Events

John Pizzarelli Trio

Friday Night Live! John Pizzarelli Trio

  • 7 & 8:30 p.m. Fri, Nov 23
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

World-renowned guitarist and singer John Pizzarelli has been hailed by the Boston Globe for “reinvigorating the Great American Songbook and re-popularizing jazz.”

European: Medieval & Renaissance

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sat, Nov 24
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 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.

Drop-In Workshop: Picture Frames

Drop-In Workshop: Picture Frames with Polaroids

  • 12 - 4 p.m. | Sat, Nov 24 & Sun, Nov 25
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Use a variety of art-making materials, including beads, markers and colorful wire, to decorate a 5-by-7 inch frame made from corrugated cardboard.

“Untitled (Group Portrait with Cameras, Belle Isle Conservatory, Detroit),” around 1970, attributed to Allen Stross, color transparency film. Detroit Institute of Arts

Collecting and Caring for Photographs Workshop

  • Sat, Nov 24
  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts

The Lost & Found exhibition features vernacular photographs from the DIA’s collection. These photographs, created by untrained photographers, show delightful and intimate scenes of everyday life.

Dad and Young Daughter Drawing in the Galleries at the DIA

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Sun, Nov 25
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Arts of Africa (1st Floor)

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

Filippo Falciatore, Italian, active 1718–1768. Tarantella at Mergellina, about 1750; Oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Acquisitions Fund. (80.3)

A Celebration of Italian Art & Cuisine at the DIA!

  • Thu, Nov 29
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court

Enjoy an elegant strolling dinner with wide-ranging tastes of Italy in the Great Hall and Rivera Court with wine and beverage service in a memorable evening of art, dining, music, and ambiance.

Drawing in the Galleries

Drawing in the Galleries

  • Fri, Nov 30
  • 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.

Bojagi - Traditional Korean Gift Wrap

Drop-In Workshop: Bojagi - Traditional Korean Gift Wrap

  • 6 - 9 p.m. Fri, Nov 30 | 12 - 4 p.m. Sat, Dec 1 & Sun, Dec 2
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Art-Making Studio

Korean women used traditional wrapping cloth, or bojagi, to cover, store, decorate, or carry gifts and objects of everyday life. Use cotton fabric and markers to create one of your own.

Paddle to the Sea

Third Coast Percussion: Paddle to the Sea

  • 8 p.m. Fri, Nov 30 | 2 p.m. Sat, Dec 1
  • Detroit Film Theatre

The classic children’s book and Academy Award-nominated film, Paddle to the Sea, is the focus of a new project that looks at our relationship to the bodies of water that connect our lives.

DIA Away at the Mall at Partridge Creek

DIA Away: Holly Dickens Fest (1st Week)

  • 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sat, Dec 1 & 12 - 5 p.m. Sun, Dec 2
  • Holly Dickens Festival

DIA Away, our mobile creativity experience, will be at the Holly Dickens Fest.