Events

Ursula von Rydingsvard

Ursula von Rydingsvard: Artist Lecture

  • Tue, Oct 16
  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

Ursula von Rydingsvard’s work is represented in the permanent collections of over 30 museums.

Sugar Skulls

Drop In Workshop: Sugar Skulls

  • Fri, Oct 26
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Learn how sugar skulls are used for Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexican and Mexican American communities while you decorate one of your own.

Sugar Skulls

Drop In Workshop: Sugar Skulls

  • 12 - 4 p.m. | Sat, Oct 27 & Sun, Oct 28
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Learn how sugar skulls are used for Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexican and Mexican American communities while you decorate one of your own.

Korean Paper Crafts

Drop-In Workshop: Korean Paper Crafts

  • Fri, Nov 2
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Learn to create and decorate paper trays with traditional Korean cut-paper motifs which symbolize wishes for happiness and longevity.

Korean Paper Crafts

Drop-In Workshop: Korean Paper Crafts

  • 12 - 4 p.m. | Sat, Nov 3 & Sun, Nov 4
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Learn to create and decorate paper trays with traditional Korean cut-paper motifs which symbolize wishes for happiness and longevity.

Manuscript of the “Perfection of Wisdom in Eight Thousand Verses” (Ashtasahasrika Prajnaparamita)

Asian Galleries Opening

  • Opening Nov 4
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

The DIA’s expanded Asian Galleries present works of art from the world’s largest continent, featuring recent acquisitions together with longtime DIA treasures coming back onto view .

Chinese Slat Books

Drop-In Workshop: Chinese Slat Books

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

In ancient China, before the invention of paper, documents were made of bamboo or wooden slats. Make your own book using this ancient technique.

Chinese Slat Books

Drop-In Workshop: Chinese Slat Books

  • 12 - 4 p.m. | Sat, Nov 10 & Sun, Nov 11
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

In ancient China, before the invention of paper, documents were made of bamboo or wooden slats. Make your own book using this ancient technique.

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. 

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. 

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