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Monday, 05 Apr 2021

Monday Monologues series

Apr 05, 2021

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Parks Library exterior steps

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

"My Soul is Awakened," Jennifer Rodgers, conductor and lecturer in music. The Cantamus and Count Me In women's ensembles present music that speak to the soul: how they yearned, struggled, danced, worried and loved through the year. The live performance also will be livestreamed on the Cantamus Instagram account.

Thursday, 08 Apr 2021

Art Nouveau Innovation: Open House

Apr 08, 2021

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Visit Art Nouveau Innovation and speak with the exhibition's curators and collector.

Friday, 09 Apr 2021

Allison Boyd Justus: An Afternoon of Poetry

Apr 09, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Zoom

free

Dean of Students Office Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Join the Writing and Media Center for an afternoon of poetry with published poet and WMC Graduate Communication Consultant, Allison Boyd Justus!

Sunday, 11 Apr 2021

Faculty Recital featuring music by women and African-American composers

Apr 11, 2021

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

virtual: webcast from Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall

Music Department Arts, performances

Jonathan Sturm, violin and viola Michael Banwarth, piano Music by Amy Beach, William Grant Still, Rebecca Clarke

Monday, 12 Apr 2021

Monday Monologues series

Apr 12, 2021

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

"The Power of Peaceful Protest," introduction by Julie Roosa, adjunct assistant professor, Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication. Kick off the annual First Amendment Days celebration listening to ISU community members recount their experiences assembling with others in order to question authority and to shake up campus.

Tuesday, 13 Apr 2021

Panel Discussion: The Changing Face of Iowa Farming

Apr 13, 2021

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Virtual Webinar Program - Must pre-register to receive program link.

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join a panel of experts as they discuss the changing face of farming in Iowa, in conjunction with the exhibition Compelling Ground.

Wednesday, 14 Apr 2021

Virtual workshop: Signs of the Times Protest Art

Apr 14, 2021

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Online

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Arts, performances Lectures Student activities

Join us for a hands-on interactive session learning to create your own protest art led by Sherry Berghefer, associate teaching professor in the Greenlee School. Whether signs for a march or posters for your wall, you'll learn the basic elements to consider when creating your own protest works. A First Amendment Days event.

Art of Resistance At Iowa State: A Virtual Exploration

Apr 14, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Online

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Arts, performances Lectures Student activities

The First Amendment's right to assemble and to petition is not the only path toward change. Art can be a highly effective form of resistance. Join the experts from University Museums on a virtual exploration of works of art on campus that seek to challenge the status quo. Questions from the audience will be encouraged. A First Amendment Days event.

Thursday, 15 Apr 2021

ISCORE Encore Presentation: Activism in the Music Industry

Apr 15, 2021

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Online

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Arts, performances Diversity Lectures Student activities

When we think of the First Amendment and the power of protest, we may not immediately think of music. In this Depth & Dialogue session, ISU student Durga Sritharan shares why we should. Find out how music is one of the most powerful forms of expression, providing an avenue for several centuries for underrepresented individuals and groups to express their voices, thoughts, and emotions. Q&A will follow. A First Amendment Days event.

Friday, 16 Apr 2021

Livestream: The Fashion Show

Apr 16, 2021

7:00 PM

Virtual

free

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Arts, performances Student activities

The Fashion Show is one of the largest student-run fashion shows in the nation. The show features student-designed garments both on the runway and in mounted exhibitions. Both nights will be livestreamed free from Reiman Gardens; no public admission allowed.

Saturday, 17 Apr 2021

Livestream: The Fashion Show

Apr 17, 2021

7:00 PM

Virtual

free

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Arts, performances Student activities

The Fashion Show is one of the largest student-run fashion shows in the nation. The show features student-designed garments both on the runway and in mounted exhibitions. Both nights will be livestreamed free from Reiman Gardens; no public admission allowed.

Trombone Choir - The CySlides

Apr 17, 2021

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

web-cast

$0

Music Department Arts, performances

Students of Nathan Dishman perform. webcast

Sunday, 18 Apr 2021

Ignite Innovation Virtual Showcase

Apr 18, 2021

12:45 PM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Arts, performances Conferences Lectures

"Performance Driven Arts." Join us for the inaugural Ignite Innovation Showcase, a virtual series of events celebrating the energy of innovation blazing across the Iowa State campus.

Monday, 19 Apr 2021

Online: Monday Monologues series

Apr 19, 2021

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Parks Library exterior steps

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

"Songs For a New World," directed by Brad Dell, ISU Theatre director. Selected songs from the production include elements of pop, gospel and jazz as characters face a moment in time -- about hitting the wall and having to make a choice, take a stand, or turn around and go back.

Revitalizing Your Creative Process: A Workshop with Allison Boyd Justus

Apr 19, 2021

7:00 PM

Zoom

free

Dean of Students Office Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Join the Writing and Media Center for a workshop on the creative process with published poet and WMC Graduate Communication Consultant, Allison Boyd Justus!

Saturday, 24 Apr 2021

Virtual concert: Rock of Ages

Apr 24, 2021

7:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$27-$33

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

"Rock of Ages: All-Star Reunion Concert," a Broadway livestream experience of the five-time Tony Award-nominated musical Proceeds support Stephens Auditorium.

A Thousand Thunderbolts: Commemorating the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

Apr 24, 2021

7:30 PM

Online

free

Lecture Series Arts, performances Lectures

A live performance by the Iowa State University Symphony Orchestra to commemorate the victims of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, one of the worst chapters of racial violence in the United States. Livestream details TBA.

Tuesday, 27 Apr 2021

The Products and Markets of American Commercial Whaling, 1750-1920

Apr 27, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Virtual Webinar: Pre-register to receive the meeting link

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Learn about the rise and fall of using whale oil in lamps with guest speaker Michael Dyer, Curator of Maritime History at the New Bedford Whaling Museum; in conjunction with the exhibition Flicker and Flame: Whale Oil and Kerosene Lamps at the Farm House Museum.

Wednesday, 28 Apr 2021

CODAC Spring Sale - Day 1

Apr 28, 2021

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Front entrance, College of Design

College of Design Arts, performances

Sale of work by students in integrated studio arts/integrated visual arts and members of the College of Design Art Club (CODAC). Profits up to $1,500 will be donated to the SHOP food pantry on campus. The sale will take place outdoors under the overhang at the front entrance to the College of Design. Tables will be spaced 6 feet apart, with a separate table for payment and packing.

Kite Choir Studio Exhibition

Apr 28, 2021

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

516 Design

College of Design Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Architecture, industrial design and integrated visual arts students in two studios taught by architecture assistant professor Firat Erdim will share an installation of kites and musical instruments they've made this semester, along with video and audio recordings of soundings, in this public exhibition. A brief discussion will begin at 4:30 p.m. Physical distancing and face coverings required.

Thursday, 29 Apr 2021

CODAC Spring Sale - Day 2

Apr 29, 2021

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Front entrance, College of Design

College of Design Arts, performances

Sale of work by students in integrated studio arts/integrated visual arts and members of the College of Design Art Club (CODAC). Profits up to $1,500 will be donated to the SHOP food pantry on campus. The sale will take place outdoors under the overhang at the front entrance to the College of Design. Tables will be spaced 6 feet apart, with a separate table for payment and packing.

Friday, 30 Apr 2021

CODAC Spring Sale - Day 3

Apr 30, 2021

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Front entrance, College of Design

College of Design Arts, performances

Final day of the sale of work by students in integrated studio arts/integrated visual arts and members of the College of Design Art Club (CODAC). Profits up to $1,500 will be donated to the SHOP food pantry on campus. The sale will take place outdoors under the overhang at the front entrance to the College of Design. Tables will be spaced 6 feet apart, with a separate table for payment and packing.

PLUSH Interdisciplinary Studio Exhibition

Apr 30, 2021

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

King Pavilion Courtyard, College of Design

free

College of Design Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Join students from architecture assistant professor Shelby Doyle's spring 3D Printing & Casting studio course to celebrate this outdoor exhibition of soft formworks, a culmination of the students' research, testing and design of concrete casting workflows. Visitors are invited to engage with the work first hand, touching the objects and moving through the space to experience its fascinating qualities.