current exhibitions

University of Iowa Art Faculty Biennial Exhibition

April 4, 2015 - May 31, 2015

Curated by University of Iowa Museum of Art Director Dr. Sean O'Harrow, the UIMA opens the spring season with the biennial University of Iowa faculty exhibition. The exhibition features the recent work of world renowned University of Iowa Studio Arts p...

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Figgeo Contemporary: Pinder

March 28, 2015 - June 28, 2015

The Figgeo Video & Film series returns this spring with Figgeo Contemporary: Pinder featuring five recent works by Chicago and Washington, DC, artist Jefferson Pinder. Pinder explores themes of black identity, social struggle and the human condition through an interdisciplinary mix o...

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Danish Modern: Design for Living

March 28, 2015 - June 21, 2015

Iconic examples of 20th century furniture design come to the Figge this spring with the exhibition Danish Modern: Design for Living. Organized by the Museum of Danish America in Elk Horn, Iowa, Danish Modern brings together a wonderful selection of the most influential pieces of...

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Young Artists at the Figge

February 21, 2015 - May 24, 2015

Elementary art students from seven school districts are represented in the 2015 Young Artists exhibition. One student from each participating school will be chosen to receive a scholarship to a Figge class. Thanks to museum and donor support, all receptions are free for student artists, ...

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Eye on UI: Brodsky, Dorfman, Kipniss, Lanyon

January 31, 2015 - June 21, 2015

An exhibition of paintings, drawings and prints by New York artists Stan Brodsky, Bruce Dorfman, Robert Kipniss and Ellen Lanyon, all distinguished graduates of the UI School of Art and Art History, will be on view at the Figge Art Musuem through June 21. The exhibition includes recent and planne...

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