Hanson Family Humanities Gallery

The Iowa Humanities Gallery is a changing exhibit space located on the ground floor of the Old Capitol Museum. The gallery was made possible by a gift from the Hanson Family in memory of Clement T. and Sylvia H. Hanson.

Please visit the current events calendar for upcoming exhibit dates.

*Current Exhibit!*
People of the North Star Closing May 25, 2014.

The University of Iowa Pentacrest Museums present People of the North Star on display from September 12, 2013 until May 25, 2014.

In 1892 Frank Russell, a University of Iowa graduate student, set out on an expedition to the Far North to gain knowledge of the people who inherited this vast and barren land, This exhibit, People of the North Star, will take visitors through an arctic journey exploring these people and the experience that three prominent UI individuals--Frank Russell, Vilhjalmur Stefansson, and June Helm--had while studying this unique land and its people.


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