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What is featured?

Saturday, 01 Dec 2018

Art Mart Holiday Sale

Dec 01, 2018

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Support the artists, craftsmen, photographer, designers, the go-getters, and do-it-yourself-ers! Browse a room full of functional and decorative pottery, brilliantly blown glass, beautiful jewelry, hand-lettered paintings and charming accessories created by Ames and ISU artists.

Winterfest Crafts

Dec 01, 2018

4:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU & Public: Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Drop in to make an Ugly Sweater Ornament at The Workspace during Winterfest!

Senior Recital

Dec 01, 2018

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$0

Music Department Arts, performances

Carly Ites, soprano, will perform.

Performance: It's a Wonderful Life, A Live Radio Play

Dec 01, 2018

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$11-$18

Theatre Arts, performances

This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, complete with a live sound effects artist, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he contemplates his mortality on fateful Christmas Eve.

Senior Recital

Dec 01, 2018

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$0

Music Department Arts, performances

Kyle Kain will perform on the trombone.

Sunday, 02 Dec 2018

Senior Recital

Dec 02, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$0

Music Department Arts, performances

Adam Kallal will perform on percussion.

Performance: It's a Wonderful Life, A Live Radio Play

Dec 02, 2018

1:00 PM

Fisher Theater

$11-$18

Theatre Arts, performances

This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, complete with a live sound effects artist, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he contemplates his mortality on fateful Christmas Eve.

Mass Design in the Mid-Century

Dec 02, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Post World War II was a time of great prosperity and idealism in America, as the middle class grew in numbers and in strength financially. As a suburban lifestyle developed, consumerism sky rocketed. The demand for novelty and a significantly larger consuming population led to uniquely American designs, both good and bad but iconic of mass design in the 1950s to 1960s.

Holiday Choral Festival

Dec 02, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$5-$10

Music Department Arts, performances

Performances by all four ISU choirs.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Dec 02, 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.

ISU Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band and Concert Band

Dec 02, 2018

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$5-$10

Music Department Arts, performances

The three concert bands at Iowa State will close out the fall semester with a few holiday classics.

Monday, 03 Dec 2018

Wood-Burned Ornaments Walk-in Craft

Dec 03, 2018

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$6

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Need a last minute gift? Starting with a wood slice, stamp a design on and trace it with a wood burner, or freehand your own idea. Drop in December 3-8.

Tuesday, 04 Dec 2018

Wood-Burned Ornaments Walk-in Craft

Dec 04, 2018

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$6

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Need a last minute gift? Starting with a wood slice, stamp a design on and trace it with a wood burner, or freehand your own idea. Drop in December 3-8.

The Art of Historic Renovation and Cultural Preservation

Dec 04, 2018

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Marston Hall, east entrance

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. Marston Hall was completely gutted, redesigned, and renewed to better serve current and future engineering students, faculty, staff and alumni.

Wednesday, 05 Dec 2018

Art Walk: A Celebration in Art

Dec 05, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Music Hall, north entrance

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Despite the chilly weather outside, December is a month of celebrations. Stay out of the cold and come along with University Museums as we explore art that may cause you to leap for joy. Meet inside the north entrance of Music Hall.

Wood-Burned Ornaments Walk-in Craft

Dec 05, 2018

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$6

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Need a last minute gift? Starting with a wood slice, stamp a design on and trace it with a wood burner, or freehand your own idea. Drop in December 3-8.

Thursday, 06 Dec 2018

Wood-Burned Ornaments Walk-in Craft

Dec 06, 2018

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$6

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Need a last minute gift? Starting with a wood slice, stamp a design on and trace it with a wood burner, or freehand your own idea. Drop in December 3-8.

Friday, 07 Dec 2018

Wood-Burned Ornaments Walk-in Craft

Dec 07, 2018

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$6

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Need a last minute gift? Starting with a wood slice, stamp a design on and trace it with a wood burner, or freehand your own idea. Drop in December 3-8.

Performance: It's a Wonderful Life, A Live Radio Play

Dec 07, 2018

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$11-$18

Theatre Arts, performances

This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, complete with a live sound effects artist, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he contemplates his mortality on fateful Christmas Eve.

Saturday, 08 Dec 2018

Wood-Burned Ornaments Walk-in Craft

Dec 08, 2018

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$6

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Need a last minute gift? Starting with a wood slice, stamp a design on and trace it with a wood burner, or freehand your own idea. Drop in December 3-8.

Christmas at the Farm House

Dec 08, 2018

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Farm House Museum, central campus

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Celebrate the holiday season at the Farm House Museum. Warm up with hot cocoa as you explore the first building on Iowa State's campus and experience what Christmas was like at the turn of the century. Children's crafts and Santa Claus will all be part of the fun.

Performance: It's a Wonderful Life, A Live Radio Play

Dec 08, 2018

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$11-$18

Theatre Arts, performances

This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, complete with a live sound effects artist, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he contemplates his mortality on fateful Christmas Eve.

Delta Rae w/ Field Division

Dec 08, 2018

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

$15 / $20 (w/ $2 DOS increase)

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Country Pop and Folk rock music.

Sunday, 09 Dec 2018

Christmas at the Farm House

Dec 09, 2018

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Farm House Museum, central campus

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Celebrate the holiday season at the Farm House Museum. Warm up with hot cocoa as you explore the first building on Iowa State's campus and experience what Christmas was like at the turn of the century. Children's crafts and Santa Claus will all be part of the fun.

Performance: It's a Wonderful Life, A Live Radio Play

Dec 09, 2018

2:00 PM

Fisher Theater

$11-$18

Theatre Arts, performances

This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, complete with a live sound effects artist, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he contemplates his mortality on fateful Christmas Eve.

Sunday, 16 Dec 2018

Concert: Home Free - A Country Christmas

Dec 16, 2018

3:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$19.50-$59.50

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Home Free is bringing new music, new production, more country and holiday favorites as they come to town in "A Country Christmas Tour"! The 5-man band has become known for their show-stopping performances that mix their signature no-instrument, all-vocal music with their quick-witted humor.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Dec 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.

Sunday, 23 Dec 2018

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Dec 23, 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.