Urban Media Arts (UMA)

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


Based in the Gateway City of Malden, we are a hub that can connect you with Malden's people, happenings and cultural richness through community programs, events, membership, and networking.


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.

What's New

with our community programs

Malden Reads' Book for 2023 has been selected. Details coming soon.

Coming Workshops

Learn basics of editing with Final Cut Pro. Two-part workshop December 5th and 7th

2023 Workshops List Coming Soon

Stay tuned for an exciting collection of workshops, networking opportunities and more to be announced mid December. 

What's Streaming

Reeling Reviews Latest Episode

Christmas Tree Lighting in Malden

Gallery UMA

On View Until February 24

Family-friendly reception, Saturday, December 3 @ 3 pm

This reception will offer fun activities for kids, like a Wide Eyed World Bingo scavenger hunt and videos from Wonderland Spectacle. Author signing and sales for How to Say Hello to a Worm.

scavenger hunt for kids
Excerpt of Wide Eyed World Bingo - designed by Kari Percival
How to Say Hello to a Worm Book
Author: Kari Percival