Events

Drop-In Workshop: Hand Puppets

Drop-In Workshop: Felt Hand Puppets

  • Fri, Nov 22 , 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Use an assortment of interesting materials to create your own hand puppet.

Marcus Elliot playing saxophone in Rivera Court

Friday Night Live! Marcus Elliot Trio

  • 7:00 & 8:30 p.m. Fri, Nov 22, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

The Marcus Elliot Trio is a trio of improvisers and composers based in the Detroit area.

Nanook and Sedna, looking forlorn

Ága

  • 7:00 p.m. Fri, Nov 22 | 4:30 & 7:00 p.m. Sat, Nov 23 | 4:30 p.m. Sun, Nov 24, 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

In a yurt in frozen, edge-of-the-world Siberia, an indigenous couple, Nanook and Sedna, live day to day in the self-sufficient manor of their ancestors.

Drop-In Workshop: Hand Puppets

Drop-In Workshop: Felt Hand Puppets

  • 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Sat, Nov 23 & Sun, Nov 24, 2019
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art Making Studio

Use an assortment of interesting materials to create your own hand puppet.

Guests drawing in the Native American galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Nov 23 , 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Native American (1st Floor)

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

Two girls on a beach

DFT Animation Club: Tia and Piujuq

  • 2:00 p.m. | Sat, Nov 23 & Sun, Nov 24, 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Tia, a young Syrian girl new to Montreal, longs for friends when she accidentally discovers a magic portal.

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Nov 24 , 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.

A photo of the Detroit film theatre

Il Cinema Ritrovato: Festival of Restored Cinema Masterworks

  • Nov 29 - Dec 1, 2019
  • Detroit Film Theatre

Il Cinema Ritrovato is a three-day festival of world cinema masterworks from the Italian film archive Cineteca di Bologna.

Children playing with Artie the Donkey in Prentis Court

Gallery Games | Thanksgiving Break

  • Fri, Nov 29 , 2019
  • 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Look for the Gallery Games cart in Prentis Court by Artie the Donkey for free family fun with take-away games to play in the museum.

Children and gallery teacher in Rivera Court

Gallery Adventures | Thanksgiving Break

  • Fri, Nov 29 , 2019
  • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

Docents will provide pop-up tours and engagement activities for children and their families.