The University of Arizona Museum of Art and Archive of Visual Arts

Museum Events

See also: Family Events | Docent Events

Wednesdays, June 27 – August 15, 2018

Adding to the excitement of Tinkerlab, Story Time will be offered at 10 a.m. on Wednesdays.

For kids ages 2-5.

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June 21 & July 19, 2018

Learn about 3D modeling, scanning and printing by playing with 3D-printed race cars and downloading a mini model of yourself!

For kids ages 6-12.

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June 28 & July 26, 2018

What are e-textiles? Discover the wonder of these easy circuits and create your very own light-up robot figurine!

For kids ages 6-12.

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July 12 & August 2, 2018

Experience music and technology coming together. Kids can code music, experiment with simple sound circuits and play a giant floor piano!

For kids ages 3+.

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Silver City Celebration Weekend

August 4-5, 2018

This August 4 and 5, join us in celebrating the one-year anniversary of the day Willem de Kooning’s Woman-Ochre was recovered in Silver City, New Mexico.

The weekend’s events will be hosted with the heroes who located Woman-Ochre, stolen from the Museum in 1985. Special guests will join museum staff in recounting the events that led to Woman-Ochre’s safe return to Tucson.

Space will be limited. Please purchase your ticket on or before July 20. Attendees are responsible for hotel accommodation and travel to and from Silver City.

Member price: $275
Non-member price: $325

Program

August 4
All attendees should arrive in Silver City by 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 4.

  • Afternoon Studio and Gallery tour with the Silver City Arts and Cultural District
  • Members’ Dinner at the Bear Mountain Lodge with our Silver City heroes and Museum staff
  • Private Celebration in Pinos Altos with the Silver City community

August 5

  • Coffee and pastries at the Western New Mexico University campus
  • Public panel discussion with our Silver City heroes and Museum staff

Scheduled programming concludes after the panel discussion.

Details

Ticket Information
*Please purchase your ticket on or before July 20, 2018.

Are you a member? Click here to print and mail your ticket request to UA Museum of Art. Not a member? Click here to learn more about membership or click here to print and mail your ticket request to UA Museum of Art.

UA Museum of Art
1031 N. Olive Road
Tucson, AZ 85721

Prefer to make your payment over the phone? Call Brit Palomarez at 520-621-7568.

Refunds will not be available after July 20, 2018.

Hotel Accommodation

As a partner in this event, Bear Mountain Lodge is offering members a $25 discount on a night’s stay. There are 6 rooms available, so reserve yours soon! Make your reservation over the phone by calling 575-538-2538.

On top of offering a gorgeous setting for your stay, Bear Mountain Lodge is home to the permanent installation of the One Million Bones Project. We highly encourage you to tack on some time to enjoy the grounds at Bear Mountain Lodge.

Transportation

Shuttle service will be provided within Silver City and Pinos Altos for attendees on August 4.

Map from Tucson, AZ to Silver City, NM

Silver City Residents!

Join UA Museum of Art staff in celebrating the anniversary of Woman-Ochre’s recovery at the Pinos Altos home of our heroes – David Van Auker, Buck Burns and Rick Johnson. The event will begin at 6 p.m. Refreshments and light hors d’oeuvres will be served.

Silver City Resident price: $75

Click here to print and mail your ticket request to UA Museum of Art. Prefer to make your payment over the phone? Call Brit Palomarez at 520-621-7568.

UA Museum of Art
1031 N. Olive Road
Tucson, AZ 85721

July 5 & August 9, 2018

Play with augmented coloring pages and virtual reality games while learning about the variety of educational XR tools out there. Kids can create their own 3D-painted space!

For kids ages 3+.

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