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Sunday, 01 Jun 2014

Argentine Tango Practica Class

Jun 01, 2014

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $30 for five punches/ Public $40 for five punches

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.

Monday, 02 Jun 2014

Book Club: Creative Confidence: Unleashing the Creative Potential Within Us All

Jun 02, 2014

6:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $5/ Public $5

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Do you describe yourself as an "uncreative" type? Or, do you identify as creative but are looking for ways to capture and incorporate those thought processes? Read and discuss Tom Kelley and David Kelley's book, Creative Confidence, in a fun, conversational atmosphere.

Zendoodle Workshop

Jun 02, 2014

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $20/ Public $30 Includes Supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Do you scribble patterns on notepads or junk mail? Does it relax you to doodle during class or in meetings? If so, you are already on your way to creating artful meditation.

State Fair Photo Contest Prep Class

Jun 02, 2014

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $30/ Public $40 Includes Supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

A step-by-step class that will get your photos prepared for submission to the Iowa State Fair Photo Contest.

Tuesday, 03 Jun 2014

Metal Clay and Fused Glass Pendants Class

Jun 03, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $63/ Public $73 Includes Supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Create your own beautiful focal piece using glass fusing techniques--and show it off in a custom fine silver setting.

Wednesday, 04 Jun 2014

Jewelry Casting Class

Jun 04, 2014

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $65/ Public $75 Includes Supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Lost-wax casting is an ago-old sculptural jewelry process.

Wheel Pottery Class

Jun 04, 2014

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

The Workspace at the 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.

Thursday, 05 Jun 2014

Paint Your Own Pottery: Father's Day

Jun 05, 2014

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4 plus cost of piece/ Public $5 plus cost of piece

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Join us for a fun exploration of techniques in "painting" bisque. Give the gift of handmade for Father's Day. Make a mustache mug, a funny garden gnome, a pilsner glass...lots of possibilities for a personalized gift.

Saturday, 07 Jun 2014

Tai Chi Class

Jun 07, 2014

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $48/ Public $58

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Learn the Yang Style Short Form as developed by Cheng Man-ch'ing. The fun, easy-to-learn movements of The Form refresh the spirit and help improve balance, posture, flexibility, confidence, circulation, and overall health and well-being.

Glass Beads Workshop: Step by Step Beads

Jun 07, 2014

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $21/ Public $31 Includes Supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to layer many techniques step-by-step to create a very sophisticated bead. We will use dots, encasing, stringers, frit, raking, silver foil and more on one bead!

The Art Abandonment Project: Prints and Stamps

Jun 07, 2014

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $5/ Public $5

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Express yourself through random acts of art and join the abandonment movement! Create something for the joy of making it, and then leave it for an unsuspecting person to find - on a table at the coffee shop, on a park bench, or anywhere a stranger might stumble upon it.

Dance social

Jun 07, 2014

7:30 PM - 9:45 PM

Gallery Room, Memorial Union

free

Student Organizations Student activities

Free dance social hosted by the ISU Ballroom Dance Club. Singles welcome. Dress is casual; indoor shoes or socks are required.

Sunday, 08 Jun 2014

Argentine Tango Practica Class

Jun 08, 2014

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $30 for five punches/ Public $40 for five punches

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.

Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014

Belly Dance: Technique to Choreography

Jun 11, 2014

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $35/ Public $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Explore the music and movements of the Middle East with Shiara, an accomplished performer, choreographer and instructor, as your guide. Students will learn the foundation movements specifically required to execute the short dance routine that will be taught in class. Please bring a scarf or shawl to tie around your hips and get ready to shake things up this summer!

Thursday, 12 Jun 2014

Paint Your Own Pottery: Sgraffito Tiles

Jun 12, 2014

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4/ Public $5 Studio Fee (not including selected bisque)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Join us for a fun exploration of techniques in "painting" bisque. Sgraffito is derived from the Italian word graffiare or "to scratch." Apply two colors of glaze and scratch designs or imagery through the top layer. Studio fee is $4 for ISU and $5 for public to attend plus the cost of the bisque you select. Pottery will be fired within a week for you to pick up. Pre-registration with payment not required, but reservations are recommended.

Hoop Earrings

Jun 12, 2014

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $25/ Public $35 Includes Supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Hammer copper tubing into hoop earrings, and experiment with patina techniques for varied finishes. Add silver ear wires and leave class with 3 new pairs of earrings to add to your jewelry box.

Saturday, 14 Jun 2014

Dance social

Jun 14, 2014

7:30 PM - 9:45 PM

Gallery Room, Memorial Union

free

Student Organizations Student activities

Free dance social hosted by the ISU Ballroom Dance Club. Singles welcome. Dress is casual; indoor shoes or socks are required.

Monday, 16 Jun 2014

Natural Dyes Class

Jun 16, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $39/ Public $49 Includes Supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Use naturally derived dyes for yarn and roving for your next fibers project. Focus on the process of dyeing with indigo. Participants can choose two skeins of lace (880 yards), fingering (sock) (462 yards), or worsted weight yarn (220 yards). Participants may also bring wool, silk or other protein fiber to experiment with for spinning or other projects. Extra skeins will be available for purchase. Wear old clothes (apron/gloves provided.)

Thursday, 19 Jun 2014

Paint Your Own Pottery: Garden Gnomes

Jun 19, 2014

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4/ Public $5 Studio Fee (not including selected bisque)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Join us for a fun exploration of techniques in "painting" bisque. From 3 inch minis to a foot tall "Ginormagnome," find a friend to guard your summer garden. Studio fee is $4 for ISU and $5 for public to attend plus the cost of the bisque you select. Pottery will be fired within a week for you to pick up. Pre-registration with payment is not required but a call to reserve a spot is recommended.

Woodshop Orientation Class

Jun 19, 2014

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $10/ Public $20

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

For the beginner who wants to learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment. Proper usage of the machinery will be covered, as well as woodshop safety. This class is required in order to use the woodshop on your own.

Saturday, 21 Jun 2014

Swing dance lesson

Jun 21, 2014

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Student Organizations Student activities

Free introductory swing dance lesson, hosted by the ISU Ballroom Dance Club. No partner required.

Dance social

Jun 21, 2014

7:30 PM - 9:45 PM

Gallery Room, Memorial Union

free

Student Organizations Student activities

Free dance social hosted by the ISU Ballroom Dance Club. Singles welcome. Dress is casual; indoor shoes or socks are required.

Sunday, 22 Jun 2014

Etsy Basics Workshop

Jun 22, 2014

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $30/ Public $40

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Walk through every step from setting up an account, creating policies and other necessary behind-the-scenes details, to listing items from an experienced artist. Includes a step-by-step manual that has links to articles, screencaps for visual learners, and detailed information on everything you need to know to set up a shop on this popular site.

Sew, Stitch and Swap Class

Jun 22, 2014

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU & Public $6 - no pre-registration necessary

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

For those who love to stitch! If you are a beginner who needs some guidance, sewing instructor Judith Lemish will be available to troubleshoot and assist. For those with experience, it's a great opportunity to enjoy the camaraderie and idea sharing of a group atmosphere. Judith will do a short demo at 1pm - infinity scarves on June 22 and therapy pillows on July 19.

Monday, 23 Jun 2014

Mat Cutting

Jun 23, 2014

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $18/ Public $28 Supplies Included

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to size mats, cut straight and beveled edges, and hinge mount artwork. Bring a 5 x 7 or smaller art piece with you to class. This class is required in order to use the mat cutter on your own.

Wire Work for Jewelry Class

Jun 23, 2014

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $23/ Public $33 Supplies Included

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Making your own bead links, dangles, hoops, spirals, clasps, jump rings and ear wires will make you an expert wire worker. Bring about 50 of your favorite beads, natural stones, leftovers from past projects. Leave with finished jewelry and the know-how to create or repair your own jewelry.

Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014

Watercolor Class

Jun 24, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $56/ Public $66 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.

Quilled Fine Silver Jewelry Class

Jun 24, 2014

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $43/ Public $53 Supplies Included

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to use the Victorian paper craft of quilling with metal clay paper. Create a stunning fine silver pendant or earrings. If you have already worked with lump metal clay, you will enjoy trying this very different product. Beginners welcome!

Thursday, 26 Jun 2014

Paint Your Own Pottery: Garden Gnomes

Jun 26, 2014

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4 plus cost of piece/ Public $5 plus cost of piece

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Join us for a fun exploration of techniques in "painting" bisque. From 3 inch minis to a foot tall "Ginormagnome," find a friend to guard your summer garden.

Indigo Scarf Dyeing Class with Sarah Cady

Jun 26, 2014

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $12/ Public $12

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Dye a cotton summer scarf vibrant blue using pre-mixed natural dye.