UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA MUSEUM OF ART
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NOVEMBER AT THE MUSEUM

The temperature may be cooling down, but the Museum is heating up! Fires of Change opens next Thursday, November 19 with a reception from 5:00 - 7:00 pm. See the work for the first time, listen to a reading by poet David Chorlton and a presentation by artist Bryan David Griffith, and get a glimpse what's to come at the Museum! With November also comes holiday hours: we will be closed Wednesday, November 11 in observance of Veterans Day and Thursday and Friday November 26 and 27 in observance of Thanksgiving. 
Stephen Pyne at the Museum
On Thursday, December 3 from 5:00 -7:00 pm, University of Arizona Press author Stephen J. Pyne joins us for a program in conjunction with Fires of Change. A fusion of art and science, author and fire expert Pyne tells the improbable story of the world's most famous forest fire painting. Painted in 1898 by Russian artist Alexei Kuzmich Denisov-Uralsky, it was an integral part of the doomed Russian contribution to the St. Louis World's Fair in 1904. Reproduced several times, the image became one of the most recognizable forest fire paintings in the world, while the sordid story of the original is shrouded in mystery. Pyne will also sign copies of his new book, Between Two Fires, published by The University of Arizona Press. The program is included with Museum admission.  Learn more
Visit to Mission San Xavier del Bac
Think you've seen San Xavier?  Think again! Join the Museum for a unique behind-the-scenes tour of Mission San Xavier del Bac on Wednesday, December 9   at 11:00 am.  This tour will be led by Tim Lewis and Matilde Rubio, Xavier Restoration Specialists, with special guest, Patronato Executive Director Miles Green.  The tour is free, although a $20 donation is encouraged.  Please RSVP here by Friday, December 4th. For more information, please contact Holly Brown at the Museum at (520) 621-7568 or brownhb@email.arizona.edu.
Bring a Friend Day
Do you love the Museum? Come to this open house and bring a friend who's never visited before! We'll be hosting fun activities throughout the day like docent tours of new exhibitions, art-making activities, and a raffle for fun activities all around Tucson. Members- use your guest passes and share your love for art. Students- celebrate the end of the semester with a burst of creativity. Learn more

Upcoming Programs and Events
Art Sprouts
November 18, 9:00 am
Join us for Art Sprouts! Children and their adults will explore works of art, move their bodies, and investigate objects and art materials.  Learn more
Fires of Change opening reception
November 19, 5:00-7:00 pm
Celebrate the opening of Fires of Change! Poet David Chorlton will do a reading, and artist Bryan David Griffith will present on his work.
Stephen Pyne at the Museum
December 3, 5:00-7:00 pm
University of Arizona Press author Stephen J. Pyne joins us to tell the improbable story of the world's most famous forest fire painting. Pyne will also sign copies of his new book, Between Two Fires. Learn more

Visit to Mission San Xavier del Bac
December 9
Enjoy a very special tour of the Mission with the Museum and learn about the restoration process from the restoration specialists. Reservations required.  Learn more
Bring a Friend Day
December 10
Friends of the Museum- bring a friend who's never visited before! This fun open house features tours, activities, and a raffle.  Learn more

Blake Little: Photographs from the Gay Rodeo opening reception
January 14, 5:00-7:00 pm
Artist Blake Little will be in attendance to present on his work at this special opening reception. Learn more

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