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Art Talks Back Poetry Contest Winners

Albert W. Wein (American, 1915-1991)
Fastball, 1987, bronze
Gift of the Howmet Community Fund of the Muskegon County Community Foundation

Michigan writers were invited to create original ekphrastic poems based on one of ten selected works of art from the Muskegon Museum of Art’s permanent collection in this year’s Art Talks Back poetry contest. The competition ran January 24 through March 28, 2019.

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MMA Concert: Laurence Juber

Courtesy of Laurence Juber

The Muskegon Museum of Art will present two-time Grammy winner Laurence Juber in concert on Friday, June 14, 7:00 pm at the MMA’s Frey Foundation Auditorium. Tickets are available at the MMA Store or by phone at 231-720-2580. More…


2019 Winter Quarterly edition of the Muskegon Museum of Art Journal

10 finalists announced for $50,000 Bennett Prize

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

PITTSBURGH, Pa. Nov. 15, 2018 – 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 painters. More…


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