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All University Museums programs and events are free and open to the public unless noted. Programs and events are subject to change. Some events require registration. Some events have optional registration to receive updates and emails. Other events have no registration. 

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August 27, 2024, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (US Central)
Location: Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building

Join Duane Reeves, assistant vice president for Auxiliary Enterprise, and University Museums staff to kick off the 50th anniversary with a live watch party of the 50-year video documentary. Watch in person at the Brunnier Art Museum or join virtually. Consider hosting your own watch party!

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Barragán
September 5, 2024, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (US Central)
8pm Brief remarks by ISU President Wendy Wintersteen & Artist Robert Duncan
Location: Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building

Celebrate the new exhibition Barragán: A Spiritual Master at the Brunnier Art Museum. Meet the photographer, Robert Duncan, hear brief remarks by ISU President Wendy Wintersteen, and enjoy imaginative desserts and cocktails inspired by the flavors of Mexico (card bar). RSVP encouraged by August 28, 2024 (link).

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In Their Time
Conservation & Preservation
September 8, 2024, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (US Central)
Location: Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building

The responsibility of a museum to the continued care of collections is a constant process of conducting preventative maintenance and conservation. Join us for a tour through In Their Time to understand the monumental task of caring for a large public art collection.

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Farm House
CPAM
September 14, 2024, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (US Central)
Location: Brunnier Art Museum, Christian Petersen Art Museum, Farm House Museum

Having trouble getting to the museum during the week? Enjoy the University Museums’ three campus locations and fall exhibitions during open houses for Cyclone Family Weekend. The Farm House Museum will host a program at 2:00 p.m. each day.

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Farm House
CPAM
September 15, 2024, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (US Central)
Location: Brunnier Art Museum, Christian Petersen Art Museum, Farm House Museum

Having trouble getting to the museum during the week? Enjoy the University Museums’ three campus locations and fall exhibitions during open houses for Cyclone Family Weekend. The Farm House Museum will host a program at 2:00 p.m. each day.

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Barragán
September 22, 2024, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (US Central)
Location: Brunnier Art Museum

Anne Pagel, Curator of the Karen and Robert Duncan Art Collection will provide a gallery walk of the photography exhibition Barragán: A Spiritual Master.  Pagel will present insights into artist Robert Duncan’s visual responses to Luis Barragán’s elegant residences and gardens of Cuadra San Cristóbal and Case Gilardi, located in Mexico City. 

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Barragán
Museums After Hours
September 26, 2024, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (US Central)
Location: Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building
Join University Museums for a celebration of Hispanic culture at the Brunnier Art Museum! Explore Latin American cities in virtual reality, practice your Spanish language skills, and eat some sweet treats from various Hispanic cultures. In conjunction with the exhibition Barragán: A Spiritual Master: Photographs by Robert Duncan on view... Read More on Museums After Hours: Hispanic Culture Night
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In Their Time
October 6, 2024, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (US Central)
Location: Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building

Join University Museums curators, Allison Sheridan and Adrienne Gennett, to explore art exhibited throughout In Their Time that can make visitors and museums staff uncomfortable because of the imagery, material, or provenance.

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Barragán
October 20, 2024, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (US Central)
Location: Brunnier Art Museum

with Cameron Campbell, Associate Professor and Interim Chair of Architecture, Iowa State

Campbell will connect the modern masters of architectural photography, with his work, and the work of Mexican architect Luis Barragán.

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In Their Time
November 7, 2024, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM (US Central)
Location: Brunnier Art Museum

Join Dr. Emily K. Morgan, Associate Professor of Art History, her class of graduate students, and University Museums curators for mini object tours and a peek into the Museums’ collections history on exhibit throughout In Their Time.

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In Their Time
Museum Careers
November 12, 2024, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (US Central)
Location: Virtual on Zoom

Today, museums with global art collections face many legal, ethical, and historical considerations that guide collection policies, practices, and provenance research priorities. Join the staff of the Denver Art Museum’s Provenance Research Department as they present case studies and contextualize collections impacted by current cultural patrimony concerns, including the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, Nazi-era looting, theft surrounding ancient art and archaeological sites, and Colonial-era injustices. Presented by Denver Art Museum Provenance department.

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Museums After Hours
November 14, 2024, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (US Central)
Location: Brunnier Art Museum

Join University Museums for a celebration of Arab culture at the Brunnier Art Museum! Witness the beauty of Arabic calligraphy, learn and practice the Arabic language, and taste the diverse treats found throughout the Arab world.

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