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

Current Exhibitions

October 20, 2018 - February 17, 2019 This exhibition of works will be selected by students from Dr. Pia Cuneo’s Fall art history graduate seminar on early modern prints. Using actual objects created during the Renaissance, these students will have the special opportunity to conduct in-depth research in order to understand print production, social and…

Mapping Q

October 4, 2018 - January 13, 2019 Mapping Q, created in collaboration with the University of Arizona Museum of Art and the Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation (SAAF), is a social justice art program for youth ages 13-24. Over the summer, youth learned skills for navigating life’s challenging moments and used art as a medium to speak…
September 29, 2018 - January 6, 2019 Encountering Death: Our Responses and Reconciliations represents the various attitudes people have had about death across time and place. This exhibition explores ways in which people have mourned the dead, contemplated the afterlife, and accepted or avoided mortality. Works in this show demonstrate how death has been symbolized,…
September 15, 2018 - March 24, 2019 Synopsis: The Spanish colonial government sent a small army to assist engineers with gold prospecting. A Frenglish expeditionary force and their Indian allies are attempting to cross the desert in search of bounties and to head back to the main army. The Apache, Pueblo, and Navajo, are looking…
August 11 - December 9, 2018 Curated by the late renowned photographer and filmmaker Sedat Pakay, Picture the World: Burhan Doğançay as Photographer features over 50 black-and-white photographs by Turkish artist Burhan Doğançay. The exhibition focuses on three series: "Walls of the World," "Brooklyn Bridge and Ironworkers," and “Parallels and Disparities.” Of particular importance are…
The Altarpiece of Ciudad Rodrigo is a jewel of the UAMA collection and one of the most important works produced in 15th-century Spain.  This altarpiece, also called a retablo, was made for the cathedral of the city (Ciudad) Rodrigo in the province of Salamanca, Spain, between the years 1480 and 1488, and after 1493. The…