April 11, 2021

Arts & Culture

  1. April 7, 2021

    SMTD students’ 2021 Collage Concert goes virtual and free

    The School of Music, Theatre & Dance’s annual showcase, the Collage Concert, is going virtual. “Collage 44: A Virtual Concert Experience” will premiere 8-9 p.m. April 18 on YouTube.

  2. April 6, 2021

    Online exhibit offers 3-D encounters with prehistoric whales

    Although the community will have to wait a bit longer to safely visit in-person, a new online 3-D experience launching this week the U-M Museum of Natural History will offer the next best thing.

  3. April 2, 2021

    Arts Initiative launches collaboration with Yo-Yo Ma, regional artists

    The U-M Arts Initiative, in partnership with the University Musical Society, has launched a residency with performing artist Yo-Yo Ma that is part of a new regional collaborative project.

  4. April 1, 2021

    Poetry Blast includes outdoor exhibition, video readings, prompts

    Throughout April, the Institute for the Humanities is featuring “Poetry Blast,” a multi-platform celebration of poetry with outdoor displays, daily video poems, and the opportunity people to submit their own work.

  5. March 2, 2021

    Exploring ‘public,’ ‘private’ boundaries through a SWANA teen’s eyes

    At first glance, artist Yasmine Nasser Diaz’s installation in the U-M Institute for the Humanities Gallery looks like a typical teenager’s bedroom. Look a little closer, and a more complex story emerges.

  6. February 10, 2021

    Students build online resource to help families get creative

    Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design students created Art Connects Kids, a website brimming with original art projects for families to do together at home.

  7. February 2, 2021

    Clements exhibition examines Black empowerment, resilience

    Frederick Douglass once said: “Poets, prophets, and reformers are all picture-makers — and this ability is the secret of their power and of their achievements. They see what ought to be by the reflection of what is, and endeavor to remove the contradiction.” Douglass left ample proof of this belief, using the power of his…
  8. February 1, 2021

    Assistant professor shares her passion for music, dance

    Caroline Coade, an assistant professor of viola at the School of Music Theatre & Dance, is the third chair violist with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. She’s also a competitive amateur ballroom dancer.

  9. January 23, 2021

    Installation reimagines story of South African domestic workers

    As visitors pass by the U-M Museum of Art, they’ll notice a stunning new installation on view through the front windows of the Stenn Gallery — Sophie/Elsie, by contemporary South African artist Mary Sibande.

  10. December 5, 2020

    Hollywood in the house: UM-Dearborn couple hosts film crew

    UM-Dearborn faculty members Dale and Anne Thomson recently turned their northwest Detroit home over to a film crew that used it for scenes in Steven Soderbergh’s new movie.