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September 30, 2019

Before the carefully crafted aesthetics of Instagram feeds, there were snapshots. Often spontaneous, usually imperfect, the pictures taken by twentieth-century amateur photographers feature slices of life and constitute important artifacts of our visual cultural history.

September 18, 2019

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.

September 6, 2019

University of Michigan Museum of Art visitors will have the opportunity to view a new large-scale installation and hear from the artist during its semi-annual UMMA After Hours event Sept. 21.