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Posted on 11/19/2020 at 03:00 PM by Allison Sheridan

As we begin this season of bounty and thanks one aspect of Victorian life comes to mind, especially since the...

Posted on 10/31/2020 at 11:00 AM by Allison Sheridan

During Halloween season, the question inevitably arises, “Do you have anything creepy, scary or spooky in the collection to talk...

Posted on 10/22/2020 at 04:00 PM by Allison Sheridan

The feelings of fall, vibrant colors on trees, flavors of cinnamon and pumpkin spice, sweaters and light jackets, shorter days...

Posted on 08/13/2020 at 09:00 AM by Allison Sheridan

The first impression of a book is its cover design. Whether basic or elaborate, dust jacket or embossed leather, the...

Posted on 08/05/2020 at 03:00 PM by Allison Sheridan

Snuff is a form of pulverized tobacco and aromatic spices. Snuff, first introduced by Europeans to the Chinese in the...

Posted on 07/17/2020 at 04:00 PM by Allison Sheridan

I have attended two World Expos in my life. The first, although I was just 3 years old, was in...

Posted on 07/06/2020 at 03:00 PM by Allison Sheridan

CHIHULY, a singular name synonymous with glass, color, and sinuous forms, has forever marked the world of studio glass. From...

Posted on 07/01/2020 at 03:00 PM by Allison Sheridan

Leaving a lasting and impactful legacy is important to many of us. The University Museums’ benefactors over the last 45...

Posted on 06/29/2020 at 04:00 PM by Allison Sheridan

The Iowa Quester Glass Collection now numbers over 1,500 objects ranging from monumental Brilliant Period cut glass to colorful art...

Posted on 06/09/2020 at 04:00 PM by Allison Sheridan

Pieced together, one section of fabric at a time, quilts tell stories through patterns, or in some cases, a purposeful...
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