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

Out of the Vault: Starting Fall 2013!

William Hogarth, Marriage A-La-Mode, Plate II (The Tête à Tête), 1745, engraving
Lucy Drake Marlowe, Reverie, c.1930's oil on canvas

This monthly speaker series highlights works from the permanent collection that are currently not on display. With presentations by professors and graduate students from various disciplines across campus, this series demonstrates the breadth of the Museum’s collection and offers the public the rare opportunity to see a work of art that is typically not on view.

September 20, 12:30-1:30pm: William Hogarth, Marriage a la Mode, 1745

What starts as an arranged marriage ends in murder and suicide. How does this come about? Professor Julie Anne Plax, expert on 18th century art, discusses this famous satirical print series and its moralizing message.

October 18, 12:30-1:30, Lucy Drake Marlowe, Reverie, c.1930

Learn about women’s roles in the development of art in Arizona in the early 20th century as art history Professor Sarah Moore discusses Lucy Drake Marlowe’s, Reverie.

November 15, 12:30-1:30, Albrecht Dürer, Seamonster, c.1498

“‘What’s a Nice Girl Like You Doing in a Place Like This?’ Narrative and Beauty in Albrecht Dürer’s Seamonster (c.1498)” with Dr. Pia Cuneo, expert on Northern Renaissance art.


Due to the intimate setting of the program, space is limited and advance registration is highly recommended. This program is included with regular admission. Free for UAMA members and anyone with a CatCard. To register or if interested in presenting, contact Olivia Miller, Curator of Education at 520-626-9899 or email millero@email.arizona.edu.