Events

Decorated Drumsticks

Drop-In Workshop: Decorated Drumsticks

  • 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. | Tue, July 17 & Wed, July 18
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Some musical instruments produce sounds by being struck by sticks, fingers or other hard objects. Make your own drumstick out of colorful materials to play with at home.

Decorated Drumsticks

Drop-In Workshop: Decorated Drumsticks

  • 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Thu, July 19 & 12 - 5 p.m. Fri, July 20
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Some musical instruments produce sounds by being struck by sticks, fingers or other hard objects. Make your own drumstick out of colorful materials to play with at home.

Watercolor Postcards

Thursdays at the Museum: Art-Making - Watercolor Postcards

  • Thu, Jul 19
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Create postcards of your own design to send to friends and family.

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing on the Steps

  • Fri, Jul 20
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Woodward Plaza

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

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Jul 21
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Islamic World (1st Floor)

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

Decorated Drumsticks

Drop-In Workshop: Decorated Drumsticks

  • 12. - 6 p.m. Sat, July 21 & 12 - 4 p.m. Sun, July 22
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Some musical instruments produce sounds by being struck by sticks, fingers or other hard objects. Make your own drumstick out of colorful materials to play with at home.

Ellen Rutt

Artist Demo: Ellen Rutt

  • 12 - 4 p.m. | Sat, July 21 & Sun, July 22
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Prentis Court

Known for her bold, energetic mixed-media paintings, murals, and wearables, local artist Ellen Rutt invites participants to help her create an installation of shapes and colors. Rutt graduated from the University of Michigan with a BFA, and then immersed herself in Detroit’s creative culture. Inner State Gallery in Detroit hosted her first solo show, and her work has been exhibited across the country.

Dad and Young Daughter Drawing in the Galleries at the DIA

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Jul 22
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Contemporary (2nd Floor)

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

Watercolor Postcards

Drop-In Workshop: Watercolor Postcards

  • 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. | Tue, July 24 & Wed, July 25
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Create postcards of your own design to send to friends and family.

Watercolor Postcards

Drop-In Workshop: Watercolor Postcards

  • 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Thu, July 26 | 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. Fri, July 27
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Create postcards of your own design to send to friends and family.

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