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Posted on 04/08/2020 at 04:30 PM by Lilah Anderson

“This began with the thought that enemies can become friends and love can live after hate. Friendship can conquer fear....

Posted on 04/06/2020 at 04:00 PM by Allison Sheridan

Many visitors are surprised to learn that we have ancient objects in the collection, including this Canopic Jar Lid from...

Posted on 04/03/2020 at 03:30 PM by Lynette Pohlman

Dear University Museums Art Community, The University Museums is taking Iowa State University’s lead to ensure the safety and well-being...

Posted on 04/02/2020 at 03:45 PM by Guest Writer

~ Dr. Tonglu Li, Associate Professor of Chinese, Iowa State University The different seasons are often shown in art by...

Posted on 03/31/2020 at 12:45 PM by Lilah Anderson

In this strange and scary time, I find some comfort in planning for the future. A future where people can...

Posted on 03/30/2020 at 02:25 PM by Allison Sheridan

Exploring the world of the Ancient Egyptians through the eyes of an 18th century artist – this print is one...

Posted on 03/27/2020 at 03:30 PM by Sarah Bartlett

There are over 200,000 festivals celebrated in Japan each year. Some of which have special objects which are used to...

Posted on 03/27/2020 at 12:30 PM by Quinn Vandenberg

Artist Ellen Wagener One of University Museums’ newest donations to the collection is a pastel that depicts a vast sky...

Posted on 03/26/2020 at 03:00 PM by Adrienne Gennett

Souvenirs mark moments in time or places, milestones personally or for the world. This French “Cup and Saucer” from 1789,...

Posted on 03/25/2020 at 04:20 PM by Brooke Rogers

Celebrated for their one-of-a-kind process and distinctive appearance, woodblock prints have become a widely recognized and iconic form of Japanese...
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