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Feb 25, 2020

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 26, 2020

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 26, 2020

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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THE WORLD IS ENDING! Again. Doomsdayers and apocalyptic prophets have warned of coming calamity for millennia. Still, humanity persists. This book club explores world endings in literature. This week’s book is Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor. This UI Stanley Museum of Art program is graciously hosted in partnership with Public Space One.

Feb 27, 2020

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

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

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College of Pharmacy student members of the National Community Pharmacy Association (NCPA) will be at Hillcrest dorm to provide medication education to UI students.

Feb 27, 2020

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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Everyone is invited to a PechaKucha event engaging the community in a conversation about health on Thursday, Feb. 27.  The event will showcase College of Public Health faculty and community presenters highlighting a variety of public health issues at the intersection of health and current events. Light refreshments will be served. Learn more about PechaKucha  

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, Drewelowe

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

Feb 29, 2020

Feb 29, 2020

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Did you know there are around 400 different species of native bees in Iowa? These tiny insects are responsible for pollinating many of our food crops! Come to the Conservation Education Center at Kent Park to learn all about the amazing native bees in Iowa. After the presentation, you can stay to learn how to build and maintain a very special observation bee hotel, which will allow you to see these bees in action and boost your garden’s production. Thanks to Lowes in Coralville for supplyi...

Feb 29, 2020

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Professors Susan Etscheidt and Nicole Skaar from UNI will present: *What is the legal basis pertaining to the provision of mental health services for students with disabilities? *Learn about developing Behavior Intervention Plans to include mental health services and Monitoring.

Feb 29, 2020

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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Please consider joining the Center for Diversity & Enrichment and the Tippie College of Business at the University of Iowa for our 5th annual signature Black in Business event. Come and engage with University of Iowa students interested in business, entrepreneurship, the arts, education, and non-profit work who are looking to connect with leaders in those fields. Whether you have participated in a previous Black in Business event or not, the Networking Dinner will provide a night of empowerm...

Mar 1, 2020

Mar 1, 2020

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

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Now in its 13th year, the Piano Sundays concert series at the Old Capitol Museum has showcased the most talented University of Iowa faculty and students in the UI School of Music. Each concert is supported by West Music of Coralville and presents a unique set of musical selections ranging from Bach to Bartok, Jenni to Ginastera, Mozart to Mussorgsky, and more! 2019-2020 Series: September 29th - Nosikova and Studio November 3rd – MTNA State winners February 2nd- Rene Lecuona and Studio M...

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 3, 2020

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

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Join the Iowa Women's Archives as we celebrate Women's History Month with Charletta Sudduth, David Jackson III, and Katherine van Wormer, co-authors of The Maid Narratives, and Cornell College professor Catherine Stewart. Featuring civil rights activist and former domestic worker Annie Pearl Stevenson. This event is free and open to the public. 

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 4, 2020

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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Our thoughts often can feel like they are the absolute truth - stopping us from showing up authentically, trying new things, and believing in our abilities despite our achievements. Leveraging narrative identity and practices from psychology, you'll learn about the root of self-doubt, how to deal with self-limiting thoughts, and how to rise above them to reclaim how you show up in the world. RSVP here: https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_a8K8u9IceOfHraR

Mar 4, 2020

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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THE WORLD IS ENDING! Again. Doomsdayers and apocalyptic prophets have warned of coming calamity for millennia. Still, humanity persists. This book club explores world endings in literature. This week’s book is Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler. This UI Stanley Museum of Art program is graciously hosted in partnership with Public Space One.

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 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

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

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The opening keynote lecture for the "What Can Museums Become?" Obermann Humanities Symposium will be given by Johanna Burton, Director, Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio State University (Columbus, OH). 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...

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 6, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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ALL NEW dates & themes are here! Our most popular kiddo program continues with all new dates this spring! Explore the Museum of Natural History after dark for an evening of pizza and STEM fun. Each month we'll explore a different area of science, technology, and culture with interactive demonstrations, fun activities, and hands-on learning. Your child will receive an official MNH Miner Helmet with a head lamp to keep, and the group will explore the darkened bird and mammal galleries as part...

Mar 6, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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ALL NEW dates & themes are here! Our most popular kiddo program continues with all new dates this spring! Explore the Museum of Natural History after dark for an evening of pizza and STEM fun. Each month we'll explore a different area of science, technology, and culture with interactive demonstrations, fun activities, and hands-on learning. Your child will receive an official MNH Miner Helmet with a head lamp to keep, and the group will explore the darkened bird and mammal galleries as part...

Mar 6, 2020

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Friday's keynote lecture for the "What Can Museums Become?" Obermann Humanities Symposium will be given by Amelia Jones, Ida Cordelia Beam Distinguished Visiting Professor and Robert A. Day Professor and Vice Dean of Research at the Roski School of Art and Design, University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA). 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 c...

Mar 7, 2020

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Now's a great time to discover STEM! University of Iowa Health Care will be hosting Kids Go STEM on Saturday, March 7, from 9 a.m.-noon at the Medical Education and Research Facility. This free educational program is targeted to students grades 6 through 8.  Students in grades 6 through 8: Join medical and health sciences students and professionals for fun, hands-on medical simulations and science experiences, and learn how you can make a difference in STEM (science, technology, engineerin...

Mar 7, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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This keynote lecture for the "What Can Museums Become?" Obermann Humanities Symposium will be given by Michelle Kuo, Marlene Hess Curator, Museum of Modern Art (New York, NY).  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 artis...

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 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 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 11, 2020

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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Dr. Sue Taylor will discuss her book Grant Wood’s Secrets in conversations with a selection of prints by Wood from the Stanley Museum of Art collection. A former Midwesterner, museum curator, newspaper critic, and college dean, Sue Taylor is now Professor Emerita of Art History at Portland State University. She earned her BA at Roosevelt University and her MA and PhD at the University of Chicago, becoming an award-winning educator and prolific writer on modern and contemporary art. In 2005,...

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 11, 2020

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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THE WORLD IS ENDING! Again. Doomsdayers and apocalyptic prophets have warned of coming calamity for millennia. Still, humanity persists. This book club explores world endings in literature. This week’s book is The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood. This UI Stanley Museum of Art program is graciously hosted in partnership with Public Space One.

Mar 11, 2020

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Our popular Escape Room program is back! This time, we're headed to the Old Capitol. "A scandal is afoot! One of our senators has been blackmailing and bullying his way to the top. Bring your team on a trip with us to Iowa's Capitol in 1852 and help us expose his wrongdoings. You have 45 minutes to find his black book - can we count on you?" Build your team (up to 6), choose a date, choose a time on the hour, and register today!  Team fees are $35 (UI student teams are $20). Designed for ...

Mar 11, 2020

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Our popular Escape Room program is back! This time, we're headed to the Old Capitol. "A scandal is afoot! One of our senators has been blackmailing and bullying his way to the top. Bring your team on a trip with us to Iowa's Capitol in 1852 and help us expose his wrongdoings. You have 45 minutes to find his black book - can we count on you?" Build your team (up to 6), choose a date, choose a time on the hour, and register today!  Team fees are $35 (UI student teams are $20). Designed for ...

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 12, 2020

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Our popular Escape Room program is back! This time, we're headed to the Old Capitol. "A scandal is afoot! One of our senators has been blackmailing and bullying his way to the top. Bring your team on a trip with us to Iowa's Capitol in 1852 and help us expose his wrongdoings. You have 45 minutes to find his black book - can we count on you?" Build your team (up to 6), choose a date, choose a time on the hour, and register today!  Team fees are $35 (UI student teams are $20). Designed for ...

Mar 12, 2020

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Our popular Escape Room program is back! This time, we're headed to the Old Capitol. "A scandal is afoot! One of our senators has been blackmailing and bullying his way to the top. Bring your team on a trip with us to Iowa's Capitol in 1852 and help us expose his wrongdoings. You have 45 minutes to find his black book - can we count on you?" Build your team (up to 6), choose a date, choose a time on the hour, and register today!  Team fees are $35 (UI student teams are $20). Designed for ...

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

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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ALL NEW dates & themes are here! Our most popular kiddo program continues with all new dates this spring! Explore the Museum of Natural History after dark for an evening of pizza and STEM fun. Each month we'll explore a different area of science, technology, and culture with interactive demonstrations, fun activities, and hands-on learning. Your child will receive an official MNH Miner Helmet with a head lamp to keep, and the group will explore the darkened bird and mammal galleries as part...

Mar 13, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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ALL NEW dates & themes are here! Our most popular kiddo program continues with all new dates this spring! Explore the Museum of Natural History after dark for an evening of pizza and STEM fun. Each month we'll explore a different area of science, technology, and culture with interactive demonstrations, fun activities, and hands-on learning. Your child will receive an official MNH Miner Helmet with a head lamp to keep, and the group will explore the darkened bird and mammal galleries as part...

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 24, 2020

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Englert

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Rapid Response History Lecture Series: Available as History Course HIST:1166 (1 sh), Also Free and Open to the Public Bringing historical perspectives to bear on current events. The Iowa Colored Conventions Project "Before the 19th Amendment: Black Women and the Struggle for Civil Rights"

Mar 24, 2020

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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Experienced, aspiring, and amateur artists alike: this summer, make our museums your muse. Join us in one of our magical gallery spaces after-hours with other artists in your community. Our collections make excellent subjects for sketching because they're always perfectly still! Oh, and did we mention air conditioning...summer in Iowa, right?  This program is designed for adult participants but everyone is welcome!  Admission is free. Advanced registration not required. Tuesday, February ...

Mar 25, 2020

Mar 25, 2020

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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THE WORLD IS ENDING! Again. Doomsdayers and apocalyptic prophets have warned of coming calamity for millennia. Still, humanity persists. This book club explores world endings in literature. This week’s book is The Long Tomorrow by Leigh Brackett. This UI Stanley Museum of Art program is graciously hosted in partnership with Public Space One.

Mar 26, 2020

Mar 26, 2020

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Stanley Cafe

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The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition challenges graduate students to communicate their research in three minutes or less in non-specialist language. Participants represent a diverse array of disciplines and areas of study, and reflect the passion and thirst for discovery common among all of Iowa's graduate students. This year's winners will join Science on Tap to showcase some of the diverse research being done on campus. Presenters: Winners of 2019 Three Minute Thesis 1st Place Winne...

Mar 27, 2020

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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"Where are the Women Now?" It's been a century since women in the US have had the right to vote. How far have they come? How much further have they to go? Please join us for a panel discussion on the current status of women in the professions of business, law and media. Led by Lynette Marshall, President and CEO of the UI Center for Advancement, featuring a panel of University of Iowa professors Beth Livingstone, Tippie College of Business, Meenakshi G. (Gigi) Durham Gender, Women's and Se...

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...

Mar 31, 2020

Mar 31, 2020

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Englert

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Rapid Response History Lecture Series: Available as History Course HIST:1166 (1 sh), Also Free and Open to the Public Bringing historical perspectives to bear on current events. Dr. Kären Mason "Uncovering the History of Women’s Suffrage in Iowa"

Apr 1, 2020

Apr 1, 2020

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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THE WORLD IS ENDING! Again. Doomsdayers and apocalyptic prophets have warned of coming calamity for millennia. Still, humanity persists. This book club explores world endings in literature. This week’s book is Swastika Night by Katharine Burdekin. This UI Stanley Museum of Art program is graciously hosted in partnership with Public Space One.

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

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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ALL NEW dates & themes are here! Our most popular kiddo program continues with all new dates this spring! Explore the Museum of Natural History after dark for an evening of pizza and STEM fun. Each month we'll explore a different area of science, technology, and culture with interactive demonstrations, fun activities, and hands-on learning. Your child will receive an official MNH Miner Helmet with a head lamp to keep, and the group will explore the darkened bird and mammal galleries as part...

Apr 3, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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ALL NEW dates & themes are here! Our most popular kiddo program continues with all new dates this spring! Explore the Museum of Natural History after dark for an evening of pizza and STEM fun. Each month we'll explore a different area of science, technology, and culture with interactive demonstrations, fun activities, and hands-on learning. Your child will receive an official MNH Miner Helmet with a head lamp to keep, and the group will explore the darkened bird and mammal galleries as part...

Apr 4, 2020

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 4, 2020

2:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Relay For Life is a community-driven fundraiser that benefits the American Cancer Society. Participants can register online and begin fundraising. All proceeds of Relay For Life go towards groundbreaking research, cancer prevention programs, and patient services provided for free. During the event, participants will CELEBRATE cancer survivors, REMEMBER those who have passed, and FIGHT BACK against cancer! Registered participants will receive a free t-shirt, join in on activities and contests...

Apr 5, 2020

Apr 5, 2020

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

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Now in its 13th year, the Piano Sundays concert series at the Old Capitol Museum has showcased the most talented University of Iowa faculty and students in the UI School of Music. Each concert is supported by West Music of Coralville and presents a unique set of musical selections ranging from Bach to Bartok, Jenni to Ginastera, Mozart to Mussorgsky, and more! 2019-2020 Series: September 29th - Nosikova and Studio November 3rd – MTNA State winners February 2nd- Rene Lecuona and Studio M...

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 - 7:00 PM

The Englert

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Rapid Response History Lecture Series: Available as History Course HIST:1166 (1 sh), Also Free and Open to the Public Bringing historical perspectives to bear on current events. Professor Joni Kinsey "The Visual Culture of the Women’s Suffrage Movement"

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 8, 2020

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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n this workshop, we will explore the definition and experiences of the Asian woman identity. Participants will engage in self-reflection and group dialogues to tie mentorship and connections to empowerment and opportunities in leadership. RSVP here: https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_dojY1ZTHqOl0CGh

Apr 8, 2020

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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THE WORLD IS ENDING! Again. Doomsdayers and apocalyptic prophets have warned of coming calamity for millennia. Still, humanity persists. This book club explores world endings in literature. This week’s book is The Last Man by Mary Shelley. This UI Stanley Museum of Art program is graciously hosted in partnership with Public Space One.

Apr 8, 2020

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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THE WORLD IS ENDING! Again. Doomsdayers and apocalyptic prophets have warned of coming calamity for millennia. Still, humanity persists. This book club explores world endings in literature. This week’s book is The Last Man by Mary Shelley. This UI Stanley Museum of Art program is graciously hosted in partnership with Public Space One.

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 9, 2020

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Employment is Empowering is a one-day training event to support people with disabilities in finding their place in the workforce. This one-of-a-kind learning experience will connect employers and service providers to resources and information to help the process of recruiting, hiring, and retaining employees with disabilities. The event honors the memory of Bill Sackter--the original proprietor of Wild Bill’s Coffee Shop and perhaps Iowa City’s most beloved historical figure with disability-...

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 10, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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ALL NEW dates & themes are here! Our most popular kiddo program continues with all new dates this spring! Explore the Museum of Natural History after dark for an evening of pizza and STEM fun. Each month we'll explore a different area of science, technology, and culture with interactive demonstrations, fun activities, and hands-on learning. Your child will receive an official MNH Miner Helmet with a head lamp to keep, and the group will explore the darkened bird and mammal galleries as part...

Apr 10, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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ALL NEW dates & themes are here! Our most popular kiddo program continues with all new dates this spring! Explore the Museum of Natural History after dark for an evening of pizza and STEM fun. Each month we'll explore a different area of science, technology, and culture with interactive demonstrations, fun activities, and hands-on learning. Your child will receive an official MNH Miner Helmet with a head lamp to keep, and the group will explore the darkened bird and mammal galleries as part...

Apr 14, 2020

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Englert

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Rapid Response History Lecture Series: Available as History Course HIST:1166 (1 sh), Also Free and Open to the Public Bringing historical perspectives to bear on current events. Professor Lina-Maria Murillo "Suffrage and the Roots of the Birth Control Movement"

Apr 15, 2020

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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THE WORLD IS ENDING! Again. Doomsdayers and apocalyptic prophets have warned of coming calamity for millennia. Still, humanity persists. This book club explores world endings in literature. This week’s book is The Blazing World by Margaret Cavendish. This UI Stanley Museum of Art program is graciously hosted in partnership with Public Space One.

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 18, 2020

Apr 18, 2020

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Support your buzzing friends by joining the community to establish a large pollinator garden at the new Creekside Park Edible Forest. You will learn how to properly establish plants that attract pollinators, monarchs and birds. Join us for a quick 15-minute tour or the full 3 hour learning opportunity. The event is free and open to everyone. FREE STUFF Free stuff will be available to all attendees. * Seed packets for your own small pollinator garden * Handouts about designing and esta...

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 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...

Apr 21, 2020

Apr 21, 2020

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Englert

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Rapid Response History Lecture Series: Available as History Course HIST:1166 (1 sh), Also Free and Open to the Public Bringing historical perspectives to bear on current events. Professor Ashley Howard "Black Women and the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party"

Apr 22, 2020

Apr 22, 2020

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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THE WORLD IS ENDING! Again. Doomsdayers and apocalyptic prophets have warned of coming calamity for millennia. Still, humanity persists. This book club explores world endings in literature. This week’s book is The Complete Prophecies of Nostradamus by Nostradamus. This UI Stanley Museum of Art program is graciously hosted in partnership with Public Space One.

Apr 22, 2020

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Our popular Escape Room program is back! This time, we're headed to the Old Capitol. "A scandal is afoot! One of our senators has been blackmailing and bullying his way to the top. Bring your team on a trip with us to Iowa's Capitol in 1852 and help us expose his wrongdoings. You have 45 minutes to find his black book - can we count on you?" Build your team (up to 6), choose a date, choose a time on the hour, and register today!  Team fees are $35 (UI student teams are $20). Designed for ...

Apr 22, 2020

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Our popular Escape Room program is back! This time, we're headed to the Old Capitol. "A scandal is afoot! One of our senators has been blackmailing and bullying his way to the top. Bring your team on a trip with us to Iowa's Capitol in 1852 and help us expose his wrongdoings. You have 45 minutes to find his black book - can we count on you?" Build your team (up to 6), choose a date, choose a time on the hour, and register today!  Team fees are $35 (UI student teams are $20). Designed for ...

Apr 23, 2020

Apr 23, 2020

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Our popular Escape Room program is back! This time, we're headed to the Old Capitol. "A scandal is afoot! One of our senators has been blackmailing and bullying his way to the top. Bring your team on a trip with us to Iowa's Capitol in 1852 and help us expose his wrongdoings. You have 45 minutes to find his black book - can we count on you?" Build your team (up to 6), choose a date, choose a time on the hour, and register today!  Team fees are $35 (UI student teams are $20). Designed for ...

Apr 23, 2020

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Our popular Escape Room program is back! This time, we're headed to the Old Capitol. "A scandal is afoot! One of our senators has been blackmailing and bullying his way to the top. Bring your team on a trip with us to Iowa's Capitol in 1852 and help us expose his wrongdoings. You have 45 minutes to find his black book - can we count on you?" Build your team (up to 6), choose a date, choose a time on the hour, and register today!  Team fees are $35 (UI student teams are $20). Designed for ...

Apr 28, 2020

Apr 28, 2020

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Englert

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Rapid Response History Lecture Series: Available as History Course HIST:1166 (1 sh), Also Free and Open to the Public Bringing historical perspectives to bear on current events. Professor Landon Storrs "Who Did NOT Want Women to Vote?"

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 1, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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ALL NEW dates & themes are here! Our most popular kiddo program continues with all new dates this spring! Explore the Museum of Natural History after dark for an evening of pizza and STEM fun. Each month we'll explore a different area of science, technology, and culture with interactive demonstrations, fun activities, and hands-on learning. Your child will receive an official MNH Miner Helmet with a head lamp to keep, and the group will explore the darkened bird and mammal galleries as part...

May 1, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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ALL NEW dates & themes are here! Our most popular kiddo program continues with all new dates this spring! Explore the Museum of Natural History after dark for an evening of pizza and STEM fun. Each month we'll explore a different area of science, technology, and culture with interactive demonstrations, fun activities, and hands-on learning. Your child will receive an official MNH Miner Helmet with a head lamp to keep, and the group will explore the darkened bird and mammal galleries as part...

May 5, 2020

May 5, 2020

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Englert

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Rapid Response History Lecture Series: Available as History Course HIST:1166 (1 sh), Also Free and Open to the Public Bringing historical perspectives to bear on current events. Professor Tracy Osborn "The Fight to Elect More Women"

May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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ALL NEW dates & themes are here! Our most popular kiddo program continues with all new dates this spring! Explore the Museum of Natural History after dark for an evening of pizza and STEM fun. Each month we'll explore a different area of science, technology, and culture with interactive demonstrations, fun activities, and hands-on learning. Your child will receive an official MNH Miner Helmet with a head lamp to keep, and the group will explore the darkened bird and mammal galleries as part...

May 8, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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ALL NEW dates & themes are here! Our most popular kiddo program continues with all new dates this spring! Explore the Museum of Natural History after dark for an evening of pizza and STEM fun. Each month we'll explore a different area of science, technology, and culture with interactive demonstrations, fun activities, and hands-on learning. Your child will receive an official MNH Miner Helmet with a head lamp to keep, and the group will explore the darkened bird and mammal galleries as part...

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...

Aug 14, 2020

Aug 14, 2020

All Day

Hancher Auditorium, The Iowa River, Hancher Green, and beyond!

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The Big Splash! is a big deal—an outdoor extravaganza of music, dance, circus arts, and spectacle on the banks of the Iowa River. Celebrating 100 years of the University of Iowa's IIHR–Hydroscience and Engineering, The Big Splash! is also the culminating event of Flow Together, the 2019 University of Iowa Theme Semester. Planned Activities and Participants Include: • The Amazing River Parade • Master of Ceremonies Tomáš Kubínek • Architects of Air • The Flying Wallendas and...

Sep 17, 2020

Sep 17, 2020

1:00 PM - 12:00 PM

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The Iowa Aging Summit will be held on September 17-18, 2020, at the Iowa Memorial Union in Iowa City, Iowa. We’re drawing our inspiration for the Iowa Aging Summit from one of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: “Quality Education to transform our world”—and we will focus on exchanging information and ideas related to enriching the experience of older adulthood in Iowa, the USA, and the world through education across the lifespan.