Arts & Culture
April 18, 2019
Mark di Suvero’s 53-foot, 21,220-pound steel sculpture “Orion” will be reinstalled in front of the U-M Museum of Art on Tuesday, followed a day later by a public discussion with the sculptor about the role of public art.
April 15, 2019
Jen Proctor, an associate professor of journalism and screen studies at UM-Dearborn, has created “Am I Pretty?”, a visually minimalistic film that is built around a series of YouTube videos by teens and tweens and which explores how self-esteem can be tied to appearance perception in female adolescence.
April 8, 2019
Sara Adlerstein, an associate research scientist in the School for Environment and Sustainability, ecology and art are very much connected. And navigating between these two disciplines in her dual interests of art and science revealed a possibility for using art as a tool for advancing change.
March 27, 2019
In response to discussions with U-M and regional community members, the U-M Museum of Art will unveil a new, dramatic installation in Alumni Memorial Hall on April 2.
March 22, 2019
In his new project, “Hostile Terrain 94,” U-M anthropologist Jason De León assigns names to those open graves and pays tribute to the people who died en route to the U.S.-Mexico border. The work, on view 8 a.m.-4 p.m. March 27-29 at U-M’s Mason Hall, will serve as a test run for next year’s iteration, set to launch simultaneously in 94 locations around the globe.
March 18, 2019
The U-M Prison Creative Arts Project presents the 24th Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners, one of the largest prison exhibitions in the world, beginning Wednesday.
February 28, 2019
Life, like music, is based on themes and variations, experiences and experiments that shape who we are and who we’ll become, cellist Yo-Yo Ma told a Hill Auditorium audience during a two-day visit to U-M and UM-Flint.
February 26, 2019
Daring Dances, a U-M project with three upcoming performances in Detroit and Ann Arbor, offers a platform to present dance work and provide live encounters through community engagement.
February 19, 2019
A symposium and performance Feb. 26 is part of an ongoing effort to improve communication and institute transparency around issues of sexual misconduct and gender bias in the performing arts.
February 6, 2019
The U-M Museum of Natural History has announced it will reopen to the public April 14 in its new home at the university’s new Biological Sciences Building.