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What is featured?

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.

Sunday, 02 Feb 2020

Walk-in Argentine Tango Lessons

Feb 02, 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.

Tuesday, 04 Feb 2020

Japanese Spring Festivals

Feb 04, 2020

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building, Level 2

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Sarah Bartlett, Pohlman Fellow, will talk about Japanese Spring Festivals and how they relate to the works of art in the Contemplate Japan exhibition.

Open Mic Night

Feb 04, 2020

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)

Thursday, 06 Feb 2020

Reception: "Creating Global Understanding" exhibit

Feb 06, 2020

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

The "Creating Global Understanding: World Languages and Cultures and University Museums" exhibition takes a unique collaborative curatorial approach and includes many voices in its works of art and interpretations.

Wheel Pottery Class

Feb 06, 2020

5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $110, Public $120

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Get your hands dirty and make beautiful things! Start with centering clay and pulling cylinders, the building blocks to throwing on the wheel. Move on to forming bowls, mugs, vases and plates, and learn handle-pulling, glazing and finishing techniques. Open to beginners as well as those with experience who would like to improve their skills.

Friday, 07 Feb 2020

Paint Your Own Pottery: Valentine's Day Gifts

Feb 07, 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

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

The Nadas Duo w/ Emma Butterworth

Feb 07, 2020

8:00 PM

M-Shop

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

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances

Doors open at 7:30pm and tickets are available through this link https://tickets.midwestix.com/event/thenadas_isu2020

Saturday, 08 Feb 2020

Paper Marbling + Hand Lettering Workshop

Feb 08, 2020

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $50 & Public $60 (Supplies includeD)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn how to marble paper with instructor Rhonda Scott using the Suminagashi method. You'll be able to make a few papers, and then while they dry, you will walk through step-by-step process to learn the basics of hand-lettering with instructor Kristin Erdman. Bring everything together by lettering phrases on your marbled paper, adding some glittery details, and framing two 4" x 6" works of art. Extra paper can be taken home for future projects.

The 44th Annual Cyclone Honor Band Festival

Feb 08, 2020

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$10 adult/ $5 students - tickets available at Stephens

Music Department Arts, performances

Featuring talented students from schools around Iowa.

Sunday, 09 Feb 2020

Family Sunday: Contemplate Japan

Feb 09, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building, Level 2

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Journey with your family through the exhibition Contemplate Japan and learn about the rich artistic traditions of Japan.

Iowa Songwriters Showcase

Feb 09, 2020

5:00 PM

Goldfinch Room, Stephens Auditorium

$25-$40

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Performances by acoustic duo Danika and The Jeb. Their music is described as a soulful combination of artfully written songs and powerful musical phrasing. Two shows are scheduled (5 and 7:30 p.m.).

Showcase Choral Concert

Feb 09, 2020

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

free

Music Department Arts, performances

ISU Choral Choirs perform for the Cyclone Honor choir.

Iowa Songwriters Showcase

Feb 09, 2020

7:30 PM

Goldfinch Room, Stephens Auditorium

$25-$40

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Performances by acoustic duo Danika and The Jeb. Their music is described as a soulful combination of artfully written songs and powerful musical phrasing. Two shows are scheduled (5 and 7:30 p.m.).

Monday, 10 Feb 2020

Click, Clack, Moo

Feb 10, 2020

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance/$5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Cows that type; hens on strike? Whoever heard of such a thing! When his granddaughter Jenny comes for a visit, Farmer Brown declares the house a tech-free zone and takes her laptop to the cold barn. But the cows are shivering and the chickens strike in solidarity in this hilarious, "moo-ving" musical about negotiation and compromise, based on the Caldecott Honor Book by Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin.

Pop-Up Art Sale

Feb 10, 2020

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Near the University Bookstore Entrance

Most items sell for $8-$30

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Support local artists and give an original gift of art to your Valentine. Visit our pop-up booth outside the University Bookstore at the MU.

Click, Clack, Moo

Feb 10, 2020

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance/$5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Cows that type; hens on strike? Whoever heard of such a thing! When his granddaughter Jenny comes for a visit, Farmer Brown declares the house a tech-free zone and takes her laptop to the cold barn. But the cows are shivering and the chickens strike in solidarity in this hilarious, "moo-ving" musical about negotiation and compromise, based on the Caldecott Honor Book by Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin.

Reception: 'Collegiate Fashion and Activism' exhibit

Feb 10, 2020

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Mary Alice Gallery, 2019 Morrill Hall

free

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

"Collegiate Fashion & Activism: Black Women's Styles on the College Campus," with a focus on black women's everyday clothing and its connection to black student empowerment on Iowa college campuses. The reception includes a curator talk with graduate student Dyese Matthews and assistant professor Kelly Reddy-Best, both from the apparel, merchandising and design program. The exhibit runs through April 17.

Leatherwork Class

Feb 10, 2020

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $23 Public $33 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Create two accessories using leatherwork techniques to add a modern-western touch to your wardrobe. Start with the basics including how to cut, stamp, dye and attach snaps to make a bracelet or cuff. Move on to a belt using those techniques and learn how to add a buckle to leather. both pieces can be personalized by paint or stamp designs.

Cyclone Honor Choir

Feb 10, 2020

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Featuring talented students from schools around Iowa.

Tuesday, 11 Feb 2020

Pop-Up Art Sale

Feb 11, 2020

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Near the University Bookstore Entrance

Most items sell for $8-$30

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Support local artists and give an original gift of art to your Valentine. Visit our pop-up booth outside the University Bookstore at the MU.

Gallery Chat with Dr. Sebastian Braun

Feb 11, 2020

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

In conjunction with the exhibition "Creating Global Understanding," members of the World Languages and Culture faculty will lead informal discussions of the works of art they researched and interpreted.

Wednesday, 12 Feb 2020

Pop-Up Art Sale

Feb 12, 2020

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Near the University Bookstore Entrance

Most items sell for $8-$30

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Support local artists and give an original gift of art to your Valentine. Visit our pop-up booth outside the University Bookstore at the MU.

Art Walk: Cupids and Heartbreaks

Feb 12, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Parks Library - Meet in the lobby.

free

University Museums Arts, performances

From cupids to heartbreak, we'll explore art that shows the diverse experiences and outcomes of love.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Feb 12, 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, 13 Feb 2020

Pop-Up Art Sale

Feb 13, 2020

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Near the University Bookstore Entrance

Most items sell for $8-$30

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Support local artists and give an original gift of art to your Valentine. Visit our pop-up booth outside the University Bookstore at the MU.

Russian National Ballet: Swan Lake

Feb 13, 2020

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$35 - $65

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Direct from Russia, the Russian National Ballet brings the world's most beloved ballet, Swan Lake, to the Stephens Auditorium stage with choreography by Petipa and Tchaikovsky's unforgettable score. This full-length fantasy ballet tells the story of a princess turned into a swan by an evil sorcerer's curse. Spectacular sets and costumes bring this magical love story to life right before your eyes - a ballet evening for the whole family to enjoy!

Friday, 14 Feb 2020

Pop-Up Art Sale

Feb 14, 2020

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Near the University Bookstore Entrance

Most items sell for $8-$30

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Support local artists and give an original gift of art to your Valentine. Visit our pop-up booth outside the University Bookstore at the MU.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Two for One Studio Fees

Feb 14, 2020

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4 studio fee + cost of bisque, Public $5 studio fee + cost of bisque

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Bring a friend! We will show you the basics of painting your piece and fire it within a week. The cost of the bisque still applies.