September 30, 2020

Arts & Culture

  1. May 16, 2019

    Tisch gift strengthens UMMA exhibitions, names central gallery

    Lizzie and Jonathan Tisch have donated more than $2.8 million to the U-M Museum of Art to enhance and develop its exhibitions program. The museum’s apse will be named in their honor.

  2. May 16, 2019

    Schematic design approved for new dance building

    The Board of Regents on Thursday approved the schematic design for a new 24,000-square-foot dance building within the School of Music, Theatre & Dance.

  3. April 18, 2019

    ‘Orion’ to be reinstalled at UMMA ahead of sculptor’s appearance

    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.

  4. April 15, 2019

    Spotlight: Dearborn faculty member’s film explores self-esteem

    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.

  5. April 8, 2019

    SEAS research scientist aims to unite art and science

    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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.