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

Book Signing + Talk with Dr. Mary-Frances O’Connor, Author of “The Grieving Brain”


Thursday, April 13, 2023 | 5:00 PM

This talk takes place in the Kachina Lounge on the third level of the UArizona Student Union Memorial Center, 1303 E. University Blvd. Parking is in the nearby 2nd Street Garage at 1390 E. 2nd St.

Inspired by Woman-Ochre’s incredible story of loss and repair, renowned grief expert Mary-Frances O’Connor will talk about her book, “The Grieving Brain: The Surprising Science of How We Learn from Love and Loss” – recently released in paperback. Dr. O’Connor will share her groundbreaking neuroscience discoveries on what happens to our brains when we grieve, connecting these wide-reaching effects to Woman-Ochre’s journey.

*This talk is presented in conjunction with the current exhibition Restored: The Return of Woman-OchreAll talks in the Spring 2023 Speaker Series are generously supported by Tim Hagyard with Long Realty, specializing in historic and unusual properties.