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

Upcoming Exhibitions

The Museum will be CLOSED on Thursday October 6 and Friday October 7 for special events. The Museum will REOPEN with special weekend hours in celebration of the new exhibits Restored: The Return of Woman-Ochre and Abstract Perspectives in Mid-Century Art. Saturday October 8 | 10am-4:30pm Sunday, October 9 | 12:00pm-4:00pm      
October 8, 2022 - May 20, 2023 Painted by pioneer abstract expressionist Willem de Kooning in the mid-fifties and donated to the University of Arizona Museum of Art in 1958, Woman-Ochre was a beloved painting exhibited widely over the next three decades. It disappeared from public view on November 29, 1985 – a fateful day…
October 8, 2022 - March 25, 2023 In celebrating the momentous return of Willem de Kooning’s Woman-Ochre, Abstract Perspectives in Mid-Century Art takes a broad perspective at the cultural milieu that surrounded de Kooning’s artistic development, particularly during the years 1950-1970. Some artists, such as Jeanne Miles and Irene Rice Pereira, gravitated toward structured compositions inspired…