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.
The museums will delay opening on Thursday, Dec. 7 due to a staff meeting. Brunnier Art Museum and Christian Petersen Art Museum will open at 1:00pm. Farm House Museum will open at 1:30pm.Read More on Delayed Opening of Museums
Join Brunnier Art Museum curator Adrienne Gennett for a closing tour of the exhibitions in the Ann Brunnier Decorative Arts Gallery. Learn about Victorian epergnes in dining and industrial design.Read More on Curator's Tour of "Extravagant Dining" and "Industrial Design"
Across various mediums, from print to drawing, paper is an accessible and dynamic material used in the visual arts. Join University Museums for an Art Walk centering around works of art on paper. Led by Caitlin Patton, University Museums Education SpecialistRead More on Art Walk: Works on Paper
Sunday Tours are 30 minutes long, are led by University Museums docents or staff, and are free!Read More on Sunday Tour
Brunnier Art Museum curator Adrienne Gennett will tour the exhibition with a discussion on the history of Catlett, the important themes addressed throughout her artistic career, and how she inspired artist and collector Samella Lewis.Read More on Curator’s Tour of "THE ART OF ELIZABETH CATLETT: From the Collection of Samella Lewis"
Join Art on Campus curator Sydney Marshall as she highlights objects within the two exhibitions guest curated by Jerome Thompson. Explore how Christian Petersen’s works of art have transformed the visual legacy of ISU’s campus.Read More on Exhibition Tour of "Christian Petersen: A Sense of Place in Campus Life"
Enjoy a private screening of the Iowa-made film Standing Strong: Elizabeth Catlett followed by a discussion with the Director, Kevin Kelley, and Producer, Marie Wilkes, of this new film dedicated to the life and incredible art of Elizabeth Catlett.Read More on Screening of "Standing Strong: Elizabeth Catlett" and Q&A with Director and Producer
Take a walk through the art representing the scientific advancements discovered at Iowa State in the Advanced Teaching and Research Building (ATRB).Read More on Art Walk: Scientific Exploration
Stroll through the galleries with guest curator Jerome Thompson for the opening reception of the Christian Petersen Art Museum’s spring exhibitions. Thompson’s talk will begin at 2:30 p.m.Read More on Reception & Curator's Talk | "Christian Petersen: A Sense of Place in Campus Life"
Join Farm House curator Allison Sheridan to take a first look at the newly installed exhibition and delve into the influences of these international events on decorative arts from 1851 to 1910.Read More on Curator's Tour of "World's Fairs, Expositions and Centennial Celebrations