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Open Tuesday thru Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm / Sundays 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm / Thursdays 10:00 am – 8:00 pm / Closed Mondays

Admission: $10 adult / $8 senior 65+ / $6 students 17 + with school I.D. / Free for children through age 16 / Free for MMA members

Free Thursday evening 4:00 – 8:00 pm, compliments of The Meijer Foundation


Summer shows offer eclectic trip through American history and culture


The Muskegon Museum of Art offers exhibitions rooted in American history and culture this summer, starting with a selection of 150 photogravures from The North American Indian by Edward Curtis, and moving to more recent times with vintage motorcycles from area bike collectors, 1951 stock car race photos, contemporary hyper-realistic sculptures of people, and a circus peanut and honey bear installation created from wax. More…


The Muskegon Museum of Art has announced the winners of the 2018 Art Talks Back Regional Ekphrastic Poetry Competition. More…

Call for entries for first-of-its-kind prize to propel careers of women artists

$50,000 Bennett Prize recognizes women figurative realist painters

PITTSBURGH – Women who paint in the figurative realist style are invited to apply for the $50,000 Bennett Prize, the largest ever offered solely to women painters.

The call for entries runs from April 13 – Sept. 28, 2018. Details are at

Endowed by art collectors Steven Alan Bennett and Dr. Elaine Melotti Schmidt at The Pittsburgh Foundation, The Bennett Prize aims to spotlight women artists who are, or seek to become, full-time painters, but have not yet reached full professional recognition. More…


Photo by Kelli Hepler

The Muskegon Museum of Art has announced the promotion of Catherine Mott to Assistant Director, effective March 20, 2018. She has been employed at the Museum since 2007 as Curator of Education. She will assist Executive Director Kirk Hallman with lead administrative responsibilities in her new role. More…


The Poetry of Metal: David Barnhill and David Huang is open through June 10, 2018.

Artist David Huang will present metalworking demos at the Museum at an evening Crash Course on April 26 and during Super Saturday on May 12. More…