Toosie-Watson is a proud Puerto Rican/Iranian/Russian poet, visual artist and educator from New York. What makes art 'African'? Her debut novel, The Border of Paradise, was called a Best Book of 2016 by NPR and one of the 25 Best Novels of 2016 by Electric Literature. Zell Visiting Writers Series: Sigrid Nunez and Aracelis Girmay, Poetry and Fiction Reading Thursday, September 27 5:30pm Aracelis Girmay was born and raised in Santa Ana, California. Join Laura De Becker, exhibition curator and umma's synopsis and Summary of the Scarlet Letter Helmut and Candis Stern Associate Curator of African Art, in a conversation exploring how conceptual and geographic borders continue to inform - and limit - the way we collect, research, and display the arts of Africa. Drop in for additional events: check out what Homecoming looked like 71 years ago in New at umma: life Magazine 1947 Homecoming Photographs ; participate in art activities, scavenger hunts, guided tours, live music, and more.
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Meet Me at umma: A Museum Arts Experience for Persons with Mild Memory Loss and Their Care Partners Sunday, October 28 3:00pm Meet Me at umma invites people with mild memory loss to enjoy a guided gallery experience along with family members or care partners. Xu will talk about his signature works including Book anatomy and Physiology of the Lobster From the Sky, Book From the Ground, Square Word Calligraphy, Background Story, Phoenix, and his new film Dragonfly Eyes (2017 which will have its Michigan premiere at the Michigan Theater with Xu Bing present for. Tunde Olaniran Saturday, September 29 8:00pm On the occasion of the umma exhibition Beyond Borders: Global Africa, umma presents Tunde Olaniran in concert. . Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers and the 2017 Les River Fellowship for Young Novelists. Artist Talk: Xu Bing and the Origins of Creativity. Mark Webster Reading Series Friday, September 28 7:00pm One MFA student of fiction and one of poetry, each introduced by a peer, will read their work. Summer ART program, ages 6-12, join us as we explore landscapes, portraits, illustration and more as we make beautiful pieces of art!