Hawkeye Events In Your Neighborhood
Date: Tuesday, July 22nd, from noon to 1 p.m.
Title: Two Years in the Life of Iowa’s Most Famous Painting
Presenter: Sean O’Harrow, Executive Director of The University of Iowa Museum of Art
Summary: In 2012, a painting by Jackson Pollock given to the University of Iowa in 1951 traveled to Los Angeles to take part in a two-year, multi-million dollar project at the J. Paul Getty Museum. Considered to be the most significant art conservation initiative in the past few years, this event has been avidly followed by the international press, involved the world's richest museum, and has brought hundreds of thousands of people from all over the globe to view Iowa's most important cultural legacy. Come and hear the behind-the-scenes scoop on this remarkable story.
Location: UI John and Mary Pappajohn Education Center (JMPEC) in room 301 1200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309