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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.

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

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.

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.

The Symbolism of the Sand Mandala

Sep 23, 2014

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Monks from the the Drepung Loseling Monastery will create a mandala sand painting in the lobby of the Memorial Union Monday, September 22 through Thursday, September 25. The process consists of opening ceremony with chants, music and mantra recitation and ends with the dismantling of the mandala and dispersal of the sand. Millions of grains of sand are poured from traditional metal funnels called chakpur to create a finished mandala...

Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014

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.

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.

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.

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.