Visual Arts Building and Art Building West at night

Office of Visual Materials

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The Office of Visual Materials is a collection management service within the School of Art and Art History. We manage the School's many collections making them available online and in exhibitions.


MDID Mona LisaMDID - A collection of over 650,000 images used to teach art history and studio art within the School of Art and Art History.




Bobby Tso work from Grad ArchiveGrad Archive - A collection of over 17,000 digital images documenting works by grad students in the School.




Rodin's "Thinker"DeCaso Archive - A collection of over 37,000 images focused on 19th Century French sculpture taken by world renowned art historian Jacques DeCaso.




Thesis Gallery paintingThesis Rental Gallery - A collection of over 3,000 works created by School of Art grad students available for rent to UI departments.




Print from the Iowa Print Group ArchiveIowa Print Group Archive - A teaching collection of 10,000 prints created by the school's grad students.




Cover from the film "The Tribal Eye"OVM Video Collection - A collection of videos used in teaching art and art history within the School.





Office of Visual Materials
106 Art Building West
(319) 335-1787