Events

The Michigan Philharmonic's Miniature Masterpieces

Friday Night Live! The Michigan Philharmonic's Miniature Masterpieces

  • 7 & 8:30 p.m. Fri, Jan 11 , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Miniature Masterpieces features the Michigan Philharmonic performing huge sounding pieces written for small chamber ensembles, featuring an eclectic mixture of music from Mother Goose to Edgar Allan Poe.

Animation workshop

Artist Demonstration Workshop for Educators: Found Object Animation

  • Sat, Jan 12 , 2019
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

K-12 art teachers will explore the art and technique of stop-motion animation using found objects, colored paper, scissors, and other materials.

Drop-In Workshiop: Snow Snakes

Drop In Workshop: Snow Snakes

  • 12 - 4 p.m. Sat, Jan 12 & Sun, Jan 13 , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Learn a traditional Inuit game and decorate a simple stick to look like a snake.

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Jan 12 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Medieval & Renaissance (2nd Floor)

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

Liyana

DFT Animation Club: Liyana

  • 2 p.m. Sat, Jan 12 & Sun, Jan 13 , 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

A tribute to creativity, the strength of the human spirit, and the healing power of storytelling.

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Jan 13 , 2019
  • 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.

An example of an accordian book

Thursdays at the Museum: Accordion Books

  • Thu, Jan 17 , 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

The accordion book is one of the most versatile and easiest books to make. Create your own, then decorate it using markers, collage and more! 

View of the Robert and Katherine Jacobs Asian Wing

Asian Wing Deep Dive for Educators: Mindful Looking for Thoughtful Writing

  • Fri, Jan 18 , 2019
  • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Holley Room

Learn more about many of the ways of looking at and engaging with art.

Weaving

Drop-In Workshop: Weaving

  • 6 - 9 p.m. Fri, Jan 18 | 12 - 4 p.m. Sat, Jan 19 & Sun, Jan 20 , 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Weaving is an ancient art form that dates back thousands of years and has been practiced by many cultures around the world. 

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Jan 18 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - American (2nd Floor)

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