Events

Mosaic

Thursdays at the Museum: Art-Making with Mosaics

  • Thu, Feb 21 , 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Make a simple mosaic using a variety of art-making materials.

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Feb 22 , 2019
  • 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. 

Unplugged

Drop-In Workshop: Cell Phone Sleeping Bags

  • 6:00 - 9:00 PM Fri, Feb 22 | 12:00 - 4:00 PM Sat, Feb 23 & Sun, Feb 24, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Decorate a “Cell Phone Sleeping Bag” to prepare for the National Day of Unplugging.

J Dilla

Friday Night Live! The Music of J Dilla

  • 7:00 & 8:30 PM Fri, Feb 22, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

The music of legendary hip-hop artist J Dilla has been arranged by composer/ conductor Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, performed by musicians from Rebirth. 

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Feb 23 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Ancient Middle East (1st floor)

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

Two members of Gratitude Steel Band with their instruments

The Gratitude Steel Band

  • 2:00 - 4:00 PM Sat, Feb 23 & Sun, Feb 24 , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Bring the family to enjoy the rhythms of the Gratitude Steel Band as they bring their high-energy island style and positivity to a vast array of musical styles.

Dad and Young Daughter Drawing in the Galleries at the DIA

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Feb 24 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Contemporary (2nd Floor)

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

A tour in Rivera Court

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

  • Thu, Mar 7 , 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Prentis Court

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

A group of teachers around a table in the Art-Making Studio

Artist Demonstration Workshops for Educators

  • TBD | Tue, Mar 12, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

The Detroit Institute of Arts is your resource for teaching and learning. 

Educator Event

Refresh, Restore, & Revitalize Educator Morning

  • TBD | Sat, March 16, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

The Detroit Institute of Arts is your resource for teaching and learning.