Events

Young girl drawing in the studio

Drop-In Workshop: Assemblage

  • 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, Nov 9 & Sun, Nov 10, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Spend some time in the galleries admiring work by Betye Saar, Mickalene Thomas or Benny Andrews and then come to the studio to create your own mixed media piece of art.

DIA Exterior with Fountain

2019 DIA Gala

  • Sat, Nov 9 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

The Detroit Institute of Arts' annual gala. 

A man displaying his sketch

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Nov 10 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - European (3rd Floor)

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

DIA Exterior with Fountain

Thursdays at the Museum: Art BINGO!

  • Thu, Nov 14 , 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

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

A woman drawing in a gallery

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Nov 15 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - African American (2nd Floor)

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

An example of an accordian book

Drop-In Workshop: Accordian Books

  • Fri, Nov 15 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

The accordion book is one of the most versatile and easiest books to make.

Dad and Young Daughter Drawing in the Galleries at the DIA

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Nov 16 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 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.

An example of an accordian book

Drop-In Workshop: Accordian Books

  • 1:30 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, Nov 16 & Sun, Nov 17, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

The accordion book is one of the most versatile and easiest books to make.

A woman drawing in the American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Nov 17 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - American (1st Floor)

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

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Nov 22 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Dutch Golden Age (3rd Floor)

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