The Pentacrest Museums host a variety of changing exhibitions to enhance learning, teaching, and connections across our campus and throughout our community each semester. Browse new, changing, and virtual exhibits below or learn about permanent exhibits in both the Old Capitol Museum and Museum of Natural History on their respective sites.

On Display Now:

Kari Greer - Facing the Inferno

Facing the Inferno

The Wildlife Photography of Kari Greer


Corn Monument

A Monumental Tradition

Corn Monuments at the University of Iowa
F.W. Kent

Through His Lens:

Fred W. Kent's University of Iowa
My Collections collaborative exhibition program graphic

My Collections

A collaborative exhibition series featuring personal collections of yours.


Suspended: Systemic Oppression in Our Schools


Systemic Oppression in Our Schools
"Fallen Tree" by Tariq - Shadow and Light Exhibtion

Shadow and Light

Honoring Iraqi Academics
175 Years on the Pentacrest

Then & Now

175 Years on the Pentacrest
Let Me Be Myself

Let Me Be Myself

The Life Story of Anne Frank
Exhibit promotional graphic, backpack with campaign style buttons featuring exhibit title text and the UIPM logo

Designed To Win

An Examination of Presidential Political Buttons
Hard Won, Not Done: A Century's Struggle exhibit graphic featuring suffrage era art, the exhibit title, and "2020" to represent the year of exhibition debut and the 100th anniversary of suffrage in America

Hard Won, Not Done

A Century's Struggle
IIHR Centennial Exhibit graphic featuring historic black and white photo from IIHR with Hawkeye gold title text overlaid

A River Flowed Through It

Iowa's Legacy in Fluid Mechanics