Attend at Home: Events + Exhibitions for the Week of July 12th
Although some of the museums, galleries, and performance venues at the University of Michigan remain closed due to COVID-19 restrictions, there are still plenty of online events, exhibitions, performances, and films that you can experience from home. Even with the school year behind us, enjoy the following selection of events and exhibitions in a safe and socially distant manner:
NFTs are the latest topic dominating blockchain news and Stamps & Ross are partnering to answer all of your questions about them. Hear from a panel of U‑M alumni as they discuss this kind of digital asset — what they are, how they work, and why they are important to artists, designers, businesses, and entrepreneurs alike.
When: Tuesday, July 13, 3 p.m. EDT
The Ann Arbor Summer Festival and UMMA present 600 Highwaymen’s A THOUSAND WAYS, a new, multi-part work that offers enthralling social interactions that deliver us from isolation and toward togetherness in a three-part performance in which you are the actor and you are the audience.
When: Premieres Tuesday, July 13, 5:30 p.m. EDT
The Clements Webinar Series features panelists and guests to discuss a variety of history topics. In this episode, Dr. Karen Marrero discusses her new book Detroit’s Hidden Channels: The Power of French-Indigenous Families in the Eighteenth Century (2020).
When: Friday, July 16, 10 a.m. EDT
The Michigan Community Scholars Program invites you to join them in conversation as they celebrate world listening day which falls on July 18 this year to honor the birthday of Raymond Murray Schafer, a Canadian composer and environmentalist who is seen as the founder of acoustic ecology.
When: Friday, July 16, 4–5 p.m. EDT
This weekly series takes place at 7 PM on Mondays from June 21 to August 9, featuring performers from Michigan and around the U.S. playing at either Burton or Lurie Tower. Eva Albalghiti performs the third of the concert series at Lurie Tower on the Eda U. Gerstacker Grove on North Campus.
When: Monday, July 12, 7 p.m. EDT
The Ann Arbor Art Fair will be held this July 15–17 with new days and times. The event features three fairs, The Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, the Original, The Guild’s Ann Arbor Summer Art Fair, and the Ann Arbor State Street Art Fair. Check out a guide to newly opened museums, galleries and gardens on campus if you’re planning to come.
When: Thursday-Saturday, July 15–17
If you would like your event to be included in next week’s “Attend at Home” series, email firstname.lastname@example.org.