ArtsEngine

  • Duderstadt Center, Suite 1400
  • 2281 Bonisteel Blvd.
  • Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2094

ArtsEngine’s mission is to maximize the creative production of U-M students, faculty, and staff by integrating the arts, architecture, and engineering, benefitting the individuals who exercise their creativity, informed by the cultures that are transformed by their work.

A collaboration among U-M’s Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning, School of Art & Design, School of Music, Theatre & Dance, and College of Engineering, ArtsEngine stimulates and supports integrative, project-based creative work and sustained research among faculty and students from its founding schools and other U-M units.

Working together, artists, engineers, architects, performers and designers discover fresh angles of vision and synergize knowledge to spur creative new solutions. Smart surfaces that are also visually compelling, operatic productions that are both beautiful and “green” digital technologies that reflect the insights and meet the needs of artists, nano-engineered materials inspired by earthbound creative work, and many other innovations demonstrate the power of such collaborations.

Strategically combining faculty and students in the arts, architecture, engineering, and other disciplines across campus yields imaginative, transformative results.

U-M has unique assets in arts and engineering: top-rated professional schools, co-located on U-M’s North Campus, led by collaborative, visionary deans. ArtsEngine is the expression and driver of the innovative use of these unparalleled assets.