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.

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

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

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

Advancing the relationship between the arts and health

Advancing the relationship between the arts and healthLEARN MORE

In 2021, artist Rebecca Thompson (BS '85) conducted two studies exploring and advancing the relationship between the arts and health. 

In 2021, artist Rebecca Thompson (BS '85) conducted two

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Advancing the relationship between the arts and health

Tucson legend, folklore icon Big Jim Griffith remembered

Tucson legend, folklore icon Big Jim Griffith rememberedLEARN MORE

Beloved Tucson legend and folklore icon Big Jim Griffith died peacefully at his home in December. He was 86.

Beloved Tucson legend and folklore icon Big Jim Griffith

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Tucson legend, folklore icon Big Jim Griffith remembered

Ash Dahlke debuts art installation in Southern Arizona

Ash Dahlke debuts art installation in Southern ArizonaLEARN MORE

Ash Dahlke debuts art installation at The Land with No Name, plus a bi-national, collaborative mural in Agua Prieta, Sonora.

Ash Dahlke debuts art installation at The Land with No

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Ash Dahlke debuts art installation in Southern Arizona

Arizona Arts was well represented in Tucson Weekly 2021 awards

Arizona Arts was well represented in Tucson Weekly 2021 awardsLEARN MORE

The annual Tucson Weekly “Best of Tucson® 2021” were announced this week and there were many award winners from the Arizona Arts community.

The annual Tucson Weekly “Best of Tucson® 2021” were

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Arizona Arts was well represented in Tucson Weekly 2021 awards

'The Art of Food' explores the universal subject of food

'The Art of Food' explores the universal subject of foodLEARN MORE

'The Art of Food' explores the universal subject of food at the University of Arizona Museum of Art, opening with a Community Day on Oct. 24.

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'The Art of Food' explores the universal subject of food

Interview with Dwayne Manuel

Interview with Dwayne ManuelLEARN MORE

Interview with University of Arizona School of Art alumnus Dwayne Manuel (MFA ’14) teaches at the Tohono O’odham Community College.

Interview with University of Arizona School of Art alumnus

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Interview with Dwayne Manuel

Arizona Arts launches Signature Series 2021

Arizona Arts launches Signature Series 2021LEARN MORE

Arizona Arts launches 'Signature Series,' a new series showcases the division's most compelling, engaging arts events on and off campus. 

Arizona Arts launches 'Signature Series,' a new series

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Arizona Arts launches Signature Series 2021

CCP receives Luce Foundation grant

CCP receives Luce Foundation grantLEARN MORE

Center for Creative Photography receives a $255,000 Luce Foundation grant to fund an exhibition featuring the work of Louis Carlos Bernal.

Center for Creative Photography receives a $255,000 Luce

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CCP receives Luce Foundation grant

CCP Instagram series highlights student photographic work

CCP Instagram series highlights student photographic workLEARN MORE

Did you know that there are photographers everywhere you look in the College of Fine Arts? From theatre and music majors and photography majors themselves, many students find

Did you know that there are photographers everywhere you

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CCP Instagram series highlights student photographic work

Embrace exactly who you are in Mapping Q workshops

Embrace exactly who you are in Mapping Q workshopsLEARN MORE

This summer's Mapping Q fashion and identity workshop will focus on LGTBQ+ identities, art making, self-care, and experiences through art.

This summer's Mapping Q fashion and identity workshop will

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Embrace exactly who you are in Mapping Q workshops

Nolan Veneklasen to document the Tucson Chinese Lion Dance Troupe

Nolan Veneklasen to document the Tucson Chinese Lion Dance TroupeLEARN MORE

Nolan Veneklasen to document the Tucson Chinese Lion Dance Troupe and its role in creating cultural identity among Chinese American adoptees.

Nolan Veneklasen to document the Tucson Chinese Lion Dance

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Nolan Veneklasen to document the Tucson Chinese Lion Dance Troupe
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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

Double major Talia Hintermeister tries two careers in Minnesota

Double major Talia Hintermeister tries two careers in MinnesotaLEARN MORE

Double major Talia Hintermeister, a 2020 dance grad, tries two careers in Minnesota: business analyst and Vikings cheerleader.

Double major Talia Hintermeister, a 2020 dance grad, tries

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Double major Talia Hintermeister tries two careers in Minnesota

CCP's "Richard Avedon Relationships" in Milan

CCP's "Richard Avedon Relationships" in MilanLEARN MORE

CCP's 'Richard Avedon Relationships' place the University of Arizona at the center of the fashion world kicking off Fashion Week in Milan.

CCP's 'Richard Avedon Relationships' place the University

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Hank Stratton earns teaching excellence award

Hank Stratton earns teaching excellence awardLEARN MORE

Hank Stratton, head of acting and musical theatre, earned the University of Arizona's Gerald J. Swanson Prize for Teaching Excellence Award.

Hank Stratton, head of acting and musical theatre, earned

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Hank Stratton earns teaching excellence award
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