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What is featured?

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018

Petersen to Neri: The Figurative Tradition at ISU

Feb 18, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Representations of the figure in art are tangible, accessible, and relatable. We can see ourselves and our humanity. University Museums Director Lynette Pohlman will discuss the ongoing figurative tradition in the permanent collection beginning with the Regionalist sculptures of Christian Petersen to the abstract works of art included in the current exhibition "Manuel Neri: Ambiguity, Mystery and Allure".

ISU Symphony Orchestra

Feb 18, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$5.00 adults & students

Music Department Arts, performances

Jacob Harrison, conductor

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Feb 18, 2018

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace

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

Student Activities Center 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, 19 Feb 2018

Enameled Jewelry Class

Feb 19, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $45, Public $55 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

In enameling, we use heat to fuse colorful crushed glass to metal. Learn to safely use a torch to create a variety of enameled projects.

Wheel Pottery Class

Feb 19, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $120, Public $130- (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Get your hands dirty and make beautiful things! Start with centering clay and pulling cylinders, the building blocks to throwing on the wheel.

Tuesday, 20 Feb 2018

Sustainapalooza

Feb 20, 2018

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Memorial Union Great Hall

free

Live Green Arts, performances Live Green

An interactive event focused on increasing your ability to be sustainable. The event will host sustainable organizations, clubs and research groups, green-it-yourself stations, a clothing swap, free food, green giveaways and more.

Bookbinding with Pretty Papers Class

Feb 20, 2018

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $50, Public $60 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Artists have been making gorgeous marbled and paste papers for centuries. Now it's your turn!

Acrylic Painting Class

Feb 20, 2018

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $70, Public $80 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Discover the versatility of acrylic - a water-soluble medium that dries quickly.

Wednesday, 21 Feb 2018

Art Walk: Art and the Natural World

Feb 21, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Kildee Hall, south entrance

free

University Museums Arts, performances

In celebration of the new sculpture in Bessey Hall, join University Museums as we analyze how artists have represented, explored, and honored the natural world around them through their art. Meet inside the south entrance of Kildee Hall.

Expressive Journaling Class

Feb 21, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $25, Public $35

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Express your internal thoughts and experiences using pen and paper. Handwriting activates different parts of the brain which enhances focus, fosters creativity and activates reflection.

Wheel Pottery Class

Feb 21, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $120, Public $130- (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Get your hands dirty and make beautiful things! Start with centering clay and pulling cylinders, the building blocks to throwing on the wheel.

Metalsmithing Class

Feb 21, 2018

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $85, Public $95 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Begin your exploration of jewelry-making by learning techniques such as sawing, drilling, forming, chasing, annealing and riveting.

ISU Jazz Ensembles I & II

Feb 21, 2018

7:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5 adult & students tickets sold at the door.

Music Department Arts, performances

James Bovinette, Director of Jazz 1 Michael Giles, Director of Jazz 2

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Feb 21, 2018

9:00 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.

Friday, 23 Feb 2018

Lecture and Recital: Czech organ music

Feb 23, 2018

1:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

Music Department Arts, performances

"Czech This!" Organ music written by Czech composers is featured in a lecture and recital by organist Miriam Zach.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Hamilton Lyrics

Feb 23, 2018

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

The musical phenomenon that mashes theater and hip hop addresses difficult conversations including race, immigration and feminism. Find the message in the lyrics that speaks to you. If you stand for nothing, what'll you fall for? Celebrating Black History Month

Varieties Finals

Feb 23, 2018

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

$14 ($8 for students)

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Varieties has been showcasing the talent of Iowa State students for more than 80 years. Performances consist of 16-20 minute "mini-musicals" that are performed with original lyrics and choreography. Shorter acts, called vignettes, perform as well.

Performance: Iphigenia

Feb 23, 2018

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Fisher Theater

$11-$18

Theatre Arts, performances

In the Greek myth Iphigenia is the daughter of Agamemnon who is told by a goddess that he must sacrifice his daughter in order to be granted wind so that his ships can sail to Troy. Knowing that his wife would never agree, he tricks Iphigenia and her mother into coming to him by telling her that she is to marry the great hero, Achilles. This is a new telling of the old legend.

Saturday, 24 Feb 2018

Glass Beads Intensive Workshop

Feb 24, 2018

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $47, Public $57 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to create colorful beads by heating and shaping glass with a torch - yes, we get to work with fire!

Varieties Finals

Feb 24, 2018

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

$14 ($8 for students)

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Varieties has been showcasing the talent of Iowa State students for more than 80 years. Performances consist of 16-20 minute "mini-musicals" that are performed with original lyrics and choreography. Shorter acts, called vignettes, perform as well.

Performance: Iphigenia

Feb 24, 2018

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Fisher Theater

$11-$18

Theatre Arts, performances

In the Greek myth Iphigenia is the daughter of Agamemnon who is told by a goddess that he must sacrifice his daughter in order to be granted wind so that his ships can sail to Troy. Knowing that his wife would never agree, he tricks Iphigenia and her mother into coming to him by telling her that she is to marry the great hero, Achilles. This is a new telling of the old legend.