The University of Iowa Museum of Art (UIMA) set an all-time museum record for  participation and attendance at events during the 2013-14 academic year. The UIMA drew 538,260 people, significantly surpassing the previous historical record of 146,470 for 2012-13.

A major contribution to this total was the highly successful Jackson Pollock Mural exhibition at the Getty in Los Angeles, rated by the Wall Street Journal as one of the world’s five “most-talked-about exhibits of the year.” At 304,349 visitors, it was the “highest weekly attendance for any show since the Getty started tracking that data in 2000.”

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