• Building Community

  • A Community of Creative Makers

  • Living Arts 2018-2019

  • Interdisciplinary Team Collaboration


Being a part of Living Arts really helped me find my niche at U of M – and I’ve learned so much about my own creative process. Plus I gained some of the best friendships I could ask for from this amazing group of diversely talented people. It’s one of the best experiences I’ve had!” – AnneMarie Mueller.,Class of 2016



Click here to read



ArtsEngine’s mission is to inspire, foster,
and strengthen intellectual collisions and
durable collaborative practices driven by
the arts, to fully maximize the potential
of each student and faculty member on
North Campus and at the University of



a2ru is a partnership of over forty research universities committed to ensuring institut-ional support for the full spectrum of arts and arts-integrative research, curricula, programs, and creative practice.


  Members of the Mosaic Film Experience visited living arts this past August, presenting a workshop titled, Growing Stories in our Community: Unity in Diversity.
On September 16th Living Arts was once again pleased to host an event with UM Associate Professor of Dance, Amy Chavasse, who presented a workshop titled, Making Meaning from Movement. 
  Our October 21st Community Workshop featured UM Lecturer of Game Development, Austin Yarger. His workshop is titled: Making Games and Solving Problems with the Iterative Design Process
In the winter semester, Living Arts students will begin their Collaborative Creative Projects. This is an opportunity for our students to collaborate on interdisciplinary teams to creatively solve a given problem