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What is featured?

Sunday, 26 Jan 2020

Kimono of the Textiles and Clothing Museum

Jan 26, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building, Level 2

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Discover the rich meaning of the symbols found in the kimono from the Textiles and Clothing Museum on display in the Contemplate Japan exhibition.

Walk-in Argentine Tango Lessons

Jan 26, 2020

4:00 PM

Workspace

$

Student Activities Center Arts, performances

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Monday, 27 Jan 2020

Monday Monologues series

Jan 27, 2020

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Grant Wood Foyer, Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

"Barjche 2020: Dancing through Barriers," members from ISU's Orchesis I student dance company will perform modern dance choreography by San Francisco guest artist Kathleen Hermesdorf and artistic director Cynthia Adams.

Hammered Silver Earrings Workshop

Jan 27, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $35, Public $45- (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn some basics of metalworking by making a pair of sterling silver earrings. Hammer silver into slender rectangles about 1.5" long and create texture that catches the light. Add a bright copper rivet and finish on sterling silver ear wires.

Tuesday, 28 Jan 2020

Stained Glass Class

Jan 28, 2020

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $85, Public $95

The Workspace 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.

Beginner Ukulele Lessons 1

Jan 28, 2020

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $45, Public $55

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the basics needed to make music on the ever-popular ukulele. It's like a guitar, only a whole lot easier! You will learn to tune your instrument and make basic chords plus how to accompany yourself or others using basic chord charts and song sheets, all in a fun and inclusive setting.

Beginner Ukulele Lessons 2

Jan 28, 2020

7:45 PM - 8:45 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $45, Public $55

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

For the beginner who needs help moving beyond basic strumming and open chords (ex: C, G, Am, F...). Classes will focus on improving chord changes, chords and playing techniques. Classes will be tailored to the students' skill level.

Wednesday, 29 Jan 2020

Art Walk: Artfulness in the Scheman Building

Jan 29, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Ground Floor Lobby, Scheman Building

free

University Museums Arts, performances

From its beginnings as part of Iowa State Center to its most recent Art on Campus installation, explore the history and public art of the Scheman Building, home to the Brunnier Art Museum. Brooke Rogers, University Museums interpretive specialist, will lead the walk. Advance registration appreciated.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Jan 29, 2020

9:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

$1 at the door

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

This group is great for those who love the improv comedy humor of their fellow college students and can't get enough of location, occupation, means of death.

Thursday, 30 Jan 2020

Curator's Exploration: Contemplate Japan

Jan 30, 2020

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building, Level 2

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Experience Contemplate Japan with the insight and interpretations of the exhibition's curator.

Glass Beads Class

Jan 30, 2020

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $78, Public $88

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to create colorful glass beads by heating and shaping glass with a torch - yes, we get to work with fire! Build your skills with step-by-step instruction, and see how the quality of your beads evolves. Use your vibrant pretties in your next jewelry project, or display them as tiny works of art.

Friday, 31 Jan 2020

Performance: Barjche HERoines

Jan 31, 2020

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance/$5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Barjche 2020 honors the 100th anniversary of women's right to vote. Through dance, ISU Orchesis I Dance Company celebrates the super-heroines of our past and present through modern and contemporary choreography. Barjche includes choreography by national guest artists, artistic director Cynthia Adams and members of Orchesis I Dance Company.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Give Back Night

Jan 31, 2020

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

Bring in non-perishable food in exchange for a free studio (bisque fees still apply). Donation will be delivered to the SHOP, a student-run, on-campus food pantry whose mission is to engage with anti-hunger advocates and serve the student population by increasing hunger awareness and food security. Information about SHOP and how to get involved will be available.

Performance: Barjche HERoines

Jan 31, 2020

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$12 (students $10)

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Barjche 2020 honors the 100th anniversary of women's right to vote. Through dance, ISU Orchesis I Dance Company celebrates the super-heroines of our past and present through modern and contemporary choreography. Barjche includes choreography by national guest artists, artistic director Cynthia Adams and members of Orchesis I Dance Company.

Free Crafts at ISU AfterDark

Jan 31, 2020

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 Galaxy in a Jar for our spring kick-off event.

Saturday, 01 Feb 2020

February Craft of the Month: String Art

Feb 01, 2020

2:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$8 per person

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!

Performance: Barjche HERoines

Feb 01, 2020

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$12 (students $10)

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Barjche 2020 honors the 100th anniversary of women's right to vote. Through dance, ISU Orchesis I Dance Company celebrates the super-heroines of our past and present through modern and contemporary choreography. Barjche includes choreography by national guest artists, artistic director Cynthia Adams and members of Orchesis I Dance Company.