You’ve heard that the University of Michigan offers a multitude of arts and cultural opportunities to experience, but where does one even start? Arts At Michigan is here to help you make the most of your student experience by connecting you to everything this campus and community has to offer in the arts! Use this Student Arts Checklist to get acquainted with some of the many arts opportunities available here at the University.
Check out Arts Info, a weekly e-newsletter filled with upcoming arts events, contests and more! Sign up at www.arts.umich.edu
UMS -- University Musical Society -- They bring great concerts and performances to the University. They offer half–price student tickets and $10 rush tickets!
The U of M campus is packed with great examples of Public Art. Find out where they are, who made them, and what their history is with the university.
Do you live in a Residence Hall or living community and have an interest in the arts that you want to share? Consider becoming an Arts Ambassador!
The School of Music Theatre and Dance stages dozens of performances throughout the year. Find out what SMTD is working on!
UAC, University Activities Center, is a student–run programming organization. They host music and theatre performances, competitions and fun events. Their offerings span the arts–from dance to a capella. Come see what’s coming up next!
The School of Art & Design runs several amazing galleries featuring work by both students and non–students, including the Slusser and Robbins galleries as well as Work.Ann Arbor and Work. Detroit.
Visiting UMMA, The Kelsey Museum, and The Exhibit Museum can bring you face to face with everything from fine art to ancient civilizations and even dinosaurs-- without ever leaving Central Campus!
The University‘s many libraries, museums and other arts-related organizations are linked together under the heading of Cultural Connections.
The Department of English and the Office of the Provost of the University of Michigan sponsors the Zell Writers Series, bringing contemporary authors to speak about their work. View the schedule of events here.
The Penny Stamps Lecture Series brings respected, emerging, and established artists/designers from a broad spectrum of media to give public lectures on their work.
Arts And Eats combines two things you canít live without –great performances and good pizza! Just $15 gets you pizza, tickets to a great UMS event, and a 10-minute talk by an expert about the eveningís performance.
University Unions Arts & Programs hosts over 300 events a year! They have something for everyone, from concerts to arts and crafts to dancing and student performances. Learn more about all of our programs here!
ArtsEngine has a mission to integrate art–making and the arts into the life of the University, and to help the University community educate, create, and collaborate. They also offer courses on creative process.