Arizona Arts

Use the Collection

The UAMA is a repository of primary resources that can be used for research in all areas. We will make every effort to accommodate requests for collections access made by faculty, students, and researchers both on‐ and off‐campus.


Rights and Reproductions

The publication or commercial use of any image from the UAMA’s collection require express written consent from the Museum. The copyright of some objects in the collection may be owned by an entity other than the Museum; it is the responsibility of the user to obtain written consent from the copyright owner.

To receive an application for reproduction permission, as well as a schedule of fees, please contact the Registrar’s office in writing:

Kristen Schmidt, Collection Manager/Registrar

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Research Requests

To request copies of research materials from the Museum's historical files, please contact:

To request copies of materials from the Archive of Visual Arts, please contact:

Sara Swayden, Archivist

To request a viewing of artwork not on exhibition, please complete the Application for Direct Collections Access and return to:

Kristen Schmidt, Collection Manager/Registrar

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Loans from the Collection

The UAMA lends works of art from its collection to other nonprofit educational institutions for display and research.

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Understanding provenance allows insight into the history of specific pieces as well as trends in the art world as a whole. It can also help verify a piece as legitimate or ensure that it has been acquired by honest means.

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