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

Current Exhibitions

Scroll down to see this exhibition's virtual assets. 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…

NOW VIRTUAL: Modern Art Gallery

Scroll down to see this exhibition's virtual assets. 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…
Scroll down to see this exhibition's virtual assets. 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…
February 8 – September 6, 2020 Scroll down to see this exhibition's virtual assets. 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…
January 17 - August 30, 2020 Scroll down to see this exhibition's virtual assets. Please visit our Public Health page for closure updates. For those who are incarcerated, creating artwork is a privilege. In fact, the Arizona Department of Corrections has specific guidelines devoted to regulations concerning incarcerated people creating art. It refers to this Earned Incentive Program as “Hobby…
Scroll down to see this exhibition's virtual assets. 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…
Scroll down to see this exhibition’s virtual assets. Please visit our Public Health page for closure updates. The Kress Collection at UAMA consists of 64 European artworks, including The Altarpiece from Ciudad Rodrigo, that span the 14th to the early 19th centuries. Featuring portraits, mythological subjects, and biblical narratives, these pieces represent some of the most prevalent trends…