Events

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.

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FJC's "Ruben & Isabel Toledo: Labor of Love" Art Series Cocktail Reception

  • Sat, May 11 , 2019
  • 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Please join the DIA’s Founders Junior Council for an Art Series Cocktail Reception featuring the exhibition Ruben & Isabel Toledo: Labor of Love.

A woman drawing in the American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, May 12 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - American

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

Judith with the Head of Holofernes, ca. 1570, oil on canvas; Titian, Italian, ca.1488-1576. Gift of Edsel B. Ford. 35.10

European Paintings Council: Titian Lecture

  • Wed, May 15 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

Paintings by the Italian Renaissance painter Titian in the Detroit Institute of Arts have undergone significant treatment and research.

Sandpaper Monoprints

Thursdays at the Museum: Printmaking - Sandpaper Monoprint

  • Thu, May 16 , 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+.

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, May 17 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Asian Wing

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

Paper Dolls, Drop-In Workshop

Drop-In Workshop: Paper Dolls

  • Fri, May 17 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Use one of our patterns or make your own, then design one-of-a-kind clothing for a paper doll.

Holes in Hearts

Friday Night Live! Matthew Daher: Holes in Hearts | Handles for Holding

  • 7 & 8:30 p.m. | Fri, May 17 , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

An evening of performances by local and national musicians who integrate creative practices with healing practices in their own personal journeys

Three pamphlet stitch book examples

Maker Girl Mania | Drop-In Workshop: Pamphlet Stitch Books

  • Sat, May 18 , 2019
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Clarkston High School

Join the DIA at Maker Girl Mania in Clarkston and create a pamphlet stitch book.

A group of artists using potter's wheels in the DIA's brightly colored art-studio

Potter’s Wheel for Teachers

  • Sat, May 18 , 2019
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Registration for this event is full.