Press Releases

How to Return: Contemporary Chinese Photography


December 8, 2016 through February 12, 2017

The use of photography in China as a medium of artistic expression is a fairly recent development, and this exhibition presents the works of contemporary Chinese photographers using the camera to document their responses to the modernization of China and its burgeoning market economy. More…

Expressions of Faith this winter at the MMA

Joos van Cleve Flemish, ca. 1485-ca. 1540 St. Jerome in Penitence Oil on wood panel, circa 1516-18 Hackley Picture Fund Purchase 1940.47

Joos van Cleve
Flemish, ca. 1485-ca. 1540
St. Jerome in Penitence
Oil on wood panel, circa 1516-18
Hackley Picture Fund Purchase

The Muskegon Museum of Art will present Expressions of Faith: Religious Works from the Permanent Collection with Rare Manuscripts from the Van Kampen Collection as its main winter exhibition. Expressions of Faith opens on Thursday, December 8 with a public reception and lecture by Calvin College Professor of Art and Art History Henry Luttikhuizen. The reception will start at 5:30 pm and the lecture will start at 7:00 pm. The event is free. The exhibition will run through February 12, 2017. 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


SUNDAY noon to 5:00 pm
TUESDAY  11:00am to 5:00pm
WEDNESDAY 11:00am to 5:00pm
THURSDAY 11:00am to 8:00pm
FRIDAY 11:00am to 5:00pm
SATURDAY 11:00am to 5:00pm

Closed December 24, 25, 31 and January 1.

Adult Admission: $8
Students 18 & older: $5 (with school I.D)
Children 17 & under: Free
Museum members: Free

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

Donations fuel MMA Field Trip Fund

The Muskegon Museum of Art’s School Field Trip Fund helps schools pay for busing costs associated with field trips to the Museum.