A unique contemporary art museum and sculpture garden which also houses a historical collection from ancient Greece and Rome and pre-Columbian cultures through Medieval and Renaissance art to the modern and contemporary. Highlights of the collection include: Greek and Roman antiquities; medieval and Renaissance illuminations; Old Master paintings; 19th century American paintings; 20th century sculpture, and contemporary works. The collection's growth and expansion is focused on post 1945 modern and contemporary works.
Part of the University of Michigan, the museum features a striking facade of pleated stainless steel and glass with more than 70 percent of the 46,000-square-foot facility dedicated to exhibition space.
Investigate the relationship between art, architecture, and issues of water and land rights
Modern art periodical permitted artists substantial, even unusual, creative freedom within a commercial gallery model
Works that alternately question and support core values