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April 16, 2023, 2:00 PM (US Central)
Location: Virtual on YouTube

Experience museum work through the eyes of current Pohlman Fellow Gracia Koele (History ’23), as she shares her experiences over the last 8 months at University Museums.

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Joyce J. Scott
April 19, 2023, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM (US Central)
Location: Virtual on Zoom

Inspired by African and global traditions, Joyce J. Scott transforms ancient beaded story-telling with ever-inventive newness, humor, serious playfulness, and power. Lecture presented by Dr. Henry John Drewal, Evjue-Bascom Professor Emeritus of Art History and Afro-American Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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April 27, 2023, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (US Central)
Location: Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building

Connect with the entire University Museums’ staff and leadership for the first public screening of the commissioned documentary reflecting on the past 50 years of University Museums and looking forward into its future. From founding to flourishing, delight in the stories and perspectives shared in the video through the eyes of friends, donors, past and current staff, scholars and faculty.

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May 4, 2023, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (US Central)
Registration Required
Location: Begins at Food Sciences Building south entrance

REGISTRATION REQUIRED Museum staff members Sydney Marshall and Caitlin Patton along with ISU Creamery staff will present a joint tour of the ISU Creamery and the public works of art located in the Food Sciences Building. Meet outside the front entrance of Food Sciences.

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June 4, 2023, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (US Central)
Location: Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building

Two major University Museums online scholarship projects have been unveiled in the last year, the Iowa State University Biographical Dictionary and the Christian Petersen Catalogue Raissoné. Learn more about the behind-the-scenes in managing these multi-year projects, how to best utilize each publication online, and what the future holds for scholarship at University Museums.

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July 12, 2023, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (US Central)
Location: Begins in Anderson Sculpture Garden, Morrill Hall south entrance

Bring a picnic lunch and join curator Sydney Marshall for a conversation around the return of the Left-Sided Angel this past fall. Have an inside look at what it takes to conduct conservation reports and annual maintenance in the Art on Campus Collection.

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