Arts & Culture

  1. September 6, 2023

    U-M students bridge cultures, empower communities around world

    From China to Mongolia, and from France to South Africa, U-M students embarked on expeditions that defied borders and redefined cultural connections this summer.

  2. September 5, 2023

    Marching band GSI explores the marching arts through design

    DaJuan Brooks, a graduate student instructor with the Michigan Marching Band, helped create costumes worn by the Bluecoats Drum and Bugle Corps recently in the world championship.

  3. August 14, 2023

    UMS, Ypsilanti continue events series at Freighthouse

    The University Musical Society and the city of Ypsilanti are continuing their artistic partnership with a four-week residency in September.

  4. June 20, 2023

    Matthaei bonsai collection renamed to honor alumnus’ gift

    U-M has renamed its bonsai collection at Matthaei Botanical Gardens in honor of alumnus Melvyn Goldstein, whose donation of 125 world-class trees has transformed it into one of the nation’s premier bonsai collections.

  5. June 19, 2023

    Multimedia designer discovered eye for art early on

    Growing up in a small town in Indiana, Megan Foldenauer, multimedia specialist for Michigan Medicine Neurosurgery, found an outlet through art.

  6. June 5, 2023

    Live Coal: Bringing the spark for artists and neighborhoods

    U-M alumna Yvette Rock’s Live Coal nonprofit arts organization is transforming lives and Detroit neighborhoods through art, community development and education.

  7. May 1, 2023

    Communicator adds charm to mailboxes, birdhouses

    Tamara Havermahl has designed and created dozens of mailboxes and birdhouses, a pursuit that has invigorated a longtime love of art and pulled her from the depths of depression.

  8. April 28, 2023

    Arts Initiative announces 2023 Creative Careers Residents

    The Arts Initiative has announced three master’s degree-level residents for its Creative Careers Residency, a transitional program providing support for full-time, self-directed creative practice.

  9. April 27, 2023

    WOCAP announces 11th Shirley Verrett Award winner

    The Women of Color in the Academy Project will present its 11th annual Shirley Verrett Award to Amy Ku’uleialoha Stillman for her exemplary leadership and advocacy on behalf of diverse students.

  10. April 24, 2023

    Musicology senior studies culture and impact of music

    Cedric Preston McCoy’s life is filled with music. The School of Music, Theatre & Dance senior said he loves playing, listening to and studying all forms of music.