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

Current Exhibitions

Other TARGET/s

January 17 - March 29, 2020 Other TARGET/s is a group exhibition and multi-media installation by the artists sheri crider (Albuquerque, NM), M. Jenea Sanchez (Douglas, AZ / Agua Prieta, SON), Gabriela Muñoz (Phoenix, AZ), and Shontina Vernon (Atlanta, GA). Some of the earliest images of creatures and demons provide an introduction to the subject…
January 17 - March 29, 2020 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 Craft.” Based on the security and incentive levels of the individual, Hobby Craft…

Contemporary Art Gallery

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 systematic and violent dismantling of the…

Modern Art Gallery

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 a universal visual language. In addition…

American Art Gallery: 1925-1945

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 of visual expression with which to…
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…