October 31, 2020

Arts & Culture

  1. October 26, 2020

    DEI Summit speakers focus on role of art in social justice

    The presenters at U-M’s 2020 DEI Summit highlighted the intersection of art and social justice as they encouraged people to use their voices and talents as mechanisms for change.

  2. October 15, 2020

    Kelsey Museum to reopen to U-M community members

    The Kelsey Museum of Archaeology will reopen to U-M students, faculty and staff beginning Oct. 20. Admission is free but visits must be scheduled in advance, and a valid Mcard is required.

  3. October 8, 2020

    U-M Museum of Art announces commitment to anti-racist action

    A banner featuring the words Black Lives Matter will welcome faculty, staff, students and other campus visitors at the front of the museum’s Alumni Memorial Hall entrance of the U-M Museum of Art. 

  4. September 28, 2020

    UMS announces digital residencies, six projects over next year

    The University Musical Society at U-M has announced its full cohort of Digital Artist Residency artists, each of whom will explore timely themes through an array of new creative projects being developed specifically for the digital frame. 

  5. September 27, 2020

    Ghanaian artist to blanket UMMA with jute sacks

    The U-M Institute for the Humanities will begin installing the work of Ghanaian artist Ibrahim Mahama, in the form of repurposed jute sacks, on the facade of the U-M Museum of Art Sept. 28.

  6. September 8, 2020

    Reimagining space, sound, reality in ‘Sonic Scenographies’

    Student teams and faculty members from U-M have been exploring the possibilities of learning, design and performance in the digital space through a multidisciplinary research program.

  7. September 8, 2020

    Record resumes events listings in print and online editions

    As U-M settles into a year that will see many activities taking place in the virtual space, the Record is resuming its print and online events calendars, mostly focusing on events that are offered online.

  8. September 1, 2020

    Arts Initiative announces first round of Exploration Pilot Grants

    Eight Exploration Pilot Grants of between $7,000 to $17,000 have been awarded to staff, faculty and students as part of the presidential Arts Initiative, announced by President Mark Schlissel last fall.

  9. June 12, 2020

    New partnership formed between U-M, Hampsong Foundation

    The School of Music, Theatre & Dance and the Hampsong Foundation have formed a new partnership to strengthen the work of song research, vocal performance, and education at all levels.

  10. April 27, 2020

    Looking at the future of museums during and beyond COVID-19

    As cultural institutions try to fulfill their missions under the restrictions of COVID-19, U-M Museum of Art Director Tina Olsen talks about their future and the importance of art in times of crises.