Three new exhibitions opening this Friday, Aug 12, including John Sproul's Here Between There (pictured)



Gala Sneak Peak

June 12, 2021

Gary Vlasic

Gary Vlasic of V. Project shares the history of his involvement with the museum and plans for this year's upcoming Gala.

Art Barn History

June 11, 2021


In celebration of our 90th anniversary, UMOCA has commissioned a history of the museum by author Will South. We will be sharing abbreviated sections of his history all year through our Newsletter, the first of which is published here.

Interview with Jorge Rojas

June 4, 2021


"I feel like all my work in some way explores spirituality, but it has definitely deepened over the years. I’m interested in energy and how it can be accessed, channeled and transmitted through the creation of art. Some of the themes I explore include spiritual histories and interpretations of ancient rites and customs. These works have helped me to understand that I can connect my own spirituality and consciousness with all aspects of my artistic practice."

2021 Doctorow Prize Winner Announced

April 8, 2021


UMOCA and the Jarvis and Constance Doctorow Family Foundation are pleased to announce that the Harlem, New York-based artist, and 2020-2021 Artist in Residence at the Studio Museum in Harlem, Genesis Jerez has been awarded the 2021 Catherine Doctorow Prize for Contemporary Painting. A generous bi-annual prize made possible with funds from the Doctorow Foundation, the prize comes with a $15,000 unrestricted cash award, and a  solo exhibition of Jerez’s artwork from September 24, 2021, through January 8, 2022.

Tatiana Larsen’s art4ONE4all

March 3, 2015


UMOCA’s latest artist-in-residence featured in the A-I-R Space is Tatiana Svrckova Larsen and her art4ONE4all project. For Larsen, this series meant a step away from personal art toward works that would make a change—not for a general audience, but for one specific individual at a time. The inspiration for each work in…