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University Museums
Iowa State University
Ames, IA

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Midas and Fog, 1966
Exhibition: Compelling Ground: Landscapes, Environments, and Peoples of Iowa
01/25/2021 - 07/23/2021 (more information)
Charles Ginnever (American, 1931-2019)
Midas and Fog, 1966
Steel, acrylic lacquer
On loan from the Jon and Molly Ott Collection, California
Sauceboat from the Heron Service
Exhibition: Art Nouveau Innovation: Danish Porcelain from an American Collector
01/25/2021 - 05/09/2021 (more information)
Bing & Grøndahl. Painter: Fanny Garde or Effie Hegermann-Lindencrone.
Gilder: D. Schmidt.
Sauceboat from the Heron Service,
1888-1890
On loan from Dr. Todd Reiser.
Exhibition: Recent Acquisitions
01/25/2021 - 07/23/2021 (more information)
Lino Tagliapietra (Italian, b. 1934)
Angel Tear 02471, 2017
Blown glass
Purchased by University Museums with funds from the Joyce Tomlinson Brewer Fund for Art Acquisition and the Edward D. Sheridan Memorial Fund. In the permanent collection, University Museums, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. UM2020.36
Angel Tear 02471, 2017
Waves of Misperception Migrating, 2017
Exhibition: Perceptions of Identity
01/25/21 - 07/30/2021 (more information)
Rose Frantzen
Waves of Misperception Migrating, 2017
Oil on linen
On loan from the artist
Exhibition: From Time Immemorial: Art as Commemoration
Through summer 2021 (more information)
Nina de Creeft Ward
Preparatory Drawing for Shoulders of Giants, 1998
Pen on paper
Commissioned by Parks Library and University Museums. In the Art on Campus Preparatory Studies and Maquette Collection, Christian Petersen Art Museum, University Museums, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.UM98.22
Preparatory Drawing for Shoulders of Giants, 1998
Little Rivers: A Book of Essays in Profitable Idleness
Exhibition: Judging Books by Their Fanciful Covers
Through 03/31/2021 (more information)
Henry Van Dyke
(American, 1852-1933)
Little Rivers: A Book of Essays in Profitable Idleness
Decorative trade binding by
Margaret N. Armstrong (American, 1867–1944), with her initials incorporated in the design. This specially bound edition appeared several years after the title was originally published.
Published by Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1903.Gift of Alan Gibb. In the Farm House Museum Collection, Farm House Museum, University Museums, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. 87.11.10
Exhibition: Flicker and Flame: Whale Oil and Kerosene Lamps
Through 10/29/2021 (more information)
Exhibition: Flicker and Flame: Whale Oil and Kerosene Lamps
Midas and Fog, 1966
Ginnever: Transforming Perspectives
Through Fall 2022 (more information)
Charles Ginnever (American, 1931-2019)
Midas and Fog, 1966
Steel, acrylic lacquer
On loan from the Jon and Molly Ott Collection, California
University Museums
Iowa State University
290 Scheman Building,
1805 Center Drive,
Ames, Iowa 50011
515-294-9500
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www.museums.iastate.edu
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Admission and Hours:

The Brunnier Art Museum is located on the second floor of the Scheman Building. Admission is free, however there is a suggested donation of $3 per visitor. Parking available north and south of the Scheman Bldg. in the Iowa State Center lots.
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The Christian Petersen Art Museum is located on the ground and first floors of Morrill Hall on central campus. Admission is free, however there is a suggested donation of $3 per visitor. Parking available at the Memorial Union Ramp (fees apply). Map

The Farm House Museum is located on Farm House Lane on central campus. Admission is free, however there is a suggested donation of $3 per visitor. . Parking available at the Memorial Union Ramp (fees apply). Map

The Anderson Sculpture Garden is located south of Morrill Hall on central campus. There is no admissions fee and the space is open 24/7. Parking available at the Memorial Union Ramp (fees apply).

Art on Campus Collection: Over 2,500 public works of art make up the Art on Campus Collection. They are located across campus in buildings, courtyards, opens spaces and classroom. Hours may vary by building, outdoor sculpture available 24/7. Click for an online map. Parking available at the Memorial Union Ramp (fees apply).

University Museums Mission Statement and Goals
The University Museums exist to foster understanding and delight in the visual arts with a focus on the creative interactions in arts, sciences and technology. The University Museums nurture knowledge of and appreciation for the University's cultural heritage and its present cultural context. The University Museums serve the Iowa State University community and the public as an educational and cultural resource.

Goals of the University Museums

  • Collect, preserve and interpret objects of aesthetic and cultural value.
  • Exhibit and disseminate knowledge of Museums and borrowed collections through a variety of programs that stimulate and challenge diverse audiences.
  • Create vital partnerships within Iowa State University to enhance higher education by exploring creative interactions in arts, sciences and technology.
  • Create public partnerships to foster integration of the arts and cultural heritage as a central part of peoples' lives.


Exhibitions:

Compelling Ground: Landscapes, Environments, and Peoples of Iowa
January 25 - Friday, July 23, 2021
(more information)

Art Nouveau Innovation: Danish Porcelain from an American Collector
January 25 through May 9, 2021
(more information)

Recent Acquisitions
January 25 through July 23, 2021
(more information)

Perceptions of Identity
January 25 - July 30, 2021
(more information)

From Time Immemorial: Art as Commemoration
Through summer 2021
(more information)

Judging Books by Their Fanciful Covers
Through March 31, 2021
(more information)

Flicker and Flame: Whale Oil and Kerosene Lamps
Through October 29, 2021
(more information)

Ginnever: Transforming Perspectives
Through Fall 2022
(more information)

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