Open Tuesday thru Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm / Sundays 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm / Thursdays 10:00 am – 8:00 pm / Closed Mondays
Admission: $10 adult / $8 senior 65+ / $6 students 17 + with school I.D. / Free for children through age 16 / Free for MMA members
Free Thursday evening 4:00 – 8:00 pm, compliments of The Meijer Foundation

ArtSmarts! Fall 2019 Lecture Series

Behind the Scenes at the Museum, part 3 | Traveling With a Work of Art

Presented by Friends of Art

Guest Speaker: Catherine Mott (MMA Assistant Director)

Wednesday, September 25
7:00 pm, doors open at 6:30 pm
Per lecture at the door $15
Pay at the door in the MMA Museum Store.

The MMA’s permanent collection has many desirable works that fellow museums and institutions request to borrow. So how does that work? How does artwork travel? Join Cathy Mott as she shares an artwork’s journey from the MMA to its destination and back home again.


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Black Man Film Screening at Harbor Cinema

The Harbor Cinema (3450 Henry St., Norton Shores) will screen the documentary film Black Man by Jon Wesley Covington on Wednesday, September 25 at 5:55 pm.   A reception will begin at the Harbor Cinema at 5:20 pm.  This film was originally planned for Wednesday, September 18 but due to technical difficulties the film was rescheduled to Wednesday, September 25. Tickets are $8, general admission. Please purchase tickets at the Harbor Cinema. More…


The Muskegon Museum of Art’s annual Appraisal Fair returns Saturday, October 26, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Appraisal Fair


New Muskegon Museum of Art Acquisitions

Members got a first look at four significant paintings by American Artists that have been newly added to the Museum’s collection. The new The preview event took place at special Reveal party on Thursday, July 11.


William James Glackens, American, 1870-1938
Woman with Watch
Oil on canvas, circa 1914
Museum Purchase, Gift of the L.C. and Margaret Walker Fund, by exchange.

Theodore Earl Butler, American, 1861-1936
Bathers at Quiberville
Oil on canvas, 1904
Museum Purchase, Gift of the L.C. and Margaret Walker Fund, by exchange.

John Sloan, American, 1871-1951
Nude and Windsor Chair
Oil on Masonite, 1929
Museum purchase, through the gifts of Comerica Bank; A. Harold Frauenthal; Grace Harris; David and Phyllis Laurin; Paul Wages, in memory of his parents Lucille M. and Eugene N. Wages; Patricia Wilson; Jan and Lee Witt; and anonymous donors, by exchange.

Edward Henry Potthast, American, 1857-1927
A Midsummer Night, Cambridge
Oil on canvas, not dated
Museum purchase, through the gifts of the André Aerne Estate; Elizabeth Cozad Getz; Dalzell H. Hatfield of Hatfield and Clark Gallery, Chicago; Mrs. M.L. Watson; Mrs. W. J. Wiswell; and an anonymous donor, by exchange.

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