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Arizona Arts features immersive, interactive art experiences through Arizona Arts Live, School of Art, Center For Creative Photography, and UAMA. These exhibits put you front and center in the middle of the action, creating a hands-on arts experience perfect for Instagramming or just savoring.

All-artist crew to undertake a six-day simulated moon mission

All-artist crew to undertake a six-day simulated moon missionLEARN MORE

An all-artist crew from the University of Arizona, a writer, dancer, poet and textile artist, will undertake a six-day simulated moon mission.

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All-artist crew to undertake a six-day simulated moon mission

Arizona Arts at TEDxUArizona 2023

Arizona Arts at TEDxUArizona 2023LEARN MORE

Arizona Arts was well represented at TEDxUArizona: Spirit of Wonder on Nov. 1 at Centennial Hall. Now you can watch all of the talks here.

Arizona Arts was well represented at TEDxUArizona: Spirit

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Arizona Arts at TEDxUArizona 2023

Jeremy Denk to launch new artist residency for piano

Jeremy Denk to launch new artist residency for pianoLEARN MORE

Jeremy Denk to launch the inaugural Sandra F. Lai Residency in Piano at the University of Arizona School of Music, Oct. 27-29.

Jeremy Denk to launch the inaugural Sandra F. Lai Residency

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Jeremy Denk to launch new artist residency for piano

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

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

Meet Peter Torpey of Live and Immersive Arts

Meet Peter Torpey of Live and Immersive ArtsLEARN MORE

Peter Torpey is the Live and Immersive Arts program director, which includes a new interdisciplinary degree in the College of Fine Arts.

Peter Torpey is the Live and Immersive Arts program

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Meet Peter Torpey of Live and Immersive Arts

New opportunities for cultivating arts research

New opportunities for cultivating arts researchLEARN MORE

New opportunities for cultivating arts research are available to College of Fine Arts faculty, like RII seed grants and Udall Fellowships.

New opportunities for cultivating arts research are

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New opportunities for cultivating arts research

Free student tickets for dance, music, theatre and Arizona Arts Live

Free student tickets for dance, music, theatre and Arizona Arts LiveLEARN MORE

Arizona Arts is excited to share that this semester, college and high school students are eligible to attend many performances for free!

Arizona Arts is excited to share that this semester,

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Free student tickets for dance, music, theatre and Arizona Arts Live

Ripple Effect takes Dorsey Kaufmann to Venice

Ripple Effect takes Dorsey Kaufmann to VeniceLEARN MORE

Dorsey Kaufmann’s immersive installation, “Ripple Effect,” was exhibited in Venice, Italy, at the ACM Conference on Creativity and Cognition.

Dorsey Kaufmann’s immersive installation, “Ripple

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Ripple Effect takes Dorsey Kaufmann to Venice

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

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

The powerful connection between music and memories

The powerful connection between music and memoriesLEARN MORE

How is it that you can remember the lyrics to a song from your childhood, but you have trouble remembering what you had for breakfast?

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The powerful connection between music and memories

Arizona Arts at SXSW 2022, a look back

Arizona Arts at SXSW 2022, a look backLEARN MORE

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

The Arizona Wonder House was a hit at SXSW 2022, in large

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Arizona Arts at SXSW 2022, a look back

StellarScape awarded Sensor Lab seed grant

StellarScape awarded Sensor Lab seed grantLEARN MORE

Yuanyuan “Kay” He has been awarded a University of Arizona Health Sciences' Sensor Lab seed grant for her immersive, multimedia production, StellarScape; one of eight

Yuanyuan “Kay” He has been awarded a University of

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StellarScape awarded Sensor Lab seed grant

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

StellarScape tells an immersive, multimedia story of a star

StellarScape tells an immersive, multimedia story of a starLEARN MORE

StellarScape tells an immersive, multimedia story of a star in music, dance, and cinematography with astrophysical simulation. 

StellarScape tells an immersive, multimedia story of a star

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StellarScape tells an immersive, multimedia story of a star

Creative Encounters in Awe Walking

Creative Encounters in Awe WalkingLEARN MORE

Recent neuroscience research shows that going on awe walks, looking for things that inspire childlike wonder, can promote wellness.

Recent neuroscience research shows that going on awe walks,

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Creative Encounters in Awe Walking
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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.

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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.

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Arizona Arts Challenges for 2024 Giving Day

Fundraising goal met for new Pride of Arizona uniforms

Fundraising goal met for new Pride of Arizona uniformsLEARN MORE

Fundraising goal was met for new uniforms for the Pride of Arizona Marching Band members, who will don the new uniforms next fall.

Fundraising goal was met for new uniforms for the Pride of

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Fundraising goal met for new Pride of Arizona uniforms

Four students earn opportunity at 50th President's Concert

Four students earn opportunity at 50th President's ConcertLEARN MORE

Four students earn opportunity to perform at the the 50th Annual President’s Concert celebrating student excellence in the School of Music.

Four students earn opportunity to perform at the the 50th

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Four students earn opportunity at 50th President's Concert
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