Press Releases

Photographic Techniques of Edward Curtis Panel Presentation

The Muskegon Museum of Art will present a panel discussion, Through the Lens: Exploring the Photographic Techniques of Edward Curtis on Thursday, June 1. The event will start with a reception at 5:30 pm. The panel presentation will begin at 7:00 pm in the MMA’s auditorium. The reception and program are free and open to the public. More…

EDWARD S. CURTIS: THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN

Edward S. Curtis: The North American Indian, an exhibition of national significance, opened on Thursday, May 11 with a Native American Blessing Ceremony and a public reception.

Curtis’s portraits of Native Americans and their landscapes, lifestyles, and rituals have become iconic over the past century, and not without controversy. The entire collection of 723 original photogravures from The North American Indian portfolio, along with all 20 volumes and Native American artifacts, will be on display through September 10, 2017.

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HOURS & ADMISSION

SUNDAY noon to 5:00 pm
MONDAY 10:00am to 5:00pm
TUESDAY  10:00am to 5:00pm
WEDNESDAY 10:00am to 5:00pm
THURSDAY 10:00am to 8:00pm
FRIDAY 10:00am to 5:00pm
SATURDAY 10:00am to 5:00pm

Closed Memorial Day, May 29.

Adult Admission: $10
Students 18 & older: $7 (with school I.D)
Children 17 & under: Free
Museum members: Free

MEIJER FREE THURSDAY NIGHTS: 4:00pm – 8:00pm – Free admission.

Regional Exhibition Art Entry

The 89th Annual Regional Exhibition will run September 28 through November 8, 2017.

This change to a fall schedule determines a different artwork entry time frame.  Entry is now open for digital submissions at the www.callforentry.org (CaFÉ) website.  Free registration at the CaFÉ website is required. The entry deadline is July 29, 2017.

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Be a Tourist in Your Own Backyard

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Muskegon’s aMazing Museums

Did you know that we have 16 museums in Muskegon County that offer local residents and visitors the opportunity to learn about area history, ships, inspiring art, industries, lighthouses and historic buildings, plus the people who made this city what it is today? Muskegon’s aMazing Museums (M3) have joined together to collaborate, share ideas, and work together to let our community know about the aMazing things to explore, enjoy and learn from the rich cultural experiences at museums right here in our community.

Some of our museums are seasonal, while others are open year round, so check their web sites or call for more information.  All of them offer fascinating exhibitions, activities and special events, so check out Muskegon’s aMazing Museums and discover the exciting things to do right here in the Muskegon Area! M3_Explorers_Map
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