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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...

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 11, 2019

Sep 11, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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Goya's Disasters of War and Tolstoy's War and Peace: A Dialogue Between Art and Literature Join Dr. Anna Barker and Dr. Joyce Tsai, curators of the upcoming Special Collections Reading Room exhibit, as they discuss the remarkable connections between the world of Russian writer Leo Tolstoy's and Spanish artist Francisco de Goya. Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) began work on his novel "War and Peace" in 1863, the same year that Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes’ (1746 – 1828) "Disasters of Wa...

Sep 26, 2019

Sep 26, 2019

7:30 PM

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Amazigh people (Berbers) are indigenous to North Africa. In Berber culture, women play a central role in creating the aesthetic and symbolic forms that make Amazigh identity unique, and they achieve considerable status and respect. Motherhood is highly esteemed by the Berbers, and women incorporate symbols and colors that relate to fertility into their textiles, clothing, tattoos, and hairstyles, as expressions of female agency. In this lecture, Cynthia Becker, Associate Professor in the His...