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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
          Beginning January 17, 2023, Brunnier Art Museum will be open on Tuesdays!
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


John Buck: Prints and Sculptures from the Collection of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation
August 24 to December 18, 2022

Reflections of Iowa: The History of Iowa Questers through Glass
August 24, 2022 to July 23, 2023
Ann Brunnier Decorative Arts Gallery

Altered Landscapes
August 24, to December 18, 2022
Lori A. Jacobson Gallery

Joyce J. Scott: Messages
January 17 to April 30, 2023

Telling Tales: Exploring Narrative Art in the Permanent Collection
January 17 to July 23, 2023

Exhibition page coming soon!


Christian Petersen Art Museum

Address: Morrill Hall (lower level and first floor), 603 Morrill Road, Ames

     Campbell Gallery (first floor, Rm. 1017)
     Reiman Gallery (lower level, Rm. 003)

Monday through Friday, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Closed weekends, University holidays, and University breaks

Admission: The cost is free. Suggested donation of $8

Double Take: Insights on Figural Expression
August 22 to December 16, 2022
Campbell Gallery

All the Evils... Christian Petersen and the Art of War
January 18 to December 16, 2022
Reiman Gallery

From Time Immemorial: Art as Commemoration
Neva Petersen Gallery (0003 hallway - lower level)
* Available to view when Morrill Hall is open.

Harriet Bart: Material Alchemy
January 25 to July 21, 2023
Campbell Gallery

Exhibition page coming soon!

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

Yuletide 2022: Merry & Bright
November 3 to December 16, 2022

Growing Up Victorian
January 30 to October 31, 2023

Exhibition page coming soon!

Elizabeth and Byron Anderson Sculpture Garden

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



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