The Arts

Pablo Esteban Quiñonez Paz learned to play guitar through Lead Guitar, part of the UA CFA in Schools outreach program. He plans to pursue a degree in music at the UA. (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
June 5, 2019
Housed in the UA College of Fine Arts, the CFA in Schools outreach program helps K-12 schools establish classes to teach general music, guitar, drums and dance.
Among the films featured at Tucson Cine Mexico this year is "Guie'dani's Navel," directed by Xavi Sala, which will have its Arizona premiere on March 29. Sótera Cruz (right) stars in the film, which follows a young girl who moves from her Oaxacan village to Mexico City when her mother takes a job as a live-in maid for a wealthy family.
March 22, 2019
Tucson Cine Mexico features free screenings of Spanish-language films, with English subtitles, and discussions with Mexican filmmakers.
"Art and health should not be separate," says medical humanities instructor Ellen Melamed. "They aren’t separate, any more than the mind and the body are separate." (Photo: Michelle Doggett/UA College of Humanities)
March 15, 2019
A new collaboration between the UA College of Medicine – Tucson and the College of Humanities is focusing on teaching medical students empathy and compassion.
Members of Tíolacadh, the UA's traditional Irish music ensemble, learn tunes from each other by ear. (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
March 12, 2019
For the UA's Irish music ensemble, rehearsals are about more than just the tunes. "We want to connect, and the music is there to connect everybody," said ensemble director Dawn Corso.
UA musical theater students rehearse with actress Kristin Chenoweth for a one-night performance in Tucson. (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
Jan. 23, 2019
Ten UA musical theater students got a special real-world learning experience when they were invited to perform alongside award-winning Broadway, film and television actress Kristin Chenoweth.
UA President Robert C. Robbins (right) meets with Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer David Hume Kennerly (left) and his wife, Rebecca Soladay Kennerly. (Photo: Chris Richards)
Oct. 2, 2018
Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer and photojournalist David Hume Kennerly has been given an honorary appointment as the first UA Presidential Scholar.
UA Dance Ensemble members Maxwell Foster and Lydia Marbach. (Photo: Ed Flores)
Sept. 26, 2018
The UA's Bachelor of Fine Arts programs in dance, musical theater, and theater design and technology each placed in the top 10 among public universities in the latest rankings from OnStage.
June 1, 2018
From Ansel Adams to Joan Liftin, the Heritage Gallery at the UA's Center for Creative Photography offers a year-round window into the past and present of American photography.
Lyn Hart was working as a nurse at Tucson's Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital when she first laid eyes on Tumamoc Hill. (Photo: Mari Cleven)
Feb. 16, 2018
A new program funded by the UA’s Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry is transforming the popular walking spot into a creative hub for artists and scientists.

Pages