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

Current Exhibitions

Botanical Relations

January 26 - March 31, 2019 Drawn from various collections at The University of Arizona, Botanical Relations explores the nature of plant life both above and below the ground. The exhibition investigates concepts of the individuality of plants, vegetal eroticism, and vegetal violence. Some of the objects reflect scientific accuracy while others are reinterpreted through the…

6 & 6

December 22, 2018 - March 31, 2019 Both science and art start with basic observations of the world around us. Science takes that inspiration and makes it empirical, and art conceptualizes such catalysts. To showcase life in the Sonoran Desert, the Next Generation Sonoran Desert Researchers (N-Gen) Arts and Science Initiative forged a collaboration between…
September 15, 2018 - March 24, 2019 Synopsis: The Spanish colonial government sent a small army to assist engineers with gold prospecting. A Frenglish expeditionary force and their Indian allies are attempting to cross the desert in search of bounties and to head back to the main army. The Apache, Pueblo, and Navajo, are looking…
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 and 1488, and after 1493. The…