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Celebrating Iowa State’s Public Art: Art on Campus Highlights Tour

July 9, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (US Central)

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Agronomy Hall, courtyard

Art on Campus Highlights Tour

With over 2,500 public works of art in the Art on Campus Collection, it can be difficult to know where to begin. Take a tour with University Museums Docent Rae Reilly as she highlights some of the iconic works of art in the Art on Campus Collection. This tour will begin at the Janis Agri Altar sculpture located inside the Agronomy Hall Courtyard.


Did you know that Iowa State University is home to the largest campus public art collection in the United States? Over 3,000 public works of art make up the Art on Campus Collection and are located across campus in buildings, courtyards, open spaces and classrooms. Join the University Museums staff throughout the day for Art on Campus focused tours that celebrate and explore this diverse collection. Tours will occur at various sites around campus throughout the day with details announced in May, 2021.

The Anderson Sculpture Garden is located around Morrill Hall, 603 Morrill Rd. The Art on Campus Collection public works of art are located in buildings, courtyards, and common spaces across campus. Admission is free. Hours may vary by building, outdoor sculpture available 24/7. Parking available at the Memorial Union Ramp (fees apply). Check out the Art on Campus digital map for a list of objects and locations.


Parking Options (fees apply)

Memorial Union Parking Ramp, 2229 Lincoln Way, Ames, Iowa 50011

Armory – Lot 21, 2519 Osborn Drive, Ames, Iowa 50011 

East Campus Parking Deck, 500 Wallace Road, Ames, Iowa 50011


This program is generously sponsored by the Kathy and John Howell Art Enrichment Program.



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