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January 2021

DIY Valentine’s Day Crafts with the Daum

January 30 - February 14
"The Love Bug" Valentine's Day crafting with the Daum

Be sure to stop by the museum, during gallery hours, to pick up your free packet of craft projects. We would love to see your finished projects! Tag us on Facebook or Instagram @daummuseum. The Love Bug Instructions   Friendship Necklace Instructions   A Wreath of Hearts Instructions  

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February 2021

The Rule of Three

February 5 - September 5
Installation view of "The Rule of Three."

This exhibition re-envisions a selection of sculptural ceramics from the Daum’s permanent collection through an analysis guided by “the rule of three.” The rule of three is a principle, often connected to writing or public speaking, which holds that multiples of three take advantage of the way the human brain processes information through pattern recognition—three of something being the smallest number that allows us to suss out a pattern in a set. The rule of three has been pervasive throughout…

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March 2021

Daum Museum Closed for Spring Break

March 15 - March 19
Robert Kushner, "Quince," 2014; oil, acrylic, and gold leaf on linen; gift of Dr. Harold F. Daum. Collection Daum Museum of Contemporary Art.

The Daum Museum will be closed for State Fair Community College's spring break March 15-19, 2021. The museum will be open both the weekends before and after with normal hours of 1-5 p.m.

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April 2021

Museum Closed for Spring Holiday

April 2 - April 4
VTS Image February 22

The Daum Museum will be closed on Friday, April 2 and Sunday, April 4 for the spring holiday. It will be open on Saturday, April 3 from 1-5 p.m.

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2021 Annual Student Exhibition

April 16 - May 9
2019 Annual Student Show First Place - Brionna Hill, "Tomboy"

The annual Student Exhibition, a State Fair Community College tradition dating back to the late 1960s, is open to all students currently taking studio art classes at the college. Interested student-artists collaborate with art department faculty to select work that best represents them. This year, the exhibition will also accommodate a selection of artwork made during the pandemic, dating from spring semester 2020. A purchase award, cash awards, and honorable mentions will be designated to highlight entries of special merit.

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DIY Mother's Day Crafts with the Daum

DIY Mother’s Day Crafts with the Daum

April 28 - May 12

Be sure to stop by the museum, during gallery hours, to pick up your free packet of craft projects. We would love to see your finished projects! Tag us on Facebook or Instagram @daummuseum.   Hyacinth Bouquet Instructions     Blossom Bracelet Instructions     I Heart Mom Bookmark Instructions  

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May 2021

In Ruins: Michael Schultz, Steven Montgomery, Raymon Elozua

May 11 - September 19
Installation view from "In Ruins: Michael Schultz, Steven Montgomery, and Raymon Elozua."
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June 2021

Fourth of July crafts

DIY Crafts for the Fourth with the Daum

June 22 - July 6

Be sure to stop by the museum, during gallery hours, to pick up your free packet of craft projects. We would love to see your finished projects! Tag us on Facebook or Instagram @daummuseum.   Firecracker Wand Instructions     Star Spangled Wreath Instructions     Tricolor Lanyard Instructions    

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July 2021

Larry Rivers, “Bald Eagle George and Part of the Constitution,” 1987; lithograph in 14 colors, gift of Dr. Harold F. Daum. Collection Daum Museum of Contemporary Art.

Museum closed for Fourth of July

July 4

The Daum Museum will be closed on Sunday, July 4th for Independence Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, July 6 with normal museum hours of 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Image: Larry Rivers, “Bald Eagle George and Part of the Constitution,” 1987; lithograph in 14 colors, gift of Dr. Harold F. Daum. Collection Daum Museum of Contemporary Art.

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November 2021

Tracy Miller (American, b. 1966), "Pie Hole," 2002; oil on canvas; 60 x 60 in. Collection Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, gift of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Daum Museum Closed for Thanksgiving Break

November 24 - November 26

The Daum Museum will be closed for Thanksgiving break Wednesday, November 24-Friday, November 26, 2021. The museum will return to normal hours on Saturday, November 27. Museum hours are Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday, 1-5 p.m. Happy Thanksgiving! Image: Tracy Miller (American, b. 1966), Pie Hole, 2002; oil on canvas; 60 x 60 in. Collection Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, gift of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

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