The University of Michigan Museum of Art is making museum membership free.
UMMA Free Membership will transform the way the museum connects with its nearly 250,000 annual visitors by extending its free admission philosophy to free membership.
Matthew VanBesien, president of the New York Philharmonic, will become president of the University Musical Society of the University of Michigan in July.
Regent Andrea Fischer Newman and her husband, Frank Newman, have made a gift of $1 million to support three critical areas within the Department of Theatre & Drama at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance.
The search for the next University of Michigan Museum of Art director is underway with the selection of the search advisory committee.
The UpstART 200 Bicentennial Planning Committee is asking the campus community to help identify up to 200 examples from the University of Michigan's art, design, architecture and cultural collections that will inspire new creative projects.
A recently discovered primary-source document providing new information about Detroit's early history is now part of the University of Michigan's William L. Clements Library collection.
As an archaeologist, Carla Sinopoli has long been interested in the study of craft production — both the technologies and the social and political dimensions of the making of objects of everyday life.
The University of Michigan Credit Union has invested $1.5 million to create the University of Michigan Credit Union Arts Adventures Program at the University Musical Society and the U-M Museum of Art.
Three internationally known street artists will visit the University of Michigan this fall to paint new murals in downtown Ann Arbor.
Long before a reality television star became a presidential nominee, award-winning composer, theater artist and filmmaker Andy Kirshner was thinking about the close relationship between politics and popular entertainment.
The iconic Burton Memorial Tower on the University of Michigan's Ann Arbor campus will undergo an interior lighting upgrade this fall, in time to celebrate the university's bicentennial in 2017.
A hiking and biking trail connecting U-M's Matthaei Botanical Gardens with the regional border-to-border trail and beyond is one step closer, thanks to a Local Area Program grant of nearly $730,000 to Ann Arbor Charter Township from the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments.
Twelve years ago, director and Michigan native Michael Moore was interested in establishing a new kind of film festival — one far away from the glitz of Hollywood that focused on a simple goal: to show great movies.
Detroit-based architect Catie Newell wants to capture her city’s darkness before it’s gone.
The Ann Arbor Art Fair July 21-24 has shifted from the traditional Wednesday through Saturday schedule to Thursday through Sunday, to make attending more convenient.
More than 14 million digital books will soon be made available to blind and print-disabled users, thanks to a new collaboration involving the National Federation of the Blind and the HathiTrust Digital Library, a digital repository hosted at the University of Michigan.
Elizabeth Taylor is the focus of the new U-M Museum of Art exhibit "Catherine Opie: 700 Nimes Road." It presents new and recent work by Los Angeles-based artist Opie, called an essential figure in contemporary photography.
For six nights each week starting June 10 and continuing through July 3, the Ann Arbor Summer Festival’s outdoor Top of the Park series presents free music performances ranging from folk pop, rock and jazz to rogue marching bands.
Movers have begun hauling more than 13 million museum specimens from the University of Michigan's zoology, paleontology and anthropology collections to a state-of-the-art collections and research facility, a process that will take about 20 months.
Andrew Clark, professor of population genetics at Cornell University, will present the 16th Annual James V. Neel Lecture in Human Genetics at 3 p.m. May 24 in Kahn Auditorium, in the Bioscience Medical Research Building.