Arts & Culture

  1. October 31, 2022

    Small observation helps lead to big break

    Jonathan Smith, percussion program manager at U-M, has performed nearly 200 shows for “Aladdin” on Broadway since 2014 as the designated sub for the musical’s full-time percussionist.

  2. October 24, 2022

    ‘For Whom the Bell Polls’ uses music to promote the vote

    In preparation for Election Day, U-M community members are invited to vote for the music they want played that day from the carillons in Burton Memorial Tower on Central Campus and Lurie Tower on North Campus.

  3. October 10, 2022

    Stamps professors transform U-M gallery spaces into election hubs

    Two installations at the Duderstadt Gallery and the U-M Museum of Art intend to make the voting process clear, welcoming and delightful for students on both Central and North Campus this fall.

  4. October 3, 2022

    SEAS creative director creates chalk-art masterpieces

    Dave Brenner, the School for Environment and Sustainability’s creative and web director, and his wife, Shelley, compete in chalk-art competitions around the country and the world.

  5. 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.

  6. September 12, 2022

    Course aims to showcase hip-hop as a new universal language

    Through her music performance course, Deidre D.S.SENSE Smith, the Kresge Fellow of Live Performance Art, aims to create a safe space for anyone who wants to expand their palette artistically or is curious about hip-hop.

  7. August 25, 2022

    Arts Initiative awards inaugural Arts + the Curriculum grants

    The U-M Arts Initiative has announced the inaugural projects in its Arts + the Curriculum program and is accepting a second round of proposals from faculty and staff to help integrate arts thinking in curricular development.

  8. August 23, 2022

    Researcher discovers U-M’s ‘Galileo manuscript’ is a forgery

    The U-M Library has concluded its “Galileo manuscript” — considered one of the jewels of the library’s collection — was not written by Galileo in 1609 and 1610, but is a 20th-century fake.

  9. July 12, 2022

    Photo gallery: Painting of the mural, ‘The Gift’

    The U-M Museum of Art’s current exhibition, “Watershed,” includes a mural called “The Gift” at the A. Alfred Taubman Gallery I painted by artist Bonnie Devine.

  10. 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.