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 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 Santa Cruz Sound Experience

Arizona alumna Alex! Jimenez creates a Santa Cruz 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 Santa Cruz 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.

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

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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

'Tangencies' brings people together at Biosphere 2

'Tangencies' brings people together at Biosphere 2LEARN MORE

Recent School of Art MFA graduate Benjamin Dearstyne Hoste brought his interactive art installation "Tangencies" to Biosphere 2 in late May.

Recent School of Art MFA graduate Benjamin Dearstyne Hoste

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'Tangencies' brings people together at Biosphere 2
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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

Arizona Arts announces UAMA leadership change

Arizona Arts announces UAMA leadership changeLEARN MORE

Arizona Arts announced that Jill McCleary is leaving as Acting Head at the University of Arizona Museum of Art to care for her mother.

Arizona Arts announced that Jill McCleary is leaving as

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Arizona Arts announces UAMA leadership change

Graduate Wind Quintet performs in castle for Festival Musica Malicrone

Graduate Wind Quintet performs in castle for Festival Musica MalicroneLEARN MORE

The Fred Fox Graduate Wind Quintet traveled to the city of Le Mans, France, to perform for the Festival Musica Malicorne, June 30-July 4.

The Fred Fox Graduate Wind Quintet traveled to the city of

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Graduate Wind Quintet performs in castle for Festival Musica Malicrone

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 Santa Cruz Sound Experience

Arizona alumna Alex! Jimenez creates a Santa Cruz 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 Santa Cruz Sound Experience

TFTV announces 2022-2023 theatre season

TFTV announces 2022-2023 theatre seasonLEARN MORE

The School of Theatre, Film & Television announces its 2022-2023 theatre season, which includes 'Legally Blonde' and 'Romeo + Juliet.'

The School of Theatre, Film & Television announces its

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TFTV announces 2022-2023 theatre season

Macias completes Wassaic Project residency

Macias completes Wassaic Project residencyLEARN MORE

School of Art Assistant Professor Alex Macias recently completed an artist-in-residency with the Wassaic Project in New York.

School of Art Assistant Professor Alex Macias recently

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Macias completes Wassaic Project residency
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