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Feb 25, 2020

Feb 25, 2020

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E260

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Public Talk Wednesday February 26, 2020 5:00 PM  Visual Arts Building E125 Reception Friday February 28, 2020 6:00-8:00PM

Feb 25, 2020

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, Drewelowe

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Reception: February 28, 6:00-8:00 pm

Feb 25, 2020

7:30 PM

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In 1958, heavy machinery borrowing soil for the construction of Interstate 29 disturbed human remains buried on a bluff in Sioux City’s South Ravine Park. The hurried salvage excavation was punctuated by looting episodes and provoked a dispute between Reynold Ruppé (soon to be Iowa’s first State Archaeologist) and Sioux City officials over ownership of finds from the site. The recovered skeletal remains and objects were eventually divided between the Sioux City Public Museum and the Universi...

Feb 26, 2020

Feb 26, 2020

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E260

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Public Talk Wednesday February 26, 2020 5:00 PM  Visual Arts Building E125 Reception Friday February 28, 2020 6:00-8:00PM

Feb 26, 2020

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, Drewelowe

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Reception: February 28, 6:00-8:00 pm

Feb 27, 2020

Feb 27, 2020

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E260

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Public Talk Wednesday February 26, 2020 5:00 PM  Visual Arts Building E125 Reception Friday February 28, 2020 6:00-8:00PM

Feb 27, 2020

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, Drewelowe

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Reception: February 28, 6:00-8:00 pm

Feb 27, 2020

7:30 PM

Visual Arts Building, E125

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Larry Ossei-Mensah uses contemporary art as a vehicle to redefine how we see ourselves and the world around us. The Ghanaian-American curator and cultural critic has organized exhibitions and programs at commercial and nonprofit spaces around the globe from New York City to Rome featuring such artists as Firelei Baez, Allison Janae Hamilton, Brendan Fernades, Ebony G. Patterson, Glenn Kaino and Stanley Whitney to name a few. Moreover, Ossei-Mensah has actively documented cultural happenings ...

Feb 28, 2020

Feb 28, 2020

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E260

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Public Talk Wednesday February 26, 2020 5:00 PM  Visual Arts Building E125 Reception Friday February 28, 2020 6:00-8:00PM

Feb 28, 2020

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, Drewelowe

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Reception: February 28, 6:00-8:00 pm

Mar 2, 2020

Mar 2, 2020

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, Drewelowe

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Closing Reception: Friday, March 6, 6:00-8:00 pm

Mar 2, 2020

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

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Closing reception: Friday, March 6th, 5-8 pm

Mar 3, 2020

Mar 3, 2020

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, Drewelowe

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Closing Reception: Friday, March 6, 6:00-8:00 pm

Mar 3, 2020

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

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Closing reception: Friday, March 6th, 5-8 pm

Mar 4, 2020

Mar 4, 2020

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, Drewelowe

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Closing Reception: Friday, March 6, 6:00-8:00 pm

Mar 4, 2020

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

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Closing reception: Friday, March 6th, 5-8 pm

Mar 4, 2020

5:00 PM

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DIANE FAVRO is Distinguished Research Professor of Architecture and Urban Design at UCLA.  Her research works include The Urban Image of Augustan Rome (Cambridge University Press, 1996), Roman Architecture and Urban Design (co-authored with Fikret Yegül, Cambridge University Press, 2019), award-winning digital visualizations, and numerous writings on ancient architecture, urban laws and administration, the experience of ancient cities, gender issues in architecture, and methods of architectu...

Mar 5, 2020

Mar 5, 2020

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, Drewelowe

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Closing Reception: Friday, March 6, 6:00-8:00 pm

Mar 5, 2020

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

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Closing reception: Friday, March 6th, 5-8 pm

Mar 6, 2020

Mar 6, 2020

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, Drewelowe

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Closing Reception: Friday, March 6, 6:00-8:00 pm

Mar 6, 2020

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

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Closing reception: Friday, March 6th, 5-8 pm

Mar 6, 2020

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! 30 minutes of guided learning (story, poems/songs, craft) that leads to free exploration of the museum is the perfect way to start a Friday with your littles. And all before naptime! Read on the Rug is recommended for ages 2-4 along with their parent or guardian. We're doing away with registration limits! Come one, come all! Cost is free. Walk-ins welcome, though we sure do appreciate your advanced...

Mar 9, 2020

Mar 9, 2020

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, W540

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Closing Reception Friday March 13, 6:00-8:00pm

Mar 10, 2020

Mar 10, 2020

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, W540

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Closing Reception Friday March 13, 6:00-8:00pm

Mar 10, 2020

12:00 PM

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In 1958, heavy machinery borrowing soil for the construction of Interstate 29 disturbed human remains buried on a bluff in Sioux City’s South Ravine Park. The hurried salvage excavation was punctuated by looting episodes and provoked a dispute between Reynold Ruppé (soon to be Iowa’s first State Archaeologist) and Sioux City officials over ownership of finds from the site. The recovered skeletal remains and objects were eventually divided between the Sioux City Public Museum and the Universi...

Mar 11, 2020

Mar 11, 2020

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, W540

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Closing Reception Friday March 13, 6:00-8:00pm

Mar 12, 2020

Mar 12, 2020

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, W540

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Closing Reception Friday March 13, 6:00-8:00pm

Mar 13, 2020

Mar 13, 2020

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, W540

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Closing Reception Friday March 13, 6:00-8:00pm

Mar 13, 2020

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! 30 minutes of guided learning (story, poems/songs, craft) that leads to free exploration of the museum is the perfect way to start a Friday with your littles. And all before naptime! Read on the Rug is recommended for ages 2-4 along with their parent or guardian. We're doing away with registration limits! Come one, come all! Cost is free. Walk-ins welcome, though we sure do appreciate your advanced...

Mar 13, 2020

12:00 PM

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Join us for this Brown Bag talk by Matt Donovan. Talk details forthcoming. About the Presenter: Details forthcoming About the Series: Brown Bags at the Office of the State Archaeologist is a semi-regular  series where OSA staff and guests share their research over the noon hour. Topics include individuals’ areas of interest, work in the field, and developments in archaeology and architectural history throughout Iowa and the Midwest. Guest speakers whose expertise is in other areas pertai...

Mar 27, 2020

Mar 27, 2020

12:00 PM

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Join us for this Brown Bag talk by OSA staff archaeologist Veronica Mraz. About the Presentation: Intentional heat treating of toolstone has been documented to have begun at least by 70K BP; however, the advantages of such treatment have been debated for decades. There are two schools of thought with regard to its purpose. One, is that it merely reduces the force required for flake propagation. A second is that it also alters flake morphological properties. We systematically tested these h...

Apr 3, 2020

Apr 3, 2020

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! 30 minutes of guided learning (story, poems/songs, craft) that leads to free exploration of the museum is the perfect way to start a Friday with your littles. And all before naptime! Read on the Rug is recommended for ages 2-4 along with their parent or guardian. We're doing away with registration limits! Come one, come all! Cost is free. Walk-ins welcome, though we sure do appreciate your advanced...

Apr 4, 2020

Apr 4, 2020

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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The sixth annual Iowa Human Rights Research Conference features presentation by undergraduate and graduate students from across the region. It is sponsored by the University of Iowa Center for Human Rights and the Iowa Network of Human Rights Academics.  The call for proposals is open until February 10. Details are available here. 

Apr 6, 2020

Apr 6, 2020

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, Drewelowe

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Closing Reception Friday April 10, 2020 From 7:00 pm to Whatever

Apr 7, 2020

Apr 7, 2020

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, Drewelowe

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Closing Reception Friday April 10, 2020 From 7:00 pm to Whatever

Apr 7, 2020

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. ...

Apr 8, 2020

Apr 8, 2020

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, Drewelowe

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Closing Reception Friday April 10, 2020 From 7:00 pm to Whatever

Apr 9, 2020

Apr 9, 2020

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, Drewelowe

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Closing Reception Friday April 10, 2020 From 7:00 pm to Whatever

Apr 10, 2020

Apr 10, 2020

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, Drewelowe

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Closing Reception Friday April 10, 2020 From 7:00 pm to Whatever

Apr 17, 2020

Apr 17, 2020

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! 30 minutes of guided learning (story, poems/songs, craft) that leads to free exploration of the museum is the perfect way to start a Friday with your littles. And all before naptime! Read on the Rug is recommended for ages 2-4 along with their parent or guardian. We're doing away with registration limits! Come one, come all! Cost is free. Walk-ins welcome, though we sure do appreciate your advanced...

Apr 19, 2020

Apr 19, 2020

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist's Cherie Haury-Artz will be participating in this family-friendly, all ages event for the 2020 Toolesboro Touchstones program series hosted by Louisa County Conservation.  Program Description Hike along all seven burial mounds at Toolesboro as we discover these ancient remnants. Learn to identify burial mounds and about burial mound etiquette. There will be a chance to visit a nearby carriage house to get a view of all of the burial moun...

May 1, 2020

May 1, 2020

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! 30 minutes of guided learning (story, poems/songs, craft) that leads to free exploration of the museum is the perfect way to start a Friday with your littles. And all before naptime! Read on the Rug is recommended for ages 2-4 along with their parent or guardian. We're doing away with registration limits! Come one, come all! Cost is free. Walk-ins welcome, though we sure do appreciate your advanced...

May 15, 2020

May 15, 2020

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! 30 minutes of guided learning (story, poems/songs, craft) that leads to free exploration of the museum is the perfect way to start a Friday with your littles. And all before naptime! Read on the Rug is recommended for ages 2-4 along with their parent or guardian. We're doing away with registration limits! Come one, come all! Cost is free. Walk-ins welcome, though we sure do appreciate your advanced...

Jun 5, 2020

Jun 5, 2020

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! 30 minutes of guided learning (story, poems/songs, craft) that leads to free exploration of the museum is the perfect way to start a Friday with your littles. And all before naptime! Read on the Rug is recommended for ages 2-4 along with their parent or guardian. We're doing away with registration limits! Come one, come all! Cost is free. Walk-ins welcome, though we sure do appreciate your advanced...

Jun 14, 2020

Jun 14, 2020

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

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OSA Archaeologist Cindy Peterson shares the stories and artifacts that uncover the history of Meskwaki migrations in the early 1800s. She’ll use her 20+ years of research and first-hand experience in the field of archaeology to bring to life the culture, ideas, and implications of the Meskwaki’s migrations westward—moves that were sometimes chosen for themselves and other times imposed by the U.S. government under the pretense of political treaties. The University of Iowa Office of the Stat...

Jun 19, 2020

Jun 19, 2020

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! 30 minutes of guided learning (story, poems/songs, craft) that leads to free exploration of the museum is the perfect way to start a Friday with your littles. And all before naptime! Read on the Rug is recommended for ages 2-4 along with their parent or guardian. We're doing away with registration limits! Come one, come all! Cost is free. Walk-ins welcome, though we sure do appreciate your advanced...