Sunday, 04 Jun 2023
Two major University Museums online scholarship projects have been unveiled in the last year, the "Iowa State University Biographical Dictionary" and the "Christian Petersen Catalogue Raissoné." Learn more about the behind-the-scenes in managing these multi-year projects, how to best utilize each publication online, and what the future holds for scholarship at University Museums.
This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. Classes meet every Sunday and drop-ins are welcome. Purchase a dance punch card and attend as often as your schedule allows. Open to ages 18+.
Monday, 05 Jun 2023
Once upon a time, when the world moved at a slower pace, it was easier to observe the beauty in nature and the joy in single-tasking. Find your cottagecore vibe while painting a trio of small wooden mushrooms that can be attached to a wood slice with a little moss. Enjoy the process of creating and bringing the outdoors in when displaying your trio of toadstools.
Browse through our stash of patterned papers, maps, sheet music, and comic books for images or designs you like and turn them into a set of 4 handy fridge magnets.
June 5-10 Summer is here! Paint a vase for your flowers, a pot for your plants, or choose a mug, bowl, or dish with a floral design.
The Center for Statistics and Applications in Forensic Evidence will share its accomplishments from the past year and highlight work by its undergraduate and graduate researchers. The public is welcome.
Tuesday, 06 Jun 2023
Help the kiddos learn to garden by taking over a space at Reiman Gardens!
Thursday, 08 Jun 2023
Join us outdoors weekly for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories followed by nature exploration and activities. Best for children ages 2-5 with an adult.
June 8 Program is 12:10 - 12:50 PM. Room is open 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM for socializing. Bring your lunch and your friends and attend each month to experience a new nature-focused topic. June 8 topic is "Light & Reflection in the Gardens: Glass in Flight" by Reiman Gardens' Education Director Sara Merritt.
If you have taken a beginning pottery class or have the basic skills to throw on the wheel, this class is for you! The first few classes will include demonstrations of new forms and techniques and a session dedicated to better glazing. The last 3 weeks will have lessons based on requests from students. There will be time for practicing in class and for individual questions throughout the course.
Learn the art of needle-felting and create a beautiful landscape!
Friday, 09 Jun 2023
Enjoy FREE ADMISSION for all current local school district employees!
Grab a friend and drop by for a fun evening of easy painting. Each Friday has a different theme, and there will be 4-6 paintings to choose from. If you don't finish, no worries! We will send you home with extra paint and brushes, or you are welcome to come back sometime the following week.
The Memorial Union Art Gallery is hosting an exhibit by artist Jennifer Drinkwater who created paintings "inspired by conversations she has with folks around the country about what's good in their communities." She is an associate professor of art & visual culture and a community arts specialist for Extension and Outreach.
Saturday, 10 Jun 2023
Walk the Gardens and learn how to identify different types of plants!