Events

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Dec 14
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Modern (2nd Floor)

Create a pencil drawing to take home while taking a closer look at the collection. No experience necessary. All supplies provided. For ages 6 - Adult (children ages 12 and younger should be accompanied by an adult). 

An example of patterns, symbols, and designs workshop

Drop-In Workshop: Patterns, Symbols, & Designs

  • 6 - 9 p.m. Fri, Dec 14 | 12 - 4 p.m. Sat, Dec 15 & Sun, Dec 16
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Use rubber stamps and fabric markers to give your own personal meaning to a decorated piece of silk fabric. 

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

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

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

Dad and Young Daughter Drawing in the Galleries at the DIA

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Dec 16
  • 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.

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Dec 21
  • 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.

Luminaries

Drop-In Workshop: Luminaries

  • 6 - 9 p.m. Fri, Dec 21 | 12 - 4 p.m. Sat, Dec 22 & Sun, Dec 23
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Explore infinite patterns and colors using tissue paper on a simple glass jar that you can illuminate at home with a small candle, like a tea light.

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Dec 22
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

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

Make Your Own Shaker Egg

Shake Shake Shake: Make Your Own Shaker Egg

  • 12 - 4 p.m. Sat, Dec 22 & Sun, Dec 23
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Prentis Court

Lauren Glapa, a Detroit-based musician and teacher who is interested in making & sharing music with simple materials, invites the whole family to assemble and decorate shaker eggs.

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Dec 23
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - British (3rd Floor)

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

Winter Village

Drop-In Workshop: Winter Village

  • 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Wed, Dec 26 & Thu, Dec 27
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Friends and family, food and drinks, ice skating and shopping are some things that might come to mind when you think about a winter village.