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Ames Main Street

304 Main St
Ames, IA 50010
515.233.3472

More than 50 locally owned, specialty retail shops & restaurants. Dollar Days, ArtWalk, 4th of July Parade and Festival, MusicWalk, Summer Sidewalk Sales, Foodies & Brew, Oktoberfest and Snow Magic.

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Brunnier Art Museum in the Iowa State Center

290 Scheman Bldg.
Ames, IA 50011
515.294.3342

The Brunnier Art Museum is the state's only accredited museum emphasizing a decorative arts collection, and one of the nation's few museums located within a performing arts and conference complex.

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Ciccotti Art Glass

2306 258th St
Ames, IA 50014
515.231.1267

"Unique Hand-blown glass work. Demonstrations and tours. Gallery/gift shop, custom orders, glass wedding orders, memorial orders, corporate gifts and trophies. Workshops offered, register on website.

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Christian Petersen Art Museum

290 Scheman Bldg
Ames, IA 50011
515.294.3342

The Christian Petersen Art Museum is the home of the Christian Petersen Art Collection, the Art on Campus Program, and the University Museums’ Visual Literacy and Learning Program.

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Iowa State University, University Museums

1805 Center Dr
Ames , IA 50011
515.294.3342

Brunnier Art Museum, Christian Petersen Art Museum, Farm House Museum, Art on Campus Collection and Elizabeth and Byron Anderson Sculpture Garden.

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Mary Alice Gallery

Morrill Hall
603 Morrill Rd
Ames, IA 50011

The Mary Alice Anderson Reinhardt gallery features student and faculty work and showcases collection objects in interpretive exhibitions. Students and faculty curate and install all of the exhibits.

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Octagon Center for the Arts

427 Douglas Ave
Ames, IA 50010
515.232.5331

The Octagon Center for the Arts is a community art center providing gallery exhibits, art classes for children and adults and an art shop featuring Iowa artists.

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Stephens Auditorium

1805 Center Dr
Ames, IA 50011
515.294.3347

This 2,747-seat auditorium (including the 112 seat orchestra pit) creates a great event with a striking environment and excellent acoustics for lectures, meetings, performances and speeches.