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Monday, 08 Jun 2015

Fine Silver Jewelry Class

Jun 08, 2015

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $43, Public $53 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Precious Metal Clay (PMC) looks and feels like clay, and after firing, it is 99.9% pure silver. Learn to use molding compounds to turn a button or other small object into an exquisite pendant. Bring a favorite button, use one of ours, or mix and match. Add a splash of color to the metal with patina, gilders paste, or colored pencils.

Tuesday, 09 Jun 2015

Kids' Story Time

Jun 09, 2015

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Kid’s Story Time is free for members and ISU students 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.

Seminar: Understanding and Combating Resistance to Online Learning

Jun 09, 2015

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

"Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future." When President Kennedy said that in 1963, he probably wasn't thinking about online education. After all, ASCII was a newly invented computer code and IBM hadn't even introduced the first word processor yet. But his words show that resistance to change is as constant as change itself, which might explain the persistence of resistance to...

Youth Summer Camp 1: Incredible Insects

Jun 09, 2015

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $12 for members and $15 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

Join us for a jam-packed afternoon full of fun and educational activities focused on insects. Explore the Gardens and the Christina Reiman Butterfly Wing with games, crafts, snacks, and more. Activities and content are appropriate for ages 8-12.

Postponed: P&S Council Seminar

Jun 09, 2015

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

206 Durham Center

free

Professional and Scientific Council Lectures Training, development

This seminar has been postponed and will be rescheduled for August (TBA). "Update on FY16 Budget Development," David Biedenbach, assistant vice president for financial planning and budgets.

Nature Journaling Class

Jun 09, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $40 for members and $50 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price

Reiman Gardens

This is a 4 week course on Tuesdays, May 26, June 2, June 9, & 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 & record pollinating insects, tropical butterflies, & native flora & fauna. Yvonne Brune of Creative Department will lead you through different garden areas exploring techniques to capture your experiences in nature through writing or sketching.

Photographic Composition Class

Jun 09, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $56 for members and $70 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 4 week course on Tuesdays beginning June 2, June 9, June 16, and June 23 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Mark Stoltenberg, of Mark Stoltenberg Photography, wants you to see what he sees. Let the professional help you create stirring and beautiful compositions by learning to examine the best angles, lighting, timing, and in-camera cropping of an image.

Tango Basics

Jun 09, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Room 3512 at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU: 5 punches for $35, Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Tango is a rich and complex improvisational dance, considered to be the most challenging yet most fulfilling of all the partnered dances. Starting with a salida, learn to link basic movement patterns so you can have a dancing "conversation" with your partner. Learn the language of Tango and "speak" it with the music. Tango can improve your balance, focus, sensitivity and your ability to work with and respond to a partner. Plus, it's loads of fun!

Wednesday, 10 Jun 2015

Fused Glass Class

Jun 10, 2015

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $29, Public $39 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Make a pendant and earrings by etching and fusing dichroic glass. Learn the use of tools, etching techniques and proper measuring and cutting of glass.

Black & White Digital Photography Class

Jun 10, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $56 for members and $70 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 4 week course on Wednesdays beginning June 3, June 10, June 17, and 24 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. This course builds on the technical foundations of digital photography, expanding practical skills while also fostering your aesthetic awareness and vision as a photographer.

Sassy Embroidery Workshop

Jun 10, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $19, Public $29 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Let's add some sass to traditional embroidery designs! Get out your Urban Dictionary, write out your favorite song lyrics, recite a line from a movie, or find something trending on twitter. We will have design/text ideas, or bring in your own and learn a couple basic stitches. Finished pieces can be hung in the provided hoops or stitched onto another project.

Belly Dance

Jun 10, 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.

Belly Dance

Jun 10, 2015

8:20 PM - 9:30 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.

Thursday, 11 Jun 2015

Brown Bag Lecture

Jun 11, 2015

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Admission is free for members and Iowa State University students. $8.00 for adults, $7.00 for seniors ages 65+, $4.00 for kids ages 4-17, and free for kids ages 3 and under.

Reiman Gardens

"Study Abroad: Ecuador" presented by Rachel Fort, Senior in Integrated Studio Arts, Iowa State University Bring your lunch to the Gardens and enjoy an education program with a new topic presented by regional professionals and lecturers.

Retirement reception: Dave Knippel

Jun 11, 2015

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Hunziker House, Reiman Gardens

free

Receptions and open houses Meetings, receptions

Dave Knippel is chief engineer for Iowa Public Radio. He started his 44-year career as a radio/TV technician for WOI Radio and WOI-TV. A program will be held at 3:30 p.m.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Father's Day Gifts

Jun 11, 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. Make something great for Dad - no ugly ties this year! 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

Jun 11, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $72 for members and $90 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

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.

Walk-In Craft: Natural Lip Balm

Jun 11, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU & Public $8

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Using natural products, mix up a batch of a custom lip balm to protect your kisser this summer. Essential oil will be available for fun scents or leave it au-natural. You will have enough to fill a couple tins plus extra that can be taken home and reheated for refilling tins several times over. Walk in anytime but give yourself about half an hour to finish.

Wheel Pottery Class

Jun 11, 2015

6:30 PM - 9:00 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.

Saturday, 13 Jun 2015

Family Activity: Discovery Stations

Jun 13, 2015

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Price is free for members and ISU students and included with price of general admission for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

Drop by for fun, informal activities in the Gardens during the summer that relate to themed garden areas. Discovery Stations are family oriented & designed so both youth & adults can participate in the activities. Each discovery station focuses on a corresponding educational activity and/or garden display, as well as interpretation of the 2015theme: "Celebrating the Past & the Future." Visitors can stop by any time to participate.

Perfume Blending Workshop

Jun 13, 2015

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $68 for members and $85 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

Natural perfumer Amanda Feeley will help you explore the basics of perfume creation, from basic perfume structure and terminology, to blending, precautions, oil classifications, and recipes. The fee includes all supplies used in the workshop as well as what you take home: handouts, recipes/instructions, and your very own 5ml custom blended perfume.

Sunday, 14 Jun 2015

Zendoodle Workshop

Jun 14, 2015

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $20, Public $30 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Do you scribble patterns on notepads or junk mail? Does it relax you to doodle during class or in meetings? If so, you are already on your way to creating artful meditation. Whether you are new to this art form or you've been doing it for years, we will explore a few structured methods so you can begin creating beautiful patterns anytime, anywhere, to achieve relaxation and mindfulness, or as an entry point to a larger work of art.

Monday, 15 Jun 2015

Great Plants for Iowa Class

Jun 15, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $16 for members and $20 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

Topic: Small Trees Go beyond the crabapple. Learn more about the many small, colorful, often blooming trees perfectly suited for the residential landscape in Iowa. Many of these wonderful plants burst into bloom early in the season, so we've moved our class so we can actually see them. Learn more about the dozens of colorful blooms that grow from bulbs, corms, rhizomes, and tubers in the Iowa garden.

Gardening for Pollinators Class

Jun 15, 2015

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $16 for members and $20 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

Learn how to attract native pollinators to your garden from an expert, as Christina Reiman Butterfly Wing Curator and entomologist, Nathan Brockman, discusses the favorite plants for butterflies, bees, beetles and others. Learn about effective pollinator garden characteristics, where and when to plant, and which host and nectar plants are best for different species.

Tuesday, 16 Jun 2015

Chain Maille Workshop

Jun 16, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $25, Public $35 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

175 jump rings will quickly transform into a lovely copper Byzantine bracelet. Students may want to bring reading glasses or magnifier visor to see the details better.

Nature Journaling Class

Jun 16, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $40 for members and $50 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

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.

Photographic Composition Class

Jun 16, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $56 for members and $70 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 4 week course on Tuesdays beginning June 2, June 9, June 16, and June 23 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Mark Stoltenberg, of Mark Stoltenberg Photography, wants you to see what he sees. Let the professional help you create stirring and beautiful compositions by learning to examine the best angles, lighting, timing, and in-camera cropping of an image.

Workshop: Floral Design Series

Jun 16, 2015

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

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

Reiman Gardens

Arrangement Theme: "Independence Day Arrangements" - Prep for the 4th of July and honor those who served in the US Armed Forces with a stylish arrangement in red, white, and blue. Learn the tips and skills used by professionals and create your own one-of-a-kind floral designs.

Outdoor Film showing: Rashomon

Jun 16, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Outside in the Food Sciences courtyard

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Coordinated in conjunction with the temporary sculpture exhibit titled Chuck Ginnever: Rashomon on view in the Food Sciences courtyard, University Museums is showing the seminal Japanese film Rashomon, directed by Akira Kurosawa. Film is unrated with adult themes and content.