Events by Month

Programs subject to change. Programs are free of charge unless otherwise indicated. For more information on programs, call the University Museums office at 515.294.3342.  In addition to regular programs, the Brunnier Art Museum offers free, guided tours every Saturday at 2:00 p.m.

On rare occasions, a program must be cancelled, so we suggest that before making a special trip to the Museums you visit our website, social media sites, or call 515.294.3342 for updates to program information.

Have you recently been a part of a tour or attended a University Museums program? To arrange a tour of the Brunnier Art Museum, Christian Petersen Art Museum, Farm House Museum, Anderson Sculpture Garden or Art on Campus Collection, please download the University Museums Tour Request Form Word and submit or email to Dave Faux For program updates

December 2014
Wednesday, December 3 at 12:00 pm Deans Gallery, 2nd floor, Curtiss Hall, central campus
Art Walk - A Celebration of the Seasons
Join University Museums Interpretation Specialist, David Faux in observing the close of another successful fall semester and changing of the seasons.  We will look both forward and behind by focusing on Ellen Wagener’s pastel drawings depicting the four distinct seasons that are hallmarks of living in Iowa.  Discover the role Wagener and her works will play in the celebration of University Museums 40th anniversary. Meet David in the Dean’s Gallery on the 2nd floor of Curtiss Hall. 

Sunday, December 14 at 2:00 pm in the Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Bldg.
After America in the Making – John F. Kennedy
N.C. Wyeth’s America in the Making depicts twelve dramatic scenes taken from American history beginning with North American explorer Francisco Vasquez de Coronado and ending with Abraham Lincoln.  But, what are some of the major American moments of the 20th and 21st centuries?  This program will show the film John F. Kennedy: Years of Lightning Days of Drums. Made by the United States Information Agency in 1964 as a memorial tribute to President Kennedy to be shown overseas, this film captures the spirit and vitality of his presidency with excerpts from many of his speeches as well as color footage of his swearing in and inaugural address.
Source:                 Run time: 85 minutes

40th Anniversary Year events announced for 2015 - Save the Dates!

All programs are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. 

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