is your resource for teaching and learning. 

"The Ball Players," 1871, William Morris Hunt, American; oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts.

Play Ball! Transforming the Game, 1876-2019

  • Sun, Jun 16 - Sun, Sep 15, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Celebrate the great American pastime of baseball with a new year of the DIA's continuing series of exhibitions, Play Ball! Baseball at the DIA.

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Jun 16 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Korean & Japanese Art (1st Floor)

Explore Korean & Japanese Art and create a pencil drawing to take home.