'The Life and Times of George Washington Carver' - Artist, Botanist, Inventor, Genius  

Join us for the Opening Reception to celebrate Black History Month on Friday, February 15th from 5:00 - 7:30pm.

The gallery will present a display representing George Washington Carver's life and times with Giclee reproductions of Mary Kline-Misol's large diptych paintings hanging at the World Food Prize and DuPont Pioneer in Des Moines, and a traveling exhibit from the African American Museum of Iowa.

Also on view will be copies of the correspondence between Mahatma Gandhi and Carver during the years of 1929 through 1935, from the Tuskegee Institute Archives AND a traveling exhibit from the African American Museum of Iowa.

Follow along from Carver's days as a student at Simpson College and Iowa State University to his groundbreaking work with soybeans, sweet potatoes, peanuts, and other crops at Tuskegee Institute in Alabama.

 


 

'Battle for the Ballot: 10 historical portraits of the strong women who influenced the passage of the 19th Amendment.  Opening Reception during Spring Gallery Night, Friday April 12th, 5-9pm.

 

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