Events

Papel Picado, Drop-In Workshop

Drop-In Workshop: Papel Picado

  • 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. | Sat, May 5 & Sun, May 6
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Have fun as you try this Mexican art of cutting paper. 

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, May 13
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Native American (1st Floor)

Create a pencil drawing to take home while taking a closer look at the collection. 

Paper Dolls, Drop-In Workshop

Drop-In Workshop: Paper Dolls

  • Fri, May 18
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Use one of our patterns or make your own, then design one-of-a-kind clothing for a paper doll.

Dad and Young Daughter Drawing in the Galleries at the DIA

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, May 18
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Islamic World (1st Floor)

Create a pencil drawing to take home while taking a closer look at the collection. 

Paper Dolls, Drop-In Workshop

Drop-In Workshop: Paper Dolls

  • 12 - 4 p.m. | Sat, May 19 & Sun, May 20
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Use one of our patterns or make your own, then design one-of-a-kind clothing for a paper doll.

Darth Vader, illustration, Star Wars and the Power of Costume

"Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume"

  • May 20 - Sep 30, 2018
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Take a unique journey into the Star Wars™ universe as characters are brought to life through a dramatic presentation of more than 60 original costumes. Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume will closely examine the captivating process of costume design for iconic outfits featured in the first seven films of the Star Wars saga—from Queen Amidala’s lavish gowns to Darth Vader’s imposing black armor.

Origami Star Books

Drop-In Workshop: Origami Star Books

  • Fri, May 25
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Create your own handmade “starbook” using a simple paper-folding technique and have fun embellishing it with colored markers and gel pens.

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, May 25
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - American (2nd Floor)

Create a pencil drawing to take home while taking a closer look at the collection. 

Jennifer Belair

Artist Demonstration: Printmaking with Jennifer Belair

  • 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. | Sat, May 26 & Sun, May 27

Jennifer Belair will be showing some of her finished works of art--all of which are created with a printmaking mentality. 

Origami Star Books

Drop-In Workshop: Origami Star Books

  • 12 - 4 p.m. | Sat, May 26 & Sun, May 27
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Create your own handmade “starbook” using a simple paper-folding technique and have fun embellishing it with colored markers and gel pens.