Affiliate Profile

Grinnell College

Grinnell, Iowa

Grinnell College, a private liberal arts college in Iowa founded in 1846, provides individually advised learning for intellectually engaged students to produce graduates who are prepared to navigate the world’s complexities and responsibly contribute to the common good. Grinnell enrolls 1,700 students from around the world, who earn B.A. degrees in a range of disciplines across the humanities, arts and sciences. 
The Grinnell College Museum of Art presents exhibitions of regional, national, and international art year-round. Temporary exhibitions, a permanent collection of almost 6,000 objects, and a robust outreach program serve the campus, the community, and the wider region. 
Grinnell College partners with the community on a variety of Smithsonian exhibitions and programs, enhancing both the College’s mission and regional cultural vitality.