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What is featured?

Tuesday, 04 Sep 2018

Reception: "Unpacked: Refugee Baggage" exhibit

Sep 04, 2018

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Join us for a reception in the newly installed exhibition "Unpacked: Refugee Baggage" currently on view in the Christian Petersen Art Museum. Brief remarks by the artist, who received a BArch in Architecture from ISU in 2009, and University Museums Assistant Curator Adrienne Gennett will begin at 5:15 pm. Light refreshments.

Paper Sunflowers Class

Sep 04, 2018

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $30 & Public $40 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Recreate the warm yellows and golds of Van Gogh's sunflowers in paper!

Wednesday, 05 Sep 2018

ClubFest

Sep 05, 2018

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Central Campus

free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Athletics Diversity Live Green Student activities

ClubFest is an opportunity for students to browse through many clubs and organizations at Iowa State to find out how to get involved on campus!

Mini-Book Pendant

Sep 05, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $25 & Public $35 (supplies provided)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Create a tiny book to wear as a pendant!

Sewing Lessons

Sep 05, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $40 & Public $50

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.

Lecture: Refugee Stories, The Art of Mohamad Hafez

Sep 05, 2018

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Arts, performances Diversity Lectures

Mohamad Hafez came to the United States to study architecture at Iowa State University and was unable to return to his beloved Syria. He will speak about his art, his story, and the stories he visually recreates of refugees from around the world.

Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band

Sep 05, 2018

8:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$69.50-$175

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

The 2018 All Starr Band includes Colin Hay ("Who Can It be Now", "Land Down Under"), Steve Lukather ("Africa", "Hold The Line", "Roseanna"), Gregg Rolie ("Black Magic Woman", "Evil Ways") and new member Graham Gouldman of 10cc ("I'm Not In Love", "Things We Do For Love"). On percussion and sax is Warren Ham and on drums Gregg Bissonette.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Sep 05, 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, 06 Sep 2018

Crochet Class

Sep 06, 2018

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $35 & Public $45 (supplies provided)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn basic stitches, including chain and double crochet, to make a scarf with a windowpane plaid pattern.

Glass Beads Class

Sep 06, 2018

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $73, Public $83 (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!

Friday, 07 Sep 2018

Paint Your Own Pottery: Galaxy Night

Sep 07, 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

Start with a coat of black glaze and see how to add vibrant swirls and bursts of light.

Down and Dirty Swing Dance

Sep 07, 2018

8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Swing dancing lessons are the first half hour, the rest of the event is to have fun and dance to the Sentimental Swing Band.

Sunday, 09 Sep 2018

Film: The Age of the Stateless

Sep 09, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Screenwriter Gaelle Bellan (Spiral, 2017) has thoroughly documented the refugee situation and clearly denounces the deficiencies of an outdated, dehumanized system. Directed by Virginie Sauveur, this film won Best TV Movie, Best Screenplay and Best Original Music Awards at the 2018 Luchon Television Festival and the Audience Award at FIPA, the International Audiovisual Festival in Biarritz.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Sep 09, 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, 10 Sep 2018

Monday Monologues series

Sep 10, 2018

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Grant Wood Foyer, Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

"Craft of Creative Writing with Readings," Jennifer Knox and Jake Dawson, lecturers in English. This lunchtime series features facets of composition and art through a series of readings or performances curated by Iowa State faculty. Bring your lunch or stop by Bookends Café on your way.

Cyclone Cornhole Boards Class

Sep 10, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $76 & Public $86

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Create Cornhole (a.k.a. bean bag toss/doghouse/bags) boards and paint them in our woodshop. Choose fabric colors for a set of bags.

Wheel Pottery Class

Sep 10, 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.

Tuesday, 11 Sep 2018

Tiny House Pendant Class

Sep 11, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $48 & Public $58 (supplies provided)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to construct a tiny house pendant using fine silver metal clay. Personalize your creation with fun details.

Open Mic Night

Sep 11, 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, 12 Sep 2018

Resin Butterfly Wing Pendants Walk-in Craft

Sep 12, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$14

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Choose a beautiful wing from Reiman Gardens' Butterfly Conservatory to turn into a lovey resin pendant. Wings are gathered after butterflies die naturally, so no butterflies will be harmed, only celebrated by their beauty. The butterfly is the symbol of Wings of Refuge, a program for the aftercare of human-trafficking victims, and proceeds from this event will support their initiative to bring a Wings of Refuge home to the Ames area.

Artful Yoga

Sep 12, 2018

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

This practice will enrich your yoga experience by going beyond the physical and inviting an artistic perspective to your awareness. Please arrive a few minutes early for a brief discussion of the current exhibition with a yoga twist. The practice will begin at 5:30. No yoga experience is necessary. Please bring your own mat. Free, but online registration required at www.museums.iastate.edu.

Belly Dance Class

Sep 12, 2018

5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $40 & Public $50

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Athletics Diversity Student activities

Ditch the gym and get your steps in with Shiara at Belly Dance!

Thursday, 13 Sep 2018

SUB Comedy Night with Moses Storm

Sep 13, 2018

9:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Moses Storm is an actor and comedian known for his roles in Father of the Year, Correcting Christmas, The Wedding Party and Unfriended. Storm has also appeared on Conan O'Brien.

Friday, 14 Sep 2018

Paint Your Own Pottery: Mermaids and Seahorses and Narwhals

Sep 14, 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

Celebrate these fascinating creatures! Mermaid sightings are usually manatees, but it's way more fun to think that half-fish, half-humans exist. Seahorses get to eat constantly, and the males play an unusual role in parenting. And what's better than the unicorn of the sea?

Sunday, 16 Sep 2018

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Sep 16, 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, 17 Sep 2018

Beginning Soap Making Workshop

Sep 17, 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.

Tuesday, 18 Sep 2018

The Art of Historic Renovation and Cultural Preservation

Sep 18, 2018

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Morrill Hall, 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. Our second tour will focus on the building named in honor of Senator Justin Smith Morrill who submitted the Land Grant Act to congress.

Wednesday, 19 Sep 2018

Art Walk - A Journey with Art

Sep 19, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Border Crossing, south of Mackay Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

The act of having to move from one place to another occurs for many different reasons, from the personal to the political. Whether it's from city to city, state to state, or country to country most of us have had to move and restart our lives somewhere new. Join University Museums as we explore art that examines human change and relocation. Meet at Border Crossing, south of Mackay Hall.