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What is featured?

Sunday, 06 Aug 2017

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Aug 06, 2017

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace

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

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Tuesday, 08 Aug 2017

Intro to Arts Therapies

Aug 08, 2017

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens Arts, performances Training, development

Join creative therapies instructor Camilla Kottman in this interactive class introducing the techniques used by Expressive Arts professionals to strengthen and increase positive self-knowledge.

Wednesday, 09 Aug 2017

Film: Washed Ashore, Art to Save the Sea

Aug 09, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens Arts, performances

The project, based in Bandon, Oregon, involves collecting, washing and sorting plastic that has washed up on Oregon beaches, and repurposing it into art that is awakening the hearts and minds of viewers to the global marine debris crisis. Reiman Gardens is the first botanical garden to exhibit a collection of monumental sculptures made from this debris, and we invite you to a free public viewing of this feature-length film to learn more.

Barrel racing competition

Aug 09, 2017

7:30 PM

ISU rodeo arena, State Avenue

free

Student Organizations Arts, performances Student activities

The ISU Rodeo Club hosts a biweekly barrel racing summer series. Warmups begin at 5:30 p.m., spectators are encouraged to bring a blanket or chair; no grandstand seating is available. Contestants of all ages can enter, including youth (18 and younger). Top performers win cash prizes. Additional proceeds from the entry fees support club activities.

Sunday, 13 Aug 2017

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Aug 13, 2017

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace

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

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Sunday, 20 Aug 2017

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Aug 20, 2017

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace

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

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Monday, 21 Aug 2017

Aug/Sept Craft of the Month- Framed Dry Erase Board

Aug 21, 2017

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$10

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Go through our stash of fancy papers and glue together a background to put in an 11" x 14" frame.

Welcome Reception at the Brunnier

Aug 21, 2017

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Building

free

University Museums Arts, performances

The Iowa State Deans, Vice President for Research, Vice President for Extension and Outreach, and University Museums would like to welcome everyone back to campus at a reception in the Brunnier Art Museum. ISU faculty and staff are encouraged to attend to greet colleagues and network while also celebrating the opening of the new portrait exhibition - Faces of Iowa State. All are welcome to attend. Refreshments will be provided.

Wednesday, 23 Aug 2017

Fused Glass Pendant Walk-In

Aug 23, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$16

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Design a one-of-a-kind pendant while learning the basics of glass fusing.

Barrel racing competition

Aug 23, 2017

7:30 PM

ISU rodeo arena, State Avenue

free

Student Organizations Arts, performances Student activities

The ISU Rodeo Club hosts a biweekly barrel racing summer series. Warmups begin at 5:30 p.m., spectators are encouraged to bring a blanket or chair; no grandstand seating is available. Contestants of all ages can enter, including youth (18 and younger). Top performers win cash prizes. Additional proceeds from the entry fees support club activities.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Aug 23, 2017

10:00 PM

M-Shop

$1

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is Iowa State University's student comedy, improv group. Holding shows on some Wednesday nights, you can come and laugh to your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.

Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

Auditions: Out of the Fire, The Banned Books Monologues

Aug 24, 2017

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

0308 Carver Hall

Theatre Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Auditions are open to all ISU students. There are also a number of roles available to adults ages 40 and over.

Auditions: The Children's Hour

Aug 24, 2017

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

0308 Carver Hall

Theatre Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Auditions are open to all ISU students. Roles are available for 12 women and 2 men.

Glitter Postcards

Aug 24, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$1 per postcard

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

A quick and dirty (glittery) craft! Pick a vintage postcard and choose an element in the imagery that you'd like to redesign, then glue and glitter.

Friday, 25 Aug 2017

Paint Your Own Pottery: Gnome Gnight

Aug 25, 2017

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

From three-inch inch minis to a foot-tall "Ginormagnome," we've got a cast of characters that are fun to decorate and add to your indoor or outdoor space.

ISU AfterDark

Aug 25, 2017

9:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

ISU AfterDark is a student group that plans late night events throughout the semester. All activities are free for students and the public! Come enjoy the fun!

Saturday, 26 Aug 2017

Concert: Geographer

Aug 26, 2017

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$10-$20

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Geographer is an indie rock band based in San Francisco, California. Lead singer Michael Deni describes his sound as being "soulful music from outer space" using analog, electronic and acoustic elements to craft dense layers and unique sound textures.

Sunday, 27 Aug 2017

Fanfare Concert

Aug 27, 2017

3:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances

A concert to launch the new academic year featuring the faculty in the ISU music department.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Aug 27, 2017

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace

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

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Monday, 28 Aug 2017

Art + Issues: Building a Campus Community

Aug 28, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

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.

Class: Ice Dyeing

Aug 28, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Move over tie-dye, there's a new trend in town. Use fiber reactive dyes and ice to create a watercolor effect for a scarf or decorative pillowcase.

Tuesday, 29 Aug 2017

Drawing Class

Aug 29, 2017

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $50, Public $60 - includes supplies

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Take this opportunity to learn and develop drawing skills, whether you are a beginner who likes to doodle or an artist with experience.

Open Mic Night

Aug 29, 2017

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, MU

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, 30 Aug 2017

Art Walk: Public Art in the Residence Halls

Aug 30, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Oak/Elm courtyard

free

University Museums Arts, performances

"Living with Art: Public Art in the Residence Halls." As we welcome back returning students and a new class of freshmen, let us enjoy a tour of selected public works of art installed in those places where new friendships will be made -- the residence halls. Meet at Conversations in the Oak/Elm Courtyard at noon.

Game Night at the Christian Petersen Art Museum

Aug 30, 2017

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Compete and showcase your gaming skills at the current Christian Petersen Art Museum exhibition, GAME ART VS. ART GAME.

Woodshop Orientation

Aug 30, 2017

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $15, Public $25

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a tool carrier.

Thursday, 31 Aug 2017

Workshop: Friendship Bracelets

Aug 31, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $17, Public $27- (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Remember those cool friendship bracelets you made at camp? Learn 2 or 3 different weaving patterns with all of your favorite colors.