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University of Arizona Museum of Art

1031 N Olive Rd, Tucson, AZ 85721-0002
+1 520-621-7567
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A gem in the desert !!!

They had a great exhibit of Dali's and a number of good artists like Gallego in this two story... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2015
Robert A
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Tucson, Arizona
Nice Exhibit

The museum is small but has a fairly wide variety of exhibits. The facility is well maintained and... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2015
Julie B
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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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Tucson’s premier art collection. Seven centuries of art - one museum. Home to the spectacular, 26 surviving panels of the Altarpiece of Ciudad Rodrigo, acknowledged by scholars as the finest 15th century Castilian altarpiece outside of Spain. Dynamic, changing exhibitions, check website. Hours: Tuesday – Friday, 9 am – 5 pm; Saturday & Sunday, 12 - 4 pm. Closed: Mondays and University holidays. Admission: Adults - $5 / children, students with ID, UA faculty and staff – free.
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Reviewed 31 July 2015

They had a great exhibit of Dali's and a number of good artists like Gallego in this two story facility. I would estimate about an hour to two hours to visit all the paintings and sculptures, more if you want to relax and enjoy the...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2015

The museum is small but has a fairly wide variety of exhibits. The facility is well maintained and has two floors. One area is dedicated to student art which is very interesting, and the exhibits rotate every few months - Andy Warhol and Dali showings...More

1  Thank Julie B
Reviewed 1 May 2015

My niece and I went to see the "Figures and Expressions in 20th Century America" exhibit (which is no longer there) and we weren't disappointed. It was fun to put our faces into a few of the paintings. We're leaving town but we'll definitely go...More

1  Thank yumaborn
Reviewed 9 April 2015

Small but surprising museum! Dali portraits of Old Testament figures are simple and powerful. The museum's core, though, is Fernando Gallego's alter pieces: astonishingly modern and emotional; could spend several hours just contemplating in one room.

2  Thank AllanGo
Reviewed 25 March 2015

It doesn't matter what exhibit the Museum is showing, the art is beautifully hung and displayed. Groups or individuals are welcomed. Docents are always available for questions or tours. I l love the gift shop which always has good representation of artist items at good...More

1  Thank Judois
Reviewed 7 March 2015

The museum is not very large, but there is a lot of art packed into it. The Andy Warhol artwork was worth the visit. If you are in the area, I would suggest to anyone that they stop and check it out. It does not...More

Thank Ryan O
Reviewed 21 February 2015

This art museum on the University of Arizona campus near Park Avenue and Speedway Boulevard may be small, but it is beautifully curated and contains sculpture and paintings that are well worth viewing. For example, Mark Rothko's large "Green on Blue" (1956) features saturated color...More

1  Thank Rumples
Reviewed 1 February 2015

We stopped by here on a recent road trip to the area. We were actually looking for the Center for Creative Photography across the way which was closed for the month. We were more than pleasantly surprised by the collection - a wide range of...More

Thank Barbara F
Reviewed 19 December 2014

The U of A Museum of Art has a small, but excellent collection, especially Medieval art. They regularly run special exhibits which are always well done

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 13 December 2014

With a wide-ranging collection that far outreaches mere teaching needs, this place is a real surprise. It has a multi-piece Castilian Renaissance altar piece sequence and one of the finest Rothkos I have ever seen, also a bequest from sculptor Jacques Lifschitz, that includes several...More

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