Organizations & Projects

  • Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities (a2ru)

    Founded at U-M, Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities (a2ru) is a partnership of over 30 institutions committed to transforming research universities in order to ensure the greatest possible… more

  • American Music Institute (AMI)

    Founded in 1988 by Dean Paul Boylan with a donation from the Katherine Tuck Foundation, the American Music Institute strives “to foster collaborative investigation of musical life in the United… more

  • Arts at Michigan

    Arts at Michigan works to integrate the visual, performing, and literary arts into the undergraduate experience at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor campus. Programs include welcome week’s Artscapade!, the Passport to… more

  • Arts of Citizenship

    Arts of Citizenship helps University of Michigan graduate students develop collaborative projects with community partners that address real-world challenges and enhance students’ professional development. Arts of Citizenship offers a set… more

  • ArtsEngine

    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… more

  • BioArtography

    Every day at U-M, scientists from many fields work together to study organism development, function and disease. While the goal of these studies is to design new and effective ways… more

  • Cultural Collections Council

    The Cultural Collections Council (CCC) of the University of Michigan includes academic units dedicated to the advancement of scholarship and culture that are not credit granting. The purpose of this… more

  • Gifts of Art program at Michigan Medicine

    One of the first and most comprehensive healthcare arts programs nationwide, Gifts of Art brings the world of art and music to Michigan Medicine. During times of stress and illness,… more

  • Innovate Blue

    As the University of Michigan’s gateway to entrepreneurship and innovation, Innovate Blue helps turn ideas into action by supporting, connecting, and expanding the Michigan entrepreneurial network and community. With more… more

  • Life Sciences Orchestra (LSO)

    The Life Sciences Orchestra (LSO) is the symphonic orchestra for members of the life sciences community at the University of Michigan. The LSO is a program of Gifts of Art,… more

  • Living Arts

    Living Arts is an interdisciplinary residential community in Bursley Hall on the University of Michigan’s North Campus that brings together 80 undergraduates in the arts, architecture, engineering, and other fields… more

  • Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum

    Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum are two properties in different locations operating as one unit within the University of Michigan. Matthaei Botanical Gardens is located in northeast Ann Arbor… more

  • Michigan Marching Band

    For over 100 years, the Michigan Marching Band (MMB) has thrilled thousands of fans with exciting performances that have made this one of the great college bands in the country…. more

  • Michigan Publishing

    Michigan Publishing is the hub of scholarly publishing at the University of Michigan, and is a part of its dynamic and innovative University Library. They publish scholarly and educational materials… more

  • Michigan Quarterly Review

    Michigan Quarterly Review is an eclectic, interdisciplinary journal of arts and culture seeking to combine the best of poetry, short fiction, and creative nonfiction as well as critical essays related to… more

  • President’s Advisory Committee on Public Art

    The University of Michigan, as an institution committed to learning, inquiry, and creativity, seeks to provide a rich and variegated campus environment in which members of our community can engage… more

  • Prison Creative Arts Project (PCAP)

    The Prison Creative Arts Project (PCAP) was founded in 1990 with the mission to collaborate with currently and formerly incarcerated adults to strengthen our community through creative expression. Housed in… more

  • U-M Student Arts Organizations

    There are more than 200 student arts-related organizations on campus relating to Creative & Performing Arts and Media & Creative Writing. Many student groups host independent productions, events, and films… more

  • University Musical Society (UMS)

    Through an uncompromising commitment to Presentation, Education, and the Creation of new work, the University Musical Society (UMS) serves Michigan audiences by bringing to our community an ongoing series of… more

  • University of Michigan Library

    The University of Michigan Library is one of the largest university library systems in the United States. Serving the campus from many locations, the library holds more than 8.5 million… more

  • University of Michigan Press

    The University of Michigan Press is a vital component of UM Library’s Michigan Publishing, which is the primary academic publishing division of the University. In partnership with our authors and… more

  • Wolverine Press

    Wolverine Press is the publishing exploratory for the Helen Zell Writers’ Program. Stocked with historic letterpress equipment from around the state of Michigan, the Press provides MFA students, and the… more