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Gala Reopening Celebration

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Gala Reopening Celebration

Friday, March 27
7pm to 11 pm
Ticketed Event

After years of planning, fundraising, construction, and installation, it’s time to unveil the expanded and restored University of Michigan Museum of Art in March 2009. Join the Museum’s friends and most energetic arts advocates in celebrating this once-in-a-century moment.

Reopening Co-Chairs Jan Brandon and Director James Steward, Gala Chair Laurie Prager, and the members of the Reopening and Gala Committees invite you to join them in celebrating the reopening of the magnificently expanded and restored University of Michigan Museum of Art at a Gala Reopening Celebration.

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Friends Preview

Saturday, March 28, 2009
9 am to 1 pm
Invitation Only

Explore the many wonders of the new UMMA—now fully restored and more than double its former size with the opening of the Maxine and Stuart Frankel and the Frankel Family Wing—at an invitation-only preview. Enjoy tours of the new collections galleries and exhibitions, lively entertainment, light refreshments, and an unhurried opportunity to get to know Ann Arbor’s new meeting place for the arts before it reopens to the public.

Friends of the Museum of Art enjoy exclusive access from 9 to 10 am as well as discounts in the Museum Store. Join now. Already a Friend? RSVP to preview@umma.umich.edu.






Grand 24-hour Community Reopening!

Saturday, March 28, 6 pm to Sunday, March 29, 6 pm

It’s time to celebrate! After years of planning, fundraising, construction, and installation, it’s time to throw open our doors for 24 full hours of festivities and fun. Join in the celebration of UMMA as a meeting place for the arts. Check out the new views and the restored Apse, stroll the galleries, and share in the excitement.

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