UI Museum of Art

Honors UI Museum of Art sets participation record in 2015–16

The University of Iowa Museum of Art (UIMA) has set a museum record for participation and attendance at events during the 2015–16 academic year. The UIMA drew 627,672 visitors, surpassing the previous record of 538,260 set in 2013–14.
elizabeth catlett wearing cap and gown

UI names residence hall after Elizabeth Catlett

Madison Street Residence Hall will carry the name of renowned African American alumna
The UI has proposed naming the Madison Street Residence Hall after renowned sculptor and printmaker Elizabeth Catlett, the first African American woman to receive an MFA at the University of Iowa.

Honors UIMA sees record numbers at international Pollock show

More than 253,590 people visited the UI Museum of Art's exhibition titled "Jackson Pollock’s 'Mural': Energy Made Visible" at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice, Italy, during the Venice Art Biennale, setting an international record for an Iowa art exhibition.

Honors UIMA again sets statewide participation record

The University of Iowa Museum of Art (UIMA) set an all-time museum record for statewide participation and attendance at events during fiscal year (FY) 2015, drawing 221,879 people in Iowa. This significantly surpassed the previous record of 136,943 for FY 2014.
Boat enters Grand Canal in Venice, Italy

Mural lands in Venice

Painstaking attention to detail is required when moving "Mural," Jackson Pollock's mammoth Modern masterpiece, under normal circumstances. That effort is exponentially greater when the waterways of Venice are involved.
jackson pollock's mural hanging in sioux city

Bound for La Biennale

'Mural' exhibition featuring several UIMA pieces heads to Venice
Jackson Pollock’s "Mural," Iowa's most famous painting and one of the world's most significant and iconic Modern masterpieces, will soon head to Italy for the prestigious Venice Art Biennale along with nearly two dozen works of art as part of an exhibition titled “Jackson Pollock’s 'Mural': Energy Made Visible.”
art in the uima space in the iowa memorial union

Architect of record selected for UI Museum of Art

The development partner on the new University of Iowa Museum of Art project has selected BNIM Architects of Des Moines and Kansas City as the architect of record.
Mural: the Story of a Modern Masterpiece (abridged)

The story of a modern masterpiece

UI documentary looks at storied history of Pollock's 'Mural'
Jackson Pollock’s Mural, considered by many to be the most important modern American painting ever made, is trying out a new medium: motion pictures.
curator inspects Pollock's Mural

UI Museum of Art breaks participation record

The University of Iowa Museum of Art (UIMA) set an all-time museum record for for participation and attendance at events during the 2013-14 academic year. The UIMA drew 538,260 people, significantly surpassing the previous historical record of 146,470 for 2012-13.

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