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With its awe-inspiring landscapes and unique culture, Southern Arizona has long been a haven for visual artists. Visit and view the very best in visual arts in the galleries of the University of Arizona Museum of Art, School of Art, University of Arizona Museum of Art, and the world-renowned Center for Creative Photography, home to the archival collections of 270 master photographers, including Ansel Adams. Explore our visual art experiences and make your life more colorful.

CFA faculty awarded RII production seed grants

CFA faculty awarded RII production seed grantsLEARN MORE

The University of Arizona Office for Research, Innovation and Impact has awarded its 2022-2023 production seed grants to CFA group projects.

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CFA faculty awarded RII production seed grants

ABOR confirms Sama Alshaibi as Regents Professor

ABOR confirms Sama Alshaibi as Regents ProfessorLEARN MORE

On April 7, the Arizona Board of Regents voted to confirm the appointment of School of Art Professor Sama Alshaibi as a Regents Professor.

On April 7, the Arizona Board of Regents voted to confirm

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ABOR confirms Sama Alshaibi as Regents Professor

Anupam Singh's Socially Engaged Art

Anupam Singh's Socially Engaged ArtLEARN MORE

Last winter, Anupam Singh was teaching English in rural communities in the Himalayas. Today he is studying in the University Fellows program.

Last winter, Anupam Singh was teaching English in rural

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Anupam Singh's Socially Engaged Art

Arts students join University Fellows 2021-2022 cohort

Arts students join University Fellows 2021-2022 cohortLEARN MORE

Arts students join the University Fellows 2021-2022 cohort: artist Anupam Singh and clarinetist Gloria Ines Orozco Dorado.

Arts students join the University Fellows 2021-2022 cohort:

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Arts students join University Fellows 2021-2022 cohort

Antebi's animations help explain viruses, vaccines, COVID

Antebi's animations help explain viruses, vaccines, COVIDLEARN MORE

Assistant Professor Nicole Antebi worked on an animation team for the American Museum of Natural History’s recent COVID series. 

Assistant Professor Nicole Antebi worked on an animation

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Antebi's animations help explain viruses, vaccines, COVID

Alanna Airitam's powerful portraits of symbolic saints

Alanna Airitam's powerful portraits of symbolic saintsLEARN MORE

The Center for Creative Photography will feature the work of Tucson-based fine arts photographer Alanna Airitam, April 16-Oct. 29, in Tucson.

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Alanna Airitam's powerful portraits of symbolic saints

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

de Kooning documentary drops at SXSW 2022

de Kooning documentary drops at SXSW 2022LEARN MORE

The Thief Collector unravels the layers of the infamous de Kooning heist, exploring how far someone would go for something that they covet.

The Thief Collector unravels the layers of the infamous de

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de Kooning documentary drops at SXSW 2022

Korean photography is the subject of School of Art series

Korean photography is the subject of School of Art seriesLEARN MORE

The School of Art launches a new symposium series examining Asian photography, starting with “Photography and Korea: History and Practice.”

The School of Art launches a new symposium series examining

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Korean photography is the subject of School of Art series

Dr. Cherise Smith recognized for distinguished scholarship

Dr. Cherise Smith recognized for distinguished scholarshipLEARN MORE

School of Art alumna Dr. Cherise Smith (MA ‘97/BA ‘91, Art History) received the Eldredge Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in American Art by the Smithsonian American Art

School of Art alumna Dr. Cherise Smith (MA ‘97/BA ‘91,

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Dr. Cherise Smith recognized for distinguished scholarship

A scientific, artistic look at trees

A scientific, artistic look at treesLEARN MORE

A scientific, artistic look at trees from the Center for Creative Photography and the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, beginning Feb. 5.

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A scientific, artistic look at trees

Medici Mondays: David Baboila

Medici Mondays: David BaboilaLEARN MORE

David Baboila digitized, catalogued, and archived over 8,000 photographs from gay men in Tucson, thanks to the Medici Circle donors.

David Baboila digitized, catalogued, and archived over

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Medici Mondays: David Baboila

Setzer discusses his experience at Biennale Architettura

Setzer discusses his experience at Biennale ArchitetturaLEARN MORE

School of Art Professor Gary Setzer discusses his project, “The Corridor,” that was accepted and exhibited at the Biennale Architettura 2021.

School of Art Professor Gary Setzer discusses his project,

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Setzer discusses his experience at Biennale Architettura

Wonder Makes Me Move

Wonder Makes Me MoveLEARN MORE

'Wonder Makes Me Move' tells the story of University of Arizona School of Dance alumnus Taylor Bradley, animated by a School of Art student.

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Wonder Makes Me Move

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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CUES Spanning Boundaries Challenge

CUES Spanning Boundaries ChallengeLEARN MORE

School of Art’s Nicole Antebi has been selected for the Center for University Education Scholarship (CUES) 2022 Spanning Boundaries Team.

School of Art’s Nicole Antebi has been selected for the

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CUES Spanning Boundaries Challenge

Choreographer Joe Tremaine given honorary degree

Choreographer Joe Tremaine given honorary degreeLEARN MORE

The University of Arizona bestowed choreographer Joe Tremaine with an Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree during the University Commencement.

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Choreographer Joe Tremaine given honorary degree

For Katie Baird falling into music was a happy accident

For Katie Baird falling into music was a happy accidentLEARN MORE

Everyone falls into their passion their own way. Maybe an early trip to an art museum or a concert provides a spark of inspiration. For senior violist Katie Baird falling into

Everyone falls into their passion their own way. Maybe an

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For Katie Baird falling into music was a happy accident

Duane Cyrus appointed School of Dance director

Duane Cyrus appointed School of Dance directorLEARN MORE

Duane Cyrus has been appointed the Director for the University of Arizona School of Dance, beginning July 1. 

Duane Cyrus has been appointed the Director for the

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Duane Cyrus appointed School of Dance director

CFA faculty awarded RII production seed grants

CFA faculty awarded RII production seed grantsLEARN MORE

The University of Arizona Office for Research, Innovation and Impact has awarded its 2022-2023 production seed grants to CFA group projects.

The University of Arizona Office for Research, Innovation

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CFA faculty awarded RII production seed grants

2022 student awards announced at CFA spring graduations

2022 student awards announced at CFA spring graduationsLEARN MORE

At the College of Fine Arts Spring Graduations in May, each of the four schools announced award winners for Outstanding Senior and GTA.

At the College of Fine Arts Spring Graduations in May,

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2022 student awards announced at CFA spring graduations
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