Events

bug puppets

Drop-In Workshop: Bug Puppets

  • Fri, Apr 26 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Use foamcore, toothpicks, pipe cleaners and beads to make a fantastic bug puppet on a stick.

Wire Sculpture

Michigan Invention Convention | Drop-In Workshop: Wire Sculpture

  • Sat, Apr 27 , 2019
  • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • The Henry Ford

Join the DIA at the Michigan Invention Convention and make wire sculpture with stabiles and cardboard.

bug puppets

Drop-In Workshop: Bug Puppets

  • Sat, Apr 27, 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Sun, Apr 28, 12:00 - 4:00 p.m., 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Use foamcore, toothpicks, pipe cleaners and beads to make a fantastic bug puppet on a stick.

Wrist and ankle rattles

Drop-In Workshop: Pontiac Arts Crawl

  • Fri, May 3 , 2019
  • 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Downtown Pontiac

Join the DIA at Pontiac Arts Crawl to make a Wrist and Ankle Rattle. Use leather, beads, wire, and metallic markers to create a whimsical musical instrument.

Sandpaper Monoprints

Drop-In Workshop: Sandpaper Monoprints

  • Fri, May 3 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

A monoprint is a single impression of an image made from a reprintable block. Try your hand at this unusual form of printing using sandpaper and crayons.

Gallery teacher giving a tour to students

Educator Appreciation Breakfast

  • Sat, May 4 , 2019
  • 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Get inspired and refreshed with a morning of free, educator-exclusive activities to kick off National Teacher Appreciation Week.

A man working on wood furniture in the Great Hall

Society of American Period Furniture Makers

  • 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, May 4 & Sun, May 5, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Great Hall

Acquire an appreciation for eighteenth-century American furniture with members of the Society of American Furniture Makers.

Sandpaper Monoprints

Drop-In Workshop: Sandpaper Monoprints

  • 12 - 4 p.m. Sat, May 4 & Sun, May 5, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

A monoprint is a single impression of an image made from a reprintable block. Try your hand at this unusual form of printing using sandpaper and crayons.

Paper Flowers

Off-site Drop In Workshop at Flower and Art Fair

  • 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Fri, May 10 | 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Sat, May 11 , 2019

Join DIA at the Flower and Art Fair and make a Paper Flower. Make your own paper versions of the flowers you find in our collection that inspire you.

Stabiles

Drop-In Workshop: Stabiles

  • Fri, May 10 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

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

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