September 16, 2021

arts

  1. August 2, 2021

    Professor emerita Ilene Forsyth gives $6.25M to expand art history studies

    LSA is expanding U-M’s global footprint in art history studies with the announcement of a new $6.25 million gift from Ilene Forsyth, professor emerita of history of art and a U-M alumna.

  2. April 28, 2021

    $5M gift expands UMMA’s Chinese art, creates endowment

    U-M alumnus and longtime U-M Museum of Art supporter William Weese has given a gift of art and endowment with a combined value of about $5 million that will expand the museum’s Chinese ceramics collection.

  3. February 1, 2021

    Assistant professor shares her passion for music, dance

    Caroline Coade, an assistant professor of viola at the School of Music Theatre & Dance, is the third chair violist with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. She’s also a competitive amateur ballroom dancer.

  4. November 10, 2020

    Mural, exhibition celebrates labor of Black women in America

    “Watch Me Work — Portraits of Self,” a new public art installation by Detroit artist Sydney James at U-M’s Institute for the Humanities Gallery, honors and celebrates the labor of Black women.

  5. October 28, 2019

    Art professor explores intersection of power, labor and consumerism

    Rebekah Modrak, a professor of art and design, explores the intersections of power, labor and consumerism to examine the rights of communities and workers in society.

  6. October 21, 2019

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the university.

  7. October 7, 2019

    Residential College lecturer uses art as a therapeutic tool

    Deborah Gordon-Gurfinkel founded Telling It, which uses the arts to help promote literacy and help students open up about their life experiences and traumas.

  8. October 3, 2019

    Campus arts initiative to ‘unleash imagination and creativity’

    President Mark Schlissel has announced a comprehensive presidential arts initiative designed to “unleash imagination and creativity” across U-M.

  9. September 23, 2019

    Institute for the Humanities receives $1.14M grant for ‘High Stakes Art’

    The Institute for the Humanities has been awarded a four-year, $1.14 million grant to support “High Stakes Art,” a project designed to enhance exhibitions and programming at the institute.

  10. September 23, 2019

    The RC’s Esha Biswas exhibits the art of being an artist

    Esha Biswas, student affairs coordinator of the Residential College, counts among her passions photography, plants and Kathak, a form of classical dance from northern India.