The University of Michigan is filled with different opportunities to immerse yourself in the arts & culture. This short guide will help you navigate some of our most popular attractions.
U-M is home to UMMA, the University of Michigan Museum of Art. A celebrated art museum featuring over 18,000 artworks, UMMA is conveniently located at the intersection of State Street and South University. The galleries are open Tuesday-Saturday from 11 AM - 5 PM, and are closed on Monday and Sunday. Admission is free, although donations are always welcome (the suggested donation is $10)! The UMMA building is open daily from 8 AM - 6 PM. Check out current and upcoming exhibitions!
525 S. State St
Ann Arbor, MI, 48109
The University of Michigan also boasts a lively performing arts scene, thanks to the School of Music, Theatre and Dance (SMTD) located on North Campus. There are a variety of performances to attend throughout the year, from musicals, plays, dance shows, and concerts to student recitals and student-directed performances. Check out upcoming performances and purchase tickets!
Or visit the ticket office, located at the Michigan League:
911 N. University
Ann Arbor, MI, 48109
Passport to the Arts
Consider picking up a Passport to the Arts to view many performances and events for free or for a discounted price. These vouchers are available at various locations throughout campus, including ONSP (1st floor LSA building), at our Information Desk in Pierpont Commons. They can also be found at most residence halls’ information desks.
Michigan Union Ticket Office (MUTO)
You may also purchase tickets to non-SMTD related arts events in Ann Arbor at the Michigan Union Ticket Office (MUTO), located in the basement of the Michigan Union. They often partner with places like The Ark, Center for Campus Involvement, and student organizations to provide tickets to events and performances from the annual Folk Festival to commencement. Visit the MUTO website to see a list of upcoming events and purchase tickets.