After a yearlong hiatus, an iconic work of public art — along with the artist who created it — will return to the University of Michigan’s Central Campus next week.
Mark di Suvero’s 53-foot high, 21,220-pound steel sculpture “Orion” will be reinstalled in front of the U-M Museum of Art on Tuesday.
With a new hairstyle — a perm that didn’t go as expected — a young Jen Proctor walked into her junior high school. As she cautiously strolled down the hall, a boy, the guy she had a crush on, laughed hysterically in her face.
From an early age, Sara Adlerstein understood that her passion for art was not limited to painting.
“I was into so many things,” said Adlerstein, associate research scientist in the School for Environment and Sustainability. “Dancing, drawing, cooking, writing poetry. Anything about expressing and connecting.”
When Christina Olsen took over as director of the University of Michigan Museum of Art in October 2017, one of the first things she did was open her door to U-M and regional community members.
Images of the Arizona desert rarely bring to mind Dora the Explorer backpacks or pink children's coats. But thousands of objects like these lay baking in the Sonoran sun right now — a silent testament to the human tragedy of the current migration crisis.
The University of Michigan Prison Creative Arts Project presents the 24th Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners, one of the largest prison exhibitions in the world, beginning Wednesday.
Life, like music, is based on themes and variations, experiences and experiments that shape who we are and who we’ll become, ultimately providing the knowledge and understanding to relate to other cultures, learn from each other and evolve.
Daring Dances, a curatorial program created by Clare Croft, associate professor of dance and American culture, announces its first public events: three upcoming performances in Detroit and Ann Arbor.
The School of Music, Theatre & Dance will present a symposium and performance Feb. 26 as part of an ongoing effort at SMTD to improve communication and institute transparency around issues of sexual misconduct and gender bias.
The University of Michigan Museum of Natural History has announced it will reopen to the public April 14 in a brand-new building.
Favorite displays and specimens will mix with new exhibits in a state-of-the-art learning facility that combines billions of years of natural history with cutting-edge scientific research.
Dubbed the “dean of accompanists” by the Los Angeles Times, Martin Katz has spent more than 50 years collaborating with the world’s most celebrated soloists.
When Craig Wilkins looked out into the audience during his team’s presentation at the Detroit Institute of Arts on Wednesday, he was happy to see many of his University of Michigan students in the crowd.
Two new gifts totaling $8.2 million to LSA from alumna and retired professor Ilene Forsyth will secure the future study of medieval art at the University of Michigan and provide educational and research opportunities for faculty and students.
The Department of Dance will present the annual ‘Complex Rhythms’ dance concert in the Power Center for the Performing Arts. Performances run from Feb. 7 through Feb. 10.
The concert will feature works by four choreographers who will draw from African and African-American aesthetic forms.
“Past Tense” will use poetry, videos and music to serve as a meditation and response to violence against African Americans at the hands of law enforcement and others in authority.
Two Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy events will explore the recent deportation of Ann Arbor mother Lourdes Salazar Bautista and the impact of current U.S. immigration policy.
After months of planning, the Institute for the Humanities presented "Literature vs. Traffic" on Tuesday. The one-night-only installation by Luzinterruptus, an anonymous art collective based in Spain, "paved" Ann Arbor's Liberty Street with more than 10,000 illuminated books.
The U-M Institute for the Humanities has invited Luzinterruptus, an anonymous art collective based in Spain, to work with university and community groups to create a large-scale, illuminated book installation titled “Literature vs. Traffic.”
A new program offered by the School of Music, Theatre & Dance will be the only one in the Ann Arbor community to provide group piano instruction for adult beginners.
“Time for Me: Beginning Piano for Adult” is open to adults in both the university community and the general public.
Mark Clague, associate dean for academic and student affairs in the University of Michigan’s School of Music, Theatre & Dance, will serve as interim dean in the school for the month of September.