current exhibitions

Edward S. Curtis: One Hundred Masterworks

October 10, 2015 - January 17, 2016

In 1900, Seattle photographer Edward S. Curtis began a massive project to photograph the Native American people of the United States. Thirty years later, it resulted in a 20-volume, 20 portfolio set of handmade books entitled The North American Indian—one of the most ambitious publ...

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Ellen Wagener: Horizon Lines

October 3, 2015 - January 24, 2016

Artist Ellen Wagener takes the quintessential Midwestern landscape—rows of corn receding to the horizon under ever-changing skies—as the starting point for her works. Working in pastel, and often in series and at large scale, Wagener uses sketches, photographs and her memory to create...

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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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