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. An ASL interpreter for most programsis available upon request by contacting email@example.com at least three working days prior to the program.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. For program updates Follow @ISU_Museums
All programs are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.
Iowa State University Calendar of Events
Friday, December 4 from 12:00 to 4:00 pm, Farm House Museum
Christmas at the Farm House
Celebrate the holiday season at the Farm House Museum during WinterFest. Warm up with hot cocoa as you explore the first building on Iowa State’s campus and experience what Christmas was like at the turn of the century. Farm House Museum hosts Victorian Holiday exhibition and open house
Friday, December 4 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm, Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman
40/40 Exhibition Closing Reception
Please join University Museums in a final celebration of our 40th anniversary year. To cap off our year we will host a reception for the exhibition 40/40, to say thank you to the artists and donors who have made this exhibition and much of the past 40 years such a success. Light refreshments will be provided.
Saturday and Sunday, December 5 and 6 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm, Farm House Museum
Christmas at the Farm House
Celebrate the holiday season at the Farm House Museum. Warm up with hot cocoa as you explore the first building on Iowa State’s campus and experience what Christmas was like at the turn of the century. Children’s crafts, carol singers, and Santa Claus will all be part of the fun. Farm House Museum hosts Victorian Holiday exhibition and open house
Wednesday, December 9th at 12:00 pm, Farm House Museum
Art Walk – A Celebration of Beginnings; A Celebration of the Future
Join University Museums Interpretation Specialist David Faux as the University Museums’ 40th Anniversary celebration nears its completion by exploring Iowa State’s origin at the Farm House Museum. Come to enjoy the stories of the house and add to the legacy of all those who have come before by sharing your stories. Meet David at the Farm House Museum.
Wednesday, December 9 at 5:30 pm, Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall
This practice will enrich your yoga experience by going beyond the physical and inviting an artistic perspective to your awareness. This month we will focus on the female body, mind, and spirit. Please arrive early for a discussion on the month’s topic beginning at 5:15. The practice will begin at 5:30. No yoga experience is necessary, but please bring your own mat. To reserve your spot, please e-mail email@example.com by 3:00 pm on the day of the class. This monthly free yoga practice is sponsored by University Museums and Recreation Services.
Thursday, December 10 at 4:00 pm, Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall
Photographing Identity - Lecture by Artist Stephanie Brunia
Stephanie Brunia is an Iowan, University of Iowa and University of New Mexico alumna, a daughter, a sister, a woman, a teacher, a photographer, an artist. She will speak about her photography and what influences her art in conjunction with the exhibition (Re)discovering S(h)elves. Four photographs from Brunia’s Untitled series have been acquired for the permanent Art on Campus Collection and will be located in the Women’s and Gender Studies Department following the closing of the exhibition.
Sunday, December 13 at 2:00 pm, Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman
The Future of University Museums
As the 40th anniversary year comes to a close, hear from University Museums Director Lynette Pohlman about her plans and goals for the future of University Museums. “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” – Eleanor Roosevelt