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The Muskegon Museum of Art’s Annual Report is now available to view online.

2018-2019 Annual Report


The Muskegon Museum of Art’s quarterly Journal provides information about exhibitions, programming, support, volunteers, and more. MMA members receive a mailed copy of the Journal four times per year.  Join or renew membership

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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2019 Summer Journal


First $50,000 Bennett Prize® goes to Tampa artist Aneka Ingold

Prestigious prize raises profile of women figurative realist painters

Aneka Ingold, courtesy of the artist


Aneka Ingold, a painter whose work explores women’s experiences across time, culture and history, has been named the winner of the first Bennett Prize®, the largest ever awarded solely to women painters. More…