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Download a printable PDF schedule of events for Fall 2019.

Meleko Mokgosi: Pan-African Pulp

September 21, 2019

Special Event: Saturday, September 21, 7:30pm / Helmut Stern Auditorium, UMMA, 525 S State St, Ann Arbor 48109 For his UMMA… Read More >

Ibrahim Mahama: Failures Promises

September 26, 2019

Ibrahim Mahama is a Ghanaian artist who considers the ways in which capital and labor are expressed in common materials through… Read More >

Stephen Jones: Hatology

October 3, 2019

Born in Cheshire, England, and schooled in Liverpool, milliner Stephen Jones is a fashion icon. Coming of age during London’s… Read More >

Lucy Lippard & Faith Wilding: Then & Now

October 8, 2019

Special Event: Tuesday, October 8, 5:30pm / Helmut Stern Auditorium, UMMA, 525 S State St, Ann Arbor 48109 Award-winning author,… Read More >

Mari Katayama: My Body as Material

October 10, 2019

Japanese artist Mari Katayama features her own body in a provocative series of works combining photography, sculpture, and… Read More >

Lauren Bon: Life is Abundant

October 17, 2019

Lauren Bon is an environmental artist from Los Angeles, CA. Her practice, Metabolic Studio, explores self-sustaining and… Read More >

Marilyn Minter: In Person

October 24, 2019

Appropriating the aesthetics of fashion editorials and advertising, New York-based Marilyn Minter’s photorealist paintings examine… Read More >

Joe Caslin: Is Street art Capable of Advancing a Society?

October 31, 2019

Designboom Magazine has Described the work of Joe Caslin as “towering works of art [that] appear like massive sketch books across… Read More >

John Cameron Mitchell: In Conversation

November 1, 2019

Special Event: Friday, November 1, 7:00pm / Bethlehem United Church, 423 S. 4th Ave., Ann Arbor, MI Best known for his double Tony… Read More >

Marina Willer: Design Why?

November 7, 2019

Marina Willer is a graphic designer and filmmaker responsible for ground-breaking brand identities such as Tate, Serpentine, Oxfam,… Read More >

Artur Żmijewski: Working Around, Against, and Without

November 11, 2019

Special Event: Monday, November 11, 5:30pm / Helmut Stern Auditorium, UMMA, 525 S State St, Ann Arbor 48109 Multi media artist,… Read More >

Suzanne Lacy: We Are Here

November 14, 2019

Los Angeles-based artist Suzanne Lacy is internationally renowned as a pioneer in the field of socially engaged and public art. Her… Read More >

Edel Rodriguez: On Freedom and Risk

November 21, 2019

Edel Rodriguez is a Cuban American artist who is inspired by personal history, religious rituals, politics, memory, and nostalgia,… Read More >