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 19, 2022
Eight U-M faculty, fellows and staff have been named Public Art & Engagement Fellows by the Arts Initiative, a program committed to amplifying the role and significance of the arts within the campus and regional communities.
September 27, 2020
The U-M Institute for the Humanities will begin installing the work of Ghanaian artist Ibrahim Mahama, in the form of repurposed jute sacks, on the facade of the U-M Museum of Art Sept. 28.
April 18, 2019
Mark di Suvero’s 53-foot, 21,220-pound steel sculpture “Orion” will be reinstalled in front of the U-M Museum of Art on Tuesday, followed a day later by a public discussion with the sculptor about the role of public art.
March 23, 2017
A longtime U-M staff member is helping lead an effort to fund a public art tribute on campus that will honor the enduring work and support of university staff — past, present and future.