Sep. 22 2017 6:00PM – 8:00PM

Join the Visual Arts Center for the opening of their fall 2017 season, including the following exhibitions.

  • BurlsHoovesandShells on a Pedestal of Conglomerates, a site-specific installation by Vaulted Gallery Artist-in-Residence Larry Bamburg
  • Fool’s Romance / Books from Aeromoto, a collection of over 300 artist’s books from the Mexico-City-based, non-profit art library
  • American Dream, an exhibition of paintings made in the plein air tradition during a recent course taught by artist collective The New Barbizon group
  • Kind of About Michigan, new work by Studio Art MFA candidates Marta Lee and Anika Steppe in response to a shared summer road trip around the state
  • Mille Otto, the annual exhibition of work made by students participating in the Learning Tuscany study abroad program

Before the Opening

Come early for the opening and join us for the following events presented in conjunction with the exhibitions.

  • Aeromoto: In Conversation, a talk with co-founders Mauricio Marcin and Maru Calva. 3:30–5pm, ART 1.120
  • Conversation & Cribbage, Marta Lee and Anika Steppe’s telling of and Q&A about their Michigan road trip, all while engaged in a friendly game of Cribbage. 3:30–5pm, ART 1.120
    Time: Thursday, September 14 at 5 PM (after lecture by Carrie Vout)
    Location: ART Courtyard (adjacent to Visual Arts Center)
  • Workshop on preparing for your MA or Ph.D Colloquium with David Stuart.  This will be an opportunity to go over issues and questions regarding your thesis prospectus and expectations for the Colloquium meeting.When: Monday, September 18, 5-6 PM Where: Art History conference room, DFA 2.506

    English as a Second Language Services (ESL Services) provides several resources to the university and community at large. Be apprised of the following opportunities that may benefit your students, their spouses, or faculty in your departments.

    CELTA Information Sessions UTC 1.130 5-6 Sep 28, Nov 2, Dec 8
    CELTA is the most widely-recognized and sought-after qualification for teaching English as a foreign language. The 4-week training program provides guided lesson planning, strategies for effective instruction, teaching practice, and feedback. The academically rigorous, 8-hour a day program is great for those who desire to live and work abroad after graduation.

    Online Pronunciation Class
    Classes begin the first Monday of every month, last for 7 weeks, and are appropriate for any level of English proficiency. Participants can learn to speak more clearly and fluidly, use listening to improve pronunciation, and self-correct. The class is organized into 28 modules and paced at 4 hours per week, including personal, real-time interaction with the instructor.

    English Language Program
    Spouses and dependents of UT students, faculty, and visiting scholars are invited to register at a special discounted rate. Improve speaking and writing fluency and accuracy, listening comprehension, and discussion skills.

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Deadline Extended to September 29, 2017 RAR_Call for Papers and Digital Projects




Understand better the students you’re working with….
COFA GRADS who take this will receive a FREE COFA JOLT CHARGER **
The College of Fine Arts encourages all TAs and AIs to take the Inclusive Classroom Leadership Certificate Seminar. The next offering is:
Monday, October 2nd AND Wednesday, October 4th, 2017*
Time: 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Application available online at the following link: and must be submitted by Monday, September 25, 2017.
*Please note: To be eligible for the seminar certificate you must participate in BOTH sessions in their entirety as indicated above. This is FREE.
** Come to the Dean’s Office (DFA 2.4) with proof of completion.