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

Upcoming Exhibitions

The Hans Hofmann School

May 27 - September 10, 2017 Hans Hofmann (1880-1966) was one of the foremost painters of the modern era. A brilliant colorist, Hofmann’s paintings incorporate his signature “push and pull” with overlapping forms, pulsing colors, and intersecting planes. Originally from Germany, Hofmann taught for many years in Munich, Berkeley, Los Angeles, and New York before…
May 27 - October 1, 2017 Bisbee, recently voted the prettiest town in Arizona, has long been a haven for artists. Nestled in the Mule Mountains just north of the border, Bisbee is a source of inspiration for many creative-types, including Sam Woolcott and Poe Dismuke. Woolcott, a self-taught painter, and Dismuke, an art school…

Tinkerlab

June 10 - September 3rd The UAMA is thrilled to announce a new summer offering, the Tinkerlab. The Tinkerlab is a makerspace that will take over the Art Lab gallery from June 10- September 3rd. What is a makerspace? Makerspaces are environments that foster experimentation, invention, problem solving, and creativity. These creative environments are in…

Mapping Q

August 18  – December 10, 2017 Mapping Q, now in its third year, is an innovative community arts education program that invites LGTBQ+ youth to explore representations of self within the Museum. The participants map the Museum and the work within, then create original art works in response to their discoveries, adding their unique voices…
The University of Arizona Museum of Art August 19-December 17, 2017 In recognition of the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Reformation, the UAMA will exhibit nine Old Master prints from its graphic collection that highlight some of the issues encountered by visual artists working during the Reformation era.  Through these works viewers will…

La Frontera

September 28 - January 7 La Frontera takes stock of a dream shared by all of our African, Asian, European, and Indigenous ancestors alike: a dream of the Americas in the context of freedom and liberation for everyone.  The work references the borders one must confront in pursuit of this dream: the physical US Mexico…