Events

Dancers in an embroidered halter neck dress and a mask with a face painted on it.

Evolution: The Road to Legacy – An APAHM Celebration Performance

  • Sat, May 28 , 2022
  • 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre Auditorium

Evolution: The Road to Legacy is a performance that moves through this metaphor of migrating and evolving culture.

Three young boys in superhero costumes displaying their powers for the viewer

Michigan Student Film Festival - Elementary/Junior Division

  • Sat, Jun 4 , 2022
  • 10:00 AM
  • Detroit Film Theatre Auditorium

Unique in the nation for providing a public venue for the work of students in grades K-12, as well as giving recognition and significant awards to young media artists.

Colorful collage art of a family at home by artist Judy Bowman

Artist Demonstration: Collage with Judy Bowman

  • Sat, Jun 4 , 2022
  • 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Join artist Judy Bowman and create your own collage, taking inspiration from some of the greats like Romare Bearden, Jacob Lawrence, and Pablo Picasso.

A young man in a gray jacket and beanie and a black face mask, sits on a bus and looks sideways at the camera

Michigan Student Film Festival - Senior Division

  • Sat, Jun 4 , 2022
  • 12:30 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre Auditorium

Unique in the nation for providing a public venue for the work of students in grades K-12, as well as giving recognition and significant awards to young media artists.

Guests drawing in the Native American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries: Native American galleries

  • Fri, Jun 10 , 2022
  • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Native American galleries

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

Stabiles

Drop-In Workshop: Stabiles

  • Sat, Jun 11 , 2022
  • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Using scissors and colorful cardstock, make a unique freestanding geometric sculpture.

A cartoon of an orange lynx stopped at a yellow light in a gray city

2021 New York International Children’s Film Festival: Kid Flicks One

  • Sat, Jun 11 , 2022
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre Auditorium

Kid Flicks One features audience favorites and award winners from the 2021 New York International Children’s Film Festival.

Woman sitting at an easel and drawing in the Medieval & Renaissance galleries at the Detroit Institute of Arts

Drawing in the Galleries: Ancient Greek & Roman

  • Fri, Jun 24 , 2022
  • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Ancient Greek & Roman

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

Sun Prints

Drop-In Workshop: Sun Prints

  • Sat, Jun 25 , 2022
  • 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

A sun print, also known as a photogram or cyanotype, is an image made by using a simple photographic process.

A wide, black and white photograph of men standing around cars with open doors on a residential street.

Wayne County High School Art Exhibition

  • June 25 – August 7, 2022
  • Wayne and Joan Webber Education Wing

More than 50 imaginative works created by Wayne County’s emerging artists will be on display.