The University of Arizona Museum of Art advances the academic and research mission of the University, inspires critical dialogue among campus and community audiences, and celebrates art as essential to our lives through the stewardship and interpretation of its expanding collection of art and archives.
Audiences through shared experiences with art.
Community organizations to create a stronger sense of place through art.
Current and future patrons of the arts in Tucson and beyond (members, affinity groups).
Diverse audiences, including:
through research, exhibitions, programs, and teaching about the visual arts.
Interdisciplinary partnerships that embrace our role as a university museum and a community art museum.
Storytelling by diverse audiences at the University and in the community.
Progressive art education programming for the public of all ages through collaborative research projects.
Excellence in visual arts research, teaching, interpretation, exhibition, and programming.
Exhibition, interpretation, and creation of artwork as a means of raising awareness about social, political, economic, and environmental issues facing our society.
Development and preservation of collections in accordance with AAM standards and best practices.
We envision the University of Arizona Museum of Art as a
Dynamic art museum recognized for its
Bold exhibitions and programs and
Innovative research, partnerships and teaching
Values steer an organization throughout its life in all circumstances, irrespective of changes in its goals, strategies, type of work, or leadership.
Academic Research, Stewardship of Collections, and Teaching
University of Arizona Museum of Art & Archive of Visual Arts
1031 North Olive Road
Tucson, AZ 85721-0002