A Little About Us

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Mission

The Mission of The Iowa Children’s Museum is to inspire every child to imagine, create, discover and explore through the Power of Play!

Board of Directors

  • Chad Brandmeyer, Chair
  • Jerome Edwards
  • Pam Ehly
  • Nate Etten
  • Mick Fletcher
  • Raquisha Harrington
  • Kari Hawkins
  • Chas Hughes
  • Amy Lehn
  • Molly Less-Petersen
  • John Martinek
  • Karla McGregor
  • Sarah McLaughlin
  • Brian Meyer
  • Nancy Pacha
  • Anne Rierson
  • Matt Seberger, Past President
  • Kristen Shaffer
  • Bob Untiedt
  • Dan Wegman
  • Darcie Yamada

ICM Volunteer Guild

  • Heather Hora, Chair
  • Kate Ahn
  • Leslie Austen
  • Emily Cornish
  • Lindsey Gorzelanny
  • Kristen Green
  • Katy Herbold
  • Jenny Landgon
  • Lindsey Litton
  • Meghann Litton
  • Abby Parker
  • Caren Tracy
  • Brett Watson


ICM Advisory Board

  • Sheila Boyd
  • Bruce Kout
  • Peggy Scholz
  • Terry Trimpe
  • Herb Wilson

990 Forms

The Iowa Children’s Museum’s 2016 990 Form

The Iowa Children’s Museum’s 2015 990 Form

The Iowa Children’s Museum’s 2014 990 Form

Awards & Recognition

2018 Award Winner 

presented by Locals Love Us

for Children & Family Fun and Tourist Attractions

2017 Award Winner 

presented by Locals Love Us

for Children & Family Fun and Tourist Attractions

2012 Best of Area Award 

presented by the Iowa City Press-Citizen

for Best Place for a Kids Birthday Party

2011 Best of Area Award 

presented by the Iowa City Press-Citizen

for Best Place for a Kids Birthday Party

2010 Best of Area Award 

presented by the Iowa City Press-Citizen

for Best Place for a Kids Birthday Party

2010 Nonprofit Innovation Award 

presented by Corridor Business Journal

for Take Flight! the science of aviation

2009 Iowa Cultural Corridor Alliance ICKY Award

for Reaching Out Collaboration Award between ICCA Members and Non-members

for Take Flight! the science of aviation, with NASA, Rockwell Collins, University of Iowa, and Integrated DNA Technologies

2009 Attraction of the Year Award 

presented by the Iowa City Coralville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau

2009 Economic Development Award 

presented by Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce

2009 Best of Area Award 

presented by the Iowa City Press Citizen

for Best Place to Take Kids On a Rainy Day

2009 Best of Area Award 

presented by the Iowa City Press-Citizen

for Best Place for a Kids Birthday Party

2007 Nonprofit Innovation Award 

presented by Corridor Business Journal

for Indonesia Land of Diversity Exhibit

2007 Iowa Cultural Corridor Alliance ICKY Award 

for Children’s Programming

for Indonesia Land of Diversity Exhibit

2006 Growing Strong Award 

presented by the Girl Scouts

2006 Iowa Cultural Corridor Alliance ICKY Award 

for Innovative Collaboration between ICCA members

for Suessical the Musical

2004 Attraction of the Year Award 

presented by the Iowa City Coralville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau

1997 Innovative Business Award 

presented by the Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce