1. Encore/Debut

    Meet some of the newest members of the School of Theatre, Film & Television when our first year BFA Acting and Musical Theatre students perform monologues, scenes, and songs! Encore will celebrate the songs of contemporary writing duo Pasek & Paul, while Debut‘s “Censored Stories,” is made up of a curation of scenes drawn from plays that […]

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  2. “CONSERVING DE KOONING” VIRTUAL GETTY PANEL

    Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022 | 5:30p If you think of a damaged painting as a sick patient, Willem de Kooning’s Woman-Ochre was on life support. Among other things, the painting was rolled up – causing numerous fractures in the paint – after being cut from its canvas and stolen from the UAMA in 1985. This virtual panel discussion […]

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  3. VIRTUAL ART TRIVIA HAPPY HOUR: THANKSGIVING LEFTOVERS

    Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022 | 5p We know what you’re thinking – “But the event is *before* Thanksgiving, so why the ‘leftovers’ theme?” Well, hear us out. Since the inception of Art Trivia Happy Hour, we’ve had a cornucopia of themes. Inevitably, our hosts find themselves having to scrap a tasty trivia question or two […]

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  4. EMBODIMENT OF GRIEF

    Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022 | Noon When Woman-Ochre was cut from her frame and stolen from the UAMA in 1985, the community suffered psychological trauma not unlike the physical trauma sustained by the painting. The loss was felt well beyond the Museum’s walls and outside the city limits of Tucson, causing arts patrons and cultural institutions throughout the world to […]

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  5. OUR STORIES: HIGH SCHOOL ARTISTS 2023

    February 25 – May 20, 2023 This annual exhibition showcases the creativity and artistic achievement of high school artists across Tucson and Pima County. What unique artistic practices have teachers and student artists developed in classrooms across Southern Arizona? What ideas do young artists want to express, and how do they do it through art? Artworks are chosen […]

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  6. ART CRIME EXPERT ANTHONY AMORE

    While the UAMA celebrates a joyful conclusion to its Woman-Ochre saga, Anthony Amore – Director of Security and Chief Investigator at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum – hopes for a similarly happy ending. He is responsible for the ongoing efforts to recover 13 works stolen from the Gardner Museum on March 18, 1990 – the single largest property theft in the world! […]

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  7. Vaud

    An original work of visual theatre created by Theatre Studies students in collaboration with physical theatre creator Wolfe Bowart, Vaud is inspired by the colorful world of the American Vaudeville circuit of the turn of the 20th century and the culture that grew up around it – the costumes, the boarding houses, the travel, the stages and […]

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  8. Art Talk | Introducing Abstract Expressionism

    In the spirit of “Woman-Ochre” – the UAMA’s stolen, recovered, restored and now returned painting by pioneer Abstract Expressionist Willem de Kooning – the Museum is thrilled to host this talk by Modern and Contemporary Art expert Dr. Paul Ivey. Applauded by critics and discovered by the emerging art market, Abstract Expressionism was viewed as […]

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  9. Fall Community Day at UAMA

    If you haven’t had a chance to see “Woman-Ochre” – the UAMA’s stolen, recovered, restored and now returned painting – Fall Community Day is a great time! Oct. 22 | Noon – 4p | Free Admission Enjoy pay-what-you-wish admission, artmaking activities, the latest exhibitions, and a day at the Museum with friends and family. Kindness […]

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  10. Delivery Systems

    In Delivery Systems, 16 artists from across the United States will exhibit their work alongside the materials, mechanisms and collateral they used to ship that work to the gallery and plan their installation. All the artists live and work more than 100 miles from the Joseph Gross Gallery at the University of Arizona School of Art, […]

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