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What is featured?

Friday, 01 Feb 2019

February Craft of the Month: String Art

Feb 01, 2019

2:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU & Public: $8

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Hammer nails into a board in the shape of your state, pinpoint your hometown, and add a string pattern. Other designs available, or create your own!

Paint Your Own Pottery: Color in the Lines...or Don't!

Feb 01, 2019

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

Stumped on what to paint? Tonight we will have patterned bisque that feels more like a coloring book, and takes the stress out of designing. Just pick your color palette, or we can make one up for you. Easy peasy.

Cyclone Cinema: Green Book

Feb 01, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Green Book is a PG-13 comedy-drama fiction movie rated 4 stars. Watch an African-American pianist and Italian bouncer develop a friendship while confronting racism and danger in an era of segregation. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

ISU AfterDark

Feb 01, 2019

9:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

ISU AfterDark is a student group that plans late night events throughout the semester. Enjoy an evening with Panda Express, the chance to win a $1,000 and entertainment.

Saturday, 02 Feb 2019

Iowa State Leadership Experience

Feb 02, 2019

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Center Student activities

Iowa State Leadership Experience is an event intended to help new and existing leaders on campus improve their leadership skills, learn about leadership opportunities at Iowa State, and network with other leaders from across campus.

Cyclone Cinema: Green Book

Feb 02, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Green Book is a PG-13 comedy-drama fiction movie rated 4 stars. Watch an African-American pianist and Italian bouncer develop a friendship while confronting racism and danger in an era of segregation. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Sunday, 03 Feb 2019

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Feb 03, 2019

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.

Cyclone Cinema: Green Book

Feb 03, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Green Book is a PG-13 comedy-drama fiction movie rated 4 stars. Watch an African-American pianist and Italian bouncer develop a friendship while confronting racism and danger in an era of segregation. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Monday, 04 Feb 2019

Vintage & Repurposed Bracelets Class

Feb 04, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $56 Public $66 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Learn basic leatherworking and jewelry-making techniques while repurposing vintage objects into wearable art. You will learn to cut, stamp, and emboss leather for the first bracelet, and how to stamp, cut, and attach metal to leather in the second. The final project will be drilling and dapping a series of coins to create a charm style bracelet. All supplies are included, but you are welcome to bring in special coins for the last bracelet.

Acrylic Painting Class

Feb 04, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $72 Public $82 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Discover the versatility of acrylic - a water-soluble medium that dries quickly. Learn basic color theory as well as painting from both life and photographs. Techniques will include monochromatic painting, full color application, and glazing. For beginning painters or those with some experience wanting to expand their skills.

Tuesday, 05 Feb 2019

Open Mic Night

Feb 05, 2019

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Open mic night gives students the chance to show off their talents to fellow peers. Many perform as musicians, comedians, and poets. Enjoy a night full of talented Iowa State Students. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)

Wednesday, 06 Feb 2019

1 Million Cups Ames

Feb 06, 2019

7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

free

General Events Arts, performances Student activities

The inaugural meeting of the local chapter of the national Wednesday morning networking group for entrepreneurs.

CALS Career Day

Feb 06, 2019

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Student activities

Explore career opportunities in agriculture and life sciences. An estimated 80 companies and organizations plan to attend.

Hand Lettering Class

Feb 06, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $43 Public $53 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the basics of letter forms and techniques using some of the most popular pens, markers, and watercolors. We will practice a few lettering styles together, and you'll get to try many other tools to find your favorites. At the end of the class, you will have a little wall art ready to frame. Keep four writing instruments to continue on your own. Beginners and lefties welcome!

Belly Dance Class

Feb 06, 2019

5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $55 Public $65

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Ditch the gym and get your steps in with Shiara at Belly Dance! This beautiful art form is great exercise, improves your posture and most importantly, it's tons of fun! Learn basic technique and a short dance choreography to show off to friends and family.

Thursday, 07 Feb 2019

Cyclone Cinema: Fantastic Beasts, The Crimes of Grindelwald

Feb 07, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Fantastic Beasts, The Crimes of Grindelwald is a PG-13 drama/fantasy movie rated 3 stars. Watch Grindelwald's plans of raising pure-blood wizards to rule over all non-magical beings unfold. Lines are drawn as love and loyalty are tested. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Friday, 08 Feb 2019

Paint Your Own Pottery: Valentine's Day Gifts

Feb 08, 2019

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

Show your bestie or your bae all the love this year.

Cyclone Cinema: Fantastic Beasts, The Crimes of Grindelwald

Feb 08, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Fantastic Beasts, The Crimes of Grindelwald is a PG-13 drama/fantasy movie rated 3 stars. Watch Grindelwald's plans of raising pure-blood wizards to rule over all non-magical beings unfold. Lines are drawn as love and loyalty are tested. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Varieties Semifinals

Feb 08, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, MU

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Semi Finals determines the select groups who move on to the final round of Varieties competition.

Saturday, 09 Feb 2019

Walk-in Craft: Valentine's Day Cards

Feb 09, 2019

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU & Public: $5

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

We've got the supplies, you bring the creativity! Paper, glitter, fabric, stamps, buttons, watercolor and more to make your valentines.

Cyclone Cinema: Fantastic Beasts, The Crimes of Grindelwald

Feb 09, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Fantastic Beasts, The Crimes of Grindelwald is a PG-13 drama/fantasy movie rated 3 stars. Watch Grindelwald's plans of raising pure-blood wizards to rule over all non-magical beings unfold. Lines are drawn as love and loyalty are tested. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Varieties Semi Finals

Feb 09, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, MU

$

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Semi Finals determines the select groups who move on to the final round of Varieties competition.

Sunday, 10 Feb 2019

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Feb 10, 2019

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.

Cyclone Cinema: Fantastic Beasts, The Crimes of Grindelwald

Feb 10, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Fantastic Beasts, The Crimes of Grindelwald is a PG-13 drama/fantasy movie rated 3 stars. Watch Grindelwald's plans of raising pure-blood wizards to rule over all non-magical beings unfold. Lines are drawn as love and loyalty are tested. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Monday, 11 Feb 2019

Pop-Up Art Sale

Feb 11, 2019

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Near the University Bookstore Entrance

Most items sell for $8-$30

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Choose an individual item or make a Love (or Friendship) Caddy with handmade pottery, lip balm & scrubs, plus succulents, sweets and other treats. Cards available, too!

Tuesday, 12 Feb 2019

Pop-Up Art Sale

Feb 12, 2019

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Near the University Bookstore Entrance

Most items sell for $8-$30

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Choose an individual item or make a Love (or Friendship) Caddy with handmade pottery, lip balm & scrubs, plus succulents, sweets and other treats. Cards available, too!

Open forum: Campus Climate

Feb 12, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

0205 Carver Hall

free

Student Affairs Meetings, receptions Student activities

Find out what ISU undergraduate students reported on the campus climate survey and provide feedback on next steps to improve how we work, live and learn at Iowa State. The event also will be livestreamed.

Stained Glass Class

Feb 12, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $72 Public $82 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Create a small panel using an array of beautifully colored glass. Learn how to handle glass, choose colors and textures, fit glass to patterns, cut, grind, foil and solder. Enhanced by daylight, your piece will change based on the weather, season and time of day.

Tassel Chandelier Class

Feb 12, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $47 Public $57 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Add an interesting lighting element to your space with this easy take on boho decorating. Choose your color palette, and learn how to make yarn tassels that will be attached to three hoops, descending in size. We recommend working on your tassels between the two class sessions, but the repetitive process will be a relaxing stress-free break in your day. We will have the hanging lantern cord available for purchase if needed.

Wednesday, 13 Feb 2019

Pop-Up Art Sale

Feb 13, 2019

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Near the University Bookstore Entrance

Most items sell for $8-$30

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Choose an individual item or make a Love (or Friendship) Caddy with handmade pottery, lip balm & scrubs, plus succulents, sweets and other treats. Cards available, too!