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

Museum Events

January 27, 2022 @ 5:00 p.m. (Virtual) Put your paws together for cat-themed trivia! We celebrated our canine companions during the "dog days" of summer, so we figured winter was the purrfect time to give our feline friends the floor.

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February 8, 2022 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. In celebration of The Art of Food: From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation, the UAMA and Flying Aprons Tucson invite you to create your own edible masterpiece with El Charro Café Executive Chef and food artist Miguel Heredia!

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February 10, 2022 @ 5:30 p.m. Join us for this special evening with Analia Saban, who will give a comprehensive lecture about her art practice over the last 16 years, from her days as a graduate student until today. Through her work, she will speak about her interest in materiality, technology and how the history of materials influences Art History.

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February 17, 2022 @ 5:00 p.m. (Virtual) For the film buffs in the audience, this round is all about movies: movies that feature famous artworks in the background, fictional movies with artist characters, and even artist documentaries.

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February 24, 2022 @ 5:30 p.m. Representations of food were delicious to look at in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries.  Paintings of grapes were so tempting to viewers that they often tried to pluck the painted fruit from the canvas.  Artists, in turn, enjoyed painting mouthwatering fruits, like capturing the glassy surfaces of watermelons or prickly facades of pineapples.

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March 5, 2022 from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. To celebrate the final month of The Art of Food: From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation, as well as the Our Stories exhibitions Tucson Stories and VOICES, the UAMA will once again open its doors to our community.

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March 24, 2022 @ 5:00 p.m. (Virtual) Alright, sports fans. In the spirit of March Madness, this round's theme is for you!

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March 29, 2022 @ 6:00 p.m. (Virtual) The Arizona State Museum – the premier museum devoted to the archaeology and ethnology of the American Southwest and northern Mexico – seems a very unlikely home for a fragment of a Neo-Assyrian relief panel from King Ashurbanipal’s 7th century B.C.E. North Palace at Nineveh in ancient Mesopotamia.

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April 28, 2022 @ 5:00 p.m. (Virtual) April is Earth Month, so the works featured in this round will celebrate the natural beauty of our planet and remind us why it deserves protecting.

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