Recent News

April 19, 2018

This spring and summer, UMMA is replacing much of the building’s interior lighting with LED lamps, a move that lowers greenhouse emissions, cuts energy costs, and improves the overall visitor experience. ​

March 21, 2018

An illustrator as long as she can remember, U-M Penny Stamps School of Art and Design senior Zoe Black never considered herself a filmmaker. But after a meeting with a career-aptitude test mentor, who told her "You're going to go into film," Black latched onto the idea.

March 6, 2018

It’s hard to miss the colorful installations that have taken over the windows of UMMA and the Kelsey Museum of Archeology

February 16, 2018

UMMA presents Exercising the Eye: The Gertrude Kasle Collection, an exhibition highlighting the influential role Gertrude Kasle, founder of the Gertrude Kasle Gallery, played in Detroit’s contemporary art scene in the 1960s and ‘70s.

January 25, 2018

UMMA invited three speakers during the Curatorial Dilemmas series to share their groundbreaking work in the display of African art.

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