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The University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA) has received a $1 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation that will endow and sustain the Museum’s signature humanities initiatives. Specifically, $750,000 will support a challenge grant to...>>
On View December 13, 2014–April 26, 2015 Dutch artist Guido van der Werve’s complex and multilayered film, Nummer veertien, home , weaves together three stories that involve journeys away from home and life in isolation: the death of Frédéric Chopin...>>
Nummer veertien, home , Dutch artist Guido van der Werve’s 54-minute film, weaves together three stories of voyages away from home: the death of Frédéric Chopin in Paris and his sister’s quest to bring the composer’s heart back to his native Poland...>>
MELLON FOUNDATION GRANT HELPS UMMA TRAIN NEXT GENERATION OF MUSEUM PROFESSIONALS The University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA) has selected PhD candidate Lehti Keelmann the 2014–15 UMMA History of Art Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Fellow, a position...>>
Increasing numbers of university instructors are integrating UMMA's collection into their courses in exciting and creative ways. Instructors and students tell us what it's been like. With the beginning of a new term at the University, UMMA enters...>>
UMMA’s beloved Claude Monet oil painting, The Break-up of the Ice (La Débâcle or Les Glaçons), will be on view at the Philbrook Museum of Art in Tulsa, Oklahoma from June 29 to September 21, 2014 as part of an exhibition that will highlight 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...>>
David Osler’s domestic, institutional, commercial, and civic buildings represent some of the most distinctive and recognizable modern architecture in Michigan, predominantly in Washtenaw County. Born in 1921, Osler is an Ann Arbor native and...>>
This large work on paper by Michele Oka Doner is a preparatory drawing for a public artwork commissioned by the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital in 2009. After the completion of the new hospital building, the drawing was donated...>>
Ann Arbor, MI – The University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA) has received a Challenge Grant of $500,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to support Dynamic Humanities Connections—an initiative that will transform the Museum’s...>>

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