Events

Lunar New Year Celebrations

  • SAT, FEB 24 from 12-4 PM; SUN, FEB 25 from 12-4 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - various locations

Members of the DIA's auxiliary Friends of Asian Arts and Cultures invite you to explore the traditions associated with the Lunar New Year as celebrated in China and Korea.

Drop-In Workshop: Container Rattles

Drop-In Workshop: Container Rattles

  • Fri, Mar 2
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Small containers and boxes morph into fantastic percussion instruments when dried beans, rice, feathers and fun papers are added.

Drop-In Workshop: Container Rattles

Drop-In Workshop: Container Rattles

  • SAT, MAR 3 & SUN, MAR 4, 12-4 P.M.
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Small containers and boxes morph into fantastic percussion instruments when dried beans, rice, feathers and fun papers are added.

Japanese Girls' Day

Japanese Girls' Day

  • Sun, Mar 4
  • 11:00 AM - 4:45 PM
  • Rivera Court & Great Hall

Celebrate Hinamatsuri, or Japanese Girls' Day, with demonstrations of a tea ceremony, ikebana flower arranging, and calligraphy in Rivera Court. See the beautiful Hina Dolls on display in the Great Hall or participate in a...

Drop-In Workshop: Pamphlet Stitch Books

Drop-In Workshop: Pamphlet Stitch Books

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

Use an assortment of decorative papers to make a book bound with a traditional form of stitching.

Drop-In Workshop: Pamphlet Stitch Books

Drop-In Workshop: Pamphlet Stitch Books

  • SAT, MAR 10 & SUN, MAR 11, 12-4 P.M.
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Use an assortment of decorative papers to make a book bound with a traditional form of stitching.

Peter and the Wolf

Annual Day of Puppetry: Performance - Peter and the Wolf

  • Sat, Mar 10
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

The Detroit Puppeteers Guild, in partnership with The Detroit Institute of Arts, invite you to a Day of Puppetry.

Marionette Manipulation

Annual Day of Puppetry - Workshop: Marionette Constuction and Manipulation

  • Sat, Mar 10
  • 3:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

As a part of the Annual Day of Puppetry, the Detroit Puppeteers Guild invite you to take a closer look into marionette construction and manipulation in a workshop lead by the artists of the National Marionette Theatre.

Drop-In Workshop: Initial Tiles

Drop-In Workshop: Initial Tiles

  • Fri, Mar 16
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Use your own initials and some colorful art materials to create a unique work of art to take home.

Drop-In Workshop: Initial Tiles

Drop-In Workshop: Initial Tiles

  • SAT, MAR 17 & SUN, MAR 18, 12-4 P.M.
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Use your own initials and some colorful art materials to create a unique work of art to take home.