Arts and Culture

World-Premiere Ballet at NMU

Jan. 16, 2019 —

Northern Michigan University Theater and Dance will present the world premiere of the full-length ballet, East of the Sun, West of the Moon. This twist on the classic Scandinavian folk tale features original choreography by director Jill Grundstrom and original music composed by Griffin Candey. The production is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, through Saturday, Jan. 26, in Forest Roberts Theatre. Admission is $15 for general public, $10 for students and $5 for NMU students. All theatre and dance majors and minors are invited to attend free of charge.

Art Exhibit Opens Friday

Aug. 28, 2019 —
An exhibition that symbolizes the story of millions of refugees worldwide will open Friday, Aug. 30, at Northern Michigan University's DeVos Art Museum. Israeli artist Orna Ben-Ami will give a talk at 6 p.m. An opening reception for her "Entire Life in a Package" exhibit will follow from 7-9 p.m. 

Rich Named Milliken Scholar by MEC

Apr. 24, 2019 —
Northern Michigan University junior environmental science major Ryann Rich was recently named the Helen and William Milliken Scholar by the Michigan Environmental Council for her proposed undergraduate research idea “Wetting Your Wheat: Is Sustainable Agriculture in the Marshes?” Established in 2018, the Belding, MI native is the first recipient of the scholarship.