The University of Arizona

Online Exhibitions

Bronze pot

Winners of the Southwest Indian Art Fair Juried Competition

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Sepia-tone Curtis style student portrait

Photo ID: Portraits by Native Youth in response to Edward S. Curtis's Photographs of American Indians

Current object

Curator's Choice Interesting and unusual objects from our collections explained by ASM staff.

Gann dancers from a diorama in the Paths of Life exhibition

Panoramic Tour of Paths of Life

The Wall of Pots

The Pottery Project: Explore the Arnold and Doris Roland Wall of Pots


Lost Spanish Trails: The Expedition of Don José de Zúñiga

Pascola mask

The James S. Griffith Collection of Mayo and Yoeme Pascola Masks

 Classic poncho/sarape

Navajo Weaving at Arizona State Museum: 19th Century Blankets, 20th Century Rugs, 21st Century Views

Pottery: Nampeyo canteen

Saving Southwest Traditions
The Pottery Project: 2,000 Years - 20,000 Vessels

Visit the Virtual Reality Gallery and view pots in 3-D!

Prehistoric and historic artifacts

Vignettes in Time: Bureau of Land Management Collections at the Arizona State Museum

Dove eating Saguaro fruit

Saguaro Harvest Traditions of the Tohono O'odham

Procession at San Xavier de Bac

With an Eye on Culture: The Photography of Helga Teiwes

Flight of the Dragonflies by David Dawangyumptewa

Connections Across Generations: The Avery Collection of American Indian Paintings

What Would Frida Wear?

What Would Frida Wear?
Dress a Frida Kahlo Paper Doll in Clothes from the Cordry Collection

Nampeyo vessel

A Nampeyo Showcase

Quilt block

Portraits in Cloth: Tohono O'odham Quilts of Goldie Richmond

Stone walls of a trincheras site from above

In Flight:Adriel Heisey's Images of Trincheras Archaeology

En vuelo: Imágenes de Adriel Heisey de los cerros de trincheras

Anasazi ruin

Native Languages of ArizonaOpens in a new window

A project in collaboration with The University of Arizona Department of LinguisticsOpens in a new window, The University of Arizona Critical Languages ProgramOpens in a new window and The Mary Alice Sherry Helm Scholarship.

Contemporary American Indian portrait in charcoal

Visions and Voices


Earthwatch Student Challange Awards / ASM - Homol’ovi Field School

Pueblo room burning

2005 Earthwatch Student Challange Awards (SCAP)Opens in a new window: The Analysis of Structural Burning in an Ancient Hopi Village

Student excavating at Homol’ovi Ruins

1997 Earthwatch Student Challenge Awards (SCAP): Computer Applications in Archaeology


Arizona State Museum - Rio Nuevo School Partnership

About the School Partnership

Class group photo

Menlo Park Elementary School Oral History Project
content created by Menlo Park Elementary School students

Pascua Yaqui children playing in a wooden cart

Old Pascua Photographs, ca. 1938Opens in a new window
content created by Lawrence Middle School students *

Boys with guitars

Huellas del PasadoOpens in a new window
content created by Davis Bilingual Magnet School students *

* Thanks to the University of Arizona's Southwest Project for creating the web versions of these projects.


Quick Bytes: Smaller Online Exhibitions

Native Goods logo

Native Goods Featured Artists

Katsinmana doll

Hopi Summer Traditions

Eagle dancer

Looking Back:
9/11 Across America

Be sure to visit the Current and Upcoming Exhibitions at the Museum

Some of our online exhibitions are based on past exhibitions at the museum; but not all past exhibitions have an online version. See the Past Exhibitions page for a list exhibitions at the museum back to 1998