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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


Thank you, to all the artists that submitted entries for this year’s Regional Exhibition. Juror Marc Mitchell is in the process of evaluating 658 entries by 353 artists.

Notification of acceptance and non-acceptance will be emailed to artists by July 24.  More…



Muskegon Museum of Art 2018 Summer Journal [PDF]


Courtney Jackson joined the MMA staff as Curator of Education on May 9 to assume the lead position in organizing educational programming and leading the volunteer docent corps. She arrives at the MMA with valuable experience, having worked as a gallery assistant at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Art in Grand Rapids and at the Piazza diSPagna9 in Rome, where she also served as an English language liaison. Courtney earned her Bachelors of Science degree in Art History at Kendall College of Art and Design and served as an education department intern here at the MMA several years ago.  We welcome her now as a full-time member of the MMA team!


Summer shows offer eclectic trip through American history and culture


The Muskegon Museum of Art offers exhibitions rooted in American history and culture this summer, starting with a selection of 150 photogravures from The North American Indian by Edward Curtis, and moving to more recent times with vintage motorcycles from area bike collectors, 1951 stock car race photos, contemporary hyper-realistic sculptures of people, and a circus peanut and honey bear installation created from wax. More…

Call for entries for first-of-its-kind prize to propel careers of women artists

$50,000 Bennett Prize recognizes women figurative realist painters

PITTSBURGH – Women who paint in the figurative realist style are invited to apply for the $50,000 Bennett Prize, the largest ever offered solely to women painters.

The call for entries runs from April 13 – Sept. 28, 2018. Details are at

Endowed by art collectors Steven Alan Bennett and Dr. Elaine Melotti Schmidt at The Pittsburgh Foundation, The Bennett Prize aims to spotlight women artists who are, or seek to become, full-time painters, but have not yet reached full professional recognition. More…