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Museum of Art Groundbreaking—September 14, 2006

In a festive public program in front of the Museum of Art’s historic home Alumni Memorial Hall, ground was broken on the dramatic expansion and restoration project that will transform the facility and nearly double its size. UM President Mary Sue Coleman shared her longstanding enthusiasm for the Museum project with campus and community supporters who were gathered for the occasion, and its lead donors were recognized by UMMA Director James Steward >>


U-M Museum of Art reaches $35.4 million fundraising goal for historic expansion and restoration project; U-M Regents approve final construction drawings

n a major milestone toward realizing a transformative facility expansion and restoration, the University of Michigan Museum of Art has reached its $35.4 million fundraising goal for the project and met the fundraising terms of the prestigious $1.5 million Kresge Foundation challenge grant awarded last year. On this basis and the completion of the project’s final construction drawings, the U-M Regents today approved the project going to bid >>


University of Michigan Museum of Art Announces Temporary Location

The University of Michigan Museum of Art has announced that it will operate a temporary exhibition space—to be called UMMA Off/Site—at 1301 South University Avenue (at the corner of South Forest Avenue) from June 25, 2006 through mid-2008 while the Museum is under construction for its expansion and restoration project. Located immediately adjacent to the University’s Central Campus, near much off-campus student housing, and less than a block from the Forest Avenue parking structure >>


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