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Thursday, 03 Jul 2014

Paint Your Own Pottery: Treasure Boxes

Jul 03, 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. Decorate a small box to store your cookie fortunes, stamp collection, gaming dice, seashells, skeleton keys, or whatever other items you collect and keep.

Friday, 04 Jul 2014

Dance social

Jul 04, 2014

7:30 PM - 9:45 PM

Pioneer 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, 06 Jul 2014

Argentine Tango Practica Class

Jul 06, 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, 07 Jul 2014

Screenprinting Class

Jul 07, 2014

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $64/ Public $74 Supplies Included

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn an inexpensive way to create custom t-shirts. Using your own design, learn to make a screen with the photographic emulsion method. Bring in your shirts and print away! This class is required in order to use our screenprinting equipment.

Tuesday, 08 Jul 2014

Glass Etching Class

Jul 08, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $35/ Public $45 Supplies Included

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the basics of glass etching while creating a set of 4 Cyclone mugs. Choose from a vintage or new ISU spirit logo, or get creative and make up your own design. Go Clones!

Wednesday, 09 Jul 2014

Texture in Oil Painting Class

Jul 09, 2014

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $33/ Public $43 Supplies Included

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

From sgraffito scratches to swaths of buttery color to mountainous ridges of paint, this workshop will explore different techniques for creating texture in oil paintings. We will also experiment with painting knives and impasto medium to create a variety of physical textures. Bring an image or idea to work with. Basic experience painting with oils is required.

Thursday, 10 Jul 2014

Paint Your Own Pottery: Bubble Painting

Jul 10, 2014

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4/ Public $5 (not including cost of selected bisque)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Join us for a fun exploration of techniques in "painting" bisque. This is sort of like blowing bubbles when you were a kid, but we do it with a straw and paint. The popped bubbles show up and make interesting patterns on the finished pieces. 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.

Nesting Boxes Class

Jul 10, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $56/ Public $66 Including Supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Make a 6, 5 & 4 inch set of nesting boxes. Part of the class will utilize hand tools to learn a traditional hand joinery technique. Then learn to use the machinery to make boxes efficiently. The Woodshop Orientation class is helpful, but not required for this class.

Friday, 11 Jul 2014

Dance social

Jul 11, 2014

7:30 PM - 9:45 PM

Pioneer 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.

Saturday, 12 Jul 2014

The Art Abandonment Project - Mixed Media Class

Jul 12, 2014

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU & Public $5 - No pre-registration necessary

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. The Workspace will provide the supplies and demonstrate some techniques to get you started.

Sunday, 13 Jul 2014

Argentine Tango Practica Class

Jul 13, 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, 16 Jul 2014

Patterned Patina Jewelry Class

Jul 16, 2014

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $39/ Public $49 Includes Supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Experiment with creating patinas (surface designs) in copper. Try an exciting new technique using stamps, ink and a torch. Then create blues and greens with homemade patina recipes. Learn basic metalsmithing techniques to create beautiful bangles, earrings or pendants.

Thursday, 17 Jul 2014

Paint Your Own Pottery: Pet Bowls

Jul 17, 2014

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4/ Public $5 (not including cost of selected bisque)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Join us for a fun exploration of techniques in "painting" bisque. Personalize a food or water bowl for your furry friend. 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.

Art Critique

Jul 17, 2014

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Share your artwork in a comfortable atmosphere and get feedback and ideas. Share your observations with others, and network with artists. Bring up to 3 pieces of work in any media. Open to all levels of artists and no pre-registration necessary.

Friday, 18 Jul 2014

Dance social

Jul 18, 2014

7:30 PM - 9:45 PM

Pioneer 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.

Saturday, 19 Jul 2014

Sew, Stitch and Swap Class

Jul 19, 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.

Sunday, 20 Jul 2014

Photography: Light, Color and Shadows Class

Jul 20, 2014

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU & Public $10

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Capture the summer sunlight with your digital SLR during a photography class set at Ada Hayden Park! On Sunday, meet at the shelter near the parking lot at Ada Hayden. We will focus on capturing light, color and shadows in the beautiful natural scenery the park provides. Monday we will meet at the Memorial Union, offering the opportunity to critique photographs and share experiences in photography among classmates.

Argentine Tango Practica Class

Jul 20, 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, 21 Jul 2014

Basketweaving I Class

Jul 21, 2014

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $15/ Public $25 Including Supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Think outside the (square) box and learn to weave a triangular base. Create a basket that perfectly tucks into any corner.

Photography: Light, Color and Shadows Class

Jul 21, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU & Public $10

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Capture the summer sunlight with your digital SLR during a photography class set at Ada Hayden Park! On Sunday, meet at the shelter near the parking lot at Ada Hayden. We will focus on capturing light, color and shadows in the beautiful natural scenery the park provides. Monday we will meet at the Memorial Union, offering the opportunity to critique photographs and share experiences in photography among classmates.

Thursday, 24 Jul 2014

Paint Your Own Pottery: Summer Drinkware

Jul 24, 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. Whether your drink of choice is a tall glass of lemonade or a slushy margarita, personalize one for your next patio gathering.

Friday, 25 Jul 2014

Dance social

Jul 25, 2014

7:30 PM - 9:45 PM

Pioneer 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.

Saturday, 26 Jul 2014

"Little Dresses for Africa" Work Weekend

Jul 26, 2014

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

No Cost

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Simple dresses made out of pillowcases provide relief and hope for the children of Africa.

American Solar Challenge Showcase

Jul 26, 2014

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Iowa State Center (D-2) parking lot

College of Engineering Student activities

Ames will serve as a race car checkpoint for the 2014 Americal Solar Challenge. The competing solar cars, including ISU's Team PrISUm, will stop en route from Omaha to La Crosse, Wisconsin. The cars in the cross-country race are designed, built and driven by college teams. Activiites and displays are part of the free public event.

Sunday, 27 Jul 2014

"Little Dresses for Africa" Work Weekend

Jul 27, 2014

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

No Cost

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Simple dresses made out of pillowcases provide relief and hope for the children of Africa.

Argentine Tango Practica Class

Jul 27, 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, 28 Jul 2014

Basketweaving II Class

Jul 28, 2014

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $15/ Public $25 Including Supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Think outside the (square) box and learn to weave a triangular base. Create a basket that perfectly tucks into any corner.

Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014

Knit In And Yarn Swap

Jul 30, 2014

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $6/ Public $6

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Want to start a new project, but have questions about a pattern? Would you like to learn a new knitting technique? Just want to come hang out with your fellow fiber enthusiasts?

Thursday, 31 Jul 2014

Paint Your Own Pottery: Popcorn Bowls

Jul 31, 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. Everyone needs a good bowl for popcorn during this year of sequels and remakes. Personalize for you or your favorite movie night buddy.