Events

Winter Counts

Drop-In Workshop: Winter Counts

  • Daily, Sat, Jan 20 until Sun, Jan 21
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 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.

Art-Making: Patterns, Symbols, and Designs

Drop-In Workshop: Patterns, Symbols, & Designs

  • Fri, Jan 26
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • 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. 

Art-Making: Patterns, Symbols, and Designs

Drop-In Workshop: Patterns, Symbols, & Designs

  • SAT, JAN 27 & SUN, JAN 28, 12-4 P.M.
  • 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. 

Attendees at a Sharing Books Event

Educator Evening: Where I'm From

  • Fri, Feb 2
  • 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Holley Room

Uncover the ways artists use inspiration from their surroundings at this workshop, facilitated by writers from InsideOut Literary Arts. 

Collage Portraits

Drop-In Workshop: Collage Portraits

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

Use this distinctive process to create a portrait out of a mix of papers, cloth and other simple objects. 

Various printmaking examples

Drop-In Workshop: Printmaking

  • Fri, Feb 2
  • 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Use foam printing plates, water-based inks and a wooden stylus to create beautiful, one-of-a-kind hand-pulled prints on paper.

Collage Portraits

Drop-In Workshop: Collage Portraits

  • SAT, FEB 3 & SUN, FEB 4, 12-4 P.M.
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Use this distinctive process to create a portrait out of a mix of papers, cloth and other simple objects. 

Drop-In Workshop : Hip Hop Art - Album Covers

Drop-In Workshop : Hip Hop Art - Album Covers

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

If you were a musician, what would your album art look like?

Drop-In Workshop : Hip Hop Art - Album Covers

Drop-In Workshop : Hip Hop Art - Album Covers

  • SAT, FEB 10 & SUN, FEB 11, 12-4 P.M.
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

If you were a musician, what would your album art look like?

Drop-In Workshop: Mosaics

Drop-In Workshop : Mosaic

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

A mosaic is a picture or decoration made of small pieces of stone, glass or other substance. Make a simple mosaic using a variety of art-making materials.