September 2017

News Archive


September 28th, 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.

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September 27th, 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.

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September 20th, 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. 

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September 14th, 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. 

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September 11th, 2017

Christo will talk about past and upcoming projects during a joint lecture from the U-M Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design Speaker Series and UMMA.

The talk is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 5 at 5:10 p.m. at Ann Arbor’s historic Michigan Theater, and is free and open to the public.

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