May 18, 2021

art

  1. March 17, 2021

    U-M celebrates 25 years of prison art exhibitions with virtual gallery

    As the world marks a full year of the pandemic, U-M’s Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners celebrates its silver jubilee with a digital gallery by U-M’s Prison Creative Arts Project.

  2. February 10, 2021

    Students build online resource to help families get creative

    Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design students created Art Connects Kids, a website brimming with original art projects for families to do together at home.

  3. September 28, 2020

    UMS announces digital residencies, six projects over next year

    The University Musical Society at U-M has announced its full cohort of Digital Artist Residency artists, each of whom will explore timely themes through an array of new creative projects being developed specifically for the digital frame. 

  4. November 11, 2019

    Senior biological illustrator discusses art and education

    John Megahan did not initially intend to pursue art as a career. And yet, when the opportunity arose, he took it. Megahan is the senior biological illustrator for U-M’s Museum of Zoology.

  5. October 14, 2019

    UMMA, CoE working to bring robots to the art world

    Faculty, staff and students from the U-M Museum of Art and the College of Engineering’s Robotics Institute are working to develop a robot docent at the museum.

  6. October 14, 2019

    Artist creating mural depicting U-M’s first African-American student

    Detroit artist Tylonn J. Sawyer is working with U-M students to create a mural to honor Samuel C. Watson, the first African-American student admitted to the university.

  7. September 9, 2019

    Pan-Africanism to be explored in UMMA’s inaugural commission

    The U-M Museum of Art’s inaugural commission will explore Pan-Africanism. Visitors can view the new large-scale installation and hear from the artist who created it during an UMMA After Hours event Sept. 21.

  8. July 29, 2019

    Art professor’s work addresses nature, direct experience

    The first time Susan Crowell exhibited her work in a botanical garden, she decided she never wanted to return to a gallery space. Her artistic practice values the importance of nature and direct experience. Her sculptures address themes such as natural beauty, creation and the environment.

  9. July 10, 2019

    Ann Arbor Art Fair heading to town July 18-21

    Art lovers will wind through downtown Ann Arbor and and parts of the U-M campus later this month during the four-day Ann Arbor Art Fair, which runs July 18-21.

  10. April 8, 2019

    SEAS research scientist aims to unite art and science

    Sara Adlerstein, an associate research scientist in the School for Environment and Sustainability, ecology and art are very much connected. And navigating between these two disciplines in her dual interests of art and science revealed a possibility for using art as a tool for advancing change.