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Happy Outdoor Painting Workshop

Sep 19, 2019

Sep 19, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:45 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $25 single workshop or $85 for all four workshops, Public $35 single workshop or $125 for all four workshops

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Create the kind of world you want to see in this oil painting class ala Bob Ross. Follow Levi Chytka using wet-on-wet oil painting technique on a canvas with basic tools. Immerse yourselves in the happy trees, little squirrels, and warm sun on the MU terrace on the west side of the building (Rain location is the Workspace).

Glass Beads Class

Sep 19, 2019

Sep 19, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $78, Public $88

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Rhonda Scott Learn to create colorful 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.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Ice Cream Social

Sep 20, 2019

Sep 20, 2019, 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

Eating straight out of the carton? Let's decorate a bowl that holds your late-night treat. Free ice cream while it lasts! We will show you the basics of painting your piece and fire it within a week. Studio fee is $4 for ISU and $5 for public to attend plus the cost of the bisque you select.

Argentine Tango Lessons

Sep 22, 2019

Sep 22, 2019, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU - five lessons for $35/Public - five lessons for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Valerie Williams 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 different partners for practice. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Pub Chair Class

Sep 23, 2019

Sep 23, 2019, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $90, Public $100

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

John Burright Make a tall pub chair, perfect for a counter or cocktail table. The shaped seat, angled back, and foot rails make this seating option comfortable and look great. Make one in class from select pine and leave with the plans and know-how to make more on your own.

Wheel Pottery Class

Sep 25, 2019

Sep 25, 2019, 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $110, Public $120

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Alice McGary 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.