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

Upcoming Exhibitions

April 13 - May 10, 2019 The School of Art Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition is presented annually during the last semester of a graduate student’s process to complete the Master of Fine Arts Studio Degree. In lieu of a written thesis, the student must present a fully developed body of work to the…

5 Minutes

April 20 - June 16, 2019 Researchers have measured how long the average museum visitor looks at a work of art. The results are variable, with median times ranging from only 17 to 25 seconds. Most visitors spend more time looking at many works of art, rather than spending long lengths of time with fewer.…

Wander Around

April 20 - June 16, 2019 Xinyu Zhang is inspired by crowds: the kinds of crowds you would encounter in a city square, park, or beach. She reimagines these scenes as abstract landscapes that challenge the viewer to ask: What role do humans have in our increasingly technological world? Wander Around combines hand-painted milling crowd imagery…

Our Stories: High School Artists

April 27 - August 18, 2019 High school student artists from across Pima County are showcased in this special exhibition. 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 of their personal artistic pursuits and practices. We…