Arts of Citizenship

  • Rackham Graduate School, 1530 Rackham Building
  • 915 E. Washington St.
  • Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1070

Arts of Citizenship helps University of Michigan graduate students develop collaborative projects with community partners that address real-world challenges and enhance students’ professional development.

Arts of Citizenship offers a set of programs designed to:

  • Provide professional development opportunities for graduate students interested in careers as public scholars within and/or outside the academy.
  • Support mutually-beneficial creative and scholarly collaborations between U-M graduate students and community organizations that further the public roles of the arts, design, and humanities.
  • Develop sustainable partnerships that strengthen local communities with arts, cultural, and civic organizations in southeastern Michigan and across the Great Lakes region.
  • Work with U-M graduate students and faculty to integrate concepts and methodologies from public scholarship into graduate curricula in the arts, design, and humanities.

Arts of Citizenship is a U-M Rackham Graduate School program.