Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design

  1. January 25, 2019

    DIA Plaza finalists hope to bring joy, cohesion, parking to Detroit

    Several U-M faculty members are part of an effort proposing visions of how to connect Detroit’s leading cultural venues into one destination in Midtown Detroit.

  2. December 13, 2018

    Philanthropist, arts advocate Penny W. Stamps dies at 74

    Penny W. Stamps — a U-M alumna, fierce advocate for the arts, community leader, philanthropist, design professional and former teacher — died Thursday at her home after a battle with leukemia. She was 74.

  3. September 4, 2018

    Meet some of U-M’s new faculty faces

    The following profiles represent some of the newest additions to the University of Michigan faculty.

  4. July 23, 2018

    Recruiting coordinator’s artistic inspirations intertwine with work

    As an artist and recruiting coordinator at the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, U-M alumna Juliana Lew says working with prospective U-M students to determine their dreams helps fulfill her own, as their conversations inspire the pieces she creates.

  5. June 11, 2018

    Bridging the divide: U-M faculty, staff forge community through art

    A program facilitated by U-M faculty and staff members is helping unite area young adults with community members living with dementia to create seasonal public art installations.

  6. March 12, 2018

    Stamps duo promotes emerging industrial design field

    While industrial design is most associated with commercial applications, Bruce and Stephanie Tharp hope their work in discursive design will help develop the field by promoting the ability for products to communicate ideas and engage people in discourse.

  7. January 29, 2018

    Emeritus professor finds new life of teaching in retirement

    A decade after retiring from U-M, Allen Samuels still helps Wolverines reach their dreams — one design at a time. 

  8. January 8, 2018

    No Safety Net talk to examine social justice and theater

    Poet and playwright Claudia Rankine and dramaturg and producer P. Carl will discuss the relationship between theater and social justice, as well as how theater-making is an act of citizenship.

  9. May 16, 2017

    Stamps School exhibition to highlight cross-section of faculty works

    The Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design will present Reach: A Stamps Faculty Exhibition, running now through July 8 in the new downtown Ann Arbor Stamps Gallery.

  10. January 9, 2017

    ‘Redefining Identity’ art exhibition to celebrate students’ visions of identity

    “Redefining Identity,” an exhibition celebrating students’ art that challenges society’s definitions of identity and redefines those narratives, runs from Jan. 9-21.