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Father inspires Art alum's Oppenheimer exhibit

Father inspires Art alum's Oppenheimer exhibitLEARN MORE

Even before the Oscar-winning film “Oppenheimer” hit theaters, University of Arizona School of Art alum Ernesto A. Trujillo created a striking collection of

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Father inspires Art alum's Oppenheimer exhibit

The benefits and impact of the diversity event grants

The benefits and impact of the diversity event grantsLEARN MORE

Drs. Daniel Linder and Elizabeth Schauer discuss how the Diversity & Inclusion Event Grants have benefited their program and students.

Drs. Daniel Linder and Elizabeth Schauer discuss how the

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The benefits and impact of the diversity event grants

Five JustArts Fellows answer five questions

Five JustArts Fellows answer five questionsLEARN MORE

The second cohort of the JustArts Fellows will be giving their final presentations on March 25 at the University of Arizona Museum of Art. 

The second cohort of the JustArts Fellows will be giving

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Five JustArts Fellows answer five questions

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

Meet Maya Jackson: A landscape-based, conceptual photographer

Meet Maya Jackson: A landscape-based, conceptual photographerLEARN MORE

Meet Maya Jackson, a landscape-based, conceptual photographer graduate student from Richmond, Virginia, and MFA graduate student.

Meet Maya Jackson, a landscape-based, conceptual

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Meet Maya Jackson: A landscape-based, conceptual photographer

Tiffany Fraser, the maestro behind the curtains of Sweeney Todd

Tiffany Fraser, the maestro behind the curtains of Sweeney ToddLEARN MORE

"Sweeney Todd," the iconic Broadway musical, is ready for its final weekend of performances, under the care of stage manager Tiffany Fraser.

"Sweeney Todd," the iconic Broadway musical, is ready for

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Tiffany Fraser, the maestro behind the curtains of Sweeney Todd

Dancing in Space

Dancing in SpaceLEARN MORE

Associate Dance Professor Elizabeth ‘Liz’ George is among the four artists participating in Imagination 1, a six-day simulated moon mission.

Associate Dance Professor Elizabeth ‘Liz’ George is

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Dancing in Space

Kylie Baird named 2023-24 Presser Scholar

Kylie Baird named 2023-24 Presser ScholarLEARN MORE

Kylie Baird was named the 2023-2024 Presser Scholar at the University of Arizona School of Music, a prestigious award for music majors. 

Kylie Baird was named the 2023-2024 Presser Scholar at the

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Kylie Baird named 2023-24 Presser Scholar

Graduate fellow Caballero tells lucha libre story

Graduate fellow Caballero tells lucha libre storyLEARN MORE

The first time Andrés Caballero entered Arena México, called the “cathedral of lucha libre” professional wrestling, he was hooked. “I remember feeling

The first time Andrés Caballero entered Arena

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Graduate fellow Caballero tells lucha libre story

Internships give art students professional insight

Internships give art students professional insightLEARN MORE

Linda Garcia Escobar wants to be an art educator after growing up in a family of teachers and artists. Marcelino Flores hopes to expand his hobby of creating

Linda Garcia Escobar wants to be an art educator

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Internships give art students professional insight

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

The inaugural School of Dance Scholarship Benefit on Feb.

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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

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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Father inspires Art alum's Oppenheimer exhibit

Father inspires Art alum's Oppenheimer exhibitLEARN MORE

Even before the Oscar-winning film “Oppenheimer” hit theaters, University of Arizona School of Art alum Ernesto A. Trujillo created a striking collection of

Even before the Oscar-winning film “Oppenheimer” hit

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Father inspires Art alum's Oppenheimer exhibit

The benefits and impact of the diversity event grants

The benefits and impact of the diversity event grantsLEARN MORE

Drs. Daniel Linder and Elizabeth Schauer discuss how the Diversity & Inclusion Event Grants have benefited their program and students.

Drs. Daniel Linder and Elizabeth Schauer discuss how the

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The benefits and impact of the diversity event grants

Five JustArts Fellows answer five questions

Five JustArts Fellows answer five questionsLEARN MORE

The second cohort of the JustArts Fellows will be giving their final presentations on March 25 at the University of Arizona Museum of Art. 

The second cohort of the JustArts Fellows will be giving

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Five JustArts Fellows answer five questions

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. 

How can the arts can intersect with space exploration? A

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How can the arts inform future space exploration

Meet Maya Jackson: A landscape-based, conceptual photographer

Meet Maya Jackson: A landscape-based, conceptual photographerLEARN MORE

Meet Maya Jackson, a landscape-based, conceptual photographer graduate student from Richmond, Virginia, and MFA graduate student.

Meet Maya Jackson, a landscape-based, conceptual

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Meet Maya Jackson: A landscape-based, conceptual photographer

Tiffany Fraser, the maestro behind the curtains of Sweeney Todd

Tiffany Fraser, the maestro behind the curtains of Sweeney ToddLEARN MORE

"Sweeney Todd," the iconic Broadway musical, is ready for its final weekend of performances, under the care of stage manager Tiffany Fraser.

"Sweeney Todd," the iconic Broadway musical, is ready for

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Tiffany Fraser, the maestro behind the curtains of Sweeney Todd

Sewing in Space

Sewing in SpaceLEARN MORE

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

Ivy Wahome is set to embark on a space simulation in

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Sewing in Space

Dancing in Space

Dancing in SpaceLEARN MORE

Associate Dance Professor Elizabeth ‘Liz’ George is among the four artists participating in Imagination 1, a six-day simulated moon mission.

Associate Dance Professor Elizabeth ‘Liz’ George is

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Dancing in Space
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