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Oct 16, 2019

Oct 16, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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The City of Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department operate farmers markets at two locations, two days a week during the summer season. The Farmers Market runs on Wednesdays and Saturdays at the Chauncey Swan Ramp, 415 E. Washington Street. Season opening and closing dates, plus event times are listed below. Credit, debit and EBT/SNAP (Electronic Benefit Transfer/Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) cards are accepted at the Iowa City Farmers Market. Shoppers intending to pay wi...

Oct 17, 2019

Oct 17, 2019

6:00 AM - 8:00 AM

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College of Pharmacy student pharmacists from the University of Iowa Student Society of Health-System Pharmacists (UI-SSHP) will provide flu shots at West Liberty Foods, in conjunction with the Hy-Vee Drugstore in Iowa City.

Oct 17, 2019

8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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The Latinx Youth Summit is part of the 21st Annual “Strengthening and Valuing Latinx Communities in Iowa” conference to be held in Iowa City, Iowa. The youth summit attracts 300 high school students from around the state. The Latinx Youth Summit is coordinated by the Center for Diversity & Enrichment and the University of Iowa School of Social Work in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Learn more and register at https://diversity.uiowa.edu/programs/latinx-youth-summit.

Oct 17, 2019

2:00 PM

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College of Pharmacy student members of the National Community Pharmacy Association (NCPA) will provide flu shots to the public at CVS in Iowa City. Immunization clinic time is 2:00-4:00 pm.

Oct 17, 2019

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

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College of Pharmacy student members of the National Community Pharmacy Association (NCPA) will provide flu shots at Economy Advertising in Iowa City.

Oct 17, 2019

4:00 PM

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College of Pharmacy student members of the National Community Pharmacy Association (NCPA) will provide flu shots to the public at CVS in Iowa City. Immunization clinic time is 4:00-6:00 pm.

Oct 17, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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UI Department of Philosophy: Small group discussion on "The Insanity Defense for Corporations" led by Prof. Mihailis Diamantis, Associate Professor of Law University of Iowa. Abstract: Corporations can behave in cruel and irrational ways.  Commentators observing this sometimes say those corporations must have a mental illness. I'll argue that severe mental illness can defeat a corporation's moral responsibility. When it does, corporations charged with criminal conduct should be able to claim...

Oct 17, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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The University of Iowa Museum of Natural History presents: Walking Tours! Get in those steps and take in the sights with this brand new program designed to give special insight into some treasured history of our campus and community. There's no place like Iowa City in the Fall. Let's take a stroll... Behind-the-Scenes Collections Tour at the Museum of Natural History Monday, October 3  Lead by Cindy Opitz: Director of Research Collections for the UI Pentacrest Museums Embark on an ...

Oct 17, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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College of Pharmacy student pharmacists from the University of Iowa Student Society of Health-System Pharmacists (UI-SSHP) will provide flu shots at West Liberty Foods, in conjunction with the Hy-Vee Drugstore in Iowa City.

Oct 18, 2019

1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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The University of Iowa’s fifth Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition challenges graduate students to clearly and concisely articulate complex research to non-specialist audiences. Prizes: Each contestant who advances to the Final Round will win a $250 cash prize. There will be additional prizes for: $500 dollars for 1st place (decided by judges) and the option for funded to travel to Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools (MAGS) 2019  $250 for honorable mention (decided by ...

Oct 18, 2019

2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

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High school students and parents will visit the UI Carver College of Medicine to learn about degree programs. For more information or to register for Hawkeye Visit Days, click here: http://admissions.uiowa.edu/visit-campus/hawkeye-visit-days

Oct 19, 2019

Oct 19, 2019

7:30 AM - 12:00 PM

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The City of Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department operate farmers markets at two locations, two days a week during the summer season. The Farmers Market runs on Wednesdays and Saturdays at the Chauncey Swan Ramp, 415 E. Washington Street. Season opening and closing dates, plus event times are listed below. Credit, debit and EBT/SNAP (Electronic Benefit Transfer/Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) cards are accepted at the Iowa City Farmers Market. Shoppers intending to pay wi...

Oct 19, 2019

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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College of Pharmacy student members of Phi Delta Chi (PDC) will host a flu shot clinic at the Hy-Vee on Boyson Road in Cedar Rapids. Open to the public.

Oct 20, 2019

Oct 20, 2019

11:00 AM

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College of Pharmacy student members of Phi Delta Chi (PDC) will host a flu shot clinic at the Hy-Vee at Lantern Park Plaza in Coralville. Open to the public. Clinic time is 11:00 am - 4:00 pm.

Oct 20, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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The IWP and UI MFA writing programs take over the 2nd floor of Prairie Lights – grab a glass of wine or a fancy soda and settle in for an hour of highlights from three of the writers' best works! Carlos GAMERRO (fiction, translation, nonfiction; Argentina) has authored six novels, most recently Cardenio (2016), a collection of short stories, and a body of literary criticism, as well as translations of seminal English-language literary works including Shakespeare, W. H. Auden, and Harold Blo...

Oct 22, 2019

Oct 22, 2019

7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

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College of Pharmacy student pharmacists from the University of Iowa Student Society of Health-System Pharmacists (UI-SSHP) will provide flu shots at ALPLA, Inc., in conjunction with the Hy-Vee Drugstore in Iowa City.

Oct 22, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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College of Pharmacy student pharmacists from the University of Iowa Student Society of Health-System Pharmacists (UI-SSHP) will provide flu shots at ALPLA, Inc., in conjunction with the Hy-Vee Drugstore in Iowa City.

Oct 22, 2019

6:00 PM

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A new free film every Sunday! Tour the far reaches of global cinema through films created or chosen by the International Writing Program (IWP) Fall Residents. Free and open to the public, just like the rest of IWP's events. Stay for a Q&A after the screening.  * Special Cinematheque time & location * TUESDAY 10/22, 6PM FilmScene * Chauncey * IWP and Bijou Present: Breve historia del planeta verde [Brief Story from the Green Planet] (Argentina)   Presented by IWP writer-in-residence:  Sa...

Oct 23, 2019

Oct 23, 2019

7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

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College of Pharmacy student pharmacists from the University of Iowa Student Society of Health-System Pharmacists (UI-SSHP) will provide flu shots at ALPLA, Inc., in conjunction with the Hy-Vee Drugstore in Iowa City.

Oct 23, 2019

12:00 PM - 2:30 PM

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High school students will visit UI Health Care to explore careers in Child Development. This is a private event. 

Oct 23, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Many of us long for complex conversations with a greater range of people, and yet we aren't entirely sure how to access such conversations. In this Obermann Conversation, we convene three people -- Lore Baur, Ben Hassman, and Sherry Watt -- who actively organize and facilitate conversations that might be perceived as difficult. Each of them will share some of the skills involved in holding a mutually respectful and beneficial conversation, as well as some of the power that this relatively si...

Oct 23, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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The City of Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department operate farmers markets at two locations, two days a week during the summer season. The Farmers Market runs on Wednesdays and Saturdays at the Chauncey Swan Ramp, 415 E. Washington Street. Season opening and closing dates, plus event times are listed below. Credit, debit and EBT/SNAP (Electronic Benefit Transfer/Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) cards are accepted at the Iowa City Farmers Market. Shoppers intending to pay wi...

Oct 23, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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College of Pharmacy student pharmacists from the University of Iowa Student Society of Health-System Pharmacists (UI-SSHP) will provide flu shots at ALPLA, Inc., in conjunction with the Hy-Vee Drugstore in Iowa City.

Oct 24, 2019

Oct 24, 2019

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Oct 24, 2019

2:00 PM

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College of Pharmacy student members of the National Community Pharmacy Association (NCPA) will provide flu shots to the public at CVS in Iowa City. Immunization clinic time is 2:00-4:00 pm.

Oct 24, 2019

4:00 PM

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College of Pharmacy student members of the National Community Pharmacy Association (NCPA) will provide flu shots to the public at CVS in Iowa City. Immunization clinic time is 4:00-6:00 pm.

Oct 25, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Writers often create characters different from themselves. When such a character “belongs” to a distinct, recognizable group—perhaps a minority—challenges may arise. What is the writer’s responsibility toward representing the “other” accurately? What effort in understanding, empathy, research may be needed? Manuel BECERRA (poetry; Mexico) is the author of five books of poetry, including Instrucciones para matar un caballo [Instructions for Killing a Horse] (2013). A winner of six national p...

Oct 25, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Iowa City’s best multilingual reading series with bagels! Voices from around the world fill historic Shambaugh House, International Writing Program (IWP) HQ. Please join us for readings by two IWP Fall Residents. Samuel MENGHESTEAB (fiction, nonfiction, drama, poetry; Eritrea) is the author of the Tigrigna story anthology Seb ziseanet seb, and a regular contributor to Tigrigna-language magazines. He teaches adult and youth theater and literary programs, and writers pop sing lyrics . His par...

Oct 26, 2019

Oct 26, 2019

7:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp

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The City of Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department operate farmers markets at two locations, two days a week during the summer season. The Farmers Market runs on Wednesdays and Saturdays at the Chauncey Swan Ramp, 415 E. Washington Street. Season opening and closing dates, plus event times are listed below. Credit, debit and EBT/SNAP (Electronic Benefit Transfer/Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) cards are accepted at the Iowa City Farmers Market. Shoppers intending to pay wi...

Oct 26, 2019

11:00 AM

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College of Pharmacy student members of Phi Delta Chi (PDC) will host a flu shot clinic at the Hy-Vee at Lantern Park Plaza in Coralville. Open to the public. Clinic time is 11:00 am - 4:00 pm.

Oct 26, 2019

2:00 PM

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José Guadalupe Posada used skulls, bones, and skeletons in his prints to critique the Mexican government and society. Although the imagery carried political message, it has become popular in decorations for Día de meurtos [Day of the Dead] in Mexico, celebrated from October 31 to November 2. Look at examples of Posada’s work and learn about his socially conscious art in anticipation of the Mexican holiday. Preparator Alexandra Janezic (MFA, UI Center for the Book) will lead a discussion abo...

Oct 27, 2019

Oct 27, 2019

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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College of Pharmacy student members of Phi Delta Chi (PDC) will host a flu shot clinic at the Hy-Vee at Lantern Park Plaza in Coralville. Open to the public.

Oct 27, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Sundays this fall: The IWP and UI MFA writing programs take over the 2nd floor of Prairie Lights – grab a glass of wine or a fancy soda and settle in for an hour of highlights from three of the writers' best works! BUDDHISAGAR (fiction, poetry, drama; Nepal) authored the bestselling novel [Karnali Blues], which won the 2010 Rastriya Pratibha Puraskar award; an English translation is forthcoming. He has three other novels and one poetry collection; his radio scripts appear on Nepali broadc...

Oct 27, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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The University of Iowa Museum of Natural History presents: Walking Tours! Get in those steps and take in the sights with this brand new program designed to give special insight into some treasured history of our campus and community. There's no place like Iowa City in the Fall. Let's take a stroll... Behind-the-Scenes Collections Tour at the Museum of Natural History Monday, October 3  Lead by Cindy Opitz: Director of Research Collections for the UI Pentacrest Museums Embark on an ...

Oct 27, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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A new free film every Sunday! Tour the far reaches of global cinema through films created or chosen by the IWP Fall Residents. Free and open to the public, just like the rest of IWP's events. Stay for a Q&A after the screening.  Apprentice (dir. Boo Junfeng; Singapore; 2016; 96 min) Presented by Clara CHOW (fiction, nonfiction, drama; Singapore) who is a short story writer, editor, columnist, co-founder of the arts and literature magazine WeAreAWebsite.com, and author of two short story co...

Oct 28, 2019

Oct 28, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E260

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Oct 28, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E450

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Oct 28, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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This event marks the end of the exhibition Anonymous Donor, guest-curated by Anaïs Duplan and shown at the Figge Art Museum as a part of the Stanley Museum of Art collections-sharing program, Legacies for Iowa, sponsored by the Matthew Bucksbaum Family. Join Duplan and curators Gia Hamilton, Eileen Isagon Skyers, and Gee Wesley in a moderated conversation about their practice working in multiple exhibit, artistic, and community contexts. Black Curators' Roundtable is organized by the Center...

Oct 29, 2019

Oct 29, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E260

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Oct 29, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E450

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Oct 29, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Coralville Public Library

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Robin Mermelstein https://www.ihrp.uic.edu/researcher/robin-j-mermelstein-phd  will share her research in the area of tobacco use with studies ranging from longitudinal examinations of the etiology of youth smoking to cessation interventions for adult smokers.  Dr Mermelstein is a distinguished professor of psychology and directs the Institute for Health Research and Policy at the University of Illinois, Chicago.  She will join us a Visiting Scholar on October 29-30, hosted by the IIPHRP.  T...

Oct 30, 2019

Oct 30, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E260

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Oct 30, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E450

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Oct 30, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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The City of Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department operate farmers markets at two locations, two days a week during the summer season. The Farmers Market runs on Wednesdays and Saturdays at the Chauncey Swan Ramp, 415 E. Washington Street. Season opening and closing dates, plus event times are listed below. Credit, debit and EBT/SNAP (Electronic Benefit Transfer/Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) cards are accepted at the Iowa City Farmers Market. Shoppers intending to pay wi...

Oct 31, 2019

Oct 31, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E260

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Oct 31, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E450

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Oct 31, 2019

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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College of Pharmacy student members of the National Community Pharmacy Association (NCPA) will provide flu shots at Midwest One Bank in Iowa City.

Oct 31, 2019

2:00 PM

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College of Pharmacy student members of the National Community Pharmacy Association (NCPA) will provide flu shots to the public at CVS in Iowa City. Immunization clinic time is 2:00-4:00 pm.

Oct 31, 2019

4:00 PM

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College of Pharmacy student members of the National Community Pharmacy Association (NCPA) will provide flu shots to the public at CVS in Iowa City. Immunization clinic time is 4:00-6:00 pm.

Oct 31, 2019

7:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E125

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Del Harrow lives and works in Fort Collins, CO with his wife, potter Sanam Emami and their son, William. He is an Associate Professor at Colorado State University where he teaches Sculpture, Digital Fabrication, and Ceramics. His art practice spans genre’s of sculpture and design, and integrates traditional manual and skill based forming processes with digital fabrication technology. Harrow has been invited to lecture widely on his own work and on the intersection of digital fabrication and ...

Nov 1, 2019

Nov 1, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E260

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Nov 1, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E450

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Nov 1, 2019

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! Approximately 30 minutes of guided learning (story, poems/songs, craft) that leads to free exploration of the museum is the perfect way to start your Friday with your littles. And all before naptime! Read on the Rug is recommended for ages 2-4 along with their parent or guardian. Cost is free, space is limited to ten and advance signup is required so we have space and materials for everyone.  Pl...

Nov 1, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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How does travel-induced anxiety, inspiration, or memories made on-the-go influence the writing process? What persona emerges as daily routines disappear? Are there forms and genres more suited to a writer on the move?    Clara CHOW (fiction, nonfiction, drama; Singapore) is a short story writer, editor, columnist, co-founder of the arts and literature magazine WeAreAWebsite.com, and author of two short story collections. Named among Singapore’s Top 12 Writers to Watch, she won the 2018 Jan...

Nov 1, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Join us for Happy Hour + Art at the next Stanley Museum of Art First Friday reception at FilmScene on the Ped Mall! Stanley First Fridays provide an ideal chance to usher in your weekend, enjoy the work of local artists, and mingle with other art enthusiasts. Our November First Friday features photographs by Cedar Rapids artist Jason Everett. The project “More Friends Than the Mountains” was developed to bring together community members, national art suppliers, international non-profit org...

Nov 1, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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It's baaaaaaack! Our most popular program is back with all new dates this Fall! 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 of the evening’s activi...

Nov 1, 2019

8:00 PM

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Graduate student choreographers at the University of Iowa Department of Dance take the work of IWP writers beyond words. 

Nov 2, 2019

Nov 2, 2019

2:00 PM

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What’s the museum got to do with sports? Come find out during Iowa’s bye week, and get your football (and art) fix at the Stanley. Our sports-themed works include John Pusey’s Football from 1935, a colored chalk drawing that captures the energy and excitement of game day that Hawkeye fans know well. Pusey was born in Council Bluffs, IA and worked with Grant Wood overseeing WPA artists in Stone City, IA. Saturdays at the Stanley brings the museum’s collection to audiences in a casual, fun,...

Nov 3, 2019

Nov 3, 2019

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 Back 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...

Nov 3, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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The IWP and UI MFA writing programs take over the 2nd floor of Prairie Lights – grab a glass of wine or a fancy soda and settle in for an hour of highlights from three of the writers' best works! Playwright YU Nick Rongjun (drama; People’s Republic of China), artistic director of the Shanghai Dramatic Arts Center, the Shanghai International Comedy Festival, and co-director of the Shanghai Performing Arts Group, has had over 60 plays produced in China and abroad. He also works in film, TV, a...

Nov 3, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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A new free film every Sunday! Tour the far reaches of global cinema through films created or chosen by the IWP Fall Residents. Free and open to the public, just like the rest of IWP's events. Stay for a Q&A after the screening.  Short films directed by women directors from Namibia and Greece, presented by Martha Mukaiwa and Amanda Michalopoulou. Martha MUKAIWA (nonfiction, fiction, journalism; Namibia) is an arts and travel journalist, and activist for black Namibians, women, and the LGBTQ...

Nov 4, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E148

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Nov 4, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E260

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Nov 4, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E450

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Nov 4, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, Drewelowe

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Nov 4, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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Stacey Abrams lost a tightly contested battle for Georgia Governor amid controversy over voters' access to the polls. She has since founded Fair Fight 2020 with the aim of assuring free and fair elections. Join us for Stacey's presentation, along with a campus and community dialogue about the state of voter rights going into the 2020 U.S. presidential election.  This event is part of the “Hard Won Not Done™” series, which reflects on and celebrates the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage ...

Nov 5, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E148

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Nov 5, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E260

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Nov 5, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E450

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Nov 5, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, Drewelowe

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Nov 5, 2019

5:30 PM

Visual Arts Building, E125

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Alice Leora Briggs is a draftsman, printmaker and installation artist. Her work has been featured in over 40 solo exhibitions across the country and she has also collaborated on more than five publications as author and/or artist. Briggs was appointed as a Fulbright Scholar at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava, Slovak Republic (2011). Her work is included in numerous public collections, including Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University, Bodleian Libraries...

Nov 5, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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Join us to hear architect Carey Nagle share the design concept for the new Stanley Museum of Art building. BNIM conceived the new University of Iowa Stanley Museum of Art building as a rectilinear solid interrupted by interconnected voids. These light-filled, linked spaces create a home for the display, conservation, and storage of the collection, while guiding patrons physically and visually through the museum.  These are exterior exhibition spaces, educational areas, and horizontal and ve...

Nov 6, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E148

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Nov 6, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E260

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Nov 6, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E450

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Nov 6, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, Drewelowe

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Nov 7, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E148

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Nov 7, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E260

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Nov 7, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E450

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Nov 7, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, Drewelowe

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Nov 7, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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Experienced, aspiring, and amateur artists alike: this summer, make our museums your muse. Be sure to join us for the next Sketch Nite as we welcome a very special guest guide! Our Sketch Nite events are usually a self-guided experience through our galleries after hours, but the next one will feature artist Claire Whitehurst. Claire is planning to bring in a couple of preliminary drawings to show for practice, and then perform a short demonstration explaining the process of building up a d...

Nov 8, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E148

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Nov 8, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E260

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Nov 8, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E450

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Nov 8, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, Drewelowe

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Nov 8, 2019

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Visiting Artist Amos Paul Kennedy will be outside the Main Library Gallery on Friday, November 8 hand-printing posters from wood type. Participants and passersby will be invited to design and print background patterns or letters, which they will then have the opportunity to print. Text composted by Amos will be printed on top, after which participants will be able to take the posters home. More about Amos Kennedy: Amos is a descendant of the enslaved peoples of "theunitedstatesofamerica." ...

Nov 8, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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It's baaaaaaack! Our most popular program is back with all new dates this Fall! 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 of the evening’s activi...

Nov 9, 2019

2:00 PM

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Frenemies: friend-enemies. Not all friendships are created equal. Frenemies have the outward appearance of friendship, but they can also feel intense rivalry or even hatred for each other. The movie Mean Girls brought attention to the concept when it premiered in 2004, but frenemies has a long history in the art world. In the early twentieth century, Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse, two of the biggest names in Modern Art, spurred each other on through their friendship and competition. On Wed...

Nov 10, 2019

Nov 10, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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The IWP and UI MFA writing programs take over the 2nd floor of Prairie Lights – grab a glass of wine or a fancy soda and settle in for an hour of highlights from three of the writers' best works! Soukaina HABIBALLAH (poetry, fiction, screenwriting; Morocco) has four poetry collections and one novel [The Barracks] (2016), with a second novel forthcoming in 2019. Habiballah has received many awards including, in 2015, the Buland Al Haidari Prize for Arabic poetry, and the 2019 Nadine Shames P...

Nov 10, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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A new free film every Sunday! Tour the far reaches of global cinema through films created or chosen by the IWP Fall Residents. Free and open to the public, just like the rest of IWP's events. Stay for a Q&A after the screening.  Songs Still Sung: Voices from the Tsunami Shores (dir. Suzuki Yoi, Japan, 2019) Produced and presented by ARAI Takako (poetry; Japan) who has published three poetry collections, including Tamashii dansu [Soul Dance] which won the 2008 Oguma Hideo Prize. Since 1998,...

Nov 11, 2019

Nov 11, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

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Nov 11, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E148

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Nov 11, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E260

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Nov 11, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, W540

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Nov 12, 2019

Nov 12, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

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Nov 12, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E148

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Nov 12, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E260

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Nov 12, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, W540

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Nov 13, 2019

Nov 13, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

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Nov 13, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, Drewelowes

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Nov 13, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E148

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Nov 13, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E260

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Nov 13, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, W540

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Nov 14, 2019

Nov 14, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

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Nov 14, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, Drewelowes

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Nov 14, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E148

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Nov 14, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E260

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Nov 14, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, W540

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Nov 14, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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How have relationships between domestic workers and employees changed over time, including around issues of race and gender? What are issues of pay injustice that have been true in the past and how are workers addressing such issues today? This Obermann Conversation includes a historian, a feminist podcaster, and a labor expert. Catherine Stewart, a history professor from Cornell College and an Obermann Fellow-in-Residence, is working on a book, The New Maid: African American Women and Dome...

Nov 14, 2019

7:30 PM

Visual Arts Building, E125

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Odili Donald Odita is a Professor in Painting, Drawing & Sculpture at the Tyler School of Art at Temple University since 2006; from 2003-2005, Odita was a Visiting Critic at Yale University School of Art; from 2000-2006, Odita was an Associate Professor at the Florida State University, Tallahassee; from 2002-2003, Odita was a Visiting Associate Professor at the University of South Florida, Tampa.  During the 1990’s, Odita was a critic for Flash Art International, and a consulting editor and ...

Nov 15, 2019

Nov 15, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

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Nov 15, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E260

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Nov 15, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, W540

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Nov 15, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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The closing chapter of our weekly community conversation panel series is an opportunity to hear the Residents' belief, but often poignant, observations, in an 'open mic' format, on their experiences in the United States. 

Nov 15, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

The Englert

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Duelly Noted, Duelling Pianos, Englert Theatre Duelly Noted is a one-of-a-kind act with both sass and class. They play all your favorite hits from the 60’s to today. As a female duo, they stand out among other groups in the male-dominated dueling pianos scene. Cassondra and Jacy not only have a charismatic connection on-stage, but they are also best friends off-stage. Whether you want to hear All About That Bass, Don’t Stop Believing, or I Will Survive; Duelly Noted will have you on your fe...

Nov 18, 2019

Nov 18, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E450, W540

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Nov 19, 2019

Nov 19, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E450, W540

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Nov 20, 2019

Nov 20, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E450, W540

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Nov 21, 2019

Nov 21, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E450, W540

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Nov 22, 2019

Nov 22, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E450, W540

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Dec 2, 2019

Dec 2, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E148

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Dec 2, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

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Dec 3, 2019

Dec 3, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E148

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Dec 3, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

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Dec 4, 2019

Dec 4, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E148

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Dec 4, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

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Dec 5, 2019

Dec 5, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E148

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Dec 5, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

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Dec 6, 2019

Dec 6, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E148

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Dec 6, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

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Dec 6, 2019

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! Approximately 30 minutes of guided learning (story, poems/songs, craft) that leads to free exploration of the museum is the perfect way to start your Friday with your littles. And all before naptime! Read on the Rug is recommended for ages 2-4 along with their parent or guardian. Cost is free, space is limited to ten and advance signup is required so we have space and materials for everyone.  Pl...

Dec 6, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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It's baaaaaaack! Our most popular program is back with all new dates this Fall! 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 of the evening’s activi...

Dec 6, 2019

9:00 PM - 1:00 AM

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       The Mirage kicks off with the Condom Casino and Infostravaganza -- a chance to win great prizes and learn about sexual health from many valuable campus and community organizations. Throughout the night, free rapid HIV testing will be available in conjunction with World AIDS Day.       The drag show is the headline of the evening featuring an amateur competition with UI students and the Kings and Queens of Iowa City. The purpose of the drag show is to highlight and celebrate self-exp...

Dec 7, 2019

2:00 PM

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The internet may have fueled our collective cat-craziness, but it didn’t start it. Edouard Manet, for example, drew a cat on a balcony smelling potted flowers, and Tsugouharu Foujita drew his self-portrait many times with his beloved cat resting its head on his shoulder or sitting on him. See how cats have captivated artists for over a hundred years. Saturdays at the Stanley brings the museum’s collection to audiences in a casual, fun, and interactive atmosphere. Each event has a theme th...

Dec 9, 2019

Dec 9, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E148

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Dec 9, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E450

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Dec 10, 2019

Dec 10, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E148

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Dec 11, 2019

Dec 11, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E148

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Dec 12, 2019

Dec 12, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E148

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Dec 13, 2019

Dec 13, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E148

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Dec 13, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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It's baaaaaaack! Our most popular program is back with all new dates this Fall! 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 of the evening’s activi...

Dec 14, 2019

Dec 14, 2019

2:00 PM

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Put on your comfy clothes and snuggle up. Join us for an afternoon of hygge, the Danish word for coziness, comfort, and well-being, especially important in the winter months. Director Lauren Lessing will guide visitors through some of the coziest works in the collection to help us embrace the comforting possibilities cold winter afternoons can offer. Saturdays at the Stanley brings the museum’s collection to audiences in a casual, fun, and interactive atmosphere. Each event has a theme that...

Jan 30, 2020

Jan 30, 2020

7:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E125

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Feb 18, 2020

6:30 PM

Visual Arts Building, E125

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Feb 27, 2020

Feb 27, 2020

7:30 PM

Visual Arts Building, E125

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Larry Ossei-Mensah, MOCAD’s Susanne Feld Hilberry Senior Curator 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 artist as Firelei Baez, Allison Janae Hamilton, Brendan Fernades, Ebony G. Patterson, and Stanley Whitney to name a few. Moreover, Ossei-Mensah has activel...

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 Back 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 5, 2020

Mar 5, 2020

All Day

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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 ...

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 Back 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...

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...