For Students

March 2014

  • Since the reopening of UMMA in 2009, we have been delighted to be the home of the Zell Visiting Writers Series that hosts emerging and established authors. Olivia Postelli (OP) , an LSA senior from St. Joseph, Michigan, studying English and creative...>>
  • The zenith and subsequent decline of the British Empire in the later nineteenth century coincided with a unique and powerful convergence of cultural, technological, and economic forces. This era signaled the last great period of European exploration...>>
  • A docent is a teacher, guide, and interpreter. That definition doesn’t begin to explain, however, the many exciting and satisfying components of the docent program. Docents talk with each other and patrons about art and life, they inquire into the...>>
  • Longtime UMMA supporters Helmut and Candis Stern have made a $1.5 million gift to establish and endow a new curatorial position in African art. With UMMA’s holdings in African art considered among the finest in North America, the Helmut and Candis...>>
  • A docent is a teacher, guide, and interpreter. That definition doesn’t begin to explain, however, the many exciting and satisfying components of the UMMA docent program. Docents talk with each other and patrons about art and life, they inquire into...>>