current exhibitions

A Model Client: Frank Lloyd Wright Designs for SC Johnson & Son

January 23, 2016 - June 4, 2016

Intent on updating the corporate identity of a company born in the late 19th century, SC Johnson president Herbert F. Johnson, Jr., commissioned Frank Lloyd Wright to design a modern structure to better serve the company’s administrative staff. Located in an industrialize...

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Clay: Traditions in Shards

October 31, 2015 - October 30, 2016

University of Iowa Museum of Art Exhibition
Curated by Dale Fisher, 
Curator of Education, UIMA

In the past millennium, the historical debate over the distinction between art and craft in clay has transformed from an accepted assignment based on social ...

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Legacies for Iowa

March 31, 2012 - August 28, 2017

Legacies for Iowa, a University of Iowa Museum of Art Collections Sharing Project, features some of the most important paintings in the UIMA collection. The exhibition explores each painting's distinctive qualities, revealing each work as remarkable in its own right, while also ...

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Visitors are permitted to take still photographs of the building, galleries and artwork with cameras or smart phones for personal, non-commercial use. However, no photography of any kind is permitted in special exhibitions or wherever signs prohibiting photography are posted. The use of flash photography or supplemental lighting is not permitted in the Museum at any time. Remember to respect the privacy of other museum visitors and staff when taking photographs.

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