Events

Crayon rubbing

Drop-In Workshop: Printmaking | Crayon Rubbings

  • 6:00 - 9:00 Fri, Jan 24 | 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. Sat, Jan 25 & Sun, Jan 26, 2020
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Use wax crayons and found objects to create one-of-a-kind prints on paper.

Young girl drawing in the studio

Drop-In Workshop: Community Quilt Design

  • 6:00 - 9:00 Fri, Jan 31 | 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. Sat, Feb 1 & Sun, Feb 2, 2020
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Learn about the tradition of quilt making and make your own square using scissors, glue, and fabric.

Assemblages

Drop-In Workshop: Assemblage

  • 6:00 - 9:00 Fri, Feb 7 | 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. Sat, Feb 8 & Sun, Feb 9, 2020
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Spend some time in the General Motors Center for African American Art galleries.

"Samurai Helmet," 17th Century, Japanese; wood, lacquer, metal, fiber. Detroit Institute of Arts.

A Samurai and A Gentleman: Representations of Power and Knowledge in East Asia

  • Sat, Feb 8 , 2020
  • 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Free workshop for educators. 3.75 SCECHs pending.

Examples of quilting

Off-site Drop-In Workshop at ArtFEST

  • Sun, Feb 9 , 2020
  • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • St. Pauls United Methodist Church

Join DIA at ArtFEST and create a Quilt Design.

Collage Portraits

Drop-In Workshop: Collage Portrait

  • 6:00 - 9:00 Fri, Feb 14 | 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. Sat, Feb 15 & Sun, Feb 16, 2020
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

The term collage, derived from the French coller, to glue, describes artwork made from a mix of different materials.

DIA Exterior with Fountain

Homeschool Afternoon: Explore, Collaborate, and Create with Printmaking

  • Wed, Feb 19 , 2020
  • 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Learning Center

Specifically for Homeschoolers, this workshop includes a visit to DIA galleries and a studio art-making experience.

Mosaic

Drop-In Workshop: Mosaics

  • 6:00 - 9:00 Fri, Feb 21 | 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. Sat, Feb 22 & Sun, Feb 23, 2020
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

A mosaic is a picture or decoration made of small pieces of stone, glass or other substances.

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.

Two teens working on an art-making project in the studio

Drop-In Workshop: It's a Zoo in Here!

  • 6:00 - 9:00 Fri, Mar 6 | 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. Sat, Mar 7 & Sun, Mar 8, 2020
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Come to the DIA Studio and create a project called, "It's a Zoo in Here!"

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