Arts & Culture

  1. April 15, 2024

    Arts Initiative announces 2024 Creative Careers Residents

    The Arts Initiative has announced three master’s degree-level residents — Leah Crosby, Sara Faraj and Kara Roseborough — for its Creative Careers Residency.

  2. April 15, 2024

    Ukraine’s devastation manifested in statistician’s ceramic art

    Irina Bondarenko, a statistician lead for the biostatistics department in the School of Public Health, grew up in Ukraine and has created works of art inspired by her homeland.

  3. April 15, 2024

    It Happened at Michigan — The ‘rare and curious’ Stearns Collection

    Frederick Stearns had never purchased a musical instrument, but a small guitar caught his eye. It was called a quirten and dated to 1807.

  4. April 8, 2024

    Where’s Alice? The case of the missing statue

    When U-M alumna Sheryl Szady stumbled across a bust sculpture in an Observatory Lodge Building conference room, she suspected it could be the culmination of a search that began three years earlier.

  5. April 8, 2024

    Foolishness on parade

    These photos capture some of the giant puppets and fun that were on display April 7 at FestiFools.

  6. April 8, 2024

    It Happened at Michigan — The ‘harrowing experience’ of meeting Robert Frost

    Robert Frost came to campus in the fall of 1921 to be U-M’s inaugural Creative Fellow in the Creative Arts, an experiment carried out by President Marion L. Burton.

  7. March 28, 2024

    Mural project offers arts access to science students

    A unique collaboration between students, faculty and local artists is bringing a vibrant mural related to the field of nuclear engineering to the Ann Arbor campus this spring.

  8. March 26, 2024

    Prestigious Chinese object program moving to UMMA

    The U-M Museum of Art has been selected as the new home institution for the renowned Chinese Object Study Workshops, which offer a vital platform for training graduate students.

  9. March 14, 2024

    Artist perspectives break free in Michigan prison art exhibition

    The Annual Exhibition of Artists in Michigan Prisons, put on by U-M’s Prison Creative Arts Project, runs March 19-April 2 and will feature 750 works of art by 490 artists.

  10. March 7, 2024

    Transforming trauma into healing power through the arts

    Composer and lecturer Pamela Ruiter-Feenstra has co-created a trailblazing world premiere production, “Ni une más,” to tell the stories of those who have survived gender-based violence.