Recent News

November 2, 2016

The University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA) announces its exhibition, Protecting Wisdom: Tibetan Book Covers from the MacLean Collection, presenting 35 finely-crafted book covers dating from the eleventh to eighteenth century that showcase the array of decoration typical of these sacred items.

October 7, 2016

The University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA) announces that Lehti Keelmann has been appointed the institution’s Assistant Curator of Western Art, overseeing UMMA’s collection of European art spanning the medieval period through the 20th century. 

October 5, 2016

Senator Bernie Sanders will make four stops in Michigan this Thursday, Oct. 6 – with one of those stops being the University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA).

September 29, 2016

UMMA presents its exhibition, Traces: Reconstructing the History of a Chokwe Mask, focusing on one African artwork from the Museum’s collection and sketches its life story—from the moment it was created in what we now know as Angola, to its arrival in Ann Arbor, Michigan. 

September 26, 2016

Deputy Consul General Ryoji Noda, of the Consulate General of Japan in Detroit, presented a significant grant to the University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA) on behalf of the Japan Foundation. Mr. Noda presented a check for ¥1 million, or approximately $10,000 U.S., Tuesday morning. Mr. Takashi Omitsu, Corporate Executive Advisor at Aisin Seiki, also presented a $10,000 corporate sponsorship. 

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