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What is featured?

Friday, 01 May 2015

Music in the Courtyard

May 01, 2015

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Food Science Courtyard

free

University Museums Arts, performances

In conjuction with the Rashomon sculpture exhibition by Chuck Ginnever, an Iowa State music ensemble will play music over the noon hour in and amongst the sculptures in the courtyard of the Food Sciences building. Bring your lunch to the courtyard for music, sculpture, and a respite from studying for finals.

Dance performance

May 01, 2015

7:30 PM

Ames City Auditorium, 520 Sixth St.

$15 ($10 for students and seniors)

Kinesiology Arts, performances Diversity

"The Mystery of Water," Co'Motion Dance Theater's Women in Motion.

Performance: On the Verge

May 01, 2015

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Memorial Union Maintenance Shop

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Theatre Arts, performances

Subtitled "The Geography of Yearning," this play tells of three lady explorers who travel through time and meet very diverse beings on their journey. Tickets available through the Memorial Union Maintenance Shop Ticket Office, MidwesTix, or at the door before performances. Advance purchase suggested.

Saturday, 02 May 2015

Art Supply Sale & Craft Swap

May 02, 2015

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

It's time for spring cleaning! We will be going through our stash of supplies and pricing to sell. We also have a number of free items that will be on our CRAFT SWAP TABLE! Bring stuff from your stash that is usable and in good condition (things that you aren't going to use but can't bring yourself to throw away). Swap for new or new-to-you supplies.

Dance performance

May 02, 2015

7:30 PM

Ames City Auditorium, 520 Sixth St.

$15 ($10 for students and seniors)

Kinesiology Arts, performances Diversity

"The Mystery of Water," Co'Motion Dance Theater's Women in Motion.

Performance: On the Verge

May 02, 2015

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Memorial Union Maintenance Shop

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Theatre Arts, performances

Subtitled "The Geography of Yearning," this play tells of three lady explorers who travel through time and meet very diverse beings on their journey. Tickets available through the Memorial Union Maintenance Shop Ticket Office, MidwesTix, or at the door before performances. Advance purchase suggested.

Sunday, 03 May 2015

Art Supply Sale & Craft Swap

May 03, 2015

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

It's time for spring cleaning! We will be going through our stash of supplies and pricing to sell. We also have a number of free items that will be on our CRAFT SWAP TABLE! Bring stuff from your stash that is usable and in good condition (things that you aren't going to use but can't bring yourself to throw away). Swap for new or new-to-you supplies.

Performance: On the Verge

May 03, 2015

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Memorial Union Maintenance Shop

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Theatre Arts, performances

Subtitled "The Geography of Yearning," this play tells of three lady explorers who travel through time and meet very diverse beings on their journey. Tickets available through the Memorial Union Maintenance Shop Ticket Office, MidwesTix, or at the door before performances. Advance purchase suggested.

Argentine Tango Class

May 03, 2015

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU: 5 punches for $35, Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for dancing better. From 5-7pm the dance floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie and working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time. Wear dancing shoes, smooth-soled shoes, or s

Wednesday, 06 May 2015

Art Walk: A Celebration of the Artist Sarah Grant

May 06, 2015

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Conversations Oak-Elm South Courtyard

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Please join us in welcoming artist Sarah Grant to campus to celebrate her place in the legacy of the Art on Campus Collection. Starting with Christian Petersen's Conversations, we'll journey to the Hixson-Lied Student Success Center to enjoy and discuss how Sarah and her company Sticks, Inc. have continued Petersen's legacy of providing beauty and inspiration for current and future Iowa Staters to enjoy.

Thursday, 07 May 2015

Art Mart

May 07, 2015

11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Trophy Tavery in the Memorial Union Commons, 1st Floor

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Featured items include blown glass, pottery, jewelry, accessories, hdyed scarves, photography and more. Most artwork sells between $3 and $20 and sales support The Gaffer's Guild, The Workspace and participating artists.

Friday, 08 May 2015

Art Mart

May 08, 2015

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Trophy Tavery in the Memorial Union Commons, 1st Floor

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Featured items include blown glass, pottery, jewelry, accessories, hdyed scarves, photography and more. Most artwork sells between $3 and $20 and sales support The Gaffer's Guild, The Workspace and participating artists.

Saturday, 09 May 2015

Art Mart

May 09, 2015

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Trophy Tavery in the Memorial Union Commons, 1st Floor

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Featured items include blown glass, pottery, jewelry, accessories, hdyed scarves, photography and more. Most artwork sells between $3 and $20 and sales support The Gaffer's Guild, The Workspace and participating artists.

COHERENCE Extended Hours

May 09, 2015

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

Free

University Museums Arts, performances

COHERENCE: An Immersive Laser Installation by Dan Corson will be open for extended hours. You have never seen anything like this on campus. Bring your friends to experience and enjoy Corson's light and laser filled environment.

University Museums Graduation Open Houses

May 09, 2015

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, Christian Petersen Art Museum, & Farm House Museum

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Take advantage of this special opportunity to bring your family and friends to visit your favorite University Museums! The Brunnier Art Museum, Christian Petersen Art Museum, and Farm House Museum will be open for a special weekend open house. We welcome the community to view the Ellen Wagener exhibition in the Brunnier Art Museum, the Dan Corson exhibition in the Christian Petersen Art Museum, and the renovations of the Farm House Museum.

Sunday, 10 May 2015

Argentine Tango Class

May 10, 2015

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU: 5 punches for $35, Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for dancing better. From 5-7pm the dance floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie and working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time. Wear dancing shoes, smooth-soled shoes, or s

Monday, 11 May 2015

COHERENCE Extended Hours

May 11, 2015

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

Free

University Museums Arts, performances

COHERENCE: An Immersive Laser Installation by Dan Corson will be open for extended hours. You have never seen anything like this on campus. Bring your friends to experience and enjoy Corson's light and laser filled environment.

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

COHERENCE Extended Hours

May 12, 2015

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

Free

University Museums Arts, performances

COHERENCE: An Immersive Laser Installation by Dan Corson will be open for extended hours. You have never seen anything like this on campus. Bring your friends to experience and enjoy Corson's light and laser filled environment.

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

COHERENCE Extended Hours

May 13, 2015

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

Free

University Museums Arts, performances

COHERENCE: An Immersive Laser Installation by Dan Corson will be open for extended hours. You have never seen anything like this on campus. Bring your friends to experience and enjoy Corson's light and laser filled environment.

Thursday, 14 May 2015

COHERENCE Extended Hours

May 14, 2015

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

Free

University Museums Arts, performances

COHERENCE: An Immersive Laser Installation by Dan Corson will be open for extended hours. You have never seen anything like this on campus. Bring your friends to experience and enjoy Corson's light and laser filled environment.

Friday, 15 May 2015

COHERENCE Extended Hours

May 15, 2015

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

Free

University Museums Arts, performances

COHERENCE: An Immersive Laser Installation by Dan Corson will be open for extended hours. You have never seen anything like this on campus. Bring your friends to experience and enjoy Corson's light and laser filled environment.

Sunday, 17 May 2015

Argentine Tango Class

May 17, 2015

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU Five punches for $35, Public Five Punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for dancing better. From 5-7pm the dance floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie and working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time. Wear dancing shoes, smooth-soled shoes, or socks.

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Walk-In Craft: Summer Earrings

May 20, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU and Public $15

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Make up to 5 pairs of earrings with sterling silver or gold ear wires to complement your summer wardrobe. Learn how to put jewelry findings together and basic plier techniques. A huge selection of beads will be available, or feel free to bring some special beads from your own stash. Walk in anytime but give yourself an hour to finish.

Thursday, 21 May 2015

Paint Your Own Pottery: Spring Gardens

May 21, 2015

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4 user fee + price of item, Public $5 user fee + price of item

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

"Painting" bisque is a fun and relaxing activity that can be done solo or with a group of friends. Choose from flower pots, bunnies, gnomes, birdhouses and more to brighten your day. Studio fee is $4 for ISU and $5 for public to attend plus the cost of the bisque you select.

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Silver Rings Class

May 26, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $64, Public $74 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Saw, file, and solder sterling silver sheet to make a personalized ring just for you. Start with a ring in copper and make a second one in sterling silver. Embellish your ring with stamps and texture and learn to polish to a high shine.

Watercolor Class

May 26, 2015

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $63, Public $73 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Watercolor is a powerful and technical medium in which one can achieve beautiful results with a relatively quick sketch, or brilliant finished work with the investment of more time and craft. Watercolor is easy to use and this class will teach a variety of techniques from realistic to abstract in fun exercises. Experiment with both traditional and liquid watercolors. Suitable for the beginning painter or those with some experience.

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

COHERENCE Extended Hours

May 27, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

Free

University Museums Arts, performances

COHERENCE: An Immersive Laser Installation by Dan Corson will be open for extended hours. You have never seen anything like this on campus. Bring your friends to experience and enjoy Corson's light and laser filled environment.

Belly Dance

May 27, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:10 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU Five punches for $35, Public Five Punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

A Three Pillars Delsarte based approach to Middle Eastern Belly Dance in the style of award winning performer Shiara. These classes teach the basic movements of belly dance with a specific focus and detailed exploration each week. There are two beginning classes per evening on Wednesdays (7-8:10pm and 8:20-9:30pm). Purchase a dance punch card and attend as often as your schedule allows. Punch cards are good for 1 year from purchase date.

Wheel Pottery Class

May 27, 2015

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $100, Public $110 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Students will be guided through all aspects of forming bowls, mugs, vases and more on the pottery wheel. Learn handle-pulling, glazing and finishing techniques. Open to absolute beginners as well as those with experience who would like to improve their technique and abilities.

Belly Dance

May 27, 2015

8:20 PM - 9:30 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU Five punches for $35, Public Five Punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

A Three Pillars Delsarte based approach to Middle Eastern Belly Dance in the style of award winning performer Shiara. These classes teach the basic movements of belly dance with a specific focus and detailed exploration each week. There are two beginning classes per evening on Wednesdays (7-8:10pm and 8:20-9:30pm). Purchase a dance punch card and attend as often as your schedule allows. Punch cards are good for 1 year from purchase date.