Events

Rakhi

Drop-In Workshop: Rakhi

  • 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, Aug 17 - Sun, Aug 18, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

In India, the festival of Rakhi commemorates any protective relationship like that between brothers and sisters.

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Aug 17 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Dutch Golden Age (3rd Floor)

Explore Art of the Dutch Golden Age and create a pencil drawing to take home. 

Portrait of Ava East and one of her black and white illustrations

Light as Curious as Shadow: Artist Demonstration by Ava East

  • 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, Aug 17 & Sun, Aug 18, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Prentis Court

Ava East is a Detroit-based multidisciplinary artist and performer focusing on illustration, fine arts, and performance.

A woman drawing in the American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Aug 18 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - American (2nd Floor)

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

Rhythmic Ribbon Batons. Drop-In Workshop activity

Drop-In Workshop: Rhythmic Ribbon Batons

  • 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. | Tue, Aug 20 - Thu, Aug 22, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

The ribbon baton is used in floor exercises for gymnastic and dance.

A veteran painting a clay pot

Open House for Veterans from Macomb, Oakland and Wayne Counties

  • Thu, Aug 22 , 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Hosted by the DIA and tri-county veteran coordinators. 

Rhythmic Ribbon Batons. Drop-In Workshop activity

Drop-In Workshop: Rhythmic Ribbon Batons

  • Fri, Aug 23 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

The ribbon baton is used in floor exercises for gymnastic and dance.

A man sitting and drawing in the medieval art galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Aug 23 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Medieval & Renaissance (2nd Floor)

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

Rhythmic Ribbon Batons. Drop-In Workshop activity

Drop-In Workshop: Rhythmic Ribbon Batons

  • 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, Aug 24 & Sun, Aug 25, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - North Lawn

The ribbon baton is used in floor exercises for gymnastic and dance.

Guests drawing in the Native American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Aug 24 , 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. 

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