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At UMMA, students from The University of Michigan and beyond can find opportunities to make an impact. Help UMMA lead change, find your next obsession, or simply discover your new favorite study spot in the UMMA Cafe!
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Enhance your lessons with unique and unexpected connections to art. Make the UMMA experience part of your curriculum with in-person or virtual tours, custom course resources, and more.
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The future of art lives at UMMA. We welcome K–12 students and educators with customized field trip opportunities, class resources, and teacher development information.
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Everyone is welcome to Feel Free at UMMA. Check out our community resources to see virtual tours, family resources, and everything you need to make the most of your next visit.
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Current
Exhibitions

Exhibitions are featured for a limited time, but the experience will stay with you. Visit us to keep learning.

A line of people walk toward a museum entrance, and a large sculpture of a white head stands tall next to them.
Jaume Plensa
Ongoing
UMMA Exterior
Groups of people stand and walk through a light green room with dark wooden vitrines and gilded framed paintings on the wall in the Unsettling Histories exhibition.
Ongoing
European and American Decorative Art
A celebration of UMMA's fall season with exhibition openings of You're Welcome, Hear Me Now, and A Gathering.
Ongoing
A. Alfred Taubman Gallery II
Ongoing
Eleanor Noyes Crumpacker Gallery
View of a gallery installation. Black walls with gold and silver text tell the story of the Burt Lake Band of Anishinaabe Native Americans
Andrea Carlson
Now thru June 2025
Vertical Gallery
Highly decorated gold frame, broken on the top edge and fractured on the bottom edge. A large piece of gold and red fabric with a gold fringe is covered with numerous multi-covered shirts, tunics, or other similar garments sewn across the front, giving a quilted appearance.
Ongoing
Lizzie and Jonathan Tisch Apse

Upcoming
Events

What’s next? There’s always something happening at UMMA.

Two young female visitors examine a modern art piece that is hung against a bright pink wall.
A Gathering Exhibition Tour — with Curator Felix Zamora Gomez
Lizzie and Jonathan Tisch Apse
Sun, Mar 3, 2024 2:00pm–3:00pm
A women with blond hair sits in a brown room
Donia Human Rights Center Lecture with Catherine Filloux, Playwright/Librettist/Activitst
Helmut Stern Auditorium
Mon, Mar 4, 2024 5:30pm–7:00pm
Organized and presented by the U-M Donia Human Rights Center in connection with the UMMA exhibition Angkor Complex: Cultural Heritage and Post-Genocide Memory in Cambodia.
Subject Matters: A Galaxy Not So Far Away
Eleanor Noyes Crumpacker Gallery
Tue, Mar 5, 2024 6:00pm–8:00pm
Three individuals in chairs on a stage presenting to an audience in an auditorium
The Mark Webster Reading Series: Sara Tewelde (Fiction), Diepreye (Poetry)
Helmut Stern Auditorium
Fri, Mar 8, 2024 7:00pm–8:00pm
The Mark Webster Reading Series presents emerging writers in a warm and relaxed setting.
Angkor Complex vinyl sticker on bring yellow wall.
Exhibition Tour – Angkor Complex: Cultural Heritage and Post-Genocide Memory in Cambodia
A. Alfred Taubman Gallery I
Sun, Mar 10, 2024 2:00pm–3:00pm
Woman looking down at the ground with an ocean in the background
Zell Visiting Writers Series: Poet Aria Aber Reading and Q&A
Helmut Stern Auditorium
Thu, Mar 14, 2024 5:30pm–6:30pm
Zell Visiting Writers Series readings and Q&As are free and open to the public.

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