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Jan 26, 2020

Jan 26, 2020

2:00 PM

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Spend a relaxing Sunday afternoon listening to live music while exploring our spring 2020 exhibitions. This event features the UI School of Music Faculty Quartet with James Dreier, Steve Grismore, Masayoshi Shikawa, and Blake Shaw.

Jan 30, 2020

Jan 30, 2020

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the passing of the 19th amendment, the Old Capitol Museum presents the exhibition, “Hard Won, Not Done: A Century's Struggle.” An examination of the suffragists’ work at the national, state, and local levels which carried us through our first step toward gender equality: a woman’s right to vote. A monumental step, it was but the first of many—some still ahead. In partnership with the League of Women Voters (who also celebrate 100 years in 2020) the ex...

Jan 31, 2020

Jan 31, 2020

All Day

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In this one-day symposium -- part of our yearlong Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar on “Imagining Latinidades: Articulations of National Belonging” -- three speakers will examine the potentials and pitfalls of imagining Latinidades in the Midwestern U.S. Building off the past success of the Latina/o Midwest Symposium, this kickoff event for the spring semester will draw attention to the ways in which Latina/o/x space and identity might be imagined and practiced outside of traditionally...

Jan 31, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Learn about the Summer 2020 Humanities for the Public Good Internship program. In addition to learning about the opportunities, expectations of participants, application process, you will also have the chance to talk with one of last year's interns and hear about their experience. 

Jan 31, 2020

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Hawk the Caucus aims to educate students and community members of all ages about participating in the Iowa caucuses. The event will be held in the IMU Main Lounge on January 31st from 7-9 PM. There will be a brief open house at the beginning of the event featuring politically afflicted and related organizations. After the open house session, the mock caucus will begin where Hawk The Vote and County caucus coordinators will walk participants through both the Republican and Democrat caucus pro...

Jan 31, 2020

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Hawk the Caucus aims to educate students and community members of all ages about participating in the Iowa caucuses. The event will be held in the IMU Main Lounge on January 31st from 7-9 PM. There will be a brief open house at the beginning of the event featuring politically afflicted and related organizations. After the open house session, the mock caucus will begin where Hawk The Vote and County caucus coordinators will walk participants through both the Republican and Democrat caucus pro...

Jan 31, 2020

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Hawk the Caucus aims to educate students and community members of all ages about participating in the Iowa caucuses. The event will be held in the IMU Main Lounge on January 31st from 7-9 PM. There will be a brief open house at the beginning of the event featuring politically afflicted and related organizations. After the open house session, the mock caucus will begin where Hawk The Vote and County caucus coordinators will walk participants through both the Republican and Democrat caucus pro...

Jan 31, 2020

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Hawk the Caucus aims to educate students and community members of all ages about participating in the Iowa caucuses. The event will be held in the IMU Main Lounge on January 31st from 7-9 PM. There will be a brief open house at the beginning of the event featuring politically afflicted and related organizations. After the open house session, the mock caucus will begin where Hawk The Vote and County caucus coordinators will walk participants through both the Republican and Democrat caucus pro...

Jan 31, 2020

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Hawk the Caucus aims to educate students and community members of all ages about participating in the Iowa caucuses. The event will be held in the IMU Main Lounge on January 31st from 7-9 PM. There will be a brief open house at the beginning of the event featuring politically afflicted and related organizations. After the open house session, the mock caucus will begin where Hawk The Vote and County caucus coordinators will walk participants through both the Republican and Democrat caucus pro...

Feb 1, 2020

Feb 1, 2020

2:00 PM

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Explore artists who explore queer identity and the spirit of New York in the 1960s. Presented in conjunction with the Department of Theatre Arts' production of Hit the Wall (January 31–February 8, 2020). This event will be led by Curator of Learning & Engagement Kimberly Datchuk. 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 from a different perspective. Curators lead visito...

Feb 4, 2020

Feb 4, 2020

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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With attention drawn to events at the border, it can be easy to overlook the population of immigrants who live in fear of being deported or having family members deported. The effects of raids and other maneuvers by Immigration and Customs Enforcement have deep impact on the overall health and well-being of Latino/a/x communities here in Iowa and across the country. The possibility of raids and deportation cause anxiety and depression, which affect the workplace and schools, as well as the h...

Feb 4, 2020

7:00 PM

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Tyanna Buie, Grant Wood Fellow in Printmaking, will explore the expansive processes of printmaking and print media, while focusing on the trajectory of the representational, iconic, and symbolic references present in the works, as well as how the personal becomes political. A Chicago and Milwaukee native, Tyanna Buie earned her BA from Western Illinois University, and her MFA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Buie received an emerging artist Mary L. Nohl Fellowship in 2012, and the ...

Feb 7, 2020

Feb 7, 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...

Feb 7, 2020

3:30 PM

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Ali Hasan, University of Iowa “In Search of the Self” If you need accommodations in order to attend any event, please call 319-335-0178

Feb 7, 2020

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 on the Ped Mall! February First Friday honors Iowa electoral tradition and welcomes artist-neighbors to jockey and jostle for a place within a pop-up exhibition. Five pre-registered artists will serve as “precinct captains” and will anchor the community pop-up exhibition. Local artists (residing within 50 miles of Iowa City) are invited to bring a single work of political art to display. First...

Feb 8, 2020

Feb 8, 2020

2:00 PM

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Take a break from Dance Marathon to discuss dancing as inspiration and motivation across cultures. This event will be led by Stanley Museum of Art Graduate Fellow Jackie Banigan. 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 from a different perspective. Curators lead visitors through a selection of works, share stories about the artists and subject matter, and open the disc...

Feb 13, 2020

Feb 13, 2020

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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In the past, the embodied lives of horses and people were deeply intertwined on a daily basis. But what did that feel like?  Using vision, motion and our kinesthetic senses, can we activate our historical imaginations to better grasp what Iowa life was like when horses and humans depended upon one another? This interactive gallery talk with guest speaker Dr. Jane Desmond will explore the power of kinetic and tactile experience as a mode of historical knowledge and invites guests to take an a...

Feb 19, 2020

Feb 19, 2020

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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Update your resume, dress professionally, and come snag a full time job or internship! All students welcome.  Over 160 employers will be located in the Main Lounge and Second Floor Ballroom of the Iowa Memorial Union. Check-in at Hubbard Commons in the IMU.

Feb 20, 2020

Feb 20, 2020

7:00 PM

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In a recent body of work, Grant Wood Fellow in Painting & Drawing Suzanne Wright researched the planning, architecture, and symbology of Washington, DC. Using Google Earth to view the capital city from an aerial perspective, she created an inverted, “feminized” version of the city’s monuments. These works open a dialogue that responds to historically masculine symbols of power, exemplified by her painting of the Washington Monument, Goddess Eye View. Wright will discuss how art, activism, an...

Feb 21, 2020

Feb 21, 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 5, 2020

Mar 5, 2020

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Museums have never been mere containers for objects, nor should they be. How might we draw strength from existing institutions to enable vibrant futures? How can we expand the communities who feel a sense of belonging within and around museums? What must we confront and transform to make this possible? Join the artists, curators, historians, educators, and thinkers who are asking, "What Can Museums Become?" Keynote speakers include Johanna Burton, Director of the Wexner Center for the Arts ...

Mar 5, 2020

7:00 PM

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Tony Orrico, Grant Wood Fellow in Interdisciplinary Performance, will discuss how he approaches drawing and object making through performance. He will share the components of his body practice, Suspension, and its influence on his visual work over the past ten years. In Orrico’s early series, Penwald Drawings and Carbon, works meditate on select parameters and permutations of the same materials: body, paper, and graphite. Orrico will describe how he generates movement and momentum from a fel...

Mar 6, 2020

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 6, 2020

3:30 PM

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Asha Bhandary, University of Iowa “Care, race and culture” If you need accommodations in order to attend any event, please call 319-335-0178

Mar 8, 2020

Mar 8, 2020

2:00 PM

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Spend a relaxing Sunday afternoon listening to live music while exploring our spring 2020 exhibitions. This event features the UI School of Music Graduate Ensemble

Mar 11, 2020

Mar 11, 2020

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Please join us for this free, public Obermann Conversation about attention and focus. We are living in the age of distractability. Understanding how our brains attend and focus, as well as what we can do to cultivate attention is necessary for our effectiveness and happiness.  Shawn Vecera's (Psychological and Brain Sciences) overarching work attempts to understand the basic yet complex mechanisms of attention and perception. An example of his lab’s ongoing work pertains to situations in wh...

Mar 13, 2020

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 14, 2020

Mar 14, 2020

2:00 PM

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Check out how Japanese artists used multiple woodblocks to make color prints. See the blocks and the resulting print. This event will be led by Assistant Registrar Sarah Luko, who is a practicing artist and holds an MFA from the UI Center for the Book. 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 from a different perspective. Curators lead visitors through a selection of wo...

Mar 27, 2020

Mar 27, 2020

All Day

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After having addressed issues surrounding formal citizenship and national belonging in the previous semester, this one-day symposium -- part of our yearlong Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar on “Imagining Latinidades: Articulations of National Belonging” -- will bring subject area experts to discuss modalities of popular belonging (television, sports, music, literature, and more) in Latina/o/x contexts in the U.S. Speakers include the following: Frederick Luis Aldama is Arts and Human...

Mar 28, 2020

Mar 28, 2020

2:00 PM

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Check out how Japanese artists used multiple woodblocks to make color prints. See the blocks and the resulting print. This event will be led by Assistant Registrar Sarah Luko, who is a practicing artist and holds an MFA from the UI Center for the Book. 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 from a different perspective. Curators lead visitors through a selection of wo...

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 3, 2020

3:30 PM

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Ted Poston, The University of Alabama “Playing games with faith” If you need accommodations in order to attend any event, please call 319-335-0178

Apr 4, 2020

Apr 4, 2020

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Apr 4, 2020

2:00 PM

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Artists have a long history of painting selfies. See your favorites (James Ensor, Käthe Kollwitz, Henri Matisse, Edward Munch, and Lil Picard) posture and pose. This event will be led by Curator of Learning & Engagement Kimberly Datchuk. 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 from a different perspective. Curators lead visitors through a selection of works, share stor...

Apr 8, 2020

Apr 8, 2020

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

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ICRU's Fall and Spring Undergraduate Research Festivals (FURF and SURF) are held in celebration and recognition of undergraduate researchers' contributions to research, scholarly, and creative work at the University of Iowa.  All undergraduates involved in research, scholarly, and creative work at the University of Iowa are encouraged to present.  Everybody is invited to attend!

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 17, 2020

3:30 PM

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Shelly Kagan, Yale University “Death, Deprivation, and Rational Regret” If you need accommodations in order to attend any event, please call 319-335-0178

Apr 18, 2020

Apr 18, 2020

2:00 PM

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Learn about the art and science of art conservation with Chief Curator Joyce Tsai. 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 from a different perspective. Curators lead visitors through a selection of works, share stories about the artists and subject matter, and open the discussion up to the audience. We invite visitors of all ages to participate in these conversations ...

Apr 18, 2020

2:00 PM

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Celebrate May Day, known to many as International Workers’ Day, with a special viewing of artworks that engage concepts of workers’ rights, organized labor, radical politics, and dissent. This event will be led by Associate Curator of Education Brady Plunger. 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 from a different perspective. Curators lead visitors through a selectio...

Apr 30, 2020

Apr 30, 2020

All Day

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In this closing conference for the Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar, six invited scholars of Latina/o/x studies help wrap-up the yearlong conversation about “Imagining Latinidades.” We make the turn to practices of performing and imagining Latinidades now and into the future by inviting leading scholars in the fields of Performance Studies, Queer Studies, Cultural Studies, and Latina/o/x Studies to participate in a closing conference. One set of speakers will discuss Latina/o/x cultur...

May 1, 2020

May 1, 2020

All Day

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In this closing conference for the Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar, six invited scholars of Latina/o/x studies help wrap-up the yearlong conversation about “Imagining Latinidades.” We make the turn to practices of performing and imagining Latinidades now and into the future by inviting leading scholars in the fields of Performance Studies, Queer Studies, Cultural Studies, and Latina/o/x Studies to participate in a closing conference. One set of speakers will discuss Latina/o/x cultur...

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 1, 2020

3:30 PM

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 If you need accommodations in order to attend any event, please call 319-335-0178

May 2, 2020

May 2, 2020

All Day

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In this closing conference for the Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar, six invited scholars of Latina/o/x studies help wrap-up the yearlong conversation about “Imagining Latinidades.” We make the turn to practices of performing and imagining Latinidades now and into the future by inviting leading scholars in the fields of Performance Studies, Queer Studies, Cultural Studies, and Latina/o/x Studies to participate in a closing conference. One set of speakers will discuss Latina/o/x cultur...

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 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...