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March 25, 2020

Whether it's providing perspective or prompting moments of peace and reflection, art has an incredible way of helping us understand our experiences.

February 3, 2020

More than 41 percent of the University of Michigan student population voted in the 2018 midterm elections in the United States — a huge increase from 14.3 percent who voted in the 2014 midterms — thanks to the Ginsberg Center's Big 10 Voter Challenge, UMMA's Vote!2018 initiative, and the work of other campus organizations.

January 29, 2020

In advance of the 2020 U.S. election, UMMA begins a year-long investigation into the practices, threats to, and performance of democracy and the law in a series of exhibitions and programs

January 20, 2020

Ann Arbor, MI — The University of Michigan Museum of Art is pleased to present a solo exhibition of new works by abstract painter, Cullen Washington, Jr. The show, Cullen Washington, Jr.: The Public Square, is on view from Jan. 25th to May 17th, 2020 in the A. Alfred Taubman I Gallery. 

January 6, 2020

What does it mean to “decolonize your bookshelf”? An article from defines this practice, in part, as “actively seeking out and reading works by authors whose work has been disadvantaged by colonialism. There is an incredible wealth of literature out there that has not made it into the Western canon simply because of the circumstances in which the author lived/lives.”

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