Events

An example of printmaking notecards

Drop-In Workshop: Printmaking Notecards

  • 12:00 - 6:00 p.m. Sat, Dec 7 | 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. Sun, Dec 8, 2019
  • 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. 

Inside Out literary arts logo

Into the Frame | InsideOut Literary Arts Writing Workshops

  • Various | Sat, Nov 23 - Sun, Dec 15, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Join InsideOut for a series of creative writing workshops inspired by the DIA's special exhibitions, Detroit Collects and Michigan's Great Lakes.

Papel Picado, Drop-In Workshop

Drop-In Workshop: Papel Picado

  • Fri, Dec 13 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Make your own Papel Picado, which literally means “punched” or “perforated” paper.

Papel Picado, Drop-In Workshop

Drop-In Workshop: Papel Picado

  • 1:30 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, Oct 14 & Sun, Oct 15, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Make your own Papel Picado, which literally means “punched” or “perforated” paper.

Custom made envelopes

Drop-In Workshop: Cards and Envelopes

  • Fri, Dec 20 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Explore creative possibilities with paper as you learn to make your own envelopes, and cards.

Custom made envelopes

Drop-In Workshop: Cards and Envelopes

  • 1:30 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, Dec 21 & Sun, Dec 22, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Explore creative possibilities with paper as you learn to make your own envelopes, and cards.

The text DIA Teen Arts Council Tie Dye and Collages with a tie dye background

Teen Mental Health Art Workshop: Tie Dye & Collages

  • Sat, Dec 21 , 2019
  • 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Art - Holley Room

The DIA Teen Arts Council invites you to take a break and enjoy yourself during an afternoon of art-making.

Drop-In Workshop: Winter Village

Drop-In Workshop: Winter Village

  • 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Thu, Dec 26 | 12:00 - 9:00 p.m. Fri, Dec 27 | 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sat, Dec 28 | 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sun, Dec 29 | 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m Mon, Dec 30 | 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Tues, Dec 31, 2019
  • 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.

Winter Counts

Drop-In Workshop: Winter Counts

  • 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Thu, Jan 2 | 12:00 - 9:00 p.m. Fri, Jan 3 | 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. Sat, Jan 4 & Sun, Jan 5, 2020
  • 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.

The Jeghetto puppeteer and a young boy playing with a wooden string puppet on the puppeteer's head

Puppet Performance: Jeghetto’s Workshop

  • 2:00 p.m. | Sat, Feb 22 & Sun, Feb 23, 2020
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Enter the Workshop of Jeghetto and watch him get lost in his imagination as he creates unique puppets out of recycled materials.