Recent Curriculum Collection Blog Articles (Non-featured)

Learn about how the Curriculum/Collection exhibition for Social Work 560 with Professor Larry Gant was curated and the importance of community art!

Downtown Detroit, a 1947 painting by Carlos Lopez included in the works of art selected for Curriculum/Collection, depicts a Motor City skyline that doesn't quite exist. All the buildings are real, but Lopez made a composite of several different vantage points for his landscape. Click through an interactive version of Lopez's painting to zoom into the details and learn more about the history of the buildings and architecture represented here.

A 'choose your own adventure' guide that examines how students might change a work of art, and therefore change our interpretation of the piece.

Take our latest quiz, and challenge yourself to see unusual connections between objects and course topics this semester at the University of Michigan

The assignment is due at the end of the week, at 11:59PM (EST), but you can take all the time in the world.

Students in Professor Matias del Campo’s Space, Time, and Artificial Intelligence class are asking questions about the relationship between artificial intelligence, architecture, and creativity. Can artificial intelligence dream new visions of architecture into being? 

Follow UMMAMuseum on TikTok and try to stump Dave!

After sitting in on one of Sascha Crasnow’s zoom lectures, it’s clear that her students are active and engaged with Art and Resistance: Global Responses to Oppression.

Metaphysics is a branch of philosophy that addresses questions about things like the existence of physical objects, the structure of space or time, the nature of possibility, and more. Can art help us think about these same fundemental questions?

Florilegium explores how art and design intersects with nature and plants, incorporating hands-on fieldwork and material excavation with the artistic process. Listen in as instructor Cathy Barry describes today’s assignment.