Events

All events are free and take place at UMMA unless otherwise noted.

Sat
Nov 18

Family Art Studio: Inspired by Africa

Free. Registration is required: email umma-program-registration@umich.edu. Please include date and title of program in the subject line of your email. Indicate if you would like to register for the 11:00 a.m. session or the 2:00 p.m. session and how many adults and children are in your group.

Create your own project inspired by UMMA's exhibition, Power Contained: The Art of Authority in Central and West Africawhich features power figures—wooden carvings adorned with textiles, animal skin, metal, and beads—from different areas of the continent. UMMA docents will lead a tour of the exhibition followed by a hands-on workshop led by local artist Sophie Grillet. Designed for families with children ages six and up to experience art together. Parents must accompany children. 

Family Art Studio is generously supported by the University of Michigan Credit Union Arts Adventures Program, UMMA's Lead Sponsor for Student and Family Engagement.  

Lead support for Power Contained: The Art of Authority in Central and West Africa is provided by the University of Michigan Office of the Provost and the African Studies Center.