U-M Museum of Art

  1. February 6, 2024

    Croft, Monts to be honored at Shirley Verrett Award ceremony

    The Women of Color in the Academy Project will honor Lester P. Monts and Clare Croft with its 12th Annual Shirley Verrett Awards.

  2. December 14, 2023

    U-M startup blends art, stories to help health care workers

    ArtSpective, a new U-M startup that provides implicit bias training for health care workers, uses fine-art photographs and guided storytelling to improve patient-provider interactions.

  3. November 15, 2023

    Artist bringing ‘glittering kaleidoscope of joyful creativity’ to U-M

    The U-M Museum of Art has commissioned New York-based artist, designer and multifaceted maker Machine Dazzle for a site-specific installation at its Irving Stenn Jr. Family Gallery.

  4. October 13, 2023

    University creates new position to oversee public art collection

    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.

  5. September 28, 2023

    U-M Library offering free copies of banned books Oct. 3-5

    The U-M Library is offering 16 titles — almost 2,000 free books — that have been recently challenged or banned and that span themes, topics and depictions that are most often challenged.

  6. September 21, 2023

    Little Amal, symbol of human rights, is heading to U-M

    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.

  7. September 18, 2023

    Artist ‘GIFT’s U-M campus with public art installation

    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.

  8. 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.

  9. January 9, 2023

    Artist’s shredding technique makes deep observations on history

    Titus Kaphar’s work largely delves into history, but he does not consider himself a historian. Kaphar, an artist born and raised in Kalamazoo, uses a unique shredding technique on his paintings and the result offers deep commentary on the subject. His painting “Flay (James Madison)” showcases his shredding technique, and the work is the centerpiece…
  10. September 19, 2022

    Arts Initiative names eight for Public Art & Engagement Fellowship

    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.