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Sunday, 01 May 2016

Art Supply Swap

May 01, 2016

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Free

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Bring items from your own stash - things that you aren't going to use, but can't bring yourself to throw away. Swap for new or new-to-you supplies!

Craft of the Month: Watercolor Quotes

May 01, 2016

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$10

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Use masking fluid to write out a movie quote, song lyrics, or a sassy phrase on special paper.

Study Break: Coloring Books!

May 01, 2016

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Free

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Could you benefit from a play break during to clear your mind during finals week? Drop in and spend some time coloring.

Pattern Glass Made in Iowa

May 01, 2016

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Bldg.

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Eagle Glass Works and the Iowa City Flint Glass Co., the only glass manufacturers west of the Mississippi in the early 1880's, began when J. H. Leighton came to Iowa in the late 1870's looking to make a name for himself in the glass making industry. Learn about the pitfalls of making glass in Iowa that led to the quick demise of the industry.

Performance: The Birds

May 01, 2016

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Memorial Union Maintenance Shop, Ames

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Theatre Arts, performances

Two Athenians guided by a crow and a jackdaw leave their city and all its arguments in order to look for a better life. This is the start of an idea one of them eventually has--that birds were the original gods and should build themselves a great city between heaven and earth. The nightingale calls the birds of the world who begin to assemble and start building that city in the sky. Actors as well as puppets will be used in this new adaptation.

Argentine Tango Practica

May 01, 2016

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

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

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.

Monday, 02 May 2016

Study Break: Coloring Books!

May 02, 2016

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Free

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Could you benefit from a play break during to clear your mind during finals week? Drop in and spend some time coloring.

Tuesday, 03 May 2016

Study Break: Coloring Books!

May 03, 2016

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Free

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Could you benefit from a play break during to clear your mind during finals week? Drop in and spend some time coloring.

Performance: Wild Kratts LIVE!

May 03, 2016

6:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$29.75- $49.75

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Animated Kratt Brothers, Martin and Chris, "come to real life" in a classically Wild Kratts story. In "To the Creature Rescue!" the Emmy-nominated Kratt Brothers activate the fan favorite Creature Power Suits to confront a comic villain. Through hilarious pratfalls and amazing animal 'wow facts', the Wild Kratts team rescues their favorite invention from Zach's clutches so the animals of the creature world are safe once again.

Ames Town & Gown Concert: The Aulos Ensemble

May 03, 2016

7:30 PM

Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$25 (free for students K-12, ISU students with I.D.)

Community activities Arts, performances

Flutist Christopher Krueger, oboist Marc Schachman, violinist Linda Quan, cellist Lutzke and harpsichordist Arthur Haas.

Wednesday, 04 May 2016

ArtWalk: Keeping the Campus Beautiful for the Next Generation

May 04, 2016

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Fountain of the Four Seasons, Memorial Union

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join University Museums staff for a tour of select public art and sites of our most recent and ongoing conservation projects. Get a glimpse of what it takes to maintain, preserve, and conserve one of the Nation's largest collections of public works of art at a university. Meet at the Fountain of the Four Seasons on the north side of the Memorial Union.

Study Break: Coloring Books!

May 04, 2016

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Free

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Could you benefit from a play break during to clear your mind during finals week? Drop in and spend some time coloring.

Thursday, 05 May 2016

Art Mart

May 05, 2016

11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Trophy Tavern at the Memorial Union

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Pottery, blown glass, jewelry, prints, photos and accessories created by Ames and ISU artists will be for sale.

Study Break: Coloring Books!

May 05, 2016

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Free

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Could you benefit from a play break during to clear your mind during finals week? Drop in and spend some time coloring.

Friday, 06 May 2016

Art Mart

May 06, 2016

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Trophy Tavern at the Memorial Union

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Pottery, blown glass, jewelry, prints, photos and accessories created by Ames and ISU artists will be for sale.

Saturday, 07 May 2016

Art Mart

May 07, 2016

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Trophy Tavern at the Memorial Union

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Pottery, blown glass, jewelry, prints, photos and accessories created by Ames and ISU artists will be for sale.