Attend at Home: Events + Exhibitions for the Week of July 19th

Attend at Home: Events + Exhibitions for the Week of July 19th

This week's Kelsey Museum Saturday Sampler Tour will dive into the Museum's excavations at Karanis, Egypt in the 1920s and '30s.

Many of the museums, galleries and performance venues at the University of Michigan are reopening while others remain closed due to COVID-19 restrictions. This week, enjoy the following selection of events, exhibitions, performances, and films—most remain virtual, while some can now be enjoyed safely in-person:

In-Person Events:

U-M SMTD: SUMMER “7 AT 7” CARILLON CONCERT SERIES, JOHN WIDMANN

The Summer Carillon Series offers audiences a socially distant activity each Monday through August 9 and features performers from Michigan and around the U.S. playing at either Burton or Lurie Tower. John Widmann, City Carillonneur of the City of Frederick, MD, performs the fourth concert of the series at Burton Memorial Tower. His program ranges from original compositions for carillon to classical transcriptions to movie themes.

When: Monday, July 19, 7 p.m. EDT

U-M STAMPS: HALAL METROPOLIS

This Tuesday is the last day to view the Stamps Gallery exhibition, Halal Metropolis, by artist Osman Khan, pho­tog­ra­pher Razi Jafri, and his­to­rian Sally How­ell. It explores the facts, fic­tions, and imag­i­nar­ies of the Mus­lim population(s) in Detroit and South­east Michi­gan as viewed through his­tor­i­cal research, doc­u­men­ta­tion of cur­rent con­di­tions, and explo­rations of future desires. Reserve a time to visit the gallery in advance at http://myumi.ch/bv3G8

When: Tuesday, July 20

At Home Events:

U-M’S SCOTT ELLSWORTH ON THE 1921 TULSA RACE MASSACRE

The U-M Club of Washington, D.C., invites you to a conversation with U-M scholar Scott Ellsworth on the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, on July 22 at 7 p.m. ET. Attendance is free, with the opportunity to donate to the club’s undergraduate scholarships.

When: Thursday, July 22, 7 p.m. EDT

UNIVERSITY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: A NEW MUSIC CONCERT

The University Symphony Orchestra presents New Music concert 2021. This virtual premiere will feature pieces written, performed and conducted by students.

When: Friday, July 23, 8 p.m. EDT

UMMA: VIRTUAL FAMILY ART STUDIO, BLIND CONTOUR FROM THE STUDIO TO CAFE SKETCHES

At its core, drawing is hand-eye coordination. From Pablo Picasso to Georgia O’Keeffe, artists of all stripes practice quick figure drawings to warm up and keep their eyes sharp. Get a beginner’s introduction to figure drawing with Literature, Science, and the Arts junior Elizabeth Yoon.

When: Saturday, July 24, 11 a.m. EDT

KELSEY MUSEUM SATURDAY SAMPLER: EXCAVATING KARANIS, PART 1

Join the Kelsey Museum’s virtual Saturday Samplers to enjoy the museum from home. The theme of this week’s tour is the Kelsey Museum’s excavations at Karanis, Egypt, in the 1920s and ’30s. Part one of this Zoom tour will use photos from the excavations and items in the Kelsey’s collection to focus on the houses uncovered in the excavations as well as their contents.

When: Saturday, July 24, 2–3 p.m. EDT

 

If you would like your event to be included in next week’s “Attend at Home” series, email arts-culture@umich.edu.