Recent Events

In AY (academic year) 2020-2021, many events, exhibits, and performances scheduled in the DC went virtual. You might have missed them, so we will be featuring those here (as well as in the page “Past Events 2020 – 2021” which will serve as the ongoing archive of those events). New AY 2021-2022 events will also be listed here as they take place.


  • “Photocracy” – ArtsEngine Event and Exhibit in the DC Gallery
    Event: Photocracy Celebration Tuesday, April 19, 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Duderstadt Center Gallery. Exhibit of Photocracy images: April 19 through April 22 in the Duderstadt Center Gallery. Please save the date and join ArtsEngine for a program and reception to celebrate the work that has come from our Photocracy project including commissioned student performances and […]

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  • a2ru Online Event: Three New Exemplars for Best Practices in Arts Integration: An a2ru & ICFAD Collaborative Webinar
    Online Event (via Zoom) – Wednesday, April 13, 2022: 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST (from the a2ru Connect newsletter): Please join us for an online conversation about three new exemplars for arts integration from the a2ru network, in collaboration with ICFAD (International Council of Fine Arts Deans): University of Cincinnati’s Strange Tools Lab (inspired by the work […]

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  • Living ArtsEngine Gallery Exhibit
    Updated April 18 – Project Exhibit: April 9 through April 22 in the Duderstadt Center Gallery. Join this year’s Living ArtsEngine class in the final presentations of their Creative Capstone Projects and to celebrate their hard work throughout the past year in the 11th annual Living ArtsEngine Symposium. Teams of first- and second-year undergraduate students […]

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  • April 8th: Michigan Memorial Phoenix Project Rededication
    Constructed in 1955, the Michigan Memorial Phoenix Project (MMPP) was the first laboratory building constructed on the U-M North Campus. It was dedicated in 1958 as a living memorial to the 585 university alumni, students, faculty, and staff members who gave their lives in World War II, devoted to the peaceful applications of nuclear science for the […]

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  • Recent Exhibit now online: 26th Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners
    Updated April 6: A complete online gallery of nearly 700 works from the The 26th Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners, many recently exhibited at Duderstadt Center Gallery (March 22 through April 5, 2022), is available for viewing. Almost 300 pieces are for sale through the Prison Arts Creative Project PCAP site (the net proceeds […]

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  • CFE Event: “This One’s for the Girls”
    In-person event Thursday, March 10th from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Cahoots. “This One’s for the Girls”: a networking event featuring guest speaker Marianna Kerppola, Founder and CEO of Poisera. Poisera helps moms forge their own journey. Women* have been driving change, scaling heights, and breaking barriers for centuries. Come join fellow women in […]

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  • FWC Centennial Quilting Exhibition: “Stitched Together”
    Duderstadt Center Gallery, March 6-15, 2022. Special opening day hours & chat with quilters: 2-4pm on Sunday, March 6. To celebrate the U-M Faculty Women’s Club 100th anniversary, its Quilting Section proudly presents examples of the many traditional and non-traditional quilts their members have designed and created. Included are individual projects; a sample of the many collaboratively […]

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  • a2ru Online Event: Black Perspectives on Creativity, Trustworthiness, Welcome and Well-Being
    This event took place on March 4, 2022. Researchers from Slover Linett Audience Research discuss findings from their new report “A Place to Be Heard, A Space to Feel Held: Black Perspectives on Creativity, Trustworthiness, Welcome and Well-Being.” This webinar will also include a discussion of the report’s possible implications and impacts for the higher education sector. Registration […]

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  • Carrying the Torch: Rekindling Prescribed Fire in Michigan’s Prairie Peninsula
    Duderstadt Center Gallery, February 14 – 27, 2022. Fire has profoundly influenced ecosystems across the planet. It is a natural phenomenon borne of lightning, but it is also a cultural one carried in the hands of human beings. As the singular species with the ability to harness fire, it has played a fundamental role in […]

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  • Recent Event: 2022 Theater Design & Production BFA Portfolio Exhibition
    Duderstadt Center Gallery, January 28 – February 11, 2022. Take a peek behind the scenes of the plays, musicals and operas throughout the University of Michigan. Explore the work of our undergraduate student stage managers, technicians, and scenic, costume and lighting designers in the annual Department of Theater Design and Production Portfolio Exhibition. Visit the School […]

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  • Recent Event – Interarts Live Art Survey final project video now online.
    Updated December 11, 2021. The Live Art Survey course, performance art event of December 10, 2021, is now online at the Interarts Vimeo Account.  The Live Art Survey Course is part of The Interarts Performance program. The event is the culmination of a semester-long investigation of the history of performance art and experimental theater. We […]

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  • December 3, 7:30 p.m. – “Broken Reflections” – Fall 2021 Interarts Performance
    “Broken Reflections” are performances by students of the Fall 2021 Interarts Performance program in the Stamps School of Art & Design. The event will be live-streamed from the Duderstadt Center Video Studio beginning at 7:30 p.m. Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/event/1615108 Broken Reflections – Fall 2021 Interarts Performance from The Duderstadt Center on Vimeo. […]

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  • November 12, 5pm to 6:15pm – Virtual Student Venture Showcase (CFE)
    An evening of promising student projects and ventures looking to highlight their ideas and recruit new members.  Sponsored by The Center for Entrepreneurship. Twelve hand-selected projects and ventures will have 3 minutes to present their ideas and answer audience questions. This is a must attend event for those looking to network with other student entrepreneurs or to join a team. RSVP at bit.ly/ventureshowcase21 […]

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  • November 15, 2pm to 3:30pm – Leading Effective Collaborative Teams
    Graduate Student Workshop – a Virtual Event sponsored by ArtsEngine and Rackham North. This engaging, hands-on workshop is designed to give you important facilitation tools you can use to effectively lead diverse, interdisciplinary, and highly productive teams—setting your efforts up for success right from the start! Grad students can register now to attend! […]

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  • November 17: 3:30pm to 5pm – Designing Augmented Reality for Collaborative Learning
    Virtual Event sponsored by the XR Initiative. Lessons from Designing Augmented Reality for Collaborative Learning: Iulian Radu, PhD; Harvard University Graduate School of Education. Iulian Radu will discuss the intersection of immersive design and educational innovation, focusing on aspects of AR/VR collaborative learning, makerspaces, embodied cognition, and immersive software / hardware engineering. At Harvard University, […]

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  • Recent Exhibit Now Viewable Online – SEDS Space Art Competition
    Updated November 8, 2021. Works by the winners and all participants of the recent Space Arts Competition are now viewable online. The 2021 Space Art Competition was held from October 4th to October 20th of 2021. We had 35 submissions from students across the University of Michigan. The winning pieces of were selected by a […]

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  • November 3, noon to 1 p.m. – Researchers: How to Write and Implement a Data Management Plan
    Presented by the AAEL. More and more funding agencies are requiring researchers to write a data management plan (DMP) as part of their grant applications. But what is a DMP? What should I write in it? In this workshop, you’ll learn:  Various definitions of ‘data’ and why you should care about managing data Components of […]

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  • October 27, 2021 – “Spooktacular Extravaganza” networking event: meet U-M Entrepreneurship and Innovation organizations
    Bats, and Spiders, and Rats oh my!  Get ready for the best networking event of the semester. A special occasion to get your old costumes out of the storage or dress up as someone new!  Brought to you by the Center for Entrepreneurship, the Center for Academic Innovation, and Tech Transfer, we invite you to join us for […]

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  • November 3-5 – 2021 a2ru National Conference: Sharing Stories – The Case for Art.
    2021 a2ru National Conference: Sharing Stories: The Case for Art. As research university arts practitioners and leaders in the Covid era, we embrace our role in this unprecedented moment, even as we continue to rethink our disciplines, how our methods have changed during this time, and what the future of the arts might look like. […]

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  • Recent Event Videos Now Online – Book Arts Symposium
    (This virtual event took place on October 26 and 27, 2021). Presented by AAEL Book Arts Studio. Update from Kyle Clark. Last week the Book Arts Studio of the University of Michigan Library hosted the first University of Michigan Book Arts Symposium (on the 26th and 27th of October). This online Symposium was developed to […]

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