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Muskegon Museum of Art

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296 West Webster Avenue
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
231-720-2570 https://muskegonartmuseum.org/

August 2021

RISING VOICES 2: The Bennett Prize for Women Figurative Realist Painters

August 3 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 5, 2021

Muskegon Museum of Art, 296 West Webster Avenue
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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$6 – $10
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Ten women from across the country who paint in the figurative realist style were named finalists for the $50,000 Bennett Prize®, the largest art award ever offered solely to women figurative realist painters, and now in its second round of awards. The finalists were selected from among 674 entrants, a number that surpasses the entrants in 2018, the inaugural year of The Prize. Endowed at The Pittsburgh Foundation by art collectors Steven Alan Bennett and Dr. Elaine Melotti Schmidt, The…

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Beyond the Ceiling: Women of Studio Glass

August 3 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 29, 2021

Muskegon Museum of Art, 296 West Webster Avenue
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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$6 – $10
black square graphic with orange and red text that says Beyond the Ceiling Women of Studio Glass MMA. a portion of orange art glass is to the left of the text

Celebrating the contributions of women artists to the international movement of studio glass making. Enhancing the Muskegon Museum of Art’s own permanent collection with loans by contemporary women artists, this exhibition showcases a range of interests and design in glass, revealing the innovations and vision that women have contributed over the decades. Discover glass shaped in a host of techniques, from blowing and heat shaping to casting and slumping, reflecting generations of experimentation and creative vision. These women, and those…

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WOMEN AT THE FOREFRONT: Stories from the Permanent Collection

August 3 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 29, 2021

Muskegon Museum of Art, 296 West Webster Avenue
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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$6 – $10
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Women at the Forefront: Stories from the Permanent Collection presents artworks by women who were highly influential and successful during their lifetimes, exhibiting, teaching, innovating, advocating, and pioneering. Today, many of their stories are being rediscovered and shared with new audiences. This exhibition highlights the stories of these women through their art and biographies, calling attention to their achievements and celebrating the contributions of women through the decades. Works by Deborah Butterfield, Mary Cassatt, Elizabeth Catlett, Clarice Cliff, Imogen Cunningham,…

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Free Thursdays

August 5 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Muskegon Museum of Art, 296 West Webster Avenue
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Free

Free Thursday admission, compliments of The Meijer Foundation.

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January 2022

Free Thursdays

January 20, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Muskegon Museum of Art, 296 West Webster Avenue
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Free
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Free Thursday admission, compliments of The Meijer Foundation.

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