Recent News

March 7, 2019

The University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA) celebrates the launch of The Power Family Program for Inuit Art with the exhibition Tillirnanngittuq, on view Saturday, March 16 through October 6, 2019.

December 18, 2018

The University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA) and the Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design announce the 2019–20 call for artist and designer for the Witt Residency Program

July 26, 2018

The University of Michigan Museum of Art has appointed Vera Grant to deputy director of curatorial affairs and curator of modern and contemporary art.

July 17, 2018

This fall, UMMA Deputy Director for Education Ruth Slavin sat down to talk about art and medicine with her long-time teaching partner, Dr. Joel Howell, a physician and historian. Slavin and Howell have worked together since 2009 in the Medical Arts Program, a Medical School Program co-founded by Howell that brings together medical students, residents and attending physicians for shared arts and humanities experiences, dinner, and discussion. More recently, Slavin and Howell have been working with medical students in the Medical School’s Path of Excellence in Medical Humanities, along with Path Director Dr. Mary Blazek and other core faculty.

July 12, 2018

This past January, people gathered at UMMA to enjoy a unique performance: Out of the Silence, A Narrated Concert to Honor Black Classical Musicians of the Past. Presented on the occasion of the University of Michigan’s 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium, the evening featured a mix of spoken narrative and live music curated by two University of Michigan graduate students who study, perform, and program works by black classical musicians: Leah Claiborne, D.M.A candidate, Piano Performance and Pedagogy, and Austin Stewart, PhD Candidate in Historical Musicology.

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