University of Michigan Museum of Art

Local nameUniversity of Michigan Museum of Art
LocationAnn Arbor, Michigan, USA

The University of Michigan Museum of Art in Ann Arbor, Michigan with 94,000 sq ft is one of the largest university art museums in the USA. Built as a war memorial in 1909 for the university's fallen alumni from the Civil War, Alumni Memorial Hall originally housed U-M's Alumni office along with the university's growing art collection.

UMMA contains a comprehensive collection that represents more than 150 years at the university, with nearly 19,000 works of art that span cultures, eras, and media. The museum's displays works by James McNeill Whistler, Franz Kline, Helen Frankenthaler, Pablo Picasso, Joshua Reynolds, Claude Monet, Max Beckmann, Walker Evans, Randolph Rogers, and Kara Walker, among many others.In the spring of 2009, the museum reopened after a major $41.9 million expansion and renovation designed by Brad Cloepfil and Allied Works Architecture, which more than doubled the size of the museum.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Michigan_Museum_of_Art

Official website http://www.umma.umich.edu/

Phone +1 734 764 0395

Address South State Street 525, 48109 Ann Arbor

Coordinates 42°16'32.139" N -83°44'23.376" E

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