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Recent Articles

April 7, 2020

Several years ago, UMMA sent out a call to filmmakers, artists, writers, photographers, storytellers, and arts enthusiasts to create 2-3 minute videos in response to works of art in the Museum’s collection. 

Seventeen participants were ultimately selected, including high school and undergraduate students, UM alumni, musicians, teachers, and community leaders. 


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 27, 2020

February is Black History Month, the celebration of the accomplishments and contributions of African Americans.

Highly accomplished editor, author, and historian, Dr. Carter G. Woodson started the celebration in 1926 as a way to encourage all Black Americans to know and be proud of their heritage, and so that other Americans would acknowledge their history and contributions as well. 


February 10, 2020

On February 15, the University of Michigan Museum of Art will open Witness Lab, a courtroom installation and performance series created by artist Courtney McClellan.


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.