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MUSEUM HOURS & ADMISSION

THE MUSKEGON MUSEUM OF ART IS OPEN. In an effort to keep you and your loved ones safe, you can expect:

  • Enhanced cleaning
  • Social distancing throughout the building and limited occupancy in galleries and other public spaces
  • Wearing masks is required

HOURS
Open 11am-4pm
CLOSED MONDAYS

ADMISSION
Adult Admission: $10
Seniors (65+): $8
Students (17+): $6 (with school I.D)
Children 16 & under: Free
Museum members: Free More…

THE ART OF THE PEOPLE VIRTUAL EVENT

This video features Native American Anishinaabe artists Shirley Brauker, Jason Quigno, and Jonathan Thunder in a virtual panel discussion on February 3, 2021. The artists discussed their artwork, creative processes, and contemporary issues facing indigenous communities. The Grand Valley State University Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Muskegon Museum of Art co-sponsored the free event in connection with The Art of the People: Contemporary Anishinaabe Artists, an exhibition now on display at the Muskegon Museum of Art and the Grand Valley State University Art Gallery. More…

ART TALKS BACK 2021

Poetry Contest

Michigan writers are invited to create original ekphrastic poems based on the Muskegon Museum of Art’s newest large-scale sculpture, “Minotaur Reading” by Beth Carter, for this year’s Art Talks Back Poetry contest. The contest is open January 8, 2021 through February 19, 2021. This competition is free to enter and open to the public. The competition guidelines, selected artwork, and the required entry form can be downloaded below. More…

NEW VIRTUAL SCHOOL TOURS

Muskegon Museum of Art now offers virtual tours for K-12 and college students

The Muskegon Museum of Art now provides virtual school tours with accompanying worksheets for K-12 and college students to enhance art education curriculum in virtual and in-person classrooms in lieu of traditional physical “field trip” museum tours. MMA Curator of Education Courtney Jackson notes, “Our number one priority is keeping you, your students, our docents, and staff safe.” More…

WINTER 2020-2021 JOURNAL

Click on the image to view the MMA Winter 2020-2021 quarterly Journal.

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10 finalists announced for $50,000 Bennett Prize for women figurative realist painters

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 30, 2020
CONTACT: Amanda Rogalski, aarogalski@rogomarketing.com
616-540-9231

PITTSBURGH, Pa. Nov. 30, 2020 – Today 10 women from across the country who paint in the figurative realist style were named finalists for the $50,000 Bennett Prize, the largest art award ever offered solely to women figurative realist painters, and now in its second round of awards.

The 10 were selected from among 674 entrants, a number that surpasses the entrants in 2018, the inaugural year of The Prize. Endowed at The Pittsburgh Foundation by art collectors Steven Alan Bennett and Dr. Elaine Melotti Schmidt, The Prize is designed to propel the careers of women artists. More…

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