For Students

Insider Archive

  • As part of UMMA’s phased efforts to incorporate more twentieth-and twenty-first century art and culture throughout the building, the Museum inaugurated in August its new Photography Gallery on the second floor of the Maxine and Stuart Frankel and...>>

  • UMMA’s third year of offering dynamic and thought provoking contemporary video, film, and time-based projects that complement its collections and extend its global contemporary reach will be presented not only in the Museum’s dedicated New Media...>>

  • Kabuki, a popular type of Japanese theater, originated in the early seventeenth century, developing into a sophisticated, highly choreographed form in subsequent centuries. Still wildly popular in contemporary Japan, kabuki is characterized by...>>

  • UMMA’s Instagram account has taken off in recent months, gaining over 4000 followers and nearly 600 tags of photos taken in and around the Museum! Here are some of our favorite fan photos from the month of October. Follow us at...>>

  • One of nearly twenty works by French Romantic painter Eugène Delacroix in UMMA’s collection, Lycurgus Consulting the Pythia will be a part of a special exhibition titled
    Delacroix and the Matter of Finish. The exhibition...>>

  • One of the founding members of the Abstract Expressionists, Adolph Gottlieb (1903-1974) was an important presence in the artistic life of New York from the 1930s until his death. Artists in the United States working between the two World Wars...>>

  • During the recent economic downturn, Detroit acquired the reputation as having perhaps the worst rate of home foreclosures of any city in the nation. Officials estimated that one third of Detroit’s houses, roughly 80,000, were abandoned. What to...>>

  • Even if you know UMMA's collection well, you may be surprised to learn that the Museum has assembled a choice group of domestic design objects thanks to two recent, generous gifts. Consisting primarily of works of iconic twentieth-century...>>

  • UMMA among first university art museums to join Google Art Project; aim to improve access to art, cultural literacy

    The potential impact might not be so farfetched: In a matter of several years, ...>>
  • In 2011, the Museum of Art received the gift of an important panel painting by the Dutch painter Caspar Netscher (born Germany, 1639?-1684). This very fine work is an important addition to UMMA's holdings in Dutch painting and represents a genre...>>

Pages