Arts & Culture

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Arts & Culture

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Arizona Arts Live

Escape for an afternoon or evening in the world’s finest dance, classical, jazz, blues, and world music as Arizona Arts Live brings awe-inspiring events to Southern Arizona each year. Most performances are held in historic Centennial Hall on the University of Arizona campus.

Arizona State Museum

Arizona State Museum

Experience the ancient indigenous and enduring Native cultures of Arizona, the American Southwest, and northern Mexico. The Smithsonian-affiliated Arizona State Museum is the oldest, largest anthropological research museum in the region (est. 1893), and home to the world's largest and most comprehensive collections of Southwest Indian pottery and American Indian basketry.

Center for Creative Photography building

Center for Creative Photography

Experience this one-of-a-kind archive, museum, and research center dedicated to photography as an art form and cultural record. Rotating exhibits feature collections of Ansel Adams, Edward Weston, Garry Winogrand, Harry Callahan, and other great 20th century photographers.

Fred Fox School of Music building

Fred Fox School of Music

Music on campus offers solo and ensemble recitals throughout the year.

Poetry Center building

Poetry Center

Become well-versed in the spirit of poetry with more than 70,000 poetry-related items housed in one of our country’s premier literary arts centers. The internationally renowned library collection, exhibitions, readings, lectures, classes, and family activities are available year-round.

School of Theatre, Film and Television class

School of Theatre, Film & Television

Let the students at the University of Arizona School of Theatre, Film & Television amaze you with their incredible talent and intense creative passion. Engage in a variety of theatrical performances, student film screenings, special film presentations, and so much more.

Stevie Eller Dance Theatre building

Stevie Eller Dance Theatre

Home to the University of Arizona Dance Ensemble, this award-winning, state-of-the-art complex hosts rehearsals and more than 40 breathtaking performances a year for the public, including ballet, jazz and modern dance works.

Special Collections section of UArizona Library

University Libraries, Special Collections

Discover a treasure trove of historical Southwestern documents and photos, and unique, unusual books, letters, and manuscripts, only at the University of Arizona. Changing exhibits present a variety of topics from indigenous languages to video gaming.

UArizona Museum of Art building

University of Arizona Museum of Art

See the world through a colorful collection of visual arts. With more than 5,000 paintings, sculptures, prints, and drawings, with an emphasis on European and American fine art, the University of Arizona Museum of Art illustrates the importance of art in society.

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