Events

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Jan 21
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Islamic World (1st Floor)

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

Playing chess with the Detroit Chess Club at the DIA

Detroit City Chess Club Open Play

  • Fridays at 4 p.m.
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Prentis Court

Join the Detroit City Chess Club in their regular Friday meet-ups in Prentis Court.

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Jan 26
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Arts of Africa (1st Floor)

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

Art-Making: Patterns, Symbols, and Designs

Drop-In Workshop: Patterns, Symbols, & Designs

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

Use rubber stamps and fabric markers to give your own personal meaning to a decorated piece of silk fabric. 

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Jan 26
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Arts of Africa (1st Floor)

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

Miles Davis

Friday Night Live!: Miles Davis Tribute featuring Rayse Biggs and Dwight Adams

  • Fri, Jan 26
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

From his arrival on the national scene in 1945 until his death in 1991, trumpeter Miles Davis made music that grew from an uncanny talent to hear the future and a headstrong desire to play it. Miles became the standard-bea...

Art-Making: Patterns, Symbols, and Designs

Drop-In Workshop: Patterns, Symbols, & Designs

  • SAT, JAN 27 & SUN, JAN 28, 12-4 P.M.
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Use rubber stamps and fabric markers to give your own personal meaning to a decorated piece of silk fabric. 

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Jan 27
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - African American Galleries (2nd Floor)

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

Caravan of Cultures

(CANCELLED) Puppet Performance: Caravan of Cultures

  • Sat, Jan 27
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

Follow Karagoz and Hacivat, the comedic Odd Couple of shadow puppetry that originated in the Ottoman Empire, as they travel the length and breadth of the ancient Silk Road from Anatolia to China and beyond! Shiver at their...

Gregory Crewdson

Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters

  • Sat, Jan 27
  • 2:00 PM
  • DFT Auditorium

(USA/2012—directed by Ben Shapiro)

A photographer with the eye of a filmmaker, Gregory Crewdson has created some of the most haunting images in the history of the medium. His meticulously composed works are stunning narr...