Studios & Resources
Students conduct their creative work in spacious, fully equipped studios in a 33,000 square foot space that also houses faculty studios, a multi-purpose shop, digital media equipment and large shared working and meeting spaces.
At Stamps, graduate students also have 24/7 access to state-of-the-art studios in the Art & Architecture building:
- Clay Studios: Large-scale gas kilns, electric kilns, outdoor firing areas, glazing and clay mixing.
- Computational Media Studios: 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.
- Digital Fabrication 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.
You'll also have access to the diverse resources and experts only available at a top tier research university, such as:
- 24-ft astro-tec dome planetarium
- museum of zoology collections
- anatomy lab
- entrepreneurship clinic
- artificial intelligence lab
- 3D modelling computers
- 121 music practice rooms
- robotics institute
- multi-camera HD video studios
- 7 U-M museums
- motion capture facility
- biomedical research labs
- rapid prototyping facilities
- electronic music studios
- MRI scanners
- professional audio recording studios
- CNC routers
- virtual reality lab
- botanical gardens
- nanotechnology institute