Events

Drop-In Workshop : Paper Flower Garden Wall

Drop-In Workshop: Paper Flowers

  • Fri, Oct 18 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Come to the studio to make your own paper versions of the flowers you find in our collection that inspire you.

Kids drawing in the modern and contemporary galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Oct 18 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Modern & Contemporary (2nd Floor)

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

Black and white photo of Miles Davis in sunglasses

Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool

  • 7:00 & 9:30 p.m. Fri, Oct 18 | 2:00 p.m. Sat, Oct 19, 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Featuring never-before-seen footage and studio outtakes, this new documentary tells the story of a singular talent and unpacks the man behind the horn.

Ashley Bathgate

Friday Night Live! Ashley Bathgate

  • 7:00 & 8:30 p.m. Fri, Oct 18, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Cellist Ashley Bathgate has made a reputation as a musician who ventures into previously uncharted areas of ground-breaking sounds and techniques.

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Oct 19 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

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

Drop-In Workshop : Paper Flower Garden Wall

Drop-In Workshop: Paper Flowers

  • 1:30 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, Oct 19 & Sun, Oct 20, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Come to the studio to make your own paper versions of the flowers you find in our collection that inspire you.

Paul Zammit with flowers

Friends of Art & Flowers 2019 Betsy Campbell Lecture

  • Sat, Oct 19 , 2019
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Lecture Hall

DIA auxiliary Friends of Art & Flowers welcomes Paul Zammit, the Nancy Eaton Director of Horticulture at the Toronto Botanical Garden.

One man in normal dress, and one man in black and white overalls, face makeup and a large black wig

Alloy Orchestra Presents: Gallery of Monsters

  • Sat, Oct 19 , 2019
  • 8:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Gallery of Monsters begins as the melodramatic tale of a young small-town woman whose father forbids her marriage to the man she loves.

A mass of people from the 20s crowded in a subway car

Alloy Orchestra Presents: Speedy

  • Sun, Oct 20 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Gallery of Monsters begins as the melodramatic tale of a young small-town woman whose father forbids her marriage to the man she loves.

Drawing in the African American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Oct 20 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - African American (2nd Floor)

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