Press Releases

THE BENNETT PRIZE® WINNER ANNOUNCED

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…

2019 SPRING JOURNAL

Spring 2019 Edition of the Quarterly MMA Journal [pdf]

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
1991.233

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.

2019 Art Talks Back Poetry Contest Winners More…

2019 WINTER JOURNAL

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…