Recent News

July 24, 2017

Drawn from the Borusan Contemporary Art Collection in Istanbul, Turkey, an exhibition of time-based works by artists Hannu Karjalainen, Daniel Rozin, and Marina Zurkow will be on view at the UMMA July 29 through November 26. 

July 24, 2017

UMMA has received a two-year $40,000 Art Works grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to support and expand the Museum’s popular Meet Me at UMMA program

June 19, 2017

Commemorating the University of Michigan’s Bicentennial in 2017, UMMA has organized a major exhibition drawn from the collections of University alumni. Victors for Art: Michigan’s Alumni Collectors comprises 115 exceptional works of art spanning 3,500 years of art-making from around the world. 

April 20, 2017

Jim Cogswell is Arthur F. Thurnau Professor at the U­­­–M Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, where he teaches primarily painting and drawing. In his creative practice he explores a variety of media languages and has been involved in interdisciplinary projects with a diverse range of colleagues. His collaborations have included performance works, videos, book illustration, sculptures, and installations with poets, dancers, musicians, composers, an anthropologist and historian, cosmologists, astronomers, a biostatistician, and computer science and mechanical engineers.

April 19, 2017

UMMA presents Wavefunction, Subsculpture 9, a kinetic sculpture and interactive installation by Mexican-Canadian artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer that plays on the work of mid-century American designers Charles and Ray Eames.

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