A Circle of Artists

The arts create strong communities by encouraging all stakeholders to celebrate their unique cultures while exposing them to new experiences. Arizona Arts develops the artists of tomorrow in the classroom, while supporting the artists and arts organizations in the community through partnerships and collaborations.

Arizona Arts Challenges for 2024 Giving Day

Arizona Arts Challenges for 2024 Giving DayLEARN MORE

Show your love for the arts by supporting Arizona Arts on Feb. 14 for Fuel Wonder Giving Day, a 24-hour campaign at the University of Arizona.

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Arizona Arts Challenges for 2024 Giving Day

Art students paint mural at housing complex for older adults

Art students paint mural at housing complex for older adultsLEARN MORE

Giving back to the community, students from the University of Arizona School of Art painted an 80-foot-long Sonoran Desert mural at a Tucson HUD-funded affordable housing

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Art students paint mural at housing complex for older adults

2023-24 VASE lineup features four top artists, scholars

2023-24 VASE lineup features four top artists, scholarsLEARN MORE

Marking its 16th season, the University of Arizona School of Art’s Visiting Artists and Scholars Endowment series will feature acclaimed artists and educators Vincent Valdez,

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2023-24 VASE lineup features four top artists, scholars

Fall Arts Preview from Arizona Arts

Fall Arts Preview from Arizona ArtsLEARN MORE

Arizona Arts proudly presents a 2023 fall semester of art, dance, music, theatre, comedy, spectacle and more at the University of Arizona.

Arizona Arts proudly presents a 2023 fall semester of art,

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Fall Arts Preview from Arizona Arts

Pride of Arizona’s annual Band Camp open to the public

Pride of Arizona’s annual Band Camp open to the publicLEARN MORE

The Pride of Arizona Marching Band's annual Band Camp, Aug. 12-18, with all-day rehearsals and performances is free and open to the public.

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Pride of Arizona’s annual Band Camp open to the public

Arizona Arts Live announces 2023-24 year

Arizona Arts Live announces 2023-24 yearLEARN MORE

Arizona Arts Live presents its 2023-24 year, featuring an extraordinary array of world-class artists and captivating new experiences.

Arizona Arts Live presents its 2023-24 year, featuring an

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Arizona Arts Live announces 2023-24 year

Arizona Arts Events and Activities Expectations

Arizona Arts Events and Activities ExpectationsLEARN MORE

Keeping with the university’s core values, Arizona Arts strives for inclusive excellence and seeks the highest standard of ethical conduct.

Keeping with the university’s core values, Arizona Arts

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Arizona Arts Events and Activities Expectations

TFTV faculty selected for Udall Center Fellows program

TFTV faculty selected for Udall Center Fellows programLEARN MORE

Film faculty Yuri Makino and Michael Mulcahy were selected for Udall Center Fellows program to support films on healthcare and climate change.

Film faculty Yuri Makino and Michael Mulcahy were

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TFTV faculty selected for Udall Center Fellows program

Mulcahy, Serafim receive RII production seed grants

Mulcahy, Serafim receive RII production seed grantsLEARN MORE

Arts faculty Michael Mulcahy and Marcos Serafim received 2022-23 Production Grants from the Office for Research, Innovation and Impact.

Arts faculty Michael Mulcahy and Marcos Serafim received

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Mulcahy, Serafim receive RII production seed grants

McCartney reception officially welcomes Linda back to Tucson

McCartney reception officially welcomes Linda back to TucsonLEARN MORE

‘The Linda McCartney Retrospective’ exhibition opened with a weekend of events on Feb. 24-25 at the Center for Creative Photography.

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McCartney reception officially welcomes Linda back to Tucson

Student artist surprises Bill Walton with repainted chair

Student artist surprises Bill Walton with repainted chairLEARN MORE

Student artist surprises TV analyst Bill Walton by repainting his broadcasting the chair Grateful Dead, desert and Tucson imagery.

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Student artist surprises Bill Walton with repainted chair

Alumna Molina works to remove barriers to music

Alumna Molina works to remove barriers to musicLEARN MORE

University of Arizona alumna Dr. Marcela Molina wants to remove barriers to music for schoolchildren in Southern Arizona. 

University of Arizona alumna Dr. Marcela Molina wants to

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Alumna Molina works to remove barriers to music

Panama inspires grad student Arias in her art, filmmaking

Panama inspires grad student Arias in her art, filmmakingLEARN MORE

Born in Costa Rica, Jacqueline Arias was adopted by American parents and moved to the Panama Canal Zone at age 4. While she only spent three years there before moving

Born in Costa Rica, Jacqueline Arias was adopted

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Panama inspires grad student Arias in her art, filmmaking

Arizona Arts Signature Series highlights October events

Arizona Arts Signature Series highlights October eventsLEARN MORE

Arizona Arts is proud to present the Arizona Arts Signature Series, highlighting programs from Family Weekend to Homecoming this October.

Arizona Arts is proud to present the Arizona Arts Signature

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Arizona Arts Signature Series highlights October events

Ph.D. student Robinson receives Velez Diversity Leadership Scholarship

Ph.D. student Robinson receives Velez Diversity Leadership ScholarshipLEARN MORE

As K. Lynn Robinson explores collective learning in her research, she’s convinced it can help change the art education profession in ways that better represent the

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Ph.D. student Robinson receives Velez Diversity Leadership Scholarship

Alumnus Adam Rex mentors aspiring illustrators, writers

Alumnus Adam Rex mentors aspiring illustrators, writersLEARN MORE

Long before DreamWorks turned his children’s book into the 2015 animated film “Home,” Adam Rex sat in a University of Arizona art classroom and dreamed about his

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Alumnus Adam Rex mentors aspiring illustrators, writers

Arizona Arts Live Announces 2022-23 Season

Arizona Arts Live Announces 2022-23 SeasonLEARN MORE

Arizona Arts Live launches its second season this fall with the world’s best Grammy-winning performances with Oscar-nominated artists.

Arizona Arts Live launches its second season this fall with

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Arizona Arts Live Announces 2022-23 Season

Acclaimed artist, professor Bailey Doogan dies

Acclaimed artist, professor Bailey Doogan diesLEARN MORE

Acclaimed artist, professor Margaret (Bailey) Doogan, who addressed issues of women and aging in society in her artwork, died July 4.

Acclaimed artist, professor Margaret (Bailey) Doogan, who

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Acclaimed artist, professor Bailey Doogan dies

Arizona alumna Alex! Jimenez creates a sound experience

Arizona alumna Alex! Jimenez creates a sound experienceLEARN MORE

Arizona alumna Alex! Jimenez completed her partnership with Tucson Water with a celebration of water with immersive monsoon soundscapes.

Arizona alumna Alex! Jimenez completed her partnership with

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Arizona alumna Alex! Jimenez creates a sound experience

Creating space and support for emergent artists

Creating space and support for emergent artistsLEARN MORE

SALON aims to provide an opportunity for emergent artists whose voices have been historically underrepresented in performing and visual arts.

SALON aims to provide an opportunity for emergent artists

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Creating space and support for emergent artists
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Inclusive Excellence Award winners announced

Inclusive Excellence Award winners announcedLEARN MORE

Arizona Arts will recognize the four recipients of the inaugural Inclusive Excellence Award at the Tornabene Theatre on Feb. 29.  

Arizona Arts will recognize the four recipients of the

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Inclusive Excellence Award winners announced

Renovated Marroney reopens with the Craig T. Nelson Stage

Renovated Marroney reopens with the Craig T. Nelson StageLEARN MORE

Thanks to generous donors, Arizona Arts will celebrate the reopening of the Marroney Theatre on Feb. 29, following extensive renovations.

Thanks to generous donors, Arizona Arts will celebrate the

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Renovated Marroney reopens with the Craig T. Nelson Stage

Barbara Grygutis: 2024 CFA Alumni of the Year

Barbara Grygutis: 2024 CFA Alumni of the YearLEARN MORE

The University of Arizona Alumni Association has named Barbara Grygutis (’68, ’71) the College of Fine Arts 2024 Alumni of the Year.

The University of Arizona Alumni Association has named

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Barbara Grygutis: 2024 CFA Alumni of the Year

University Fellow ties arts research with social justice

University Fellow ties arts research with social justiceLEARN MORE

Savanah Pennell is a PhD student studying art history and education at the School of Art, focusing on Southwest and contemporary Latinx art.

Savanah Pennell is a PhD student studying art history and

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University Fellow ties arts research with social justice

Opera students participated in national conference

Opera students participated in national conferenceLEARN MORE

Opera students and Associate Professor Cynthia Stokes participated the National Opera Association Conference in January.

Opera students and Associate Professor Cynthia Stokes

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Opera students participated in national conference

Meet your CFA Senator Dylan Crites 

Meet your CFA Senator Dylan Crites LEARN MORE

College of Fine Arts ASUA Senator Dylan Crites majors in computer science and theatre arts and he's found a way to combine both disciplines to bring people together on campus. 

College of Fine Arts ASUA Senator Dylan Crites majors in

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Meet your CFA Senator Dylan Crites 

Special guests headline inaugural dance scholarship benefit

Special guests headline inaugural dance scholarship benefitLEARN MORE

The inaugural School of Dance Scholarship Benefit on Feb. 16 hopes to raise $100,000 to support student success and they are bringing in several special guests for the

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Special guests headline inaugural dance scholarship benefit

Arizona Arts Challenges for 2024 Giving Day

Arizona Arts Challenges for 2024 Giving DayLEARN MORE

Show your love for the arts by supporting Arizona Arts on Feb. 14 for Fuel Wonder Giving Day, a 24-hour campaign at the University of Arizona.

Show your love for the arts by supporting Arizona Arts on

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Arizona Arts Challenges for 2024 Giving Day
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