October 31, 2020

U-M Museum of Art

  1. October 20, 2020

    University to launch several new anti-racism initiatives

    U-M will launch several new anti-racism initiatives, and enhance a number of existing ones, as part of a national reckoning on race and as deep-rooted structural inequities in American life have been magnified.

  2. October 15, 2020

    U-M satellite clerk’s office has registered thousands to vote

    The newly opened Ann Arbor City Clerk satellite office at the U-M Museum of Art has been registering between 150 and 200 students per day, thanks to a team of 40 students working to support the satellite office.

  3. October 8, 2020

    U-M Museum of Art announces commitment to anti-racist action

    A banner featuring the words Black Lives Matter will welcome faculty, staff, students and other campus visitors at the front of the museum’s Alumni Memorial Hall entrance of the U-M Museum of Art. 

  4. September 27, 2020

    Ghanaian artist to blanket UMMA with jute sacks

    The U-M Institute for the Humanities will begin installing the work of Ghanaian artist Ibrahim Mahama, in the form of repurposed jute sacks, on the facade of the U-M Museum of Art Sept. 28.

  5. September 21, 2020

    UMMA to serve as city clerk’s satellite office through Nov. 3

    Several units at U-M have partnered with the city of Ann Arbor to transform gallery space at the U-M Museum of Art into the state’s first satellite city clerk’s office located on a university campus.

  6. September 1, 2020

    Arts Initiative announces first round of Exploration Pilot Grants

    Eight Exploration Pilot Grants of between $7,000 to $17,000 have been awarded to staff, faculty and students as part of the presidential Arts Initiative, announced by President Mark Schlissel last fall.

  7. April 27, 2020

    Looking at the future of museums during and beyond COVID-19

    As cultural institutions try to fulfill their missions under the restrictions of COVID-19, U-M Museum of Art Director Tina Olsen talks about their future and the importance of art in times of crises.

  8. February 9, 2020

    UMMA gallery transforms into a courtroom for ‘Witness Lab’

    A new courtroom installation and performance series that invites visitors to consider the relationship between performance and law will open at the U-M Museum of Art Feb. 15.

  9. October 14, 2019

    UMMA, CoE working to bring robots to the art world

    Faculty, staff and students from the U-M Museum of Art and the College of Engineering’s Robotics Institute are working to develop a robot docent at the museum.

  10. September 9, 2019

    Pan-Africanism to be explored in UMMA’s inaugural commission

    The U-M Museum of Art’s inaugural commission will explore Pan-Africanism. Visitors can view the new large-scale installation and hear from the artist who created it during an UMMA After Hours event Sept. 21.