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Jul 19, 2019

Jul 19, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Connect (or reconnect) with your sense of wonder at the Museum of Natural History this summer. A free, drop-in welcome, fam-friendly, summer-fun program designed with elementary and jr. high students in mind, but suitable for all-ages! We know summers are long when your kiddos aren't in school–we've got your back, parents! Mornings @ The Museum are a perfect way to keep busy (with the TV off), learn cool stuff, and stay cool! Each event will feature a different theme with an activity. "Co...

Jul 20, 2019

Jul 20, 2019

8:15 PM - 11:00 PM

University of Iowa Pentacrest, On the lawn in front of Macbride

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Iowa City's Summer of the Arts will show free movies on the Pentacrest this summer. Yay!  Featuring a full-length movie on the University of Iowa Pentacrest outside of Macbride Hall, all are welcome to attend this free movie series. Each Saturday moviegoers enjoy a classic or contemporary feature film. Movies start at sundown, and there will be special entertainment offered prior to some of the feature films. Movies will be shown on a large, inflatable screen which provides a smooth and c...

Jul 25, 2019

Jul 25, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Free screening of the Communicating Science series Thursday, July 25th at 3pm in the Old Capitol Museum Senate Chamber. 10 Students participating in a grant-funded Research Experience for Undergraduates program by the National Science Foundation have been exploring evolutionary science research at The University of Iowa this summer. In addition to the research they are participating in with their various mentors in labs across campus, these students have been meeting weekly with the Mus...

Jul 27, 2019

Jul 27, 2019

8:15 PM - 11:00 PM

University of Iowa Pentacrest, On the lawn in front of Macbride

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Iowa City's Summer of the Arts will show free movies on the Pentacrest this summer. Yay!  Featuring a full-length movie on the University of Iowa Pentacrest outside of Macbride Hall, all are welcome to attend this free movie series. Each Saturday moviegoers enjoy a classic or contemporary feature film. Movies start at sundown, and there will be special entertainment offered prior to some of the feature films. Movies will be shown on a large, inflatable screen which provides a smooth and c...

Aug 1, 2019

Aug 1, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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Experienced, aspiring, and amateur artists alike: this summer, make our museums your muse. Join us in one of our magical gallery spaces after-hours with other artists in your community. Our collections make excellent subjects for sketching because they're always perfectly still! Oh, and did we mention air conditioning...summer in Iowa, right?  This program is designed for adult participants but everyone is welcome!  Admission is free. Advanced registration not required. Thursda...

Aug 2, 2019

Aug 2, 2019

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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Bring your toddler to enjoy a story and related activities at the Museum of Natural History! Approximately 30 minutes of guided learning (story, poems/songs, craft) that leads to free exploration of the museum is the perfect way to start your Friday with your littles. And all before naptime! Read on the Rug is recommended for ages 2-4 along with their parent or guardian. Cost is free, space is limited to ten and advance signup is required so we have space and materials for everyone.  Pl...

Aug 3, 2019

Aug 3, 2019

8:15 PM - 11:00 PM

University of Iowa Pentacrest, On the lawn in front of Macbride

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Iowa City's Summer of the Arts will show free movies on the Pentacrest this summer. Yay!  Featuring a full-length movie on the University of Iowa Pentacrest outside of Macbride Hall, all are welcome to attend this free movie series. Each Saturday moviegoers enjoy a classic or contemporary feature film. Movies start at sundown, and there will be special entertainment offered prior to some of the feature films. Movies will be shown on a large, inflatable screen which provides a smooth and c...

Aug 8, 2019

Aug 8, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Connect (or reconnect) with your sense of wonder at the Museum of Natural History this summer. A free, drop-in welcome, fam-friendly, summer-fun program designed with elementary and jr. high students in mind, but suitable for all-ages! We know summers are long when your kiddos aren't in school–we've got your back, parents! Mornings @ The Museum are a perfect way to keep busy (with the TV off), learn cool stuff, and stay cool! Each event will feature a different theme with an activity. "Co...

Aug 10, 2019

Aug 10, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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The Museum of Natural History presents...DUCK DAY! Join us for a fam-friendly, fun-filled morning all about DUCKS! We're welcoming Wildlife Rehabilitation Specialist Amber Oldfield back to the museum after her Fox Day event was such a success last Spring. This time—you guessed it—she's bringing along some ducks she cares for. Amber will share her duck's stories and offer a Q&A. Additionally we'll have a duck craft station set up, a duck prize drawing, and even ducky races! This event w...

Aug 10, 2019

8:15 PM - 11:00 PM

University of Iowa Pentacrest, On the lawn in front of Macbride

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Iowa City's Summer of the Arts will show free movies on the Pentacrest this summer. Yay!  Featuring a full-length movie on the University of Iowa Pentacrest outside of Macbride Hall, all are welcome to attend this free movie series. Each Saturday moviegoers enjoy a classic or contemporary feature film. Movies start at sundown, and there will be special entertainment offered prior to some of the feature films. Movies will be shown on a large, inflatable screen which provides a smooth and c...

Aug 17, 2019

Aug 17, 2019

8:15 PM - 11:00 PM

University of Iowa Pentacrest, On the lawn in front of Macbride

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Iowa City's Summer of the Arts will show free movies on the Pentacrest this summer. Yay!  Featuring a full-length movie on the University of Iowa Pentacrest outside of Macbride Hall, all are welcome to attend this free movie series. Each Saturday moviegoers enjoy a classic or contemporary feature film. Movies start at sundown, and there will be special entertainment offered prior to some of the feature films. Movies will be shown on a large, inflatable screen which provides a smooth and c...

Aug 24, 2019

Aug 24, 2019

8:15 PM - 11:00 PM

University of Iowa Pentacrest, On the lawn in front of Macbride

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Iowa City's Summer of the Arts will show free movies on the Pentacrest this summer. Yay!  Featuring a full-length movie on the University of Iowa Pentacrest outside of Macbride Hall, all are welcome to attend this free movie series. Each Saturday moviegoers enjoy a classic or contemporary feature film. Movies start at sundown, and there will be special entertainment offered prior to some of the feature films. Movies will be shown on a large, inflatable screen which provides a smooth and c...

Aug 29, 2019

Aug 29, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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Experienced, aspiring, and amateur writers alike: this summer, make our museums your muse. Join us in one of our magical gallery spaces after-hours with other writers in your community. We think our museum is one of the best places to write in town; evoking curiosity and wonder while remaining quiet and of course, climate-controlled (Phew! Summer in Iowa, right?). Work on a project you've been needing a reason to revisit or begin something totally new. All genres, all subjects–we got you....

Aug 31, 2019

Aug 31, 2019

8:15 PM - 11:00 PM

University of Iowa Pentacrest, On the lawn in front of Macbride

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Iowa City's Summer of the Arts will show free movies on the Pentacrest this summer. Yay!  Featuring a full-length movie on the University of Iowa Pentacrest outside of Macbride Hall, all are welcome to attend this free movie series. Each Saturday moviegoers enjoy a classic or contemporary feature film. Movies start at sundown, and there will be special entertainment offered prior to some of the feature films. Movies will be shown on a large, inflatable screen which provides a smooth and c...