“Listening Session with Neeka Salmasi”

Graphic for Vatan
RECENT EVENT: Design Lab 2 December 13, from 5-7 p.m. Neeka Salmasi graduated in 2023 with a Masters Degree from the School of Environment and Sustainability. Neeka worked with Assistant Audio Studio Manager Matt Girard to produce Vatan (part of her graduate practicum), a middle eastern folk music album exploring

Look What’s Here – Interarts Showcase

Interarts poster
Duderstadt Center Video Studio Dec 8, 6:00 pm (Overflow Viewing, DL2) Get ready for an extraordinary evening of Interarts creativity at our Look What’s Here – Interarts Showcase! Join us in person for an unforgettable night immersed in the magic of art, music, dance, and more. This one-of-a-kind event will feature amazing performances that blend

Making Motanka-Ukrainian Guardian Dolls

RECENT EVENT: Design Lab 1 December 8, 4-6 p.m. Instructor: Barbara Melnik Carson. You are invited to learn the ancient art of making Ukrainian Motanka Dolls. Motanka-making is an ancient practice. Motanka knotted dolls are thought to carry the power of ancestors as guardians. They protect your home, and support

Guardian Passage

Guardian Passage Poster
GALLERY HIGHLIGHT: Duderstadt Center Gallery December 6 – 22, 2023 Opening Reception: Sunday, December 10, 2-4 p.m. In Guardian Passage: The Power of Ukrainian Cultural Memory in the Face of War, artists Irina Bondarenko and Katya Lisova employ the tools and imagery of traditional Ukrainian art forms to face down

Arts & Resistance

CCA Gallery November 9 – December 1, 2023 Opening Reception: Friday, November 10, at 6:00 pm* A selection of student artwork in response to the LSA theme for this semester “Arts & Resistance” *Join us following the reception for Friday Night Films in Design Lab 2. The screening this week will feature

Arduino Workshops

Design Lab 1 6:30 – 7:00 p.m. Learn about electronics that can be applied to your artwork, robotics projects or class work. These workshops will follow a skill-building progression, but people are welcome to attend any or all of the individual workshops. Session Dates are: October 25 – Intro to

Halloween Sewing Workshop

Halloween sewing workshop poster
Design Lab 1 October 23, 2023 5:00-8:00 pm Join us on Monday, Oct 23 to get help with sewing basics; tips on making costumes; and tea & treats! Bring your own fabric and ideas, we are here to help. Located in Design Lab 1, first floor of the Duderstadt Center.

North Campus Deans’ MLK Spirit Awards

MLK Picture
Nominations for the 2024 North Campus Deans’ MLK Spirit Awards are now open. The deadline to submit a nomination has been extended to Monday, November 13, 2023 The North Campus Deans’ MLK Spirit Awards are given to faculty, staff, students, postdocs, and student organizations in North Campus schools and colleges at the University of

Moldwin Prize

ArtsEngine Art/Sci Student Residency Program September 18 – 22, 2023 Duderstadt Center Gallery Last year, 3 undergraduate students from the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design spent 20 hours over 8 weeks participating with the research team in Professor Mark Moldwin’s lab, working on space weather (e.g. how

Friday Night Films

January 19th, 2024 – Animated Films (Rescheduled from December 1st) Design Lab 2 8:00 – 9:00 pm Fridays The Digital Media Common’s CCA Gallery student staff are partnering with the Ann Arbor Film Festival (AAFF) crew to present films from the AAFF archive. The screenings will highlight similar themes that


Duelgbtq poster
RECENT EVENT: Stop by Design Lab 2 throughout the month of September to see an interactive installation by Stamps Alumni and winner of the Stamps Big Idea Award, Pheiv Kurtz. With assistance from staff at the DMC, Pheiv developed “Duelgbtq” – a video game about the power of authentic self-expression

Narrating Nubia

October 2 – October 27, 2023 Duderstadt Center Gallery To celebrate the conclusion of a three-year collaborative research project, “Narrating Nubia: The Social Lives of Heritage,” the Kelsey Museum is excited to announce the opening of an exhibit at the Duderstadt Center Gallery, located on the University of Michigan’s North

Mostly Magnetic Media

Mostly Magnetic Media poster
Now on display in Groundworks. Gone but not forgotten, take a stroll through media history and be amazed at the variety and SIZE of the media that entertained your parents. What equipment did they play this on?!? These mostly obsolete video & audio pieces come from the basements and garages

DMC Student Workers Show

CCA Gallery July 28 – August 18, 2023 A Student exhibition highlighting the talent of the student staff who work in the Duderstadt Center. Multiple styles and media are featured in our Creative Columns Art Gallery.


DMC-Fest poster
September 6, 2023 3:00 – 6:00 pm Duderstadt Center Hunt for prizes, work with the DMC’s cool technology, and learn about everything you can make here. We’ll be showing off our Audio Studios, Video Studio, 3D printers, sewing machines, club spaces, VR gear and much more! Scan the QR code

Respond/ Resist/ Rethink

Respond, Resist, Rethink poster
An Exhibition of Student Art for Change Duderstadt Center Gallery November 3 – December 1 Reception Wed, Nov 29, 5-7 p.m. In conjunction with the Fall 2023 Theme Semester: Arts & Resistance and the U‑M Arts Initiative. The 2023 Respond/Resist/Rethink exhibition will include art of a variety of mediums and will be displayed in four galleries across

After Unica

Image of performer in After Unica by Malcolm Tulip and Unica Zürn
Recent Event: Thursday, August 31 and Friday, September 1 at 7:30 pmDuderstadt Center Video Studio (overflow seating in Design Lab 2) After Unica is a multi-media solo performance. It is a chimeric non-linear surreal autobiography intertwining Tulip’s family experiences and artist Unica Zürn’s life, art and writings. There are references to


Alex Mrk artwork
Recent Event: Alex Mark Solo Exhibition August 18 – September 6, 2023 Reception: Tuesday, August 29, at 4pm Duderstadt Center Gallery Everything we perceive can be said to contain the past, present and future. In our perception and thought we move from one to the other. Many of these paintings

Uncovering the Third: Material as Relation

June 19-30, 2023 Duderstadt Center Gallery Uncovering the Third: Material as Relation (2023), features multimedia work investigating how materials and metaphors can inform and expand the way that we understand our permeable relationships with one another and our larger environments. The contextual history of the various mediums used; clay, fiber,