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Oct 6, 2022

Oct 6, 2022

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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This fall, Stanley Reads book group brings together two of the university's most celebrated arts organizations: The Iowa Writers Workshop and the Stanley Museum of Art. The club will meet three times over the fall semester to discuss The Family Chao by Lan Samantha Chang, director of the UI Iowa Writers Workshop, and discuss how objects in the Homecoming exhibition connect to the themes presented in the book. Thursday, Oct. 6, 7 p.m. - led by Amanda Lensing Thursday, Nov. 3, 7 p.m. - led b...

Oct 7, 2022

Oct 7, 2022

12:45 PM - 1:45 PM

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This is part of the Iowa Innovation, Business, and Law Center's Fall 2022 Speaker Series, From Antiquities to Warhol: Exploring the Intersection of Art and Law.   Frye will explain why the art market is and always has been a market for securitized celebrity, and how the NFT market creates the potential for all celebrities to access this capital market. Brian L. Frye is the Spears-Gilbert Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky College of Law. His scholarship focuses on intellectual...

Oct 7, 2022

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

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We welcome students to the museum from 2:30 to 4 p.m. each Friday to relax, sketch, read, meditate, and practice mindfulness. Unwind from the week and enter the weekend refreshed! Handouts from Student Wellness and Art Therapist Dana Keeton are available at the welcome desk. We invite visitors to do the exercises in the Visual Classroom to de-stress and ease themselves into the weekend.

Oct 7, 2022

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

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This unique and hands-on program integrates art viewing, art making and mindfulness strategies to provide students with tools to de-stress, manage anxiety, and develop wellness practices. During the 1.5-hour workshop, participants will learn new ways to improve well-being, while benefiting from the positive effects of viewing and making art. No prior art making experience necessary. The workshop will be led by Dana Keeton, a local board-certified art therapist and licensed mental health co...

Oct 7, 2022

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each sessio...

Oct 12, 2022

Oct 12, 2022

12:45 PM - 1:45 PM

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This is part of the Iowa Innovation, Business, and Law Center's Fall 2022 Speaker Series, From Antiquities to Warhol: Exploring the Intersection of Art and Law.   Nick’s practice focuses primarily on complex civil litigation, for which he has appeared before the Supreme Court of the United States. He represents corporations, employers, individuals, investment advisers, banks, and others around the world in contract, employment, securities, consumer protection, tort and domestic relations c...

Oct 13, 2022

Oct 13, 2022

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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Stanley Campus Council Halloween celebration! This event is open to all UI students. Come celebrate Halloween with the Stanley Campus Council. Join us in the lobby to make a fun creepy craft to decorate your dorm room or apartment for the holiday, eat some candy, and do the Monster Mash. Then, head up to third floor Visual Laboratory to view some specially-curated works from the collection that embody the Halloween spirit... like the skull sculpture pictured in this ad. Costumes encou...

Oct 14, 2022

Oct 14, 2022

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

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We welcome students to the museum from 2:30 to 4 p.m. each Friday to relax, sketch, read, meditate, and practice mindfulness. Unwind from the week and enter the weekend refreshed! Handouts from Student Wellness and Art Therapist Dana Keeton are available at the welcome desk. We invite visitors to do the exercises in the Visual Classroom to de-stress and ease themselves into the weekend.

Oct 15, 2022

Oct 15, 2022

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Join Diana Tuite, visiting senior curator of Modern and Contemporary art, for a tour of half of the Homecoming exhibition.     

Oct 19, 2022

Oct 19, 2022

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Join the Pentacrest Museums as we explore the history of Archaeology in Iowa. What does our human past and ancestral knowledge reveal about the modern world? How has our understanding and value of cultural heritage changed over the last 70 years? What's being done to protect and preserve our rich cultural heritage and ancient wisdom? Experts from the UI Office of the State Archaeologist (OSA) and the OSA Indian Advisory Council will examine these topics, the events which have shaped the fie...

Oct 19, 2022

12:45 PM - 1:45 PM

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This is part of the Iowa Innovation, Business, and Law Center's Fall 2022 Speaker Series, From Antiquities to Warhol: Exploring the Intersection of Art and Law. With an illustrated lecture, Holmes will share an overview of the day to day legal issues that arise in the General Counsel's office of a major art museum.   Nicholas S. Holmes, General Counsel, Whitney Museum of American Art. Mr. Holmes is responsible for advising the Board of Trustees, the Director, and various Museum departme...

Oct 20, 2022

Oct 20, 2022

7:00 PM - 7:45 PM

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Join Diana Tuite, visiting senior curator of Modern and Contemporary art, for a talk focused on the inaugural exhibition and the state—and stakes—of curatorial practice.  If you are not able to attend in person, please join us via Zoom Webinar (no registration necessary): https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/93196603778.

Oct 21, 2022

Oct 21, 2022

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

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We welcome students to the museum from 2:30 to 4 p.m. each Friday to relax, sketch, read, meditate, and practice mindfulness. Unwind from the week and enter the weekend refreshed! Handouts from Student Wellness and Art Therapist Dana Keeton are available at the welcome desk. We invite visitors to do the exercises in the Visual Classroom to de-stress and ease themselves into the weekend.

Oct 21, 2022

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

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Take a break from your studies and join us in the present moment. Experience a guided mediation and brief discussion led by Koru Mindfulness teachers. No prior experience is necessary. Please remember, food and beverages must remain in the cloakroom on the first floor. Find more information about mindfulness at UI: https://studentwellness.uiowa.edu/programs/mindfulness

Oct 26, 2022

Oct 26, 2022

5:30 PM

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“A Chinese Geo-Narrative painting at the Stanley Museum of Art”Visiting scholar: Elizabeth Kindall, Associate Professor, University of St. ThomasOct. 26th (Wed) 5:30 p.m. CT, ABW116 or Zoom (register here) https://uiowa.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMrd-GoqT0oG9HbMoMnfCKSui75xDimEbSNHosted by the School of Art and Art History, co-sponsored by the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies and the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies This lecture is free and open to the public. Elizabeth Kindall is ...

Oct 28, 2022

Oct 28, 2022

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

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We welcome students to the museum from 2:30 to 4 p.m. each Friday to relax, sketch, read, meditate, and practice mindfulness. Unwind from the week and enter the weekend refreshed! Handouts from Student Wellness and Art Therapist Dana Keeton are available at the welcome desk. We invite visitors to do the exercises in the Visual Classroom to de-stress and ease themselves into the weekend.

Nov 2, 2022

Nov 2, 2022

12:45 PM - 1:45 PM

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This is part of the Iowa Innovation, Business, and Law Center's Fall 2022 Speaker Series, From Antiquities to Warhol: Exploring the Intersection of Art and Law.   Lauren Lessing became the director of the University of Iowa Stanley Museum of Art in July 2018. She brings with her many years of experience working in art museums including the Art Institute of Chicago, the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, and the Colby College Museum of Art in Waterville, Maine, where she built the ...

Nov 2, 2022

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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Reception for Downriver, a film commissioned by the Stanley Museum of Art in 2019 and on view in Gallery 8. Film director Heidi Wiren Barlett will give an introduction and Joyce Tsai, who worked with Bartlett on the commission, will discuss the work. Join us later in the evening for Source and Flow: A Conversation between Joyce Tsai and Heidi Wiren Bartlett about Downriver. 7 p.m., Art Building West.

Nov 2, 2022

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Heidi Wiren Bartlett is an interdisciplinary performance artist from the Great Plains. Her film, Downriver, is part of the Stanley's Homecoming exhibition and on view during the fall semester. Bartlett will be in conversation with Joyce Tsai, director of the Clyfford Still Museum of Art and former chief curator of the Stanley Museum of Art, about the film. Join us in advance for a 3 p.m. reception & gallery talk at the UI Stanley Museum of Art.

Nov 3, 2022

Nov 3, 2022

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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This fall, Stanley Reads book group brings together two of the university's most celebrated arts organizations: The Iowa Writers Workshop and the Stanley Museum of Art. The club will meet three times over the fall semester to discuss The Family Chao by Lan Samantha Chang, director of the UI Iowa Writers Workshop, and discuss how objects in the Homecoming exhibition connect to the themes presented in the book. Thursday, Oct. 6, 7 p.m. - led by Amanda Lensing Thursday, Nov. 3, 7 p.m. - led b...

Nov 4, 2022

Nov 4, 2022

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

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We welcome students to the museum from 2:30 to 4 p.m. each Friday to relax, sketch, read, meditate, and practice mindfulness. Unwind from the week and enter the weekend refreshed! Handouts from Student Wellness and Art Therapist Dana Keeton are available at the welcome desk. We invite visitors to do the exercises in the Visual Classroom to de-stress and ease themselves into the weekend.

Nov 4, 2022

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

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This unique and hands-on program integrates art viewing, art making and mindfulness strategies to provide students with tools to de-stress, manage anxiety, and develop wellness practices. During the 1.5-hour workshop, participants will learn new ways to improve well-being, while benefiting from the positive effects of viewing and making art. No prior art making experience necessary. The workshop will be led by Dana Keeton, a local board-certified art therapist and licensed mental health co...

Nov 4, 2022

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each sessio...

Nov 6, 2022

Nov 6, 2022

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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The three-hour retreat will include practice with meditation, yoga, and mind/body skills for relaxation and wellness. The retreat is open both to novices and people with more experience. It is a chance to reconnect to yourself at a time of year that is often hectic, and apply skills that can enhance your immune system, concentration, energy, and your ability to enjoy daily life. Registration Required. Visit https://studentwellness.uiowa.edu/programs/mindfulness to register and find more in...

Nov 7, 2022

Nov 7, 2022

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Andy Code, 2022 recipient of the UI’s International Impact Award, and Global Student awardees yet to be named, will be honored on the Nov. 7 WorldCanvass which officially opens the UI’s celebration of International Education Week (Nov. 14-18). In an exciting new partnership between International Programs and the UI Stanley Museum of Art, the 2022-23 WorldCanvass season of live, internationally focused conversations will be held in the museum’s stunning new home adjacent to the UI Main Librar...

Nov 10, 2022

Nov 10, 2022

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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The Stanley Campus Council encourages students to join it to consider textiles and sustainability in the museum before Anita Fields' lecture at 7 p.m.

Nov 10, 2022

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Anita Fields will give the 2022–23 Jeanne and Richard Levitt Lecture: American Crafts in Context. Born in Oklahoma, Anita Fields is a contemporary Native American multi-disciplinary artist of Osage heritage. She is known for her works which combine clay and textile with Osage knowledge systems. Her work examines the intricacies of cultural influences at the intersections of balance and chaos found within our existence. Fields' work can be found in several collections, such as the Museum of...

Nov 11, 2022

Nov 11, 2022

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

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We welcome students to the museum from 2:30 to 4 p.m. each Friday to relax, sketch, read, meditate, and practice mindfulness. Unwind from the week and enter the weekend refreshed! Handouts from Student Wellness and Art Therapist Dana Keeton are available at the welcome desk. We invite visitors to do the exercises in the Visual Classroom to de-stress and ease themselves into the weekend.

Nov 11, 2022

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

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Take a break from your studies and join us in the present moment. Experience a guided mediation and brief discussion led by Koru Mindfulness teachers. No prior experience is necessary. Please remember, food and beverages must remain in the cloakroom on the first floor. Find more information about mindfulness at UI: https://studentwellness.uiowa.edu/programs/mindfulness

Nov 18, 2022

Nov 18, 2022

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

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We welcome students to the museum from 2:30 to 4 p.m. each Friday to relax, sketch, read, meditate, and practice mindfulness. Unwind from the week and enter the weekend refreshed! Handouts from Student Wellness and Art Therapist Dana Keeton are available at the welcome desk. We invite visitors to do the exercises in the Visual Classroom to de-stress and ease themselves into the weekend.

Nov 25, 2022

Nov 25, 2022

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

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We welcome students to the museum from 2:30 to 4 p.m. each Friday to relax, sketch, read, meditate, and practice mindfulness. Unwind from the week and enter the weekend refreshed! Handouts from Student Wellness and Art Therapist Dana Keeton are available at the welcome desk. We invite visitors to do the exercises in the Visual Classroom to de-stress and ease themselves into the weekend.

Dec 1, 2022

Dec 1, 2022

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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This fall, Stanley Reads book group brings together two of the university's most celebrated arts organizations: The Iowa Writers Workshop and the Stanley Museum of Art. The club will meet three times over the fall semester to discuss The Family Chao by Lan Samantha Chang, director of the UI Iowa Writers Workshop, and discuss how objects in the Homecoming exhibition connect to the themes presented in the book. Thursday, Oct. 6, 7 p.m. - led by Amanda Lensing Thursday, Nov. 3, 7 p.m. - led b...

Dec 2, 2022

Dec 2, 2022

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

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We welcome students to the museum from 2:30 to 4 p.m. each Friday to relax, sketch, read, meditate, and practice mindfulness. Unwind from the week and enter the weekend refreshed! Handouts from Student Wellness and Art Therapist Dana Keeton are available at the welcome desk. We invite visitors to do the exercises in the Visual Classroom to de-stress and ease themselves into the weekend.

Dec 2, 2022

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

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This unique and hands-on program integrates art viewing, art making and mindfulness strategies to provide students with tools to de-stress, manage anxiety, and develop wellness practices. During the 2-hour workshop, participants will learn new ways to improve well-being, while benefiting from the positive effects of viewing and making art. No prior art making experience necessary. The workshop will be led by Dana Keeton, a local board-certified art therapist and licensed mental health coun...

Dec 2, 2022

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each sessio...

Dec 8, 2022

Dec 8, 2022

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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Study, unwind, and relax in the Stanley with cozy study spots, snacks, and stress-relieving activities.

Dec 9, 2022

Dec 9, 2022

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

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We welcome students to the museum from 2:30 to 4 p.m. each Friday to relax, sketch, read, meditate, and practice mindfulness. Unwind from the week and enter the weekend refreshed! Handouts from Student Wellness and Art Therapist Dana Keeton are available at the welcome desk. We invite visitors to do the exercises in the Visual Classroom to de-stress and ease themselves into the weekend.

Dec 9, 2022

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

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Take a break from your studies and join us in the present moment. Experience a guided mediation and brief discussion led by Koru Mindfulness teachers. No prior experience is necessary. Please remember, food and beverages must remain in the cloakroom on the first floor. Find more information about mindfulness at UI: https://studentwellness.uiowa.edu/programs/mindfulness