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Sunday, 01 May 2016

Art Supply Swap

Channel: The Workspace

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Bring items from your own stash - things that you aren't going to use, but can't bring yourself to throw away. Swap for new or new-to-you supplies!

Cost: Free

Craft of the Month: Watercolor Quotes

Channel: The Workspace

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Use masking fluid to write out a movie quote, song lyrics, or a sassy phrase on special paper.

Cost: $10

Paint Your Own Pottery Sale

Channel: The Workspace

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

20-50% off bisque-ware through May 5

Cost: Free

Study Break: Coloring Books!

Channel: The Workspace

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Could you benefit from a play break during to clear your mind during finals week? Drop in and spend some time coloring.

Cost: Free

Pattern Glass Made in Iowa

Channel: University Museums

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Bldg.

Eagle Glass Works and the Iowa City Flint Glass Co., the only glass manufacturers west of the Mississippi in the early 1880's, began when J. H. Leighton came to Iowa in the late 1870's looking to make a name for himself in the glass making industry. Learn about the pitfalls of making glass in Iowa that led to the quick demise of the industry.

Cost: free

Performance: The Birds

Channel: ISU Theatre

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm @ Memorial Union Maintenance Shop, Ames

Two Athenians guided by a crow and a jackdaw leave their city and all its arguments in order to look for a better life. This is the start of an idea one of them eventually has--that birds were the original gods and should build themselves a great city between heaven and earth. The nightingale calls the birds of the world who begin to assemble and start building that city in the sky. Actors as well as puppets will be used in this new adaptation.

Cost: Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Argentine Tango Practica

Channel: The Workspace

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Cost: ISU Five punches for $35, Public Five punches for $45

Monday, 02 May 2016

Paint Your Own Pottery Sale

Channel: The Workspace

2:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

20-50% off bisque-ware through May 5

Cost: Free

Study Break: Coloring Books!

Channel: The Workspace

2:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Could you benefit from a play break during to clear your mind during finals week? Drop in and spend some time coloring.

Cost: Free

Tuesday, 03 May 2016

Paint Your Own Pottery Sale

Channel: The Workspace

2:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

20-50% off bisque-ware through May 5

Cost: Free

Study Break: Coloring Books!

Channel: The Workspace

2:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Could you benefit from a play break during to clear your mind during finals week? Drop in and spend some time coloring.

Cost: Free

Performance: Wild Kratts LIVE!

Channel: Iowa State Center

6:30 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

Animated Kratt Brothers, Martin and Chris, "come to real life" in a classically Wild Kratts story. In "To the Creature Rescue!" the Emmy-nominated Kratt Brothers activate the fan favorite Creature Power Suits to confront a comic villain. Through hilarious pratfalls and amazing animal 'wow facts', the Wild Kratts team rescues their favorite invention from Zach's clutches so the animals of the creature world are safe once again.

Cost: $29.75- $49.75

Ames Town & Gown Concert: The Aulos Ensemble

Channel: Community activities

7:30 pm @ Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

Flutist Christopher Krueger, oboist Marc Schachman, violinist Linda Quan, cellist Lutzke and harpsichordist Arthur Haas.

Cost: $25 (free for students K-12, ISU students with I.D.)

Wednesday, 04 May 2016

ArtWalk: Keeping the Campus Beautiful for the Next Generation

Channel: University Museums

12:00 pm - 12:50 pm @ Fountain of the Four Seasons, Memorial Union

Join University Museums staff for a tour of select public art and sites of our most recent and ongoing conservation projects. Get a glimpse of what it takes to maintain, preserve, and conserve one of the Nation's largest collections of public works of art at a university. Meet at the Fountain of the Four Seasons on the north side of the Memorial Union.

Cost: free

Paint Your Own Pottery Sale

Channel: The Workspace

2:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

20-50% off bisque-ware through May 5

Cost: Free

Study Break: Coloring Books!

Channel: The Workspace

2:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Could you benefit from a play break during to clear your mind during finals week? Drop in and spend some time coloring.

Cost: Free

Thursday, 05 May 2016

Art Mart

Channel: The Workspace

11:00 am - 6:00 pm @ Trophy Tavern at the Memorial Union

Pottery, blown glass, jewelry, prints, photos and accessories created by Ames and ISU artists will be for sale.

Paint Your Own Pottery Sale

Channel: The Workspace

2:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Last day! 20-50% off bisque-ware

Cost: Free

Study Break: Coloring Books!

Channel: The Workspace

2:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Could you benefit from a play break during to clear your mind during finals week? Drop in and spend some time coloring.

Cost: Free

Friday, 06 May 2016

Art Mart

Channel: The Workspace

10:00 am - 5:00 pm @ Trophy Tavern at the Memorial Union

Pottery, blown glass, jewelry, prints, photos and accessories created by Ames and ISU artists will be for sale.

Saturday, 07 May 2016

Art Mart

Channel: The Workspace

10:00 am - 1:00 pm @ Trophy Tavern at the Memorial Union

Pottery, blown glass, jewelry, prints, photos and accessories created by Ames and ISU artists will be for sale.