Christina Olsen, the director of Williams College Museum of Art in Massachusetts, has been named the new director of the University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA).
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.
April 3, 2017
Photographer Ernestine Ruben recently traveled from New York City to UMMA this March to speak about her exhibition, Ernestine Ruben at Willow Run: Mobilizing Memory. In traveling to Michigan, she was not only visiting the Museum, but she was also returning to her home state, her alma mater, and to the inspiration for her project.
March 21, 2017
Join the A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute on Wednesday, March 29, at 6 p.m. at UMMA for free-flowing lectures and discussions about how ideas and theories take shape, whether in the laboratory or in the studio.
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