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Preserving Christian Petersen’s History: New Research on the Artist’s Life and Work

May 19, 2024, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (US Central)

Christian Petersen Art Museum, Morrill Hall

Join Curator Allison Sheridan and Historian and Business Administrator Edie Hunter for a talk on the recent discoveries and research on Christian Petersen’s works of art, as well as his personal history. Through a newly unveiled Catalog Raissonné, deep dives into U.S. Census data and more, see a clearer vision of Christian Petersen, his art, and personal history.


In conjunction with the exhibition Christian Petersen: A Sense of Place in Campus Life, guest curated by Jerome Thompson and organized by University Museums with major support from Rae Reilly.


Christian Petersen Art Museum
Campbell Gallery, 1017 Morrill Hall
603 Morrill Road
Ames, IA

Image: Photo of Christian Petersen sculpting c.1933

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