Art That Ignites the Senses

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.

How can the arts inform future space exploration

How can the arts inform future space explorationLEARN MORE

How can the arts can intersect with space exploration? A four-person all-artist crew undertook a simulated moon mission to find out. 

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How can the arts inform future space exploration

Sewing in Space

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Ivy Wahome is set to embark on a space simulation in Biosphere 2 for the Imagination 1 all-artist crew, March 10-15.

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Sewing in Space

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.

An all-artist crew from the University of Arizona, a

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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.

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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.

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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
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School of Art grabs top 10 Illustration ranking

School of Art grabs top 10 Illustration rankingLEARN MORE

The University of Arizona School of Art’s Illustration, Design and Animation program is ranked 10th in the nation among public schools.

The University of Arizona School of Art’s Illustration,

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School of Art grabs top 10 Illustration ranking

Bernal 'Monografía' illuminates photographer's impact

Bernal 'Monografía' illuminates photographer's impactLEARN MORE

“Louis Carlos Bernal: Monografía” is a landmark survey of one of the most significant American photographers of the 20th century.

“Louis Carlos Bernal: Monografía” is a landmark survey

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Bernal 'Monografía' illuminates photographer's impact

Ansel Adams’ timeless portraits immortalized on stamps

Ansel Adams’ timeless portraits immortalized on stampsLEARN MORE

The U.S. Postal Service dedicated a commemorative series of 16 stamps celebrating the photography of Ansel Adams on May 15.

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Ansel Adams’ timeless portraits immortalized on stamps

The Sky is the Limit for Skylar Fry

The Sky is the Limit for Skylar FryLEARN MORE

Skylar Fry was named the Outstanding Senior for the College of Fine Arts and School of Dance at the 2024 CFA Graduation Convocation, May 12..

Skylar Fry was named the Outstanding Senior for the College

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The Sky is the Limit for Skylar Fry

College leadership transitions, faculty promotions announced

College leadership transitions, faculty promotions announcedLEARN MORE

Yuri Makino will serve as Interim Dean for Academic Affairs and Student Success for the College of Fine Arts beginning in the fall.

Yuri Makino will serve as Interim Dean for Academic Affairs

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College leadership transitions, faculty promotions announced
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