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Recent Articles

June 13, 2019

The Stamps School of Art & Design and UMMA are pleased to announce our 2019-20 Roman J. Witt Artist in Residence: Courtney McClellan.

May 16, 2019

Lizzie and Jonathan Tisch, a couple committed to higher education and advancing the arts, have donated over $2.8 million to UMMA to enhance and develop the Museum’s exhibitions program, ensuring that UMMA can continue to be a center of ambitious exhibition-making and interdisciplinary thinking.

April 29, 2019

“WHAT’S ONE OF THE HOTTEST ATTRACTIONS AT MUSEUMS?” a recent Wall Street Journal article posed. The answer: “The Restaurant.” Across the country, museum restaurants and cafes have become hip destinations, offering a curated, extended museum experience that goes beyond just a gallery stroll to view the art on display.

April 18, 2019

On April 23, Mark di Suvero’s 53-foot high, 21,220-pound steel sculpture Orion will be reinstalled in front of the U-M Museum of Art.

A day after the return of his sculpture, the internationally renowned artist will participate in a public conversation with UMMA Director Christina Olsen at 5 p.m. on April 24, where they will discuss the significant role that public art plays on a university campus.

March 27, 2019

 The University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA) opens Collection Ensemble, the first major reinstallation of UMMA's historic entry space in over a decade.