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What is featured?

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

Workshop: Floral Design Series

May 19, 2015

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost for one class: $36 for members, $45 for the general public, and Iowa State University students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

Arrangement Theme: "Remembrance Flowers" - Learn how to create flower arrangements as a memorial to the people close to us. Learn the tips and skills used by professionals and create your own one-of-a-kind floral designs.

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Add Courses, Session I: Summer 2015

May 20, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to add a Session I course without instructor's signature.

Adds/Section changes for Session I: Summer 2015

May 20, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to process adds or section changes for a Session I course through AccessPlus registration.

Fee Payment Deadline: Summer 2015

May 20, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Fee payment deadline for summer semester. First payment (minimum due) or payment in full on AccessPlus.

Behind the Scenes

May 20, 2015

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is free for members and volunteers with hours in the last two months. $10 for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

Topic: "inTREEguing TREEhouses Exhibit" This program is perfect for volunteers! Join staff each month for an interactive, behind the scenes look at Reiman Gardens. Each month's topic features a mini-tour, interesting facts, and the chance to see many things not typically open to the public. Come each month to learn more about Reiman Gardens and its many plants and butterflies.

Container Gardening Workshop

May 20, 2015

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration is required. Cost is $44 for members, and $55 for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

Get expert hands-on instruction in outdoor container gardening. Horticulture Manager, Sarah Rummery, will demonstrate planting and placement in an outdoor container, and you will have the opportunity to practice on several displays in the Gardens. Finally you will receive your own 15" x 12" fiber garden container with a variety of summer florae to plant in the workshop.

Photographic Exposure Class

May 20, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration is required. Cost is $56 for members and $70 for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 4 week course on Wednesdays beginning May 6, May 13, May 20, and May 27 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Go in-depth with professional photographer and instructor Mark Stoltenberg, to understand just what exposure is and how adjusting it will alter your photographs, for a variety of desired effects. Learn to master manual control of the lightness and the darkness of an image, even when your camera suggests something different.

Walk-In Craft: Summer Earrings

May 20, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU and Public $15

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Make up to 5 pairs of earrings with sterling silver or gold ear wires to complement your summer wardrobe. Learn how to put jewelry findings together and basic plier techniques. A huge selection of beads will be available, or feel free to bring some special beads from your own stash. Walk in anytime but give yourself an hour to finish.

Thursday, 21 May 2015

Youth Program: Plant Pals

May 21, 2015

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Cost per person is $2 for members, $6 for the general public, and Iowa State University students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

Join us and cultivate a real garden at Reiman Gardens. We will learn about and grow lots of vegetables, pumpkins, tomatoes and sunflowers, as well as beautiful flowers. Each session has hands-on activities to interact with all the wonderful plants that we enjoy and eat. Classes are great for kids of all ages to participate in with an adult. Classes are held every other Thursday from May 7 to September 10.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Spring Gardens

May 21, 2015

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4 user fee + price of item, Public $5 user fee + price of item

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

"Painting" bisque is a fun and relaxing activity that can be done solo or with a group of friends. Choose from flower pots, bunnies, gnomes, birdhouses and more to brighten your day. Studio fee is $4 for ISU and $5 for public to attend plus the cost of the bisque you select.

Plant and Flower Drawing Class

May 21, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration is required. Cost is $72 for members and $90 for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 6 week course on Thursdays May 21, May 28, June 4, June 11, June 18, and June 25 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. This six-week beginner course will introduce how to use plants as the subject of art with easy approaches and successive lessons. Learn from artist Megan Henson as you draw from flowers and plants in the classroom, the Hughes Conservatory, and even get inspired by those early spring blooms in the outdoor gardens.

Friday, 22 May 2015

Audit a course, Session I : Summer 2015

May 22, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to elect to audit a course for Summer Session I. The instructor of the course must approve an audit.

Audit to credit Session I : Summer 2015

May 22, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to change a Session I course from audit to credit basis.

Drop Courses Session I : Summer 2015

May 22, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to drop a Session I course without the drop appearing on the permanent record or counting toward the limit of dropped courses.

Drop Courses Session I : Summer 2015

May 22, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to drop a Session I course through AccessPlus registration.

Schedule Changes Session I : Summer 2015

May 22, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to process most schedule changes without a schedule change fee; or to add/drop a Session I course without signatures of instructor and adviser. See the tuition adjustment schedule for financial deadlines. http://www.registrar.iastate.edu/fees/tuition-adj

Saturday, 23 May 2015

Workshop: Floral and Butterfly Watercolors

May 23, 2015

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$70 ($56 for members)

Reiman Gardens

Have fun painting watercolor in a comfortable, noncompetitive atmosphere with artist and instructor Yvonne Brune.

Workshop: Pysanky (Ukrainian Egg Dyeing)

May 23, 2015

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$60 ($48 for members)

Reiman Gardens

Explore this traditional Ukrainian and Polish craft with artist Megan Henson.

Monday, 25 May 2015

University holiday

May 25, 2015

All day

Iowa State University

Registrar Academic calendar

Offices closed and classes recessed in observance of Memorial Day.

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Kids' Story Time

May 26, 2015

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Kid’s Story Time is free for members and included with regular price of admission for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

Each session features a theme with two or three books read aloud followed by a related craft or activity. The books, crafts and activities are intended for children ages two to seven years old. All children must be accompanied by an adult. This class is held every other Tuesday from May 12 through August 18.

Macro 1 Photography Class

May 26, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration is required. Cost is $56 for members and $70 for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 4 week course on Tuesdays beginning May 5, May 12, May 19, and May 26 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. This four-part workshop will cover the basics of macro photography including equipment and how to use it, depth of field, aperture, light, composition, finding your subject and tips and tricks.

Nature Journaling Class

May 26, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration is required. Cost is $40 for members and $50 for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 4 week course on Tuesdays beginning May 26, June 2, June 9, and June 16 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Whether you are a budding naturalist, artist, or writer, Reiman Gardens is the ideal setting to observe and record pollinating insects, tropical butterflies, and native flora and fauna.

Silver Rings Class

May 26, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $64, Public $74 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Saw, file, and solder sterling silver sheet to make a personalized ring just for you. Start with a ring in copper and make a second one in sterling silver. Embellish your ring with stamps and texture and learn to polish to a high shine.

Watercolor Class

May 26, 2015

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $63, Public $73 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Watercolor is a powerful and technical medium in which one can achieve beautiful results with a relatively quick sketch, or brilliant finished work with the investment of more time and craft. Watercolor is easy to use and this class will teach a variety of techniques from realistic to abstract in fun exercises. Experiment with both traditional and liquid watercolors. Suitable for the beginning painter or those with some experience.

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

How to Design an Effective Summer Writing Retreat.

May 27, 2015

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Webinar

Academic Affairs Training, development

Facilitated by Michelle Boyd, InkWell Academic Writing Retreats, May 27 (1-2:30 p.m.), hosted by the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity, register online with your ISU-sponsored membership

Retirement reception: Ann Schmidt

May 27, 2015

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

W139 Lagomarcino Hall

free

Psychology department Meetings, receptions

Ann Schmidt, a secretary in the psychology department, is retiring.

COHERENCE Extended Hours

May 27, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

Free

University Museums Arts, performances

COHERENCE: An Immersive Laser Installation by Dan Corson will be open for extended hours. You have never seen anything like this on campus. Bring your friends to experience and enjoy Corson's light and laser filled environment.

Photographic Exposure Class

May 27, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration is required. Cost is $56 for members and $70 for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 4 week course on Wednesdays beginning May 6, May 13, May 20, and May 27 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Go in-depth with professional photographer and instructor Mark Stoltenberg, to understand just what exposure is and how adjusting it will alter your photographs, for a variety of desired effects. Learn to master manual control of the lightness and the darkness of an image, even when your camera suggests something different.

Belly Dance

May 27, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:10 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU Five punches for $35, Public Five Punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

A Three Pillars Delsarte based approach to Middle Eastern Belly Dance in the style of award winning performer Shiara. These classes teach the basic movements of belly dance with a specific focus and detailed exploration each week. There are two beginning classes per evening on Wednesdays (7-8:10pm and 8:20-9:30pm). Purchase a dance punch card and attend as often as your schedule allows. Punch cards are good for 1 year from purchase date.

Wheel Pottery Class

May 27, 2015

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $100, Public $110 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Students will be guided through all aspects of forming bowls, mugs, vases and more on the pottery wheel. Learn handle-pulling, glazing and finishing techniques. Open to absolute beginners as well as those with experience who would like to improve their technique and abilities.