Events

A woman with dark brown hair sits on an easel bench and draws on a canvas.

Drawing in the Galleries: Great Hall

  • Fri, Jan 21 , 2022
  • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Great Hall

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

Paper Dolls, Drop-In Workshop

Drop-In Workshop: Paper Dolls

  • Sat, Jan 22 , 2022
  • 10:00 AM - 5:00 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.

Two patrons drawing in front of an abstract piece

Drawing in the Galleries: *Con|temporary

  • Fri, Feb 11 , 2022
  • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Great Hall

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

Small sculptures made out of primary colored clay, wires, and popsicle sticks

Drop-In Workshop: Sculpture

  • Sat, Feb 12 , 2022
  • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

You can also make your own sculpture out of things like a tongue depressor, air dry clay, and wire.

A person hunched over a bench and drawing in the Native American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries: African American Galleries

  • Fri, Feb 18 , 2022
  • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Great Hall

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

Four quilt squares made out of brightly colored cloth arranged in abstract designs.

Drop-In Workshop: Quilt Design

  • Sat, Feb 19 , 2022
  • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Quilting has a rich and varied history throughout the world, with its earliest roots in ancient Egypt.