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Ann Arbor, MI – The University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA) has received a Challenge Grant of $500,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to support Dynamic Humanities Connections—an initiative that will transform the Museum’s...>>
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 @ummamuseum , and/or...>>
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 furniture...>>
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, Google Art Project could have the type of effect on...>>
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 not...>>
In October, UMMA sent out a call for participation to all filmmakers, artists, writers, photographers, storytellers and arts enthusiasts interested in making a movie with the Museum. UMMA invited 12-16 individuals to create 2-3 minute videos in...>>
A conversation between UMMA Director Joe Rosa and philanthropist, collector, and UMMA lead benefactor Maxine Frankel on the occasion of the Museum’s special exhibition Mark di Suvero: Tabletops , on view through February 26, 2012, which features...>>
One afternoon early this winter, visitors at UMMA could hear a tour group softly singing, their voices trailing from the balcony near the Joan and Bob Tisch Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art. Led by UMMA docents in front of Sol Le Witt's series...>>

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