August 14, 2020

U-M Museum of Art

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. May 16, 2019

    Tisch gift strengthens UMMA exhibitions, names central gallery

    Lizzie and Jonathan Tisch have donated more than $2.8 million to the U-M Museum of Art to enhance and develop its exhibitions program. The museum’s apse will be named in their honor.

  6. April 18, 2019

    ‘Orion’ to be reinstalled at UMMA ahead of sculptor’s appearance

    Mark di Suvero’s 53-foot, 21,220-pound steel sculpture “Orion” will be reinstalled in front of the U-M Museum of Art on Tuesday, followed a day later by a public discussion with the sculptor about the role of public art.

  7. March 27, 2019

    UMMA announces first in series of changes guided by community feedback

    In response to discussions with U-M and regional community members, the U-M Museum of Art will unveil a new, dramatic installation in Alumni Memorial Hall on April 2.

  8. November 4, 2018

    UMMA After Hours Campaign Celebration

    After the Victors for Michigan celebration Friday afternoon, the U-M Museum of Art opened to a public, after hours celebration that gave the campus community an opportunity to continue the celebration, tour museum galleries and offer cards of thanks to those who helped make the fundraising campaign so successful.
  9. March 21, 2018

    Powers donate Inuit art collection, endow program at U-M Museum of Art

    Philip and Kathy Power have created the Power Family Program for Inuit Art at the U-M Museum of Art, which includes the donation of a significant collection of Inuit art.

  10. January 18, 2018

    New UMMA director to seek public input during open office hours

    Christina Olsen, director of the U-M Museum of Art, is hosting open office hours to talk with people one-on-one about the museum, ways it might change, and to address questions.