Events

Protea

Thursdays at the Museum: Mother's Day Music Performance

  • Thu, May 9 , 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

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

Two women looking at a necklace in the DIA Shop

Spring Fling: Member Shopping Night

  • 5:00 & 7:00 p.m. | Thu, May 9, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - DIA Shop

DIA Members save 20% at this exclusive members-only shopping event. 

Paper Flowers

Off-site Drop In Workshop at Flower and Art Fair

  • 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Fri, May 10 | 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Sat, May 11 , 2019

Join DIA at the Flower and Art Fair and make a Paper Flower. Make your own paper versions of the flowers you find in our collection that inspire you.

Stabiles

Drop-In Workshop: Stabiles

  • Fri, May 10 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Using scissors and colorful cardstock, make a unique freestanding geometric sculpture.

A man displaying his sketch

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, May 10 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Dutch: Golden Age

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

Sonya Belaya behind a large bubble

Friday Night Live! Sonya Belaya: Songs My Mother Taught Me

  • 7 & 8:30 p.m. | Fri, May 10 , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Pianist Sonya Belaya and storyteller/curator Patricia Wheeler have collaborated on an evening of live storytelling and music.

Rhythmic Ribbon Baton

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure | Drop-In Workshop: Ribbon Baton

  • Sat, May 11 , 2019
  • 7:00 AM - 11:15 AM
  • Comerica Park

Join DIA at Susan Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Detroit and create a Rhythmic Ribbon Baton.

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

Educator Workshop: Mechanisms for Collaborative Art-Making

  • Sat, May 11 , 2019
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Teachers will explore interactive and collaborative art with Detroit artist Andy Malone.

Two patrons drawing in front of an abstract piece

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, May 11 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Modern & Contemporary

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

Adults helping a child use a screen printing tool

Artist Demonstration: Live Screen Printing with One Custom City

  • 12:00 - 4:00 P.M. | Sat, May 11 & Sun, May 12, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Prentis Court

Join the artists of One Custom City for a live screen-printing demo! Bring your own blank t-Shirt and give screen-printing a shot.