Garnavillo Historical Society

Althea Sherman Exhibit Expanded

The Garnavillo Museum’s exhibit of Althea Sherman paintings will double this year.  Thanks to work done by local volunteers and UNI student Brenna Hildebrand last spring (2020), works of Sherman’s that have been stored in boxes at the museum have been inventoried. 16 paintings and 4 sketches were selected for matting and framing to add…

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Student Works on Sherman Collection

UNI student, Brenna Hildebrand of Pella, spent a weekend at the Garnavillo Museum in early March sorting and organizing paintings, drawings and sketches of Althea Sherman.  She catalogued 112 individual items in the Garnavillo museum’s archives, creating an inventory listing and pictorial inventory.  Brenna’s visit to Garnavillo was part of a field experience unit for…

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