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

Online Resources

Archive of Visual Arts

Explore digital materials from the Museum’s AVA, including the Robert McCall, Sara Wallach and Frances O’Brien Collections.

Art Sprouts

Art Sprouts encourages art-based play and creativity with children and adults of all ages. Art Sprouts Home Edition models various types of art-making activities that care-givers and young children can experiment with in the safety and comfort of their homes and backyards.

art/write

Using work from the UAMA permanent collection, art/write is a free online program for teachers. Here you will discover a variety of lesson plans that can be used to inspire writing with high school aged students. Using artwork as a starting point, students will develop skills in careful observation, critical thinking, analysis of ideas and events, and creative thinking.

Eight Centuries of Art Under One Roof

Experience a multitude of cultures and eras, from the Renaissance to the contemporary, by exploring the Museum’s world-class permanent collection online.

Public Art Activities

Choose your own public art adventure with our Abbreviated or Extensive Self-Guided Tours, and our Public Art Triathlon Activity!

Rembrandt Van Rijn

In celebration of the 400th anniversary of the birth of the Dutch master Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669), UAMA is pleased to highlight the artist’s etchings in the Museum’s permanent collections.

Retablo Underdrawings

The Altarpiece (Retablo) of Ciudad Rodrigo is a jewel of the UAMA collection and one of the most important works produced in 15th-century Spain.  Here you can compare the Retablo paintings to the underdrawings online before your visit to the UAMA.

The Samuel H. Kress Collection

Browse the Samuel H. Kress Collection before your visit to UAMA. Spanning the 14th-19th centuries, these 64 works of art are kept on permanent display.

Worksheets for Educators

Whether used at home or in the classroom, these See, Think, Wonder Worksheets and Citizenship Packets help budding enthusiasts engage more meaningfully with art. Custom educational materials may be created upon request and as capacity allows.