November 20, 2023
A new campuswide artist residency will launch next year, and the Arts Initiative is looking for nominations of artists who can make a big impact on campus and the community.
November 16, 2023
The Arts Initiative and the Wallace House Center for Journalists have created a Knight-Wallace Arts Journalism Fellowship for the 2024-25 academic year.
October 27, 2023
A new partnership across all three U-M campuses will feature work created by U-M students this fall in conjunction with the Arts & Resistance theme semester.
October 19, 2023
U-M has launched Arts Research: Incubation & Acceleration, a new partnership between the Office for the Vice President for Research and the U-M Arts Initiative to fuel arts-based research.
October 13, 2023
U-M has created a new cross-campus position, curator of art in public spaces, to oversee the display, acquisition and overall curation strategy of its public art collection. Jennifer Carty has been hired for that position.
September 29, 2023
Playwright, actor and U-M alumna Heather Raffo will lead the university’s Arts and Resistance Fall 2023 Student Creative Fellowship as artist-in-residence.
September 21, 2023
Little Amal, a 12-foot puppet of a 10-year-old Syrian refugee child, will be making her way onto the U-M campus this weekend as part of a 6,000-mile walk across the United States.
September 18, 2023
The experimental installation “GIFT” by Cannupa Hanska Luger is being created across the facade of the building that houses the U-M Museum of Art. It is part of an ongoing initiative to challenge university history and reexamine what gets memorialized.
September 13, 2023
Submissions are being sought from undergraduate and graduate students for the fourth annual Respond/Resist/Rethink student art exhibition, part of the Arts & Resistance theme semester. The deadline is Sept. 18.
September 11, 2023
The university is kicking off the 2023-24 academic year with the Arts & Resistance theme semester, providing numerous opportunities to engage with the arts in a demonstration of the central role they play in shaping the world.