Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design at the University of Michigan
 

Facilities & Directions

 

Art & Architecture Building

A&D’s 70,000 sq. ft. main facility is located on the University’s North Campus, along with the School of Music, Theatre & Dance; the Taubman College of Architecture & Urban Planning; the College of Engineering; the Duderstadt Center, and Pierpont Commons. The following well-equipped studios are a part of the main facility - check out our Studios page for detailed information, including images and videos.

  • Clay Studios: Large-scale gas kilns, electric kilns, outdoor firing areas, glazing and clay mixing.
  • Electromechanical Studio:  Power and electronic tools for kinetics, light, and sound.
  • Fibers Studio: Sewing, loom weaving, dye, and screen print.
  • Multipurpose Studios:  Minimally equipped spaces for non-equipment-dependent work.
  • Painting Studios:  Easels for oil-based and water-based work with natural light.
  • Drawing Studios: Drawing stations and model platforms with natural light.
  • Physical Computing Studios:  Rapid prototyping and CNC routers.
  • Print Media Studios: Medium and large format inkjet printers, workstations for film and flatbed scanning, etching presses, and lithography presses.
  • Sculpture Studios:  Foundry, wax and plaster, gas and electric welding.
  • Metals Studios (Maskell Studios):  Machine tools, gas and electric welding, and metal forming tools.
  • Video Studio: Workstations for digital video editing and DVD authoring.  
  • Wood Studio: Power tools, hand tools, and laser cutting equipment.

All seniors in the School’s BFA program are assigned individual studios in the Stamps Studios in A&D’s main facility.  

The Art & Architecture building also houses offices for the School’s faculty and staff, classrooms, an 180-seat auditorium, and two of the School’s exhibition venues: the 2700 square-foot Jean Paul Slusser Gallery and the 1200 square-foot Warren G. Robbins Gallery

Parking Info

Parking for UM Permit holders and metered parking for visitors is available in a large lot directly behind the A&A building.  Enter from Fuller Rd.

2000 Bonisteel Blvd, Ann Arbor MI 48109-2069

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Faculty and Graduate Studios

The School of Art & Design maintains faculty/graduate studio facilities off-campus at 1919 Green Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48109. This 33,000 square foot facility accommodates all of the School’s faculty and graduate students in one building, with 66 private studios for all full-time A&D faculty and graduate students, large shared working and meeting spaces, wood, metal and multi-purpose shops and a digital media studio.

1919 Green Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

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Work • Ann Arbor

Work • Ann Arbor

Work • Ann Arbor is the School’s first dedicated gallery space on central campus since art became a department at the University in 1926. Work • Ann Arbor is designed to provide an exhibition venue primarily for undergraduate students.

Parking Info

Parking structures and metered street parking are available in the downtown Ann Arbor area.

306 State Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

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Work • Detroit

Work • Detroit

Established on September 22, 2007 and located in the heart of Detroit’s cultural community, Work • Detroit is a unique space for the sharing of creative process and dialogue and an integral component of the University of Michigan School of Art & Design. Work • Detroit’s mission is to explore and define lines of creative connection between the University of Michigan, Detroit, and beyond. Work • Detroit presents the work of student, faculty, alumni, as well as local, national, and internationally prominent thinkers and makers. 

Parking Info

Visitors can park in the Orchestra Place parking garage when visiting work • detroit functions. The garage may be entered from the service drive between Parsons and Davenport. The Detroit Center validates all event-related parking - just bring your parking stub in with you for stamping.  Street parking (on Woodward, Parsons and Davenport) is also available.

3663 Woodward Ave Detroit, MI 48201

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