UMMA and U-M History of Art Department have selected Ph.D. candidate Sean Kramer as the Irving Stenn, Jr. Curatorial Fellow for the 2019-20 academic year. Endowed in 2014 by longtime UMMA supporter Irving Stenn, Jr. (BA ’52, JD ’55), this fellowship directly addresses key initiatives for UMMA in nurturing promising young scholars and exposing them to career paths in museum and curatorial work. Their work helps to ensure that UMMA's exhibitions and collections are deeply relevant to teach and learning across the University and beyond.
June 13, 2019
The Stamps School of Art & Design and UMMA are pleased to announce our 2019-20 Roman J. Witt Artist in Residence: Courtney McClellan.
May 16, 2019
Lizzie and Jonathan Tisch, a couple committed to higher education and advancing the arts, have donated over $2.8 million to UMMA to enhance and develop the Museum’s exhibitions program, ensuring that UMMA can continue to be a center of ambitious exhibition-making and interdisciplinary thinking.
April 29, 2019
“WHAT’S ONE OF THE HOTTEST ATTRACTIONS AT MUSEUMS?” a recent Wall Street Journal article posed. The answer: “The Restaurant.” Across the country, museum restaurants and cafes have become hip destinations, offering a curated, extended museum experience that goes beyond just a gallery stroll to view the art on display.
March 27, 2019
The University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA) opens Collection Ensemble, the first major reinstallation of UMMA's historic entry space in over a decade.
March 7, 2019
A new exhibition at the U-M Museum of Art is inspired by the impact of climate change around the world.