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Programs and Tours


October 6


Wednesday, October 6, 4–6 p.m.
Multipurpose Room
Advance registration required. Email Pam Reister at or Jann Wesolek at for more information.

UMMA and the UM Center for Southeast Asian Studies will cosponsor an exciting workshop for educators highlighting traditional and contemporary art from Thailand and Cambodia. Teachers will have a private tour of this material with renowned scholar and UM alumni, Forrest McGill. They will also be introduced to UMMA's celestial Apsara made of decommissioned weapons. As always, the event begins with a light meal and all participants receive teaching materials to take back to the classroom.

categories: Exhibitions Related Program, Special Events

Panel Discussion

Wednesday, October 6, 7–10 p.m.
Helmut Stern Auditorium

In anticipation of the UMS presentation of the Paul Taylor Dance Company October 7 - 9, Angela Kane, Chair of UM Dance Department, will lead a panel discussion with members of the company on Paul Taylor's body of work, his impact on modern dance, and constructions of American identity in his repertoire. For more information, please visit the UMS website at

This program is cosponsored by UMS, the School of Music, Theatre and Dance, and the Museum of Art.

categories: Artists and Curators, Performing Arts

Jazz Series

Wednesday, October 6, 8–11 p.m.

The Alberto Rojo Trio focuses on both traditional Argentinean folk songs and styles and new compositions and arrangements. These include styles such as the tango and chacarera as well as jazz standards that have been arranged by the trio with a South American flare. The trio consists of Alberto Rojo on guitar and vocals, Michael Gould, percussion, and Andrew Kratzat on bass.

This monthly series, curated by UM Associate Professor Adam Unsworth, presents outstanding local artists in an intimate setting. These free events are made possible in part by the Katherine Tuck Endowment.

categories: Performing Arts