Share Your Genius


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



Read about what people are seeing!

Our [art]seen bloggers review arts events on and around campus, sharing their thoughts and experiences on live music, film screenings, dance performances, theatre productions and art exhibitions.

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See what people are creating!

Our arts, ink. blog features weekly posts from student writers and artists. This blog is designed to illuminate the Michigan student experience through art.

Competitions & Exhibitions

Show people what you're creating!

Our arts competitions and exhibitions are your opportunity to share your artistic genius! Competitions are held periodically throughout the year, with different themes and mediums for each round-- photo, drawing, design, and more. Winners are chosen by the public vote.

Doodle of the Week

Share your artistic genius!

Each week we feature a Doodle of the Week in our newsletter. Here are the past doodles we’ve featured, created by the Michigan community. Want to share your own artistic genius? Click Learn More for the steps to submit.

Haiku of the Week

Read some poetic genius, then share your own!

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!

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.