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Wild and Whimsical - “Ribbit the Exhibit”

  • Iowa State University, Intersection of University Boulevard and South 16 Street | Ames, IA 50011
  • Dates: September 15, 2020 - October 4, 2020
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Reiman Gardens
  • Phone: (515) 294-2710
  • Overview

    The second exhibit, “Ribbit the Exhibit,” will run through early October. Captivating and whimsical, this collection of human-scale frog sculptures is sure to make you smile. Artist J.A. Cobb crafted the pieces from copper and gave each one personality and interests that just might reflect your own. Explore the Gardens to discover each enchanting vignette, including frogs modeling the Grant Wood classic, “American Gothic.” DOWNLOAD AN INTERACTIVE SCAVENGER HUNT.

    General Admission Fees:

    • $10 general admission
    • $9 for seniors ages 65 and up
    • $5 for youth ages 2-12
    • Free for youth under 2
    • Members from participating AHS Reciprocal Admissions Program institutions receive two complimentary general admissions OR one general admission and two youth (2-12) admissions.
    • Free for full-time ISU students.
    • Free for active duty military and one guest with active duty military ID.
    • Free for individuals and families presenting a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card, and a valid form of photo ID for up to four individuals per EBT card. This benefit is not valid with a P-EBT card.
    • View our days featuring special admission rates HERE.
    • Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
    • Extended summer hours from May 1 to September 30
      • 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. includes outdoor gardens. The Butterfly Wing amd Conservatory are temporarily closed. The Gift Shop has reopened with limited hours of Monday – Friday from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Learn more about the safety protocol.
    • Conservatory will be closed for exhibit change outs on the following days. The rest of Reiman Gardens remains open.
      • From November 15 through 20