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Two major gifts totaling $6 million received toward the Museum of Art's $35 million expansion, renovation project

On October 16, 2003...the University announced two major gifts, $5 million from an anonymous donor and $1 million from Robert and Lillian Montalto Bohlen of Brighton, Michigan, toward the total cost of the project. >>





U-M Museum of Art receives three leadership gifts totaling $2.5 million for building expansion and renovation project

The University of Michigan Museum of Art is pleased to announce three new leadership gifts toward its expansion and renovation project: $1 million from Thomas and Polly Bredt of Portola Valley, California; $1 million from the Anthony Randazzo family of Grosse Pointe, Michigan; and $500,000 from Ernestine and Herbert Ruben of Princeton, New Jersey. >>



Chinese Gallery Named

UMMA is very pleased to announce that it has received a $1 million pledge from Dr. Cheng-Yang Chang in honor of his recently deceased wife, Shirley, to be recognized in the naming of The Shirley Chang Gallery of Chinese Art in the Museum’s new addition. In addition, Dr. Chang gifted to the Museum thirty-five traditional Chinese paintings by his father, noted artist Ku-nien Chang. >>



$1.5 Million in New Gifts Advances Building Project

UM alumna and New York philanthropist and patron of the arts Joan Tisch has donated $1 million to name one of the Museum's modern and contemporary galleries, which will also honor her late husband Preston Robert (Bob) Tisch. >>

With spirited generosity, Thomas and Polly Bredt of Portolo Valley, California, have followed up their $1 million leadership gift to the UMMA building expansion and restoration campaign with an additional $500,000 challenge gift. >>



Monroe-Brown Foundation and Brown Family Give $450,000 Towards New Building

The Monroe-Brown Foundation and longtime UM supporters Robert M. (Bob) Brown and Susan Crumpacker Brown of Kalamazoo, Michigan, have generously donated $450,000 in support of UMMA's building project. The combined gifts will be recognized in the naming of the Albertine Monroe-Brown Open Storage Gallery in honor of Bob's mother, and the Eleanor Noyes Crumpacker Director's Conference Room, in honor of Mrs. Brown's mother, a 1936 UM graduate, in the expanded and renovated Museum >>




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