University Museums: Go Beyond the Glass

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Topic -- Growing a Collection – The New Met Chandeliers and the Glass Collection

Presenter -- University Museums Associate Curator Adrienne Gennett

Only two public buildings in the country have Met Chandeliers on display and one of them is the Scheman Building at Iowa State University. Learn about University Museums’ encyclopedic glass collection and why these important chandeliers were acquired as part of the Art on Campus Collection.

Provided in partnership with Ames Public Library and Iowa State University Museums.

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