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

Online Resources

Art Sprouts


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.

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.