Events

Artist Trading Cards

Drop-In Workshop: Artist Trading Cards

  • Fri, Sep 7
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Artist trading cards are miniature works of art created on 2½ x 3½  inch card stock. Make your own card to trade with friends.

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Sep 7
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Modern (2nd Floor)

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

Atomic Cafe

The Atomic Café (restored)

  • 7 p.m. Fri, Sep 7 | 4 & 9:30 p.m. Sat, Sep 8 | 2 & 4:30 p.m. Sun, Sep 9
  • Detroit Film Theatre

If the words “fake news” deserve a true definition, the mind-blowing sights and sounds of The Atomic Café will serve nicely.

Detroit Sessions

Friday Night Live! Detroit Sessions presents Rostropovich: The Indomitable Bow

  • Fri, Sep 7
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Detroit Sessions will present a program honoring the life and work of legendary cellist and human rights activist Mstislav Rostropovich, featuring a performance with guest artists Bruno Monsaingeon, Aleksey Shadrin, and Ivan Moshchuk.

DIA Away

DIA Away: Wixom Block Party

  • Sat, Sep 8
  • 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

DIA Away, our mobile creativity experience, will be at the Wixom Block Party.

DIA Away

DIA Away: Wixom Block Party

  • Sat, Sep 8
  • 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Wixom Block Party

DIA Away, our mobile creativity experience, will be at the Wixom Block Party.

Artist Trading Cards

Drop-In Workshop: Artist Trading Cards

  • 12 - 6 p.m. Sat, Sep 8 & 12 - 4 p.m. Sun, Sep 9
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Artist trading cards are miniature works of art created on 2½ x 3½  inch card stock. Make your own card to trade with friends.

Melissa Dettloff

Artist Demonstration: Screen-Printing with Melissa Dettloff

  • Daily, Sat, Sep 8 until Sun, Sep 9
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Prentis Court

Through a display of Melissa’s work and the opportunity for hands-on screen printing, museum visitors can learn more about the screen printing process and how to print with drawings

Dad and Young Daughter Drawing in the Galleries at the DIA

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Sep 8
  • 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.

Miroslav

Rostropovich: The Indomitable Bow

  • Sat, Sep 8
  • 7:00 PM
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Internationally acclaimed violinist and filmmaker Bruno Monsaingeon presents the Detroit premiere of his new film, Rostropovich: The Indomitable Bow.