Events

A volunteer speaking to children in Rivera Court

Field Trip Smorgasbord

  • Wed, Jun 26 , 2019
  • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Holley Room

Sit in the learner seat as you experience different field trip options available to preK-12 students at the DIA.

Shrinky dink examples

Drop-In Workshop: Shrinky Dink Key Chains

  • 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. | Tue, June 25 - Thu, June 27, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Create a fun design on plastic and then watch it shrink down.

Examples of tambourines made out of paper plates

Off-site Drop-In Workshop at Trenton Summer Festival

  • 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Fri, June 28 - Sun, June 30 , 2019
  • Trenton City Hall

Join DIA at Trenton Summer Festival and create a Tambourine. Learn about the history of this percussion instrument and make a simple version of your own.

Shrinky dink examples

Drop-In Workshop: Shrinky Dink Key Chains

  • Fri, Jun 28 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Create a fun design on plastic and then watch it shrink down.

Drop-In Workshop: Mosaics

Off-site Drop-In Workshop at Family Fun Fridays: Art Explosion!

  • Fri, Jun 28 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Lathrup Village Municipal Park

Join DIA at Family Fun Fridays: Art Explosion! and create a Mosaic. Make a simple mosaic using a variety of art-making materials.

Shrinky dink examples

Drop-In Workshop: Shrinky Dink Key Chains

  • 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, June 29 & Sun, June 30, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Create a fun design on plastic and then watch it shrink down.

Artist Trading Cards, Drop-In Workshop activity

Drop-In Workshop: Artist Trading Cards

  • 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. | Tue, July 2 & Wed, July 3, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Artist trading cards are miniature works of art created on 2½ x 3½  inch card stock. Make your own card to trade with friends.

Artist Trading Cards, Drop-In Workshop activity

Drop-In Workshop: Artist Trading Cards

  • Fri, Jul 5 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Artist trading cards are miniature works of art created on 2½ x 3½  inch card stock. Make your own card to trade with friends.

Artist Trading Cards, Drop-In Workshop activity

Drop-In Workshop: Artist Trading Cards

  • 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, July 6 & Sun, July 7, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Artist trading cards are miniature works of art created on 2½ x 3½  inch card stock. Make your own card to trade with friends.

Drop-In Workshop: Sistrums

Drop-In Workshop: Sistrums

  • 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. | Tue, July 9 - Thu, July 11, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Sistrums are sacred rattles carried by royal women during ceremonies in ancient Egypt. Learn more about this instrument and create a simple version.

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