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Iowa Maker Series
May 22, 2022, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)
Location: Brunnier Art Museum: 1805 Center Dr., 295 Scheman Building, Top Floor

Join artist Mary Merkel-Hess as she discusses her process of how she came to use paper as a way to explore the landscape along with abstract forms through her beautiful sculptures. 

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May 25, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (CST)
Location: Courtyard of Lagomarcino Hall

An Exploration of Materials in Public Art is the theme for this semester’s Art Walks hosted by University Museums’ staff and docents. This tour will discuss artist, process, and innovation of ceramics in the Art on Campus collection.

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May 29, 2022 - June 4, 2022
Location: Anderson Sculpture Garden

Engage with your University Museums this summer by submitting photos! This week we want to see your photos of flowers in the Anderson Sculpture Garden.

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June 5, 2022 - June 11, 2022
Location: Farm House Museum

Engage with your University Museums this summer by submitting photos! This week we want to see your selfies at the Farm House Museum.

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June 12, 2022 - June 18, 2022
Location: Anderson Sculpture Garden

Engage with your University Museums this summer by submitting photos! This week we want to see your photos of Family. Sunday, June 12 is also Family Afternoon in the Anderson Sculpture Garden, so that's a great opportunity to get a new family photo.

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June 12, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (CST)
Location: Anderson Sculpture Garden

Join University Museums and Reiman Gardens in the Anderson Sculpture Garden for a family friendly afternoon in the garden! This includes a program inspired by plants in the garden, a children's activity, and an art tour.

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June 19, 2022 - June 25, 2022
Location: Iowa State University

Engage with your University Museums this summer by submitting photos! In honor of Fathers' Day, this week we want to see your photos of father figures.

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Iowa Maker Series
June 19, 2022, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)
Location: Brunnier Art Museum

Join Rob Wallace as he discusses woodturning for the conclusion of the Iowa Maker Series.

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Self-guided
June 26, 2022 - July 2, 2022
Location: Iowa State University

Engage with your University Museums this summer by submitting photos! This week we want to see your photos of stone sculptures! 

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June 29, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (CST)
Location: lobby of Kildee Hall

This guided tour will discuss artist, process, and innovation of stone in the Art on Campus Collection. 

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July 3, 2022 - July 9, 2022
Location: Central Campus

Engage with your University Museums this summer by submitting photos! This week we want to see your photos of Border Crossing on Central Campus.

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July 10, 2022 - July 16, 2022
Location: Brunnier Art Museum

Engage with your University Museums this summer by submitting photos! This week we want to see your selfies at the Brunnier Art Museum. Stop by on Sunday, July 10 for a free guided tour at 2:00pm.

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July 17, 2022 - July 23, 2022
Location: Christian Petersen Art Museum

Engage with your University Museums this summer by submitting photos! This week we want to see your selfies at the Christian Petersen Art Museum. Stop by on Sunday, July 17 for a free Curator's Walk of the Julie W Chang exhibition at 1:00pm.

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Vibrant Matter
July 17, 2022, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (CST)
Location: Christian Petersen Art Museum: 1017 Morrill Hall

Join curator Sydney Marshall for a walk through the Julie Chang exhibition in the Christian Petersen Art Museum. Closing on Friday July 22 at 4:00pm, this is your last chance for a tour through the exhibition!

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July 24, 2022 - July 30, 2022
Location: Iowa State University

Engage with your University Museums this summer by submitting photos! This week we want to see your photos of animals: your pets, in nature, or art, all on campus.

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July 27, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (CST)
Location: 1st floor atrium of the Scheman Building

An art walk discussing artist, process, and the innovation of wood in public art.

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July 31, 2022 - August 6, 2022
Location: Iowa State University

Engage with your University Museums this summer by submitting photos! This week we want to see your selfies with works of art in the Art on Campus Collection.

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August 7, 2022 - August 13, 2022
Location: Iowa State University

Engage with your University Museums this summer by submitting photos! This week we want to see your photos of insects in nature or art on campus.

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August 14, 2022 - August 20, 2022
Location: Iowa State University

Engage with your University Museums this summer by submitting photos! This week we want to see your photos of people. These can be people with or in the Art on Campus Collection.

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August 20, 2022, 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM (CST)
Location: Ames Main Street Farmers' Market

Your University Museums has a booth at the Ames Main Street Farmers' Market. Stop by, say hello, learn about our new fall exhibitions & programs, and experience some hands-on activities from our education kits.

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