Events

Sugar Skulls

Drop-In Workshop: Sugar Skulls

  • Sat, Oct 28
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Learn how sugar skulls are used for Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexican and Mexican American communities while you decorate one of your own.

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Oct 28
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Modern & Contemporary (2nd Floor)

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

A tour stops in front of Kehinde Wiley's "Equestrian Portrait of the Count Duke Olivares"

The "Big Picture" Guided Tour (3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays)

  • 3 p.m. Saturdays & Sundays
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Every Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m. take a free guided tour of the Detroit Institute of Arts' collection.

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Oct 29
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Arts of the Ancient Middle East (1st Floor)

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

Kristina Beaty

Art Demo: Hair Sculpting

  • Sun, Oct 29
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • DIA Prentis Court

Artist Kristina Beaty creates beautiful masterpieces by sculpting and manipulating hair. Beaty will demonstrate elegant bridal coiffures and extravagant avant-garde and fantasy hair sculptures for visitors, while...

Sugar Skulls

Drop-In Workshop: Sugar Skulls

  • Sun, Oct 29
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Learn how sugar skulls are used for Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexican and Mexican American communities while you decorate one of your own.

Browsing at the DIA Museum Shop

Members' Shopping Evening

  • Wed, Nov 1
  • 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - DIA Shop

DIA Members save 20% at this exclusive members-only shopping event.

A tour in Rivera Court

Thursdays at the Museum: Highlights of the Permanent Collection (Tour)

  • Thu, Nov 2
  • 1:00 PM
  • Prentis Court

Every Thursday at 1 p.m. the Detroit Institute of Arts offers programs for adults 55+.

Drop-In Workshop: Uchiwa

Drop-In Workshop: Uchiwa

  • Fri, Nov 3
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Learn about the tradition of making uchiwa as you create a fan of your own.

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Nov 3
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - European: Medieval & Renaissance (2nd Floor)

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