Events

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Oct 26
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Contemporary (2nd Floor)

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

Sugar Skulls

Drop In Workshop: Sugar Skulls

  • Fri, Oct 26
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 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.

A still from the movie Good Manners

Good Manners

  • 7 p.m. Fri, Oct 26 | 7 & 9:30 p.m. Sat, Oct 27
  • Detroit Film Theatre

In São Paulo, lonely nurse Clara (Isabel Zuaa ) is hired by a mysterious and wealthy woman to be the nanny of her soon-to-be born-child .

Ensemble Variances: Walking in Beauty

Friday Night Live! Ensemble Variances: Walking in Beauty

  • Fri, Oct 26
  • 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Ensemble Variances, led by composer Thierry Pecou, is more than another group of people sitting on stage playing music. Their performances are about experiencing the music and being touched by the deeper layers you will n...

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Oct 27
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - European (2nd Floor)

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

Sugar Skulls

Drop In Workshop: Sugar Skulls

  • 12 - 4 p.m. | Sat, Oct 27 & Sun, Oct 28
  • 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.

Aztek Traditions

Cultural Performance: Aztek Traditions

  • Sat, Oct 27
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Kia Itchel Arriaga, born in Cuernavaca Morelos, México, invites you to celebrate and learn about the Aztek tradition of Mikailhuitl - a tradtional Aztek Day of the Dead ceremony.

An image of a small water fountain in the Chanticleer Garden

Friends of Arts and Flowers 2018 Betsy Campbell Lecture

  • Sat, Oct 27
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

FAF's 2018 Betsy Campbell's Guest speaker: William Thomas, Chanticleer, Wayne, PA (information to be announced)

Andrei Rublev

Andrei Rublev (restored)

  • Sat, Oct 27
  • 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

With his second feature, a towering epic that took years to complete and even longer to restore, Andrei Tarkovsky waded deep into the past and emerged with a visionary masterwork.

Dad and Young Daughter Drawing in the Galleries at the DIA

Drawing in the Galleries

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

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