October 15, 2019

Arts & Culture

  1. October 14, 2019

    UMMA, CoE working to bring robots to the art world

    Faculty, staff and students from the U-M Museum of Art and the College of Engineering’s Robotics Institute are working to develop a robot docent at the museum.

  2. October 14, 2019

    Artist creating mural depicting U-M’s first African-American student

    Detroit artist Tylonn J. Sawyer is working with U-M students to create a mural to honor Samuel C. Watson, the first African-American student admitted to the university.

  3. October 3, 2019

    Schlissel highlights arts, firearm injuries, academic innovation

    At his annual Leadership Breakfast, President Mark Schlissel announced initiatives on firearms-injury research and the arts, a Center for Academic Innovation, and a multimillion-dollar fund to support research toward carbon neutrality.

  4. October 3, 2019

    Campus arts initiative to ‘unleash imagination and creativity’

    President Mark Schlissel has announced a comprehensive presidential arts initiative designed to “unleash imagination and creativity” across U-M.

  5. September 23, 2019

    Museum of Natural History to open next phase with exhibits, hands-on labs

    The U-M Museum of Natural History announced recently it will open the second half of the museum, adding three new exhibits and labs for visitors Nov. 10.

  6. September 23, 2019

    The RC’s Esha Biswas exhibits the art of being an artist

    Esha Biswas, student affairs coordinator of the Residential College, counts among her passions photography, plants and Kathak, a form of classical dance from northern India.

  7. September 23, 2019

    Institute for the Humanities receives $1.14M grant for ‘High Stakes Art’

    The Institute for the Humanities has been awarded a four-year, $1.14 million grant to support “High Stakes Art,” a project designed to enhance exhibitions and programming at the institute.

  8. September 9, 2019

    Pan-Africanism to be explored in UMMA’s inaugural commission

    The U-M Museum of Art’s inaugural commission will explore Pan-Africanism. Visitors can view the new large-scale installation and hear from the artist who created it during an UMMA After Hours event Sept. 21.

  9. September 4, 2019

    ‘Ancient graffiti’ explored in new Kelsey Museum exhibition

    “Graffiti as Devotion along the Nile: El-Kurru, Sudan,” now open at the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, explores one part of private religious ritual in ancient Kush.

  10. July 10, 2019

    Ann Arbor Art Fair heading to town July 18-21

    Art lovers will wind through downtown Ann Arbor and and parts of the U-M campus later this month during the four-day Ann Arbor Art Fair, which runs July 18-21.