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 of the UArizona Student Union Memorial Center.

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.