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What is featured?

Sunday, 01 Jul 2018

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Jul 01, 2018

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

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

Friday, 06 Jul 2018

Paint Your Own Pottery: Two for One Studio Fees

Jul 06, 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

Grab a friend!

Sunday, 08 Jul 2018

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Jul 08, 2018

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

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

Wednesday, 11 Jul 2018

Art Walk: A Whirlwind of Art

Jul 11, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Agronomy Hall, west entrance

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Thunderstorms rolling across the prairie and temperatures in the 90s, it must be summertime in Iowa. Join University Museums as we explore the art that captures this tempestuous season. Most of the tour will be conducted inside. Meet at the west entrance (Farm House Lane) of Agronomy Hall.

Fused Glass for Wine Lovers

Jul 11, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$14 Wine Stopper or $12 Pair of Charms

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

A quick and fun craft! Make a pair of wine charms or a bottle stopper - both useful tools, but they also make you look just a little more fancy. Choose 1" colored glass rounds that will fit perfectly in the charm and stopper blanks. Use small decorative "confetti" glass to add another splash of color. We will kiln-fire them and they will be ready to pick up in about a week.

Embroidery Class: Cactus and Succulent Workshop

Jul 11, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $25, Public $35 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

No green thumb? Rifle through our shades of green embroidery floss and stitch plants that will live forever. Designs include images of sweet little succulents to prickly cacti.

Thursday, 12 Jul 2018

Riots of Color Glass Beads Workshop

Jul 12, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $23, Public $33 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to create highly detailed beads loaded with color and pattern. We will utilize different kinds of stringers, twisties, color reactions, and more.

Friday, 13 Jul 2018

Paint Your Own Pottery: Succulent Night

Jul 13, 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

Paint pots for your succulents or use our handy tutorials to draw cacti and other plants on any bisque you choose. A variety of succulents will be available for purchase.

Sunday, 15 Jul 2018

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Jul 15, 2018

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

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

Tuesday, 17 Jul 2018

Chia Bunnies with Caroline Freese

Jul 17, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$15

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Sculpt and hollow out a bunny from clay with guidance from Caroline, and we will fire it within the next ten days.

Wednesday, 18 Jul 2018

Opening reception: "Activist Agriculture" exhibit

Jul 18, 2018

10:45 AM - 12:15 PM

403 Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

An opening reception for the "Activist Agriculture: Farm Protest in Iowa, 1929-1969" exhibit. The exhibition team, composed of staff members from special collections and university archives, the preservation department and digital initiatives, will discuss the development of the display, including the online component.

Sewing Lessons

Jul 18, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $40, Public $50 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Whether you are a beginner needing to learn how to operate a sewing machine, or someone who needs help finishing a project in progress, this is for you.

Thursday, 19 Jul 2018

Concert: The Pretenders

Jul 19, 2018

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$39.50-$99.50

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

The Pretenders return to Iowa for the first time in nearly a decade.

Friday, 20 Jul 2018

Paint Your Own Pottery: Gnome Gnight

Jul 20, 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

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.

Saturday, 21 Jul 2018

Harry Potter Wands

Jul 21, 2018

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$8

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

The wand chooses the wizard, but exceptions are made in the Workspace

Sunday, 22 Jul 2018

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Jul 22, 2018

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

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

Tuesday, 24 Jul 2018

Carillon Summer Concert Series

Jul 24, 2018

7:00 PM

Central Campus

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Carillon concert with guest carillonneur Ray McLellan, Michigan State University, Lansing. Campanile tours are available after each concert. Bring lawn chairs or blankets, and enjoy a summer evening on central campus with friends and family.

Friday, 27 Jul 2018

Paint Your Own Pottery: Dinosaurs vs. Unicorns

Jul 27, 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

Incorporate a terrestrial vertebrate or mythical creature into your design or paint one of our figurines.

Sunday, 29 Jul 2018

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Jul 29, 2018

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

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

Tuesday, 31 Jul 2018

Art Lending Open House

Jul 31, 2018

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Browsing Library, 1st floor of the Memorial Union

$10-$30

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

The Memorial Union has a collection of framed posters, prints and original art that is available for rent by the semester or year. With close to 175 pieces in the collection there is something for everyone!