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Sep 22
Whole Museum
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Feel Good Friday @ UMMA

Join us for Feel Good Friday!

Open late with something to discover around every corner – join your neighbors at Feel Good Friday and experience the restorative power of a fun Friday night surrounded by art, music, and culture. Featuring:

  • Live DJ sets with Miss Ginger and Detroit's legendary Stacey Hotwaxx Hale
  • Beadmaking with Dabls Mbad African Bead Museum and Heron Hill Designs
  • Musical performances featuring the Hear Us Now Quartet
  • Check out the unveiling of a new commission from artist Cannupa Hanska Luger. 

Free and open to the public. 

This month’s Feel Good Friday is a celebration of the opening of UMMA’s fall season and kick-off of the Arts & Resistance Theme Semester.

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Hear Me Now is organized by The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, with support from the Terra Foundation for American Art and the Henry Luce Foundation.

Lead support for UMMA's presentation of the exhibition is provided by Michigan Engineering, the U-M Office of the Provost, the U-M Office of the President, the Americana Foundation, the U-M College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, the U-M Inclusive History Project, and Michigan Humanities. Additional generous support is provided by Larry and Brenda Thompson and Melissa Kaish and Jonathan Dorfman. 


The Arts & Resistance Theme Semester, organized by UMMA and the U-M Arts Initiative, is generously supported by the U-M Office of the Provost, the U-M College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, Lizzie and Jonathan Tisch, and Erica Gervais Pappendick and Ted Pappendick.

Lead support for this project is provided by Teiger Foundation, the U-M Office of the Provost, the U-M Office of the President, Erica Gervais Pappendick and Ted Pappendick, the U-M Marsal Family School of Education, the U-M Institute for the Humanities, Michigan Humanities, and the U-M Arts Initiative. Additional generous support is provided by Melissa Kaish and Jonathan Dorfman. 

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