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Iowa State University
Ames, IA

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Timeless: Love and Romance in the Victorian Era
Exhibition: Timeless: Love and Romance in the Victorian Era
Through 10/31/2019 (more information)
Left: Calling cards were used as a formal introduction. The cards would state the sender's name and were handed out to a new acquaintance, or left with house staff or a relative of the receiver if the intended were not available.

Middle: An example of Victorian dating culture that continues today can be seen through Valentine's Day traditions, especially gifts of flowers. Each flower had a specific meaning, not only in regards to the type but by color as well.

Right: The courting couch is an excellent example of furniture that was made for courting formalities.

Exhibition: DESIGNED FOR A MODERN LIFE: Decorative Arts & Fashion in the Mid-Century
Through 04/13/2019 (more information)
Esther Seitmann Warner Dendel (American, 1910-2002)
Detail of Untitled, ca. 1959
Ceramic tile mosaic
Gift of the estate of Esther Dendel. In the Art on Campus Collection, University Museums, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. U2010.52
Exhibition: DESIGNED FOR A MODERN LIFE: Decorative Arts & Fashion in the Mid-Century
Through 04/13/2019 (more information)
James Galanos
Dress, ca. 1960
Gift of Kent T. Zimmerman. In the permanent collection, Textiles and Clothing Museum, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
How rich will we be when we converted all our forests, all our soil, all our water resources and all our minerals into cash?
Maha - Bronze Maquette No. 8, 2005
Exhibition: DESIGNED FOR A MODERN LIFE: Decorative Arts & Fashion in the Mid-Century:
Through 04/13/2019 (more information)
Charles (American, b. 1907-1978) and Ray Eames (American, 1912-1988)
DCW Chair, 1950-1969
Natural ash plywood
Gift of Geitel Winakor. In the permanent collection, Brunnier Art Museum, University Museums, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. UM2007.80
University Museums
Iowa State University
290 Scheman Building,
Ames, Iowa 50011
515-294-9500
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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. The Brunnier Art Museum’s regular hours are as follows: Tuesday through Friday from 11:00am to 4:00pm, Saturday and Sunday from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. The Brunnier Art Museum is closed on Mondays and University holidays. Parking available north and south of the Scheman Bldg. in the Iowa State Center lots. (The Brunnier Art Museum is temporarily closed for renovations.)
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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. The Christian Petersen Art Museum regular hours are as follows: Monday through Friday from 11:00am to 4:00pm. The Christian Petersen Art Museum is closed weekends and during University breaks and holidays. 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. The Farm House Museum regular hours are as follows: Monday through Friday from Noon to 4:00pm. The Farm House Museum is closed weekends and during University breaks and holidays. Parking available at the Memorial Union Ramp (fees apply). Map

The Anderson Sculpture Garden is located south of Morrill Hall on central campus. The Art on Campus Collection is located in buildings, courtyards, and common spaces across campus. Admission is free. Hours may vary by building, outdoor sculpture available 24/7. 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:

Timeless: Love and Romance in the Victorian Era
Through October 31, 2019
(more information)
The Farm House Museum

DESIGNED FOR A MODERN LIFE:
Through April 13, 2019
(more information)

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