UMMA has reopened its Robert B. Jacobs Asian Art Conservation Laboratory under the direction of conservator Qian He.
October 16, 2017
UMMA presents Matisse Drawings: Curated by Ellsworth Kelly from The Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation Collection, showcasing the master draftsmanship of two of the most significant artists of the twentieth century: Henri Matisse (1869–1954) and Ellsworth Kelly (1923–2015).
September 28, 2017
UMMA and U-M History of Art Department have selected Ph.D. candidate Susan Dine as the 2017-18 UMMA-History of Art Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Fellow, a position she will hold for the academic year.
September 27, 2017
What does it mean to exhibit African art in a museum?
This question, and many more, are at the heart of a recent University of Michigan class, speaker series, and U-M Museum of Art gallery reinstallation that explores the latest thinking in representing the African continent and its various cultures in an exhibition setting.
September 20, 2017
Artist Jim Cogswell, in a talk on September 7, 2017, explored his installation Cosmogonic Tattoos, a visually stunning and rhythmic procession of vivid, but fragmentary images installed on the glass walls of both UMMA and the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology.
September 14, 2017
Since 2012, when the Mellon Foundation first began funding positions at UMMA whose main task is working with university classes, UMMA has made engagement with classes that address issues such as race, class, and gender a central priority of our contribution to university learning.