August 07, 2020

Arts & Culture

  1. March 27, 2019

    UMMA announces first in series of changes guided by community feedback

    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.

  2. March 22, 2019

    U-M anthropologist uses toe tags to highlight crisis at US-Mexico border

    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.

  3. March 18, 2019

    Prison Creative Arts Project hosts annual exhibition with 670 pieces

    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.

  4. February 28, 2019

    Musician Yo-Yo Ma reflects on the impact of life’s variations

    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.

  5. February 26, 2019

    U-M’s Daring Dances project explores social justice through movement

    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.

  6. February 19, 2019

    Two-part SMTD event looks at sexual misconduct in performing arts

    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.

  7. February 6, 2019

    U-M to unveil new home for Museum of Natural History April 14

    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.

  8. January 30, 2019

    SMTD professor Martin Katz to explore the art of accompaniment

    Dubbed the “dean of accompanists” by the Los Angeles Times, Martin Katz will discuss and demonstrate his techniques as a renowned collaborative pianist during his Distinguished University Professor lecture.

  9. January 25, 2019

    DIA Plaza finalists hope to bring joy, cohesion, parking to Detroit

    Several U-M faculty members are part of an effort proposing visions of how to connect Detroit’s leading cultural venues into one destination in Midtown Detroit.

  10. January 14, 2019

    Ford School discussion, photo exhibit to highlight impact of deportation

    Two Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy events will explore the recent deportation of Ann Arbor mother Lourdes Salazar Bautista and the impact of current U.S. immigration policy. Bautista, the mother of three children, left Mexico in 1997 to join her husband in the U.S., and the couple eventually bought a house in Ann…