Events

Tibetan Prayer Flags

Thursdays at the Museum: Art-Making - Tibetan Prayer Flags

  • Thu, Nov 15
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Learn how Tibetan prayer flags are made and used while you create your own personal flag to take home.

 

Winter Counts

Drop-In Workshop: Winter Counts

  • Fri, Nov 16
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

A winter count was used by Native American communities of the Northern Great Plains to record their histories and to keep track of the passage of years. Use leather and colorful markers to create one of your own. 

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Nov 16
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Native American (1st Floor)

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

Winter Counts

Drop-In Workshop: Winter Counts

  • 12 - 4 p.m. | Sat, Nov 17 & Sun, Nov 18
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

A winter count was used by Native American communities of the Northern Great Plains to record their histories and to keep track of the passage of years. Use leather and colorful markers to create one of your own. 

Dad and Young Daughter Drawing in the Galleries at the DIA

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Nov 17
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - American (2nd Floor)

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

Kelly Church - Black Ash Basket Weaving

Artist Demonstration: Kelly Church - Black Ash Basket Weaving

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

Kelly Church is a fifth-generation black ash basket weaver and is a member of the Matchi -be-nash-she-wish Tribe.

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Nov 18
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Modern (2nd Floor)

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

Drop-In Workshop: Picture Frames

Drop-In Workshop: Picture Frames with Polaroids

  • Fri, Nov 23
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Use a variety of art-making materials, including beads, markers and colorful wire, to decorate a 5-by-7 inch frame made from corrugated cardboard.

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Nov 23
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - American (2nd Floor)

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

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Nov 24
  • 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.