Arts & Culture

  1. June 16, 2022

    U-M doctoral candidate creates sonic interaction with peonies

    “Hybrid Cultivars,” created by U-M doctoral candidate Alexis Lamb, consists of 27 single-pipe chimes installed throughout the W.E. Upjohn Peony Garden.

  2. May 19, 2022

    Everything old is new again in exhibit of Greek manuscripts

    A new exhibit on display through June 28 in the Hatcher Library celebrates the centenary of U-M’s collection of Greek manuscripts, the largest such collection in the United States.

  3. April 19, 2022

    Dentistry sculpture adds distinctive element to campus art

    Perennial, a new art installation that hangs in the School of Dentistry’s three-story atrium, consists of more than 900 gold-leafed elements to form a 3D rendering of a columbine flower.

  4. April 13, 2022

    UMMA partnership to explore impact of U-M historic structures

    The U-M Museum of Art is partnering with the nonprofit public art and history studio Monument Lab that will examine the role of historic structures at U-M in upholding social and cultural systems and narratives.

  5. April 11, 2022

    Ph.D. dissertations provide inspiration for artist

    Alison Rivett, associate director of the Arts Initiative, has created several paintings inspired by Ph.D. dissertations, including one based on a Greek-language papyrus letter from a man to his wife.

  6. April 8, 2022

    Arts Initiative seeks proposals for Arts + the Curriculum program

    The U-M Arts Initiative is accepting proposals from faculty and staff for projects that promote the integration of arts thinking, methodologies and practices into student learning.

  7. April 5, 2022

    SMTD launches Michigan Orchestra Repertoire for Equity

    The School of Music, Theatre & Dance has launched a 10-year project to commission 10 new orchestral works with the intention of diversifying the orchestral repertoire.

  8. April 3, 2022

    The fools are back

    Larger-than-life puppets, spring foolishness and smiling faces, young and old, returned to downtown Ann Arbor on April 3 with the 2022 parade of FestiFools.

  9. March 31, 2022

    FestiFools returns this weekend with more fools, new location

    After two years, FestiFools returns April 3. The fest’s signature larger-than-life papier-mâché puppets will parade along South State Street between William Street and South University Avenue.

  10. March 22, 2022

    Stamps has strong connection to 2022 Ann Arbor Film Festival

    The Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design is playing a prominent role in the 60th annual Ann Arbor Film Festival, which kicked off March 22 and runs through March 27.