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What is featured?

Sunday, 12 Aug 2018

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Aug 12, 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.

Sunday, 19 Aug 2018

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Aug 19, 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.

Monday, 20 Aug 2018

Craft of the Month: Inked Coasters

Aug 20, 2018

2:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$8

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Using the brilliant colors of alcohol ink, create abstract, bubbly patterns on a set of four coasters.

Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018

Sharpie Mugs Walk-in Craft

Aug 21, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$8

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Decorate a white mug with special markers that can be heat-set for washability. We will have design ideas for inspiration including coffee quotes, ways to create patterns, and fancy monogram examples.

Wednesday, 22 Aug 2018

Art Walk: An Artful Welcome

Aug 22, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Food Sciences Bldg., west entrance

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Whether you've been on campus for years or only a few days, join University Museums as we look at the public art that helped set the foundations for the exceptional collection that ISU has today. Meet at the west entrance of the Food Science Building (facing Farm House Lane).

Watercolor Bookmarks Walk-in Craft

Aug 22, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$1

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Make a splash of watercolor on heavy paper and leave with a bookmark, or small work of art.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Aug 22, 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.

Thursday, 23 Aug 2018

Try the Pottery Wheel

Aug 23, 2018

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$10

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Not ready to commit to a pottery class? Experience throwing on the wheel with Workspace potters!

Woodshop Orientation

Aug 23, 2018

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $20 Public $30 (supplies included + $6 optional purchase)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a tool carrier. Leave class with knowledge of proper machinery use, and, most importantly, woodshop safety.

Friday, 24 Aug 2018

Annual ReACT Gallery Kickoff

Aug 24, 2018

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

ReACT Gallery, 0003 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

The ReACT Gallery is intended to be a safe and respectful place to express and explore reactions, opinions, and perspectives of national current event issues that are relevant to the ISU community. Brief remarks will be made at 12:10 by Sarah Nusser and Pam Cain. Light refreshments provided.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Mug Night

Aug 24, 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

We like big cups and we cannot lie! From traditional coffee mugs to ones shaped like owls and elephants, we have mugs of all sizes and styles.

Comedian Alice Wetterlund

Aug 24, 2018

9:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Great Hall, 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!

Free Crafts at ISU AfterDark

Aug 24, 2018

9:00 PM - 12:00 AM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU Students: Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

ISU students are invited to the MU for free late-night activities held three times a semester. Come make a Mini Palette Coaster for our fall kick-off event.

ISU AfterDark

Aug 24, 2018

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!

Comedian Pete Davidson

Aug 24, 2018

11:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Great Hall, 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!

Sunday, 26 Aug 2018

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Aug 26, 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.

Monday, 27 Aug 2018

Canvas Photo Transfers Walk-in Craft

Aug 27, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$8

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Turn a favorite photograph into a work of art! We will show you the steps to transferring a printed image onto a small canvas. Leave it simple, or give it a vintage look by trying some distressing techniques. Bring in a 5"x7" or smaller image printed on regular white paper (not the actual photograph).

Tuesday, 28 Aug 2018

Mat Cutting Workshop

Aug 28, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $20 & Public $30 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to size mats, cut straight and beveled edges, and hinge-mount artwork with our handy-dandy mat cutter.

Carillon Summer Concert Series

Aug 28, 2018

7:00 PM

Central Campus

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Carillon concert with guest carillonneur Ellen Dickinson, Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut. Campanile tours are available after each concert. Bring lawn chairs or blankets, and enjoy a summer evening on central campus with friends and family.

Open Mic Night

Aug 28, 2018

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 Aug 2018

Beginning Soap Making Workshop

Aug 29, 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

Make quality, handmade soap from scratch (no synthetic bases!) using the cold-process method.

Thursday, 30 Aug 2018

The Art of Historic Renovation and Cultural Preservation

Aug 30, 2018

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Farm House Museum, central campus

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join University Museums for a new series of tours focused on the renovation and preservation stories of the most iconic and historic locations on campus. We will begin with the Farm House Museum and share how University Museums works with campus and community partners to preserve the stories and objects found there. Meet at the Farm House Museum.

Manibus Collaborative Dance-Painting-Happening

Aug 30, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Pioneer Room at the Memorial Union

ISU & Public: Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Meet the artist and inventor Amenda Tate and experience her robotic painting device!

Wheel Pottery Class

Aug 30, 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! Open to beginners as well as those with experience who would like to improve their skills.

Friday, 31 Aug 2018

Paint Your Own Pottery: Owl Night

Aug 31, 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 Live Green Student activities

Whooo doesn't love owls? We have owl mugs, plates, figurines and banks, or paint a wise one on another piece you choose. Meet our special guest, Harvey, a Great Horned Owl who will be visiting The Workspace courtesy of the ISU Wildlife Care Clinic.