Press Releases

The Art and History of the Celts


The Art and History of the Celts Four-Part Lecture Series

This lecture series, presented by MCC Art instructor Tim Norris with additional guest speakers, at the Muskegon Museum of Art, is directly linked to events and activities at the Michigan Irish Music Festival. Topics will address: Where and when did Celtic art and culture originate? More…

Job Opening

JOB OPENING: Collections Manager – Muskegon Museum of Art

The Muskegon Museum of Art (MMA) seeks full-time professional Collections Manager/Associate Preparator with proven experience in museum standards of collections management, including the management of Microsoft Access data base systems, hard copy filing systems, and cataloging of all information needed to appropriately track fine art collections; loan management including experience with national and international shipping and insurance requirements; and storage management, art handling, condition reporting, and conservation management. The successful candidate will also understand basic art installation and handling principals and possess skills in framing, matting, and exhibition lighting. Deadline to apply: August 22, 2016 More…

Circular Abstractions: Bull’s Eye Quilts

The Muskegon Museum of Art, in partnership with Guest Curator Nancy Crow, is proud to present Circular Abstractions: Bull’s Eye Quilts, a touring exhibition that showcases some of the best machine-piecing and quilting being done today. Circular Abstractions will exhibit at the MMA August 25 through November 6, 2016. The MMA invites the public to an opening event on Thursday, August 25 that starts with a 5:30 pm reception. At 7:00 pm, guests will be invited to join the artists in the exhibition on a walk through the galleries as they discuss their work. This event is free and open to the public. More…

Be a Tourist in Your Own Backyard


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

IMPOSSIBLE: A New Art Installation in Downtown Muskegon by Artist Andy Moerlein


Photo by Val Anderson

The Muskegon Museum of Art announces that IMPOSSIBLE: a new art installation in downtown Muskegon by artist Andy Moerlein, will fill the trees of beautiful Hackley Park forthrough spring 2017. More…