Recent News

August 23, 2016

UMMA’s beloved Claude Monet oil painting, The Break-up of the Ice (La Débâcle or Les Glaçons), will be on view at the Philbrook Museum of Art in Tulsa, Oklahoma from June 29 to September 21, 2014 as part of an exhibition that will highlight the importance of the Seine as a subject matter throughout Monet's career. UMMA's painting is celebrated for the sensitive way that the changing conditions of light and atmosphere were captured along an intimate stretch of the river Seine near Monet's home in Vétheuil, France.

August 22, 2016

UMMA will illuminate its facade with artwork, performances, and a movie night over a week in early September.

August 18, 2016

Joseph Rosa, UMMA Director, has been appointed the Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Frye Art Museum in Seattle, Wash., effective October 1, 2016. 

July 22, 2016

The University of Michigan Museum of Art presents Spiderman, a media installation by Mark Bradford that touches on issues of race, gender, HIV/AIDS, and homophobia, that runs from July 30 to November 27, 2016, in UMMA's Media Gallery. 

June 9, 2016

Catie Newell’s nighttime photographs of Detroit are the focus of a new exhibition, Overnight, now on view at UMMA.

Alumni Memorial Hall Exterior at Night

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