current exhibitions

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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Yuriko Yamaguchi: Interconnected in Art, Nature, Science and Technology

January 24, 2015 - May 31, 2015

Immerse yourself in the work of Yuriko Yamaguchi this winter at the Figge Art Mseum. A native of Japan and longtime resident of Washington D.C., Yamaguchi creates organic, web-like sculptures from nets of wire and resin forms cast from dried curls of potatoes, onion ends, leaves and seed pods fou...

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A Legacy for Iowa

March 31, 2012 - April 26, 2015

The first display of art from the UIMA at the Figge Art Museum, A Legacy for Iowa 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 a...

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