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

Upcoming Exhibitions

Shades of Subalternity

August 10, 2019 - January 5, 2020 Originally used in a military context during the 18th and 19th centuries to refer to a junior officer, the word “subaltern” has evolved over time. Italian Marxist thinker Antonio Gramsci (1891-1937) used the term to describe an inferior class of people like peasants and workers denied access to…
August 31 - December 1, 2019 One century ago, renowned architect Walter Gropius realized his vision of opening a school that would bring craftsmen, artists and designers together in unity. The Bauhaus school opened in 1919 in Weimar, Germany and forever changed the arts in disciplines as diverse as typography, dance, furniture design and photography. A…
September 7, 2019 - January 12, 2020 This ArtWorks exhibition addresses a global life event for all people who experience the death of someone close—grief. As the life expectancy of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) approaches that of the general population, most individuals with IDD will outlive their parent/primary caregiver and face multilayered…
September 14, 2019 - January 5, 2020 This bi-annual showcase offers students and community members an opportunity to discover the explorations, research and constructs of the dedicated artists and scholars who shape, strengthen and sustain the School of Art's programs. This year’s exhibition features work in media as diverse as painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, inter-media and…