Press Releases

The North American Indian Grand Opening on May 11

The Muskegon Museum of Art will open Edward S. Curtis: The North American Indian, an exhibition of national significance, on Thursday, May 11 with a Native American Blessing Ceremony at 5:30 pm, followed by an opening reception. The event is free and open to the public.   More…

On Tap: Michigan Brews. Inflatable Art!

On Tap: Craft Beer, Food Tasting, and Art Event Tickets Available Now

April 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Tickets are on sale for West Michigan’s most unique craft beer event: the Muskegon Museum of Art’s fourth annual ON TAP beer, food, and art fundraising event will be held Saturday, April 22, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., in the galleries of the Muskegon Museum of Art. More…

Muskegon Museum of Art brings author Timothy Egan to Frauenthal

The Muskegon Museum of Art will present a lecture by National Book Award Winner & New York Times Op-Ed Writer Timothy Egan at the Frauenthal Center in Muskegon on Wednesday, May 17 at 7:30 pm. The event is planned as part of the MMA’s historic exhibition, EDWARD CURTIS: THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN. Egan will speak about his 2012 award-winning book, Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis and will be available to autograph books following the lecture. Tickets are $10 and are available at or at the Frauenthal Center box office.


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 (CaFÉ) website.  Free registration at the CaFÉ website is required. The entry deadline is July 29, 2017.


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