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

Current Exhibitions

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…

Tinkerlab

June 21 - September 30, 2018 The museum is thrilled to announce the return of Tinkerlab in 2018! Tinkerlab is a makerspace – an environment that fosters experimentation, invention, problem solving and creativity. Makerspaces are reminiscent of Renaissance-era artist studios where art, invention and science were not seen as separate disciplines. Tinkerlab at UAMA features…

Richard Slechta: Cascades

May 26 - September 9, 2018 Richard Slechta is a multidisciplinary artist, using light, paint and photography to arouse our sensory knowledge.  Concerned with light reactions as a perpetual state of movement, Slechta opens up questions of high and low power hierarchies.  His images are a perception of fragmented tension that teeter upon tipping points, volatile states,…

Our Stories: High School Artists

May 5 - August 26, 2018 High school student artists from across the Tucson area, representing five school districts, are showcased in this special exhibition. While we get to interact with youth visitors on field trips, in community programs, or with their families, we do not always get to see the results of their personal…
March 31 – August 26, 2018 The twentieth century was a significant time in the development of printmaking techniques and technologies, and the increase of women’s participation in the artistic practice. Culled predominantly from the Museum’s permanent collection, this exhibition will explore some of the most technically brilliant female printmakers and highlight their contributions to…
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…