Arts & Culture
March 14, 2023
U-M features creative works of prisoners across Michigan
The U-M Prison Creative Arts Project will unveil its 27th annual Exhibition of Artists in Michigan Prisons, one of the world’s largest shows of its kind, March 21-April 4 at the Duderstadt Gallery.
February 22, 2023
Reviving the lost work of a groundbreaking Black composer
Ph.D. candidate Bryan Ijames followed his ear, his heart and some scholarly detective work to resurrect a forgotten piece by composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor that will be performed March 16 at Hill Auditorium.
January 31, 2023
Blindfolded Rubik’s Cube champion sets the score
Stanley Chapel, a violin performance major at the School of Music, Theatre & Dance, is a world champion in solving a Rubik’s Cube blindfolded.
January 25, 2023
Arts Initiative receiving $20M to boost campus, regional efforts
U-M will allocate $20 million over five years for its Arts Initiative to expand access with new programs and projects to engage university audiences, bring more artists to campus, and support and amplify the arts more broadly.
January 25, 2023
XR technology team to serve 2023 Taubman artist residency
Gibson/Martelli, a London-based team specializing in extended-reality technology, will be the 2023 artists in residency at the A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning.
January 24, 2023
First-ever AR art exhibition on view at Humanities Gallery
An augmented reality art exhibition, “Traces,” from Camila Magrane, is on view at U-M’s Institute for the Humanities Gallery, using cell phones or tablets to explore the full story of the art on the gallery walls.
January 23, 2023
Exhibit features harvested trash in store of single-use plastic
The Plastic Bag Store, a public art installation and immersive film experience at U-M through Feb. 5, highlights the enduring effects of single-use plastics by filling an entire grocery with items made out of plastic trash.
January 16, 2023
Paint parties, murals allow designer to share love of art
DaJaniere Rice, a multimedia graphic designer at LSA Advancement, shares her passion for the mental and spiritual therapeutic potential of art through paint parties and murals.
January 12, 2023
Showcasing student talent to inspire democratic engagement
Five student acts will vie for prizes at a free, festival-style concert at Hill Auditorium on Jan. 21 in a performance that celebrates the grand finale of the Songs for Democracy competition.
January 9, 2023
Artist’s shredding technique makes deep observations on historyTitus Kaphar’s work largely delves into history, but he does not consider himself a historian. Kaphar, an artist born and raised in Kalamazoo, uses a unique shredding technique on his paintings and the result offers deep commentary on the subject. His painting “Flay (James Madison)” showcases his shredding technique, and the work is the centerpiece…