arts

  1. February 14, 2024

    Mini-course allows students to delve into the art of anatomy

    Two School of Kinesiology faculty members created a seven-week mini-course that challenged students to revisit their preconceptions about both art and the body.

  2. November 20, 2023

    Arts Initiative set to launch campuswide artist residency

    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.

  3. October 27, 2023

    ‘Respond/Resist/Rethink’ coming to all three U-M campuses

    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.

  4. October 25, 2023

    How do we remember? Let us count the ways

    U-M is driving an in-depth, cross-disciplinary audit of its campus: the land it sits upon, the historical figures it commemorates and how the campus community remembers.

  5. September 11, 2023

    Arts & Resistance sampler

    Here are few upcoming highlights from the Arts & Resistance theme semester.

  6. September 11, 2023

    Arts & Resistance theme semester to engage campus, community

    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.

  7. September 7, 2023

    New, expanded roles announced for Arts Initiative leadership

    Provost Laurie McCauley has appointed Mark Clague as interim executive director of the U-M Arts Initiative and expanded Vice Provost Sara Blair’s role to oversee the initiative, reflecting the university’s commitment to arts engagement.

  8. April 11, 2023

    Arts Initiative, SMTD expanding student arts opportunities

    A collaboration between the Arts Initiative and the School of Music, Theatre & Dance is expanding opportunities for students who want to learn to play the guitar.

  9. April 7, 2023

    UMS teams with Ypsilanti in arts partnership at Freighthouse

    The University Musical Society and city of Ypsilanti have announced a new, two-year partnership that will result in arts programming for Ypsilanti residents, families and schoolchildren.

  10. January 25, 2023

    Arts Initiative receiving $20M to boost campus, regional efforts

    U-M will allocate $20 million over five years for its Arts Initiative to expand access with new programs and projects to engage university audiences, bring more artists to campus, and support and amplify the arts more broadly.