Events

Etude pour "Le Pont de l'Europe" (Study for "Le Pont de l'Europe"), 1876, Gustave Caillebotte, French; oil on canvas. Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York. Photograph by Tom Loonan and Brenda Bieger, courtesy of Albright-Knox Art Galler

Humble and Human: Impressionist Era Treasures from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery and the Detroit Institute of Arts, an Exhibition in Honor of Ralph C. Wilson, Jr.

  • Wed, Jun 26 - Sun, Oct 1, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

A selection of more than forty Impressionist and post-Impressionist treasures from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery and the Detroit Institute of Arts.

Sunset Boulevard

Thursdays at the Museum: Sunset Boulevard (film)

  • Thu, Jun 27 , 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

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

Shrinky dink examples

Drop-In Workshop: Shrinky Dink Key Chains

  • Fri, Jun 28 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Create a fun design on plastic and then watch it shrink down.

A woman drawing in the American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Jun 28 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - American (2nd Floor)

Explore American Art and create a pencil drawing to take home. 

Two patrons drawing in front of an abstract piece

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Jun 29 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Modern & Contemporary (2nd Floor)

Explore Modern & Contemporary Art and create a pencil drawing to take home. 

Shrinky dink examples

Drop-In Workshop: Shrinky Dink Key Chains

  • 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, June 29 & Sun, June 30, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Create a fun design on plastic and then watch it shrink down.

A woman drawing in a gallery

Drawing in the Galleries: Labor of Love

  • Sun, Jun 30 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Labor of Love exhibition

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

Artist Trading Cards, Drop-In Workshop activity

Drop-In Workshop: Artist Trading Cards

  • 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. | Tue, July 2 & Wed, July 3, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Artist trading cards are miniature works of art created on 2½ x 3½  inch card stock. Make your own card to trade with friends.

Artist Trading Cards, Drop-In Workshop activity

Drop-In Workshop: Artist Trading Cards

  • Fri, Jul 5 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Artist trading cards are miniature works of art created on 2½ x 3½  inch card stock. Make your own card to trade with friends.

A person hunched over a bench and drawing in the Native American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Jul 5 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Native American (1st Floor)

Explore Native American Art and create a pencil drawing to take home.