Arts & Culture

  1. November 16, 2023

    U-M announces Knight-Wallace Arts Journalism Fellowship

    The Arts Initiative and the Wallace House Center for Journalists have created a Knight-Wallace Arts Journalism Fellowship for the 2024-25 academic year.

  2. November 15, 2023

    Artist bringing ‘glittering kaleidoscope of joyful creativity’ to U-M

    The U-M Museum of Art has commissioned New York-based artist, designer and multifaceted maker Machine Dazzle for a site-specific installation at its Irving Stenn Jr. Family Gallery.

  3. November 6, 2023

    Stamps staffer shines in musical theater roles

    John Luther, career development coordinator with the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, spent more than a decade dancing professionally before directing and choreographing musical theater.

  4. October 27, 2023

    ‘Respond/Resist/Rethink’ coming to all three U-M campuses

    A new partnership across all three U-M campuses will feature work created by U-M students this fall in conjunction with the Arts & Resistance theme semester.

  5. October 25, 2023

    How do we remember? Let us count the ways

    U-M is driving an in-depth, cross-disciplinary audit of its campus: the land it sits upon, the historical figures it commemorates and how the campus community remembers.

  6. October 19, 2023

    Proposals sought for new arts research funding program

    U-M has launched Arts Research: Incubation & Acceleration, a new partnership between the Office for the Vice President for Research and the U-M Arts Initiative to fuel arts-based research.

  7. October 16, 2023

    Managing director plays bass with local band

    Gene Mage, managing director of custom programs in the Stephen M. Ross School of Business, took up bass guitar in the late 1980s and dove back into music in 2020.

  8. October 13, 2023

    University creates new position to oversee public art collection

    U-M has created a new cross-campus position, curator of art in public spaces, to oversee the display, acquisition and overall curation strategy of its public art collection. Jennifer Carty has been hired for that position.

  9. September 29, 2023

    Heather Raffo leads Student Creative Fellowship with fall residency

    Playwright, actor and U-M alumna Heather Raffo will lead the university’s Arts and Resistance Fall 2023 Student Creative Fellowship as artist-in-residence.

  10. September 28, 2023

    U-M Library offering free copies of banned books Oct. 3-5

    The U-M Library is offering 16 titles — almost 2,000 free books — that have been recently challenged or banned and that span themes, topics and depictions that are most often challenged.