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Through the Eyes of George Washington Carver – The Student & Artist

Carver, the student, came to Iowa State at the suggestion of Etta Budd, former Farm House resident, and was clearly impacted by the professors and leaders he met as catalogued in a six-page letter written by Carver to Louis Pammel in May 1921. Tour the Farm House Museum with curator Allison Sheridan highlighting the objects on exhibition in “George Washington Carver, The Student & the Artist.”

Free program open to the public.

About the image: Vase, 1890-1893
Attributed to George Washington Carver (American, c. 1861-1943)
Painted ceramic/clay
Gift of the grandchildren of O.S. and Lurana Jane Carpenter: Martha Lou Malmanger Hutton, Bernice Malmanger, Mary B. Berry Wassom, Lloyd Berry, Ray O. Berry, Marvin W. Carpenter, Marilyn K. Carpenter Lee, and Linda M. Carpenter Peterson. In memory of LaVern B. Carpenter. In the permanent collection, Brunnier Art Museum, University Museums, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. UM2011.181


Apr 18 2024


5:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Farm House Museum
ISU Campus

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