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

Museum Events

January 27 – April 27, 2020 UAMA members are invited to attend MmArt! – an exclusive lecture series held Mondays from 10:00-11:30 a.m. on the dates below.

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February 7, 2020 @ 2:00 p.m. Join us for a conversation with Other TARGET/s artists M. Jenea Sanchez and Gabriela Muñoz as they discuss the ways that their collaborations have intervened systems over the past decade.

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February 8, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Join us for a performance of Caldo de Pollo, a collaboration between Other TARGET/s artists Gabriela Muñoz and M. Jenea Sanchez.

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February 13, 2020 @ 4:00 p.m. Using strategies from stand-up comedy and improv, artist sheri crider will discuss the curatorial process of the exhibition Other TARGET/s while highlighting the inspiration, artistic processes and community work that connect today’s activism with decades of civil rights struggles. How can we expand our immediate spaces for creative civic engagement? Can we create and demand equitable communities?

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March 19, 2020 @ 4:00 p.m. How does one create when your only material is paper? Dr. Marcia Klotz – director of UArizona’s Prison Education Project – and UAMA's Curator of Exhibitions Olivia Miller will explore the significance of prison education programs and how the Museum got involved in the Art on the Yard project at Tucson’s prison complex. Miller will also discuss how the exhibition Hobby Craft was created, and recently incarcerated artist Scott Gleason will share what it means to be incarcerated and creating art.

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March 26, 2020 @ 6:00 p.m. This event takes place at The Loft Cinema.

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April 9, 2020 @ 4:00 p.m. Artist Alejandro Macias' art has been driven by his Mexican-American identity and the current social-political climate. Born and raised in Brownsville, Texas along the U.S./Mexico border, he uses his work to address themes of heritage, immigration and ethnicity, which are set in contrast to his critical engagement with the assimilation and acculturation process often referred to as “Americanization.”

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April 16, 2020 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Join us in celebrating the opening of the 2020 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition! The reception is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be served.

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April 25, 2020 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Join us in celebrating the talented youth artists featured in this year's Our Stories exhibition.

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