Arts & Culture

  1. August 2, 2021

    Professor emerita Ilene Forsyth gives $6.25M to expand art history studies

    LSA is expanding U-M’s global footprint in art history studies with the announcement of a new $6.25 million gift from Ilene Forsyth, professor emerita of history of art and a U-M alumna.

  2. July 28, 2021

    Nature-inspired sculptures on view at Matthaei Botanical Gardens

    “A Garden of Earthy Delights,” an installation of ceramic sculptures inspired by the habitats of the Great Lakes and the plants that grow in them, is now on view at Matthaei Botanical Gardens.

  3. July 13, 2021

    U-M welcomes Art Fair visitors as museums, galleries, gardens reopen

    After being canceled during the 2020 pandemic year, the Ann Arbor Art Fair will return to downtown and parts of the U-M campus June 15-17, along with the reopening of several U-M museums, galleries and other public spaces.

  4. June 30, 2021

    ‘Daisy Chain’ explores artists’ post-pandemic perspectives

    “Daisy Chain,” a new video zine by the Institute for the Humanities Gallery, is presented as a compilation of short vignettes documenting the candid and illuminating perspectives of nine national and regional artists as the world opens back up.

  5. June 22, 2021

    Stamps Gallery reopening to public in limited capacity

    Stamps Gallery will welcome pub­lic audi­ences to visit the gallery in a lim­ited capac­ity start­ing June 25. The gallery will be open three days each week: from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tues­days, Fri­days and Sat­ur­days.

  6. June 9, 2021

    Arts Initiative announces demonstration projects launching this fall

    U-M’s Arts Initiative continues to move forward exploring new models for students, faculty and staff to work within the arts with new demonstration projects set to launch this fall.

  7. April 28, 2021

    Art of queer health sciences featured in new exhibition

    A community art exhibition, “The Art of Queer Health Sciences,” explores what happens when science prioritizes empathy. It will be on view in downtown Ann Arbor until May 5.

  8. April 28, 2021

    $5M gift expands UMMA’s Chinese art, creates endowment

    U-M alumnus and longtime U-M Museum of Art supporter William Weese has given a gift of art and endowment with a combined value of about $5 million that will expand the museum’s Chinese ceramics collection.

  9. April 25, 2021

    Mural by Stamps alumnae, students honors class of 2021

    Students from the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, led by Stamps alumnae, created a chalk paint mural in front of the Rackham Graduate School to honor the Class of 2021.

  10. April 15, 2021

    NEH grant to help Clements digitize Revolutionary War collection

    The William L. Clements Library has been awarded a $350,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to digitize one of its largest and most utilized collections.