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University Museums presents eight to 12 exhibitions each year, as a tool to provide educational opportunities to all within the ISU campus, the Ames community and the state of Iowa. Exhibitions locations include the Brunnier Art Museum in the Scheman Building, the Christian Petersen Art Museum in Morrill Hall, the Farm House Museum in central campus and the Elizabeth and Byron Anderson Sculpture Garden around the exterior of Morrill Hall.

Brunnier Art Museum

Address: Scheman Building, Second Floor, 1805 Center Drive, Ames
Wednesday through Friday, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Closed Monday and Tuesday (ISU Curriculum Tours may be scheduled these days)
Closed University holidays and breaks

Admission: The cost is free, suggested donation of $8


Arte Cubano
August 23 to November 2 November 21, 2021

Arte Cubano has been extended!

Studio to Contemporary Glass: 1960s to Today
September 7, 2021 to July 2022

Christian Petersen Art Museum

Address: Morrill Hall (lower level and first floor), 603 Morrill Road, Ames
     Campbell Gallery (first floor, Rm. 1017)
     Monday through Friday, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

     Reiman Gallery (lower level, Rm. 003)
     September 27 through October 29, 2021
     Monday through Friday, noon to 4:00 PM
Closed weekends, University holidays, and University breaks
Admission: The cost is free. Suggested donation of $8

Ginnever: Folded Forms
Campbell Gallery (1017 - first floor)
August 23 to December 17, 2021

From Time Immemorial: Art as Commemoration
Neva Petersen Gallery (003 hallway - lower level)
Through Summer 2021
* Available to view when Morrill Hall is open.


reACT: Color Matters
Reiman Gallery (003 - lower level)
September 27 to October 29, 2021

Now closed. Check out the virtual programs!



Farm House Museum

Address: 601 Farm House Lane, Ames
Hours: Monday through Friday, noon - 4:00 PM
Admission: The cost is free, suggested donation of $8

Flicker and Flame: Whale Oil and Kerosene Lamps
February 8 to October 29, 2021

Yuletide 2021: Hearth and Home
November 3 to December 15, 2021

Elizabeth and Byron Anderson Sculpture Garden

Address: 603 Morrill Road, Ames
Hours: Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week

Ginnever: Transforming Perspectives
Through Fall 2022

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