ARIZONA STATE MUSEUM
Experience the ancient and enduring Native cultures of the region through content-rich exhibits, dynamic docent tours, engaging programs, exciting travel tours, hands-on workshops, a research library and archives, and an educational museum store. Established in 1893, ASM is the oldest and largest anthropology museum in the region, an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, and home of the world’s largest and most comprehensive collections of Southwest Indian pottery and American Indian basketry.
Open Monday-Saturday, 10a.m.-5p.m.
Closed Sundays and federal and state holidays
Admission: Adults $5, kids free
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. The center’s changing exhibits include key collections of Ansel Adams, Edward Weston, Garry Winogrand, Harry Callahan and other great 20th century photographers.
Open Tuesday-Friday, 9a.m.- 4p.m.
Saturday 1-4 p.m.
Closed Sunday and Monday
UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA MUSEUM OF ART
The University of Arizona Museum of Art houses wide-ranging collections of over 5,000 paintings, sculptures, prints and drawings, with an emphasis on European and American fine art from the Renaissance to the present.
Open Tuesday-Friday, 9a.m.- 5p.m.
Saturday-Sunday, 12-4 p.m.
Closed Monday and University holidays
Admission: $5 for adults, free for museum members, children, students with ID and UA faculty and staff
With over 26,000 specimens, the Mineral Museum is one of the top university mineral and meteorite collections in the country.
FLANDRAU SCIENCE CENTER & PLANETARIUM
Open your mind at Southern Arizona’s only planetarium, with fun and educational programs for everyone. Hands-on exhibits and sky shows highlight the wonders of science, and music laser shows immerse audiences in light and sound. Tour the heavens via the observatory’s 16-inch telescope (no reservations needed). Open seven days a week, see website or call for hours, exhibits and admission information.
The UA campus is the oldest continually maintained green space in Arizona. This unique collection of trees, shrubs and plants offers specimens from arid and semi-arid climates around the world. More than 50 campus trees are the only existing samples of their kind in Arizona and several are unique in the Southwest.
Just north of Tucson on Oracle Road/Highway 77, explore a “world under glass.” Biosphere 2 contains a living rainforest, ocean and four other biomes in a 3.14-acre laboratory. Tours take you inside this engineering marvel where construction and experiments on the Landscape Earth Observatory have begun. Experience one of Time Life Books 50 must-see “Wonders of the World.”
Open daily, 9a.m.- 4p.m.
Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day
Admission: Adults $20; Seniors, AAA, Military $18; Children $13; UA CatCard $10
A collection of over 60,000 artifacts from pharmacies in Arizona.
JIM CLICK HALL OF CHAMPIONS
Live the heritage and rich traditions of Arizona Athletics. Rotating exhibits feature historic moments in UA sports history and the legendary Wildcat student-athletes and coaches who have contributed to Arizona’s tradition of excellence.
Open Monday-Friday, 9a.m.- 5p.m.
Closed Sunday and holidays, hours vary on game days
SCHOOL OF MUSIC
The School of Music offers a wide variety of degree programs and musical experiences, and presents over 300 concerts and recitals each year.
ARIZONA REPERTORY THEATRE
The theater company for the UA School of Theatre, Film and Television is one of the oldest programs in the nation. Presents award-winning student performances at the Tornabene and Marroney theaters.
SCHOOL OF DANCE
The School of Dance provides instruction in the art, teaching and analysis of dance. The dance curriculum offers technique in ballet, jazz and modern dance, choreography and ample performing experience, leading to the Bachelor of Fine Arts with a major in dance.
A campus movie theater equipped with Dolby Digital Sound, 340 seats and a 26-by-11-foot screen. Assisted-hearing devices are available.
HANSON FILM INSTITUTE
Offering programs for students, emerging filmmakers and media entrepreneurs who want to contribute significantly to the art and/or business of filmmaking and have an influential role in the film industry.
Founded in 1960 to maintain and cherish the spirit of poetry, the UA Poetry Center sponsors readings and lectures, classes and workshops, writing residencies and more. Its significant archives are open to the public.
SCHOOL OF ART GALLERIES
Exhibits student, faculty and professional artists of excellence in a broad range of media and concepts.
The Union Galleries in the Student Union offer unique collections that feature a variety of media, on display year-round. Galleries include: Union Gallery, 3rd Floor and the Kachina Lounge and Gallery.