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Programs and Tours


January 15

Guided Tour

Sunday, January 15, 1–2 p.m.

UMMA's award-winning docents will guide visitors to experience art through active looking at selected highlights of the collections. Expect a lively and engaging conversation on a different theme each week. 

categories: Gallery Talks and Tours

Guided Tour

Sunday, January 15, 2–3 p.m.

Gather in UMMA’s Project Gallery to tour fifteen of Mark di Suvero's rarely exhibited smaller scale pieces, or tabletops. The tabletops are an expressionistic and engaging genre as well as an exploration of the artist’s ideas relating to the calligraphic nature of form, balance, proportion, and movement.

categories: Gallery Talks and Tours

Special Event

Sunday, January 15, 2–4 p.m.
4th Floor East Conference Room, Rackham Graduate School
915 E Washington St

Ann Arbor, MI 48109

John Kannenberg (MFA Student, Art and Design, UM) and Terry Wilfong (Associate Curator, Kelsey Museum and Associate Professor, Department of Near Eastern Studies, UM) will explore the varied roles sound can play within the museum experience, roles often overlooked by curators and designers. The discussion will also explore whether "museums of sound" could become commonplace and, if so, what such collections might contain.

categories: Artists and Curators

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Special Event

Sunday, January 15, 4–6 p.m.
Historic Theater, Michigan Theater
603 E. Liberty

Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Don't miss this rare opportunity to hear from two artists who have significantly shaped American performance. Director and artist Robert Wilson and composer Philip Glass, the creators of Einstein on the Beach (presented at the Power Center January 20–22) will participate in a public interview at the historic Michigan Theater.

This program is co-sponsored by the Penny W. Stamps Speaker Series, University Musical Society, and UMMA.

categories: Artists and Curators, Exhibitions Related Program, Performing Arts