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

Current Exhibitions

October 10, 2020 - March 21, 2021 Scroll down to enter the virtual gallery. Please visit our Public Health page for closure updates. Over the summer of 2020, the UAMA invited artists from our community to submit artwork depicting their myriad experiences with the destabilizing events of this year. Their overwhelming response resulted in Picturing 2020: A Community Reflects,…
October 10, 2020 - April 11, 2021 Scroll down to enter the virtual gallery. Please visit our Public Health page for closure updates. E.M. Forster’s 1909 dystopic short story The Machine Stops depicts a civilization forced to live underground and in isolation, having plundered and exploited the Earth’s natural resources. Technology, or "the Machine” as it is known in…
September 26, 2020 - March 28, 2021 Scroll down to enter the online exhibition. Please visit our Public Health page for closure updates. The year 2020 is a watershed moment for Tucson and the world. The coronavirus pandemic has affected every country across the globe; the resulting economic instability and impoverishment continues to ravage the working class; brutal…

Virtual | Contemporary Art Gallery

Scroll down to enter the virtual gallery. Please visit our Public Health page for closure updates. This exhibition features a variety of works from the UAMA'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,…

Virtual | Modern Art Gallery

Scroll down to enter the virtual gallery. 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…
Scroll down to enter the virtual gallery. Please visit our Public Health page for closure updates. This exhibition highlights works from the UAMA’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…
Scroll down to enter the virtual gallery. 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…
Scroll down to enter the virtual gallery. 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 in…