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What is featured?

Wednesday, 11 Apr 2018

Art Reception for Current Exhibits

Apr 11, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Gallery & Pioneer Room at the Memorial Union

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Meet the artists and award winners in the Focus Exhibit in the Pioneer Room and the Apex Exhibit in the Gallery.

Sewing Lessons

Apr 11, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $40, Public $50- (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Whether you are a beginner needing to learn how to operate a sewing machine, or someone who needs help finishing a project in progress, this is for you.

ISU Percussion Ensemble

Apr 11, 2018

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances

ISU Percussion Ensemble is directed by Jonathan Sharp.

SUB Comedy Night with Nick Guerra

Apr 11, 2018

9:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Nick Guerra is an exciting comedian who has recently made appearances on NBC, Comedy Central and the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. His stand-up covers a variety of topics like relationships, family and everyday life.

Thursday, 12 Apr 2018

Fashion Week: Worn Wear College Tour

Apr 12, 2018

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Truck parked west of Memorial Union

free

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Arts, performances Student activities

Patagonia's Worn Wear tour stops at Iowa State. Worn Wear celebrates the stories we wear, keeps gear in action longer through repair and reuse, and recycles garments when beyond repair. Bring any clean, damaged clothing to Worn Wear, and Patagonia will repair it for free. Items are not excluded to Patagonia-branded clothing.

Fashion Week: Takeover Thursday

Apr 12, 2018

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Campanile (LaBaron lobby if rain)

free

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Arts, performances Student activities

Learn more about The Fashion Show, and the apparel, merchandising and design program. Enjoy live music, enter a raffle and pick up a T-shirt.

Cyclone Voice, with Skylar Grey

Apr 12, 2018

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Cyclone Voice is a singing competition that highlights the vocal talents of Iowa State students. This year's finale will be hosted by pop singer Skylar Grey. Skylar is known for being featured in the song 'Glorious' and her hit song 'Coming Home, Part II'. Skylar will emcee the event and perform a few songs right before the winner is announced.

Friday, 13 Apr 2018

Fashion Week: Pop-up Shop

Apr 13, 2018

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Parks Library lawn

free

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Arts, performances Student activities

Participate in a clothing swap, grab a bite to eat from food vendors and pick up an official Fashion Show T-shirt.

First Amendment Days: Free expression through artmaking

Apr 13, 2018

10:00 AM

172 Hamilton Hall

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Arts, performances Student activities

Explore the meaning of belonging through art in a session led by Ally Karsyn, founder, producer and host of Ode, a live storytelling series where community members tell true stories on stage to promote positive impact through empathy. Events are recorded for broadcast on NPR affiliate Siouxland Public Media, Sioux City, Iowa, where she is the arts producer and afternoon announcer. Planned as part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

First Amendment Days: Free expression through artmaking

Apr 13, 2018

2:00 PM

ReACT Gallery, Morrill Hall

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Arts, performances Student activities

Explore the meaning of belonging through art in a session led by Ally Karsyn, founder, producer and host of Ode, a live storytelling series where community members tell true stories on stage to promote positive impact through empathy. Events are recorded for broadcast on NPR affiliate Siouxland Public Media, Sioux City, Iowa, where she is the arts producer and afternoon announcer. Planned as part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Gnome Gnight

Apr 13, 2018

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

From three-inch inch minis to a foot-tall "Ginormagnome," we've got a cast of characters that are fun to decorate and add to your indoor or outdoor space.

Fashion Week: Fashion's Night Out

Apr 13, 2018

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Garden Room, Gateway Hotel

free

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Arts, performances Student activities

A celebratory evening with live music and meet the guest designers from Patagonia. Refreshments will be provided.

Concert: ISU Wind Ensemble

Apr 13, 2018

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$5 for adults & children

Music Department Arts, performances

Under the direction of Michael Golemo,.

Concert: The Way Down Wanderers with Satchel Bruna and Vanessa Ellsbury

Apr 13, 2018

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Modern-folk band, The Way Down Wanderers, is equal parts fast-paced and soulful. Satchel Bruna and Vanessa Ellsbury will open the show.

Saturday, 14 Apr 2018

CANCELED: Cyclone Carnival

Apr 14, 2018

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Iowa State Center Lots B6 & C6

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Event canceled due to forecasted inclement weather.

Intermediate Glass Beads Workshop

Apr 14, 2018

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $21, Public $31 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Take your lamp-work skills to the next level and make amazing glass beads with metal!

The Fashion Show

Apr 14, 2018

7:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$15-$30

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Arts, performances Student activities

The Fashion Show 2017 is in its 36th year, and is one of the largest student-run fashion shows in the nation. The show features student-designed garments both on the runway and in mounted exhibitions. This year's theme is "Resilience," with guest designers from the Patagonia company.

ISU Jazz Combo

Apr 14, 2018

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

Music Department Arts, performances

Michael Giles is director of the ISU Jazz Combo.

Sunday, 15 Apr 2018

ISU Choral Masterworks Concert with ISU Symphony Orchestra

Apr 15, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$10.00 adults; $5.00 students

Music Department Arts, performances

James Rodde, choral conductor Jacob Harrison, conductor of orchestra

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Apr 15, 2018

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace

ISU Five lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Wednesday, 18 Apr 2018

Reception: Public Art Unveiling

Apr 18, 2018

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Morrill Hall, 1st floor

free

University Museums Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Join University Museums for the Curators Associates Reception at Morrill Hall where we will celebrate the installation of one of the newest additions to the permanent collection, Karen LaMonte's Nocturne 5. The large scale cast glass human form draped in a meticulously arranged textile was created through a painstaking process that exemplifies the translucent beauty of sculptural glass.

Performance: ISU Jazz Ensembles I & II

Apr 18, 2018

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5

Music Department Arts, performances

James Bovinette is director of Jazz I Ensemble. Michael Giles is director Jazz II Ensemble.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Apr 18, 2018

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$1

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is Iowa State University's student comedy, improv group. Holding shows on some Wednesday nights, you can come and laugh to your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.

Thursday, 19 Apr 2018

Performance: Jazz + Puppetry

Apr 19, 2018

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

Music Department Arts, performances

Michael Giles, professor of saxophone, will perform with ISU Theatre assistant professor Amanda Petefish-Schrag.

Friday, 20 Apr 2018

Paint Your Own Pottery: Hello Spring!

Apr 20, 2018

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

Decorate a pot for growing herbs, a vase for fresh-cut flowers, or embrace the season with bunnies and chicks.

Reception: Biorenewables Art Competition

Apr 20, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Lobby, Biorenewables Research Laboratory

free

Bioeconomy Institute Arts, performances Meetings, receptions Student activities

This 9th annual competition is a collaboration between the Bioeconomy Institute and the College of Design's integrated studio arts program. Award winners will be announced at 4:30 p.m.

'Trashion' Show

Apr 20, 2018

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Serenity Couture, North Grand Mall

$10 ($50 VIP)

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Arts, performances Live Green

Hosted by students in AESHM 222, Creative Thinking and Problem Solving, to bring awareness to environmental issues hurting the planet. Students have created garments from recycled materials such as newspaper, plastic bottles, school supplies, fast food packaging and even parking tickets. The event also includes a silent auction, music, giveaways, drinks and refreshments.