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What is featured?

Sunday, 14 Oct 2018

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Oct 14, 2018

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

ISU Five lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Student Engagement 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 better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Monday, 15 Oct 2018

Acrylic Paint Pours Class

Oct 15, 2018

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $54 Public $64 (supplies included)

Student Engagement Arts, performances Student activities

Have you been captivated by videos of paint pours? Discover how to make these colorful paintings by acrylic pouring.

ISU Jazz Concert

Oct 15, 2018

7:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union


Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

James Bovinette, Director of Jazz 1 Michael Giles, Director of Jazz 2

Tuesday, 16 Oct 2018

Leather Cuffs Class

Oct 16, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $42 Public $52 (supplies included)

Student Engagement Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Learn basic leatherworking and jewelry making techniques while repurposing vintage objects into wearable art.

Wednesday, 17 Oct 2018

Dan Gable, "A Wrestling Life" Lecture and Book Signing

Oct 17, 2018

4:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Ames Public Library


Student Engagement Arts, performances Athletics Special events

A Smithsonian Hometown Teams Exhibit Speaker Series 4-5:30 pm Community Reception - Little Woods Herbs & Teas (with h'orderves) 6-6:45 pm Community Presentation - Ames Public Library 6:45- 7:30pm Book signing - Ames Public Library

Film and discussion: The Witness

Oct 17, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

198 Parks Library


University Library Arts, performances Diversity Lectures

In this 2015 documentary, Bill Genovese aims to set the record straight regarding his sister, Catherine Susan "Kitty" Genovese, whose name took on a tragic meaning after her 1964 murder. A Green Dot event.

Celtic Thunder X

Oct 17, 2018

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium


Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Celebrating 10 years, this brand new live show is known for dramatic effects via lighting and choreography as well as realistic Irish stage sets with authentic Irish instruments. The performances have dramatic solos, compelling ensembles, and comedic acts. Celtic Thunder is viewed by millions on PBS with record number of sold out shows, which is how they have become a household name all around the world.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Oct 17, 2018

9:00 PM



Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is Iowa State University's student comedy, improv group. Holding shows on some Wednesday nights, you can come and laugh to your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.

Thursday, 18 Oct 2018

The Art of Historic Renovation and Cultural Preservation

Oct 18, 2018

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Catt Hall, plaza


University Museums Arts, performances

Join University Museums for a new series of tours focused on the renovation and preservation stories of the most iconic and historic locations on campus. Our third location is Catt Hall, where we will explore the many uses of the building throughout the years.

Art Reception for Current Exhibits

Oct 18, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Pioneer Room & Gallery at the Memorial Union


Student Engagement Arts, performances Meetings, receptions Student activities

For the Studies in Creativity Student Juried Exhibit in the Gallery and Catherine Reinhart's polYESter Exhibit in the Pioneer Room.

Friday, 19 Oct 2018

Paint Your Own Pottery: Skulls and Monsters

Oct 19, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Student Engagement Arts, performances Student activities

Let's get spooky for All Hallows' Eve!

Saturday, 20 Oct 2018

Monster Buddy Walk-in Craft

Oct 20, 2018

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union


Student Engagement Arts, performances Student activities

Begin with a pre-stuffed muslin doll and create a monster, zombie, vampire or another boo-tiful beast. A table full of supplies will be available for creating all of the elements you need to bring your Frankenstein to life!

Homecoming: Yell Like Hell, first cuts

Oct 20, 2018

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Central campus


University Arts, performances Special events

Yell Like Hell is a student-performed skit competition consisting of chants and cheers that demonstrate Iowa State spirit. It is designed to get students more involved on campus and develop Iowa State pride. The final skit is judged on enthusiasm, creativity and school spirit. Each skit represents the theme of Homecoming 2018, "This Is State" and the Iowa State Fight Song.