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

Upcoming Exhibitions

January 20 – April 1, 2018 The American West is a national and international symbol of American exploration, national identity, and manifest destiny. The exhibition explores the art of this iconic region of the United States created within the last 150 years by using the Museum’s Western Art collection. The myth represents how artists optimistically…

Best Wishes

February 3 – June 3, 2018 Best Wishes offers 15 artworks which suggest reciprocal processes of filtering, but not in the hope of stopping filtration or finding an authoritative ‘original’ signal. The filter, instead, might be where we find the power of mutability, imagine paths of change, and wonder at the beauty of complex pasts.…
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…
April 14-May 11, 2018 The School of Art Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition is presented annually during the last semester of a graduate student’s process to complete the Master of Fine Arts Studio Degree. In lieu of a written thesis, the student must present a fully developed body of work to the public in…
December 9, 2017 - April 1, 2018 Throughout centuries, maps have served as tools of victory over reality. Featuring functional maps in addition to artworks that incorporate cartographic vocabulary, this exhibition explores themes of navigation, accuracy, presumed reality, and politics.