University of Arizona Museum of Art

1031 N Olive Road | Tucson, AZ 85721

 

Schools can choose from three tour options during the 2018-19 school year. Unless noted, tours at the UAMA are held Tuesday through Friday at 10:00 am. See below for descriptions.

*A chaperone limit of 1 chaperone to 10 students is required.

Tour Option #1: Poetic Based Encounters with Art

Specialized tour offered in collaboration by the UAMA and the UA Poetry Center. Guided tour and poetry writing response to the contemporary artwork of Umar Rashid/Frohawk Two Feather’s exhibition, “What is the color when black is burned? The Gold War Part 1”. Whose story gets told? What stories are missing from our history books? What is your favorite story about Tucson? We will explore artwork in the galleries and create poetic responses to the experience.

Availability: Select Tuesdays – February 5, 12, 19, 26 and March 5, 12, and 19
Max. Group Size: 3
0 per tour
Grades: 4-12
Tour Length: 90 minutes

Tour Option #2: Art History Time Travel

Docent guided tour of the UAMA’s permanent collection, including works from the Early Renaissance through the modern day. What drives humanity to create, and to invent? Take a tour and be shaken out of the everyday by artwork from Vigee Le Brun, Jackson Pollock, Georgia O’Keeffe, Mark Rothko and more! Tours are inquiry-based and encourage close looking and critical thinking.

Availability: October 1, 2018 – May 31, 2019
Max. Group Size: 
50 per tour
Grades: K-12
Tour Length: 60 minutes

Tour Option #3: 6&6: Art and Science Collaborations in Action

Docent guided tour of the exhibit “6&6”. Six artists and six scientists worked together to portray a better understanding of the Sonoran Desert. The exhibit offers new ways to see and appreciate the Sonoran Desert. Tours are inquiry-based and encourage close looking and critical thinking.

Availability: December 22, 2018 – March 31, 2019
Max. Group Size: 
50 per tour
Grades: K-12
Tour Length: 60 minutes

 

Additional Information

Lunch Options: Food and drinks are not allowed in the museum.

Study Guide: Online resources are available at the UAMA website

Parking: UAMA School Tour Information

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