The Arts

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.
Wicker plaques from Third Mesa, made from rabbitbrush, dune broom and yucca, from left: Hiilili katsina, ca. 1935; Si’ohemiskatsina (Zuni Hemis katsina), ca. 1910; Sa’lakwmana (Shalako maiden katsina), ca. 1905. (Photo courtesy of Arizona State Museum)
Jan. 25, 2018
The 208 donated baskets join more than 30,000 specimens in the museum's unparalleled collection of woven American Indian items.
Sept. 27, 2017
The festival, which begins next week, will examine moments of principled defiance, quiet dissent and thundering discord throughout history — and the changes they created.
UA journalism faculty member William Schmidt (left) interviews UA alumnus Richard Gilman about the Oscar-winning film "Spotlight." Gilman was publisher of The Boston Globe when it won a Pulitzer Prize for uncovering abuse by Catholic priests. The movie is based on the Globe's reporting.
Sept. 12, 2017
Jill Jorden Spitz, a 1989 UA journalism graduate, will talk about ethics and sourcing after Sunday's screening of "Shattered Glass," which kicks off the "Journalism on Screen" series.
The Filmstacker development team (from left): Craig Boesewetter. Kimberly Daly (on screen), Matt Rahr, Cody Sheehy and J.D. Gibbs. (Photo courtesy of Cody Sheehy)
Aug. 19, 2016
Developed by the UA media team that produced "Beyond the Mirage," the Filmstacker system allows users to create, share and discuss online mini-documentaries.

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