The University Museums consist of collections made possible by
the generous gifts of Iowa State alumni, friends and enlightened
university leadership, all dedicated to the institutions
commitment to the arts. This handbook is a visitors map.
It conveys valuable highlights of the collection reflecting its
diversity in content, time and location. As visitors move from
gallery to gallery, museum to museum, and across campus, they
can see objects spanning from 2000 B.C. to the present day. Here
in a brief format, it is possible to access a few of the remarkable
works of art and objects that the University Museums has secured
for the campus and Iowa.
was published on the occasion of the University Museums
25th anniversary, celebrated during the academic year 2000-2001.