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

Current Exhibitions

TEMPORARY CLOSURE

The University of Arizona Museum of Art is a unit of Arizona Arts. In the interest of the health and welfare of our students, faculty, staff, patrons and performers, Arizona Arts is canceling, effective March 14, all performances, exhibitions, and other events through the end of the Spring 2020 semester. As a result, the University of Arizona Museum…
February 8 – April 26, 2020 Please visit our Public Health page for closure updates. This special exhibition showcases works by high school student artists from across Pima County. While we get to interact with youth visitors on field trips, in community programs or with their families, we do not always get to see the results…
Please visit our Public Health page for closure updates. This exhibition features a variety of works from the museum’s contemporary art collection that reflect on issues related to religion, gender, gentrification, food justice and other pressing issues of the past thirty years. Some of the highlights are Jaune Quick-to-See Smith’s Spam, a mixed-media painting which speaks to the…
Please visit our Public Health page for closure updates. The mid-twentieth century was a watershed moment in the history of art where artists began to challenge traditional understandings and practices of art-making. This was done in part through a negation of pictorial space and narrative in favor of an emphasis on artistic process, experimentation, and the development of…
Please visit our Public Health page for closure updates. This exhibition highlights works from the museum’s collection and provides a representative sample of major artistic movements happening from 1925-1945 in the United States. With such destabilizing events such as the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and World War II, it is no surprise that artists found various forms…
Please visit our Public Health page for closure updates. The Altarpiece of Ciudad Rodrigo is a jewel of the UAMA collection and one of the most important works produced in 15th-century Spain.  This altarpiece, also called a retablo, was made for the cathedral of the city (Ciudad) Rodrigo in the province of Salamanca, Spain, between the years 1480…