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Urban Media Arts (UMA)

Formerly known as MATV, Malden’s Media Center, UMA is an interconnected hub of creativity, dialog and evolving community


We are located in Malden, MA, a diverse city of over 60,000 residents


We help members of the community create, use and showcase media that benefits the community.


We support and promote the arts and artists, important connectors of the community.


UMA Covid Updates

In the interest of protecting our members, staff and the general public from the recent COVID-19 spike, the Urban Media Arts (UMA) facility will be only open on an appointment basis for the time being. Appointments can be scheduled through staff or by calling 781-321-6400 during business hours.
Facility and equipment reservations can still be made. Anyone using the facility for recordings, must follow Covid protocols as follows:
  • Wear a mask at all times except if you are being recorded (no exceptions)
  • Cancel reservation if you have any symptoms related to Covid
  • No more than three (masked) people in the Studio A control room at one time
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Covid News and Updates

Covid Updates Recent and relevant Covid updates &  resources for Malden as of 1/7/2022. Policy Updates UMA Covid Policy Update In the interest of protecting

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