Arts & Culture

  1. November 15, 2021

    NSF grant to aid research on technology and artisan communities

    A U-M research team has received a $1.55 million grant from the National Science Foundation to focus on how technology can be used by artisans to empower, not replace, their labor.

  2. October 25, 2021

    Matthaei Botanical Gardens debuts robotically fabricated timber structure

    A new robotically fabricated pavilion at Matthaei Botanical Gardens brings leading-edge fabrication research to the public space, and explores new responsible and precise methods of construction.

  3. October 11, 2021

    Stamps lecturer puts love of art, skateboarding on display

    David Flaugher, a lecturer I in the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, at one time considered a career as a professional skateboarder. He instead pursued a career teaching and creating art.

  4. September 30, 2021

    Art project invites audience to dive into complex subjects

    “Realm of the Dead,” an autobiographical project that uses self-referential theater as a vehicle for self-healing and advocacy, will be on view Oct. 4-17 in the Lower Level Atrium at the School of Social Work.

  5. September 27, 2021

    Detroit artist explores connections between Black men, rock pigeons

    The work of Detroit-based multidisciplinary artist Rashaun Rucker is featured  in “Never Free To Rest,” a new exhibition on view until Oct. 15 at the Institute for the Humanities Gallery.

  6. September 20, 2021

    Yo-Yo Ma collaboration offers a blueprint for healing

    “A Travel Guide for Talking Hearts” is a project inspired by creative explorations undertaken with longtime U-M collaborator and cellist Yo-Yo Ma that features a virtual event at 7 p.m. Sept. 23.

  7. September 15, 2021

    New U-M exhibition explores bias, inequality within AI systems

    A new exhibition at the Stamps Gallery by renowned transmedia artist Stephanie Dinkins explores how the biases of people who create artificial intelligence algorithms might affect how those algorithms are used.

  8. September 9, 2021

    ‘Spectacular’ halftime show to commemorate 9/11 anniversary

    In commemoration of 9/11’s 20th anniversary, the Michigan Marching Band will present what its directors says is the most elaborate, extravagant and spectacular live program college football fans will see that day.

  9. September 9, 2021

    Faculty member releases never-before-seen photos of 9/11

    A new photographic documentary released this week by, David Turnley, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer and U-M professor, captures images before the Twin Towers fell, and the immediate aftermath, on Sept. 11, 2001.

  10. August 24, 2021

    UMMA extends hours, invites visitors to ‘Claim Your Space’

    The University of Michigan Museum of Art will welcome back visitors this fall with longer hours and new exhibitions that uphold an empowering theme titled “Claim Your Space.”