Events

A young girl being watched by toys in a bookstore

Tea-Time Theatre: Eleanor’s Secret

  • Sat, Dec 28 , 2019
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Eleanor’s Secret is a beautifully designed, rollicking adventure in which a boy’s newfound ability to read not only sets his imagination free, but saves the day!

A woman drawing in the American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Dec 29 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - American (2nd Floor)

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

Traditional Looney Tunes, "That's All Folks!" title card

New Year’s Eve Matinee: Looney Tunes Classics

  • Tue, Dec 31 , 2019
  • 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

This special New Year’s Eve edition of DFT Family will delight audiences of all ages as we unspool some of the best and most hilarious Warner Bros. Looney Tunes shorts.

A man sitting and drawing in the medieval art galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Jan 3 , 2020
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Medieval & Renaissance (2nd Floor)

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

A woman drawing in a gallery

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Jan 4 , 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Islamic World (1st Floor)

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

A woman drawing in the American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Jan 5 , 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - American (2nd Floor)

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

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Jan 10 , 2020
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Dutch Golden Age (3rd Floor)

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

Educator Event

Refresh, Restore, & Revitalize Educator Morning

  • Sat, Jan 11 , 2020
  • 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Join us for an educator-exclusive morning series focusing on the 3 “R”s of self-care: Refresh, Restore, and Revitalize!  

Woman sitting at an easel and drawing in the Medieval & Renaissance galleries at the Detroit Institute of Arts

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Jan 11 , 2020
  • 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.

Two patrons drawing at easels in the Modern art galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Jan 12 , 2020
  • 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.