New art piece pays tribute to 33,000 staff members at University of Michigan | MLive.com

The University of Michigan saluted its 33,000 current staff members and those who came before them Friday, Oct. 27 with the dedication of its latest piece of public art “Arriving Home.”The statue, which was installed between the C.C. Little Science Building and the Dana Samuel Trask Building, was acquired by the UM President’s Advisory Committee on Public Art to recognize 200 years of contributions by staff members.The statue was created in 2007 by artist Dennis Oppenheim. It is made of stainless steel and acrylic that reflect a variety of colors, according to the time of day and the position of the sun in the sky.

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