College of Fine Arts

The University of Arizona Wonder House was a hit at SXSW 2022 in Austin, Texas, in large part thanks to the efforts of the students, staff, faculty and alumni of Arizona Arts.

Engaging conversations, a towering mural, nightly music and innovative expressions of arts and health, arts and science, arts and memories and a high-profile documentary discussion letting the world of SXSW know about the diversity and quality of creative inquiry happening in Tucson.

Originally scheduled for the spring of 2020, SXSW was one of the first big events to cancel due to the pandemic. This past March, the University of Arizona played a major role in welcoming this annual event for creators and tech creativity back with the SXSW Wonder House. The University partnered with Fogo de Chao, a Brazilian steakhouse, in the heart of Austin, across the street from Austin Convention Center, the main site for the event.

>> Visit the SXSW Wonder House website for more information.

Day One

From grasshopper tacos to tech operas, the University of Arizona Wonder House stage never saw a dull moment. 

Day Two

The University of Arizona Wonder House welcomed experts on climate change, community-based planning and more.

Day Three

The University of Arizona Wonder House welcomed experts on creative world-building, the changing entertainment world, social media, wellness and more.