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What is featured?

Sunday, 26 Mar 2017

Brunnier in Bloom

Mar 26, 2017

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Bldg.

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Celebrate spring and the current exhibitions during Brunnier in Bloom, the Museum's annual pairing of beautiful art and fabulous flowers. This event showcases the talents of floral designers as they are challenged to create arrangements inspired by works of art on exhibition in the Brunnier Art Museum. Visitors will be able to cast their vote for the People's Choice award and participate in a silent auction and raffle for prizes.

Concert: Organists of Iowa

Mar 26, 2017

3:00 PM

Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances

21st International Festival of Women Composers concert, featuring Miriam Zach, organ; James Bovinette, trumpet; and Amy Christiansen, oboe.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Mar 26, 2017

4:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU 5 classes for $35, Public 5 classes 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. From 4-5pm, moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for dancing better. From 5-7pm, the dance floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie and working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Monday, 27 Mar 2017

Art + Issues - Building a Campus Community

Mar 27, 2017

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Art + Issues is an open campus discussion facilitated by our educator of visual literacy and learning. Topics that relate to current events will be presented and attendees are encouraged to bring other discussion topics with them with a goal of generating understanding in a safe, inclusive, and inspiring space. People are invited to come and go during the two hour time frame as their schedule permits.

Exhibit opening: Iowa History 101

Mar 27, 2017

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Parks Library, outside

free

University Library Arts, performances

The State Historical Museum of Iowa's mobile museum (a 38-foot, custom-built Winnebago) will be parked outside Parks Library on March 27 (3-5 p.m.) and March 28-31 (8 a.m.-5 p.m.). Faculty, staff and students are welcome to take free tours of the exhibition "Iowa History 101," which features about 50 artifacts from the State Historical Society's collection.

Resin Jewelry Class

Mar 27, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace

ISU $37, Public $47; Supplies included

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Capture ideas, inspiration, and memories with resin.

Screen Printing Class

Mar 27, 2017

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace

ISU $62, Public $72; Supplies included

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn an inexpensive way to create custom t-shirts.

ISU Chamber Orchestra

Mar 27, 2017

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$5/$3 tickets available at the door

Music Department Arts, performances

Jacob Harrison, conductor of Chamber George Work, cello solorist

Tuesday, 28 Mar 2017

SAI Spring Benefit Concert

Mar 28, 2017

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

Donation

Music Department Arts, performances

Student performances, benefitting the Sigma Alpha Iota international music fraternity.

Open Mic Night

Mar 28, 2017

8:00 PM

The M-Shop

FREE

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Open mic night gives students the chance to show off their talents to their fellow students. Many are musicians, comedians, and poets. So come on out and show us what kind of talents you have. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)

Wednesday, 29 Mar 2017

Faces of Iowa State LIVE Portrait Painting - Warren Kuhn

Mar 29, 2017

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

0003 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

University Museums, Iowa State University, is pleased to announce the live painting of 16 portraits by celebrated Iowa artist Rose Frantzen. The portrait painting sessions will take place during a March 29 through April 6, 2017 residency in the lower gallery of the Christian Petersen Art Museum, 0003 Morrill Hall, on central campus. All portrait sessions will be open to the public to watch Frantzen's artistic process evolve.

Sole Hope Volunteer Day

Mar 29, 2017

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace

Free, however donations welcome.

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Live Green Student activities

Spend an hour or two helping others and upcycling.

Faces of Iowa State LIVE Portrait Painting - Larry Ebbers

Mar 29, 2017

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

0003 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

University Museums, Iowa State University, is pleased to announce the live painting of 16 portraits by celebrated Iowa artist Rose Frantzen. The portrait painting sessions will take place during a March 29 through April 6, 2017 residency in the lower gallery of the Christian Petersen Art Museum, 0003 Morrill Hall, on central campus. All portrait sessions will be open to the public to watch Frantzen's artistic process evolve.

The Dig with Nico Yaryan and Boone Howard

Mar 29, 2017

8:00 PM

M-Shop

$8 Students / $12 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

From the beginning, The Dig have been a classic band's band, and a true collaboration: three longtime friends, three songwriters, two singers in a true dual frontman setup, all individuals but all woven more and more tightly together as they have evolved. In a world that rewards drama, reckless moves, and often-overwrought narrative twists, The Dig have bucked that trend by focusing on, well, the work - writing song after song to cast off more th

Thursday, 30 Mar 2017

Faces of Iowa State LIVE Portrait Painting - Carol Grant

Mar 30, 2017

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

0003 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

University Museums, Iowa State University, is pleased to announce the live painting of 16 portraits by celebrated Iowa artist Rose Frantzen. The portrait painting sessions will take place during a March 29 through April 6, 2017 residency in the lower gallery of the Christian Petersen Art Museum, 0003 Morrill Hall, on central campus. All portrait sessions will be open to the public to watch Frantzen's artistic process evolve.

Faces of Iowa State LIVE Portrait Painting - George Burnet

Mar 30, 2017

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

0003 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

University Museums, Iowa State University, is pleased to announce the live painting of 16 portraits by celebrated Iowa artist Rose Frantzen. The portrait painting sessions will take place during a March 29 through April 6, 2017 residency in the lower gallery of the Christian Petersen Art Museum, 0003 Morrill Hall, on central campus. All portrait sessions will be open to the public to watch Frantzen's artistic process evolve.

Enameled Earings Class

Mar 30, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace

ISU $45, Public $55; Supplies included

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Enameling uses heat to fuse powdered glass to metal and creates a fabulous splash of color.

Kawehi, with Iris Hyde

Mar 30, 2017

8:00 PM

M-Shop

$10 Students / $14 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Kawehi ("kuh-veh-hee") is a new breed of musician, a one-woman-band from Lawrence, Kansas, who uses technology to carry the weight of a full band on her own.

Friday, 31 Mar 2017

Faces of Iowa State LIVE Portrait Painting - Monica Lursen

Mar 31, 2017

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

0003 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

University Museums, Iowa State University, is pleased to announce the live painting of 16 portraits by celebrated Iowa artist Rose Frantzen. The portrait painting sessions will take place during a March 29 through April 6, 2017 residency in the lower gallery of the Christian Petersen Art Museum, 0003 Morrill Hall, on central campus. All portrait sessions will be open to the public to watch Frantzen's artistic process evolve.

Walk-In Paint Your Own Pottery: Bubble Painting

Mar 31, 2017

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace

Studio fee ($4 ISU, $5 public), plus cost of bisque

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Sort of like blowing bubbles when you were a kid, but we do it with a straw and paint.

Global Gala

Mar 31, 2017

6:30 PM

The Great Hall in the Memorial Union

Free!

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Live Green Student activities

This annual event honors the unique cultural organizations represented at Iowa State. Through performance, costume and food, experience the customs and traditions of our diverse population in Ames.

Musical: Little Women

Mar 31, 2017

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

Adults $21, seniors $19, students $14

Theatre Arts, performances

"We must promise to remain just as we are. Solid like a fortress. No matter what happens, we must promise it will always be the four March sisters forever."

Saturday, 01 Apr 2017

April Craft of the Month: Sharpie Mugs

Apr 01, 2017

2:00 AM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$8

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Decorate a white mug with special markers that we will heat set for washability

Intermediate Glass Beads Workshop

Apr 01, 2017

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

The Workspace

ISU $20, Public $30

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Take your lamp-work skills to the next level and make amazing glass beads with silver!

Faces of Iowa State LIVE Portrait Painting - Kathy Howell

Apr 01, 2017

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

0003 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

University Museums, Iowa State University, is pleased to announce the live painting of 16 portraits by celebrated Iowa artist Rose Frantzen. The portrait painting sessions will take place during a March 29 through April 6, 2017 residency in the lower gallery of the Christian Petersen Art Museum, 0003 Morrill Hall, on central campus. All portrait sessions will be open to the public to watch Frantzen's artistic process evolve.

Annie

Apr 01, 2017

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Leapin' Lizards, it's been 40 years since Annie took Broadway by storm, and since then it has been translated into 28 languages and has played in 34 countries! This delightful all-new production is certain to delight. The sun will surely come out on April 1 so don't miss this program.

Musical: Little Women

Apr 01, 2017

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

Adults $21, seniors $19, students $14

Theatre Arts, performances

"We must promise to remain just as we are. Solid like a fortress. No matter what happens, we must promise it will always be the four March sisters forever."

The Pines with Ryne Doughty

Apr 01, 2017

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$10 Students / $15 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Rising out of the prairies of the Midwest, The Pines are one of the most distinct and powerful indie-rock/Americana groups to hit the national scene in years. Emerging from the same Minneapolis music world that spawned such notable acts as The Jayhawks, The Replacements, and Bob Dylan, The Pines have gathered a stunning line-up of musical talent, in both their live shows and on record, that has gained them a faithful and growing following.