Events

Portrait of Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

  • Sat, Jul 6 , 2019
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

From the beginning of her remarkable career, American author Toni Morrison – now 88 – has refused to be defined by the publishing industry’s establishment.

Dad and Young Daughter Drawing in the Galleries at the DIA

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Jul 7 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Arts of Africa (1st Floor)

Explore the Arts of Africa and create a pencil drawing to take home. 

Portrait of Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

  • Sun, Jul 7 , 2019
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

From the beginning of her remarkable career, American author Toni Morrison – now 88 – has refused to be defined by the publishing industry’s establishment.

Portrait of Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

  • Sun, Jul 7 , 2019
  • 4:30 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

From the beginning of her remarkable career, American author Toni Morrison – now 88 – has refused to be defined by the publishing industry’s establishment.

Drop-In Workshop: Sistrums

Drop-In Workshop: Sistrums

  • 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. | Tue, July 9 - Thu, July 11, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Sistrums are sacred rattles carried by royal women during ceremonies in ancient Egypt. Learn more about this instrument and create a simple version.

Handmade bookmarks on top of an open book

Off-site Drop-In Workshop at 37th Annual Metro Detroit Youth Day

  • Wed, Jul 10 , 2019
  • 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
  • Belle Isle State Park Athletic Field

Join DIA at 37th Annual Metro Detroit Youth Day and use markers, gel pens and collage papers to make your own bookmark.

"Enriched Bread," 1965, Corita Kent, American; screenprint printed in color ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts

Thursdays at the Museum: Art Talk with curator Clare Rogan

  • Thu, Jul 11 , 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

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

Drop-In Workshop: Sistrums

Drop-In Workshop: Sistrums

  • Fri, Jul 12 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Sistrums are sacred rattles carried by royal women during ceremonies in ancient Egypt. Learn more about this instrument and create a simple version.

Celebration masks

Drop-In Workshop: Celebration Masks

  • 12:00 - 9:00 p.m. Fri, July 12 | 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. Sat, July 13 & Sun, July 14, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Have fun creating a colorful and expressive mask using feathers, ribbon, glitter and more.

Rhythmic Ribbon Baton

Off-site Drop-In Workshop at Art in the Park

  • 12:00 - 7:00 p.m. Fri, July 12 | 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Sat, July 13 | 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sun, July 14 , 2019
  • Kellogg Park

Join DIA at Art in the Park and create a Rhythmic Ribbon Baton.