Exhibitions

Past Exhibitions

Stamps Gallery Closed to the Public

Following guidance from University administrators and public health officials in response to COVID-19, Stamps Gallery is closed until further notice, and all scheduled in-person events and exhibitions have been canceled.

2020 Undergraduate Juried Exhibition

November 13, 2020 – December 4, 2020 • Virtual Exhibition

The Stamps School’s annual Undergraduate Juried Exhibition, a showcase of the best work produced by Stamps undergraduate students, will be on view online from November 13 - December 4, 2020. Read More >

Sheryl Oring: I Wish to Say

September 29, 2020 – November 1, 2020 • Stamps Gallery

Sheryl Oring returns to U-M for a month-long performance of I Wish to Say as part of the university's Democracy & Debate Theme Semester in collaboration with Stamps Gallery. 9/15-10/17/2020. Read More >

Get Out the Vote: Empowering the Women’s Vote

September 15, 2020 – December 4, 2020 • Stamps Gallery

Get Out the Vote: Empowering the Women’s Vote poster campaign, organized by AIGA in partnership with the League of Women Voters, commemorates the ratification of the 19th Amendment. Read More >

Real and Imagined: Fabric Works and Video Animations by Heidi Kumao

September 15, 2020 – December 4, 2020 • Stamps Gallery

This solo exhibition of narrative fabric works and experimental animations by Stamps Professor Heidi Kumao will be on view at Stamps Gallery from 9/15-10/17/2020. Read More >

Respond / Resist / Rethink: A Stamps Poster & Video Exhibition

September 15, 2020 – December 4, 2020 • Stamps Gallery

Respond/ Resist/ Rethink brings together powerful posters and playful videos made by the students of Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design. 9/15-10/17 at Stamps Gallery. Read More >

Ascending: The 2020 Stamps School Senior Exhibition

April 17, 2020 – May 31, 2020 •

Ascending: The 2020 Stamps School Senior Exhibition features work in a range of media by graduating BA, BFA and Interarts Performance students at U-M’s Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design. Read More >

sometimes, something: The 2020 MFA Thesis Exhibition

March 13, 2020 – May 2, 2020 • Stamps Gallery

The 2020 MFA Thesis Exhibition brings together culminating projects by second-year graduate students, Sally Clegg, Kim Karlsrud, Erin McKenna, and Abhishek Narula. Read More >

Canceled - Witness Lab

February 15, 2020 – May 17, 2020 •

Designed as a courtroom installation and a performance series by Roman J. Witt Artist in Residence Courtney McClellan, Witness Lab frames witnessing as a social and artistic act. Read More >

Taking a Stand

January 17, 2020 – February 29, 2020 • Stamps Gallery

Taking a Stand is a group exhibition that brings together lively work highlighting the ways artists build solidarity and shape contemporary culture. Jan. 17–Feb. 29, 2020 at Stamps Gallery. Read More >

2019 Undergraduate Juried Exhibition

November 22, 2019 – December 15, 2019 • Stamps Gallery

The Stamps School's annual Undergraduate Juried Exhibition, a showcase of the best work produced by Stamps undergraduate students, is on view from November 22 - December 15, 2019. Read More >

WiAn: White Garden With White Noise

October 5, 2019 – November 2, 2019 •

Work by Witt Artist in Residence JuYeon Kim is on view October 5-November 2 at the College for Creative Studies. Read More >

Border Control: Traversing Horizons in Media Practice

September 20, 2019 – November 10, 2019 • Stamps Gallery

In September 2019, the University of Michigan Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design will host the New Media Caucus 2019 Symposium and Exhibition, Border Control. Read More >

Call & Response

June 14, 2019 – August 25, 2019 • Stamps Gallery

Call & Response features the work of Romare Bearden, Chakaia Booker, Tony Cokes, Saffell Gardner Allie McGhee, and Tylonn Sawyer. June 14 - August 25, 2019. Read More >

Adapt: The 2019 Stamps Senior Show

April 12, 2019 – May 4, 2019 • Stamps Gallery

The 2019 Stamps Senior Show features work in a range of media by graduating BA, BFA, and Interarts students at U-M’s Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design. Read More >

Bookmarks: Speculating the Futures of the Book and Library

March 26, 2019 – May 26, 2019 •

An exhibition of site-specific installations, performances, interventions, and events in U-M libraries, curated by Stamps Dean Guna Nadarajan in partnership with the University of Michigan Library. Read More >

2019 MFA Thesis Exhibition

March 15, 2019 – March 31, 2019 • Stamps Gallery

The 2019 MFA Thesis exhibition will bring together culminating projects by graduate students Masimba Hwati, Laura Magnusson, Bridget Quinn, Rowan Renee, and Mayela Rodriguez. Read More >

YYYAAAOOO: Ann Arbor Film Festival Off the Screen

March 15, 2019 – March 31, 2019 • Stamps Gallery

Stamps Gallery is pleased to partner with the 57th Ann Arbor Film Festival to present an Off the Screen exhibition by Israeli artist Hamutal Attar. Read More >

Seeing Heritage Algorithms Exhibition

February 22, 2019 – March 2, 2019 • Stamps Gallery

Seeing Heritage Algorithms is an exhibition of artwork by area youth using computational quilting software designed by Stamps professors Audrey Bennett and Ron Eglash. Read More >