1. VIRTUAL ART TRIVIA HAPPY HOUR: GIFT-GIVING

    Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022 | 5p This month’s theme is what some call “the reason for the season” – giving. Whether gifted from the heart or with an ulterior motive, all of the artworks featured in this round came with a metaphorical bow. As usual, the multiple choice questions will be fun for all trivia lovers (no art […]

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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. 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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  8. 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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