Events

A still from Mirai

DFT Animation Club: Mirai

  • 2:00 p.m. | Sat, Aug 31 & Sun, Sep 1, 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

When four-year-old Kun meets his new baby sister, his world is turned upside down.

Kids drawing in the modern and contemporary galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Sep 1 , 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.

Gallery teacher giving a tour to students

Thursdays at the Museum: Detroit's Finest - Highlights of Artists in the DIA's Collection (Tour)

  • Thu, Sep 5 , 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+.

Watercolor Postcards

Off-site Drop-In Workshop at Art & Apples Festival

  • 2:00 - 7:30 p.m. Fri, Sep 6 | 9:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. Sat, Sep 7 | 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Sun, Sep 8, 2019
  • Rochester Municipal Park

Join DIA studio artists at the Art & Apples Festival and create Watercolor Postcards of your own design to send to friends and family.

Dad and Young Daughter Drawing in the Galleries at the DIA

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Sep 6 , 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.

Drop-In Workshop: Picture Frames

Drop-In Workshop: Instant Film and Picture Frames

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

Take a photo using an instant camera then create a 5-by-7 inch frame made from corrugated cardboard for your photo.

Jim Campilongo

Friday Night Live! Jim Campilongo Trio

  • 7:00 & 8:30 p.m. Fri, Sep 6, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

The sound Jim Campilongo gets out of his 1959 Telecaster is like the early history of the instrument, with elements of country, bluegrass, blues, and rock and roll.

Portrait of Mike Wallace in front of tv screens

Mike Wallace is Here

  • 7:00 p.m. Fri, Sep 6 | 2:00, 4:00 & 7:00 p.m. Sat, Sep 7 | 2:00 & 4:30 p.m. Sun, Sep 8 , 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

In a career that lasted more than half a century, Mike Wallace evolved from commercial pitchman to investigative journalist.

Kids drawing in the modern and contemporary galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Sep 7 , 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.

Melissa Dettloff demonstrating screen printing

Artist Demonstration: Screen Printing with Melissa Dettloff

  • 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, Sep 7 & Sun, Sep 8, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Prentis Court

Melissa Dettloff is a Detroit illustrator and screen printer.