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Sep 6, 2019

Sep 6, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Join us for Happy Hour + Art at the next Stanley Museum of Art First Friday reception at FilmScene! Stanley First Fridays provide an ideal chance to usher in your weekend, enjoy the work of local artists, and mingle with other art enthusiasts. Travels with Jackson started with the idea of responding to Steve Erickson’s travels with Jackson Pollock’s Mural. He became impressed over time with the painting’s ability to never quite fall into a single, clear reading. For Erickson, the most int...

Sep 12, 2019

Sep 12, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Craig Just, water quality expert and UI professor of civil & environmental engineering, and Rai Tokuhisa, Water Resource Engineer Intern with RDG Planning & Design—which was involved with the waterway project that runs behind Iowa City's Big Grove Brewery & Taproom—will lead a walking conversation about restorative watershed management. Craig and Rai have been involved in both rural and urban projects and will speak to this site specifically, as well as Craig's two new EPA grant projects. ...

Sep 17, 2019

Sep 17, 2019

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

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The annual reading of the U.S. Constitution by U.S. Army cadets. 

Sep 17, 2019

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

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Annual reading of the U.S. Constitution by U.S. Army Cadets

Sep 21, 2019

Sep 21, 2019

2:00 PM

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The museum discovered bones, shells, and tunnels inside some of its African objects thanks to a collaboration with the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Join Cory Gundlach, Curator of the Arts of African, Oceania, and the Americas, to learn about the exciting finds and how they enhanced our understanding of the works. Saturdays at the Stanley brings the museum’s collection to audiences in a casual, fun, and interactive atmosphere. Each event has a theme that looks at our artwork f...

Oct 3, 2019

Oct 3, 2019

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

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The University of Iowa will host the 2019 Iowa Regents Institutions Disability Awareness Summit on October 3, 2019 at the University Capitol Centre in Iowa City. The Summit focuses on raising awareness of disability issues on Iowa Regents Institutions campuses, and elsewhere throughout the state. The event is hosted by the University of Iowa's Disability Planning and Action Committee, with support from the Office of the ADA Coordinator, Student Disability Services, Faculty/Staff Disability S...

Oct 5, 2019

Oct 5, 2019

2:00 PM

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In recognition of Indigenous Peoples' Day, celebrate indigenous cultures of the Americas at the Stanley. A curator of education will take visitors through a selection from the Stanley’s artworks of the Americas, which includes Pre-Columbian ceramics, Native American textiles, and ledger drawings from the nineteenth century. Saturdays at the Stanley brings the museum’s collection to audiences in a casual, fun, and interactive atmosphere. Each event has a theme that looks at our artwork fro...

Oct 17, 2019

Oct 17, 2019

8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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The Latinx Youth Summit is part of the 21st Annual “Strengthening and Valuing Latinx Communities in Iowa” conference to be held in Iowa City, Iowa. The youth summit attracts 300 high school students from around the state. The Latinx Youth Summit is coordinated by the Center for Diversity & Enrichment and the University of Iowa School of Social Work in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Learn more and register at https://diversity.uiowa.edu/programs/latinx-youth-summit.

Oct 26, 2019

Oct 26, 2019

2:00 PM

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José Guadalupe Posada used skulls, bones, and skeletons in his prints to critique the Mexican government and society. Although the imagery carried political message, it has become popular in decorations for Día de meurtos [Day of the Dead] in Mexico, celebrated from October 31 to November 2. Look at examples of Posada’s work and learn about his socially conscious art in anticipation of the Mexican holiday. Saturdays at the Stanley brings the museum’s collection to audiences in a casual, f...

Nov 2, 2019

Nov 2, 2019

2:00 PM

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What’s the museum got to do with sports? Come find out during Iowa’s bye week, and get your football (and art) fix at the Stanley. Our sports-themed works include John Pusey’s Football from 1935, a colored chalk drawing that captures the energy and excitement of game day that Hawkeye fans know well. Pusey was born in Council Bluffs, IA and worked with Grant Wood overseeing WPA artists in Stone City, IA. Saturdays at the Stanley brings the museum’s collection to audiences in a casual, fun,...

Dec 7, 2019

Dec 7, 2019

2:00 PM

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The internet may have fueled our collective cat-craziness, but it didn’t start it. Edouard Manet, for example, drew a cat on a balcony smelling potted flowers, and Tsugouharu Foujita drew his self-portrait many times with his beloved cat resting its head on his shoulder or sitting on him. See how cats have captivated artists for over a hundred years. Saturdays at the Stanley brings the museum’s collection to audiences in a casual, fun, and interactive atmosphere. Each event has a theme th...