Thursday, 11 Oct 2018
From 1890 to 1930, Ellis Island was the first experience of life in America for millions of immigrants. First and second class passengers who arrived in New York Harbor were not required to undergo the inspection process at Ellis Island. However, the process was far different for "steerage" or third class passengers; they were transported from the pier by ferry to Ellis Island where they underwent medical and legal inspections.
National Coming Out Day is an annual LGBTQIA awareness day observed on October 11. Celebrate with us by making a throwback craft - a Perler bead keychain - brought to modern day by using colors from the flag with which you identify, including Allies.
Each work of art in the exhibition Unpacked: Refugee Baggage is a chance for viewers to better empathize and come to understand the struggles of individuals, to eliminate the stigma, and to truly see the people who carry the stamp of refugee. ISU faculty, staff, and students will share their own personal narratives on the refugee experience, allowing their lived experiences to further understanding, empathy, and inclusion at Iowa State.
Create a small panel using an array of beautifully colored glass.
Talented ISU student musicians will play the music of some of your favorite composers.