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Sunday, 21 Sep 2014

"Create Peace" Buttons for 11 Days of Global Unity

Sep 21, 2014

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$0.50 per button

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace and design a button or magnet with your message of peace, or choose from one of our "create peace" designs. Buttons and magnets are 50 cents each and proceeds will be used toward supplies for our Little Dresses for Africa project.

Walk-In Craft: Sun Prints

Sep 21, 2014

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$2 for three 5” x 7” sheets

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Sun prints are made on special paper that is light sensitive. Place objects on the paper, expose the materials to the sun and the area exposed to the sun will fade from blue to white. We will have some items from nature (leaves, flowers, etc.) but feel free to bring in your own objects to try.

ISU Wind Ensemble

Sep 21, 2014

3:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital, Music Building

$5.00 adults; $3.00 students. Tickets available at the door.

Music Department Arts, performances

Dr. Michael Golemo, conductor

Monday, 22 Sep 2014

Walk-In Craft: Stone Mandalas

Sep 22, 2014

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$2 per mandala

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace and make a painted stone mandala using simple geometric forms. Keep it as a talisman for yourself or give it to someone as a small but special gift.

Embroidered Mandalas Class

Sep 22, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $25, Public $35 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Mandalas are symbolic in Hinduism and Buddhism, and are created with geometric shapes incorporating ancient spiritual symbols. The Memorial Union will be hosting Tibetan Monks September 22-25, and they will create a large scale sand mandala on the 2nd floor. Make your own brightly colored mandala while learning embroidery stitches. Use one of our designs, or get inspiration from the Monks and create your own. Finished mandalas can be hung in

Faculty Recital: Matthew Coley, marimba

Sep 22, 2014

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

Free

Music Department Arts, performances

Dr. Matthew Coley is director of percussion.

Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014

Walk-In Craft: Stone Mandalas

Sep 23, 2014

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$2 per mandala

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace and make a painted stone mandala using simple geometric forms. Keep it as a talisman for yourself or give it to someone as a small but special gift.

Natural Elements in Fine Silver Class

Sep 23, 2014

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $49, Public $59 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

"Paint" metal clay on real leaves, seed pods, or other bit of nature. After firing in the kiln, only beautiful fine silver will be left behind, a lasting representation of a natural element. In the second session, a pendant or earrings will be created from these fine silver pieces.

Mandala Drawing Class

Sep 23, 2014

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$5

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Mandalas are symbolic in Hinduism and Buddhism, and are created with geometric shapes incorporating ancient spiritual symbols. The Memorial Union will be hosting Tibetan Monks September 22-25, and they will create a large scale sand mandala on the 2nd floor. Zendoodle instructor Sara Merritt will lead this mandala drawing session on Tuesday evening.

Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014

Art Walk: Pack the Jack ... with Art!

Sep 24, 2014

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Jack Trice Stadium

University Museums Arts, performances

Join University Museums Interpretation Specialist David Faux in celebrating the legacy of Jack Trice. As the beloved stadium is ushered into an exciting time of growth let us come together to celebrate the art that inhabits the only Division 1 football stadium named in honor of an African American. Meet David at the Jack Trice sculpture outside of gate 1.

Walk-In Craft: Stone Mandalas

Sep 24, 2014

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$2 per mandala

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace and make a painted stone mandala using simple geometric forms. Keep it as a talisman for yourself or give it to someone as a small but special gift.

Art Critique with Aaron Tinder

Sep 24, 2014

7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Free

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Share your artwork in a comfortable atmosphere. Our guest will be Aaron Tinder, whose mixed media paintings and photography are on display in the Pioneer Room. Bring up to 3 pieces of work in any media and get feedback and ideas from Tinder as well as other participants.

Concert: Steve Poltz

Sep 24, 2014

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$10 ISU Students | $12 public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Steve Poltz fronted the semi-legendary indie-rock band The Rugburns and is responsible for a critically lauded and impressively large body of work on his own, most recently the soundtrack for the acclaimed Sundance-screened documentary film, Running Wild - The Life of Dayton O. Hyde. He is quite possibly the most talented, and engaging, solo performer on this planet. That's what 250+ shows a year on three continents will do for you.

Thursday, 25 Sep 2014

Walk-In Craft: Stone Mandalas

Sep 25, 2014

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$2 per mandala

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace and make a painted stone mandala using simple geometric forms. Keep it as a talisman for yourself or give it to someone as a small but special gift.

Picture Frames Class

Sep 25, 2014

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $38, Public $48 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to make custom wood frames for your artwork or photos. Practice by making a beautiful oak frame (up to 24") with plexi-glass in class. Take the Mat Cutting class first and finish your artwork like a pro!

After America in the Making: Women's Suffrage

Sep 25, 2014

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum

University Museums Arts, performances

N.C. Wyeth's America in the Making depicts twelve dramatic scenes taken from American history beginning with North American explorer Francisco Vasquez de Coronado and ending with Abraham Lincoln. But, what are some of the major American moments of the 20th and 21st centuries? This talk will be led by Amy Bix, Associate Professor of History, who will discuss the key faces and moments of the women's suffrage movement.

Friday, 26 Sep 2014

Paint Your Own Pottery: Mandala Painting

Sep 26, 2014

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5 (studio fee)

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Join us on Fridays evenings for a fun exploration of techniques in "painting" bisque. Discover how circles, lines and dots can work together for patterning. Get inspiration by visiting the Tibetan Monks sand mandalas September 22-25 in the Main Lounge.

ISU Symphony Orchestra

Sep 26, 2014

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$5.00 adults; $2.00 students - Tickets sale at the door

Music Department Arts, performances

Jacob Harrison, conductor

Concert: Harold Lopez-Nussa

Sep 26, 2014

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$0 ISU Students | $10 public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

As a scion of an illustrious musical family, 31-year-old Cuban pianist Harold Lopez-Nussa is one of the brightest lights on Havana's thriving jazz scene. He gained international attention when he won top honors at the prestigious Montreux Jazz Piano Competition in 2005 and his albums and work since reveal a composer who has fully integrated his classical training and love of the jazz continuum with his Cuban roots.

Project Runway

Sep 26, 2014

9:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Themed garments created by student teams on Sept. 21 will be modeled and judged at this 10th annual event. Doors open at 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, 27 Sep 2014

Meaning in Body Language: An Introduction to Delsarte Principles Workshop

Sep 27, 2014

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $15, Public $20

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

An introduction to the most basic elements of body language through the Delsarte System of Expression. Developed 150 years ago, Delsarte is a powerful force in our understanding of human movement and expression. Learn how your own movement patterns may be limiting the expressive use of your entire body.

Delsarte: Dynamic Poses for the Camera Workshop

Sep 27, 2014

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $25, Public $30

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Explore Delsarte's ninefold accords of the face and positions of the legs. See how harmonic opposition in the body creates dynamic poses for the camera. Visual artists will discover that these tools can help them draw out the desired response from their subjects, while dancers, actors and models gain valuable insight to showcase their best for the camera. Please bring a hand mirror to class.