Arts Ambassadors

Connect U-M students to the arts!

The Arts Ambassador Program is designed to increase student awareness of the arts on campus and connect students who share an interest in the arts.

As I See It

Share your perspective

Arts at Michigan believes there is an artist inside each of us. The As I See It competitions are your opportunity to share your artistic genius! Competitions are held periodically throughout the year, and then the finalists are voted on by the public.

Passport to the Arts

Your ticket to great arts - on us

Passport To The Arts is an initiative to encourage new students to explore the arts on campus. Pick up a new Passport ticket voucher every two weeks, and exchange it for a FREE or DISCOUNTED ticket to a great selection of events.


Kick off the year with the arts

Arts at Michigan and UMMA celebrate Welcome Week by introducing more than 4,000 students to the wide array of possibilities for arts participation on campus at an evening of art-making, live music, dance and poetry, games, and prizes.

Art Outta Town

Wanna Get outta town?

Join us as we venture outside of Ann Arbor in search of interesting art events. Each year, we bring you to arts experiences outside of Ann Arbor to broaden your perspective.

Share Your Genius

Providing a platform for student creativity

Arts at Michigan is dedicated to providing a platform for students to share their artistic voice and creativity. Share Your Genius is a suite of programs meant to offer and showcase those voices and visions.

The Accolades Awards

Recognizing outstanding student arts orgs

The Accolades Awards were started in 2014 to recognize U-M student organizations for their outstanding achievements in the arts each year, and for their leadership in the university's vibrant arts community.

Art 4 Activism

Use your talents to promote a cause!

Arts at Michigan, ArtsEngine, and the Edward Ginsberg Center for Community Service & Learning have created the Art 4 Activism initiative as an annual competition promoting student engagement and activism through the arts. The results are a series of competitions asking students to create written and visual art addressing social justice themes.

Haiku of the Week

Share your poetic genius

Each week we feature a Haiku of The Week in our newsletter. Collected from student submissions during Artscapade and via email, We encourage the whole Michigan community to share your own poetic genius. It's easy- 5 syllables, then 7, then 5!