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Brunnier Art Museum

ISU Game Day Parking Information

On Cyclone basketball home game days, the parking lot on the north side of the building (Lot B1) is reserved 3 hours before the game starts. This is for both women's and men's basketball games.

To visit Brunnier Art Museum on these days, park in Lot F, which has two unmarked stalls and handicapped stalls. These are open on a first-come basis.

Lot F is west and north of Stephens Auditorium. Enter this parking lot via Beach Ave. Then enter the Scheman Building through the south side doors on the first level balcony.

Visit to see the schedule.

The Brunnier Art Museum is truly one of a kind. It is the only accredited museum emphasizing a decorative arts collection in the state of Iowa and one of the nation's few museums located within a performing arts and conference complex (Iowa State Center). Founded in 1975, the museum is named after its benefactors, Henry J. Brunnier and his wife Ann. See ceramics, glass, dolls, ivory, jade, and enameled metals in the Brunnier Collection! 

The University Art Collection includes prints, paintings, sculptures, textiles, carpets, wood, lacquered objects, silver, and furniture. The regularly-changing exhibitions, from the permanent collection or a visiting collection, provide educational opportunities for all ages. Lectures, receptions, conferences, university classes, panel discussions, and gallery walks are available to further the interpretation of these fine objects.

Click here for current exhibitions.


The cost is free, with a suggested donation of $8. 


Tuesday - Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Closed to the public Mondays. ISU curriculum tours may be scheduled on Mondays with a 2-week notice.

Closed University Holidays


Scheman Building, Second Floor
1805 Center Drive
Ames, Iowa 50011

Free parking available on site. 

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