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Feel Good Friday

It’s Finally Friday and You Deserve to FEEL GOOD!

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.

Feel Good Friday events are hosted irregularly, several times throughout the year. Check this page, or sign up for updates, to be alerted to new events!

Select Fridays

at Museum of Art

Past Events

This year, Queer Night at UMMA is a Queer Cabaret! Join us for a celebration of the local LGBTQIA2S+ community and the opening of Machine Dazzle: Ouroboros. Step into an evening of enchantment and artistry.
Feel Good Friday - Opening Weekend Fall Season Opening Party! You're Welcome & Hear Me Now exhibitions were the feature of this weekend long celebration!
Feel Good Fusion April Feel Good Fusion was a celebration of the ways in which artistic expression can serve as a powerful force for unity and connection across diverse cultures and communities.
Feel Good Queer Night at UMMA A Feel Good Friday full of love, expression, celebration, camp, and acceptance. Feel Good Friday - Queer Night at UMMA was a collaboration with the Ann Arbor District Library, Detroit Zine Festival, LGBT Detroit, Necto, Stand With Trans, the U-M Library, and the U-M Spectrum Center.
November Feel Good Fry Bread Feel Good Fry Bread was a collaboration between the Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs’ Native American Heritage Month Committee, U-M’s Native American Student Association, and UMMA.
October Feel Good Vote Artist Philippa Hughes takes over UMMA’s monthly Feel Good Friday event with an interactive night of political issues and artists — Artistic expression is one of the most powerful ways to spark conversation and in this museum “late nite” event, Hughes will pair Michigan-based artists with policy experts to develop interactive installations about important issues.
June Feel Good Fun Art bursts out of the museum walls as UMMA brings their monthly Feel Good Friday event to the Ann Arbor Summer Festival! Parade to Top of the Park with artist Mark Tucker and works of art from the Museum’s latest exhibition FUN.
May Feel Good Vibes UMMA will came alive with good vibrations through an exploration of experimental film, Afrofuturism, magic, and Detroit techno.
April Feel Good Sounds The galleries came alive with sound during our April edition of Feel Good Friday. Sonic artworks, art-inspired live music, and a sound-themed interactive workshop offer up a vibrational experience that will engage your senses in a whole new way.
March Feel Good Voices Feel Good Friday in March was an evening of spoken word, poetry, music, and drumming to celebrate creative expressions of the African diaspora.
February Feel Good Fashion Feel Good Friday event series kicked off with a focus on the intersection of fashion, art, and community. This month's event had the vibe of a community block party with a fashion show and swap meet mixed in.


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