Attend at home: U-M events and exhibitions for the week of April 27
Taubman Launches Annual Student Show Online
The Annual Student Show is an exhibition held in the spring by the Taubman College of Architecture & Urban Planning that features faculty-selected projects representing the best work from the prior fall and winter semesters. Each year, a panel of diverse Taubman College alumni and distinguished professionals convene to judge the show, awarding cash prizes to the most accomplished projects. View all the work from participants and the winners online.
Where: Online at http://myumi.ch/kxWbD
U-M SMTD Faculty Curate Playlists for Social Distancing
In this time of social distancing, faculty at the School of Music, Theatre & Dance are finding new and creative ways to keep the performing arts alive and accessible to everyone. Their most recent project is a series of music playlists called SMTD Mixtapes. Faculty members from across the School curate new playlists each week that showcase facets of the fields of music, theatre, and dance in 10-15 tracks on Spotify and SoundCloud.
Where: Online at http://myumi.ch/Yyq3N
Discover Photography with the Clements Library
Join the Clements Library staff online as they showcase photographic items from the Clements collections. The Graphics Division will share a range of images as they explain the evolution of techniques used throughout the decades and answer your questions in this virtual presentation and discussion series. This series will occur every Wednesday at 4 pm Eastern Time throughout the month of May. This week’s session will be on the Origins of Photography (May 6th).
When: Wednesdays in May, 4 pm Eastern Time
Where: Online at myumi.ch/mnREP (Register to join the online meeting via Zoom)
- Origins of Photography – May 6
- Copies & Manipulations in 19th-century Photography – May 13
- Misidentifications in the Pohrt Collection of Native American Photography – May 20
- Photography Collectors and their Collections – May 27
House Calls: Virtual Visits with Michigan Artists in a Pandemic
The Institute for Humanities’ new live-streaming video series, “House Calls: Virtual Studio Visits with Michigan Artists in a Pandemic,” will showcase 10 artists across the state via video chat with the staff of the University of Michigan Institute for the Humanities. Read more here.
When: Wednesdays until June 17th
Where: Online at http://myumi.ch/ov0R7
Penny Stamps Speaker Series + Detroit Public Television Present Master Bladesmith Bob Kramer
Keeping the community curious, engaged, and connected, the Penny Stamps Speaker Series is teaming up with Detroit Public Television to stream select Penny Stamps Speaker Series talks from the archive on Fridays at 8 pm. This Friday at 8 pm, tune in at dptv.org for a presentation by master bladesmith Bob Kramer.
When: Friday at 8 pm
Where: Online at http://myumi.ch/zxk1d
Don’t miss future presentations from:
- May 8 – Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer David Turnley
- May 15 – Author and illustrator Brian Selznick