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Recent Articles

July 22, 2019

The University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA) has appointed Jim Leija as its Deputy Director for Public Experience and Learning. His appointment is effective September 9, 2019.

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.

April 18, 2019

On April 23, Mark di Suvero’s 53-foot high, 21,220-pound steel sculpture Orion will be reinstalled in front of the U-M Museum of Art.

A day after the return of his sculpture, the internationally renowned artist will participate in a public conversation with UMMA Director Christina Olsen at 5 p.m. on April 24, where they will discuss the significant role that public art plays on a university campus.