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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

Visual Arts Building, Drewelowe

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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

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Join us for a conversation filled with art, discovery, and community! Dr. Anny Dominique Curtius will discuss the Contemporary Haitian Painting exhibition that is on view in the Stanley Visual Classroom. She will also discuss Haitian-American artist Edouard Duval-Carrie’s sculpture “The Saga of the Baobab” in conjunction with her current research. This 40-foot tall steel structure is installed in the central atrium of Senegal’s recently opened  Museum of Black Civilizations in Dakar. Dr. C...

Dec 6, 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! 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 December First Friday features photographs by John Moyers. The only unifying theme for these photographs is that they are some of Katherine Moyers' favorites. She has a keen eye for identifying photographic subjects and is a valuable critic. Thes...

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

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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University of Iowa Health Care will be hosting Girls Go STEM on Saturday, December 7 from 9 a.m.-noon at the Medical Education and Research Facility (MERF). This free educational program is targeted to girls in grades 6 through 8. Girls in Grades 6 Through 8: Join us or fun science experiments and hands-on medical simulations, and discover how STEM might be for you.  Girls have the opportunity to select four different sessions. Please note that availability of each session is first-come, f...

Dec 7, 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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The symposium features short talks from IBA and LSAMP students conducting research in varied fields across campus.

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 that...

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 9, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, W540

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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 10, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, W540

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Dec 11, 2019

Dec 11, 2019

All Day

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In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, you are invited to graffiti a wall in the LMC, reflecting on the prompt "What does change mean to you?" Use any language or artistic expression you'd like to participate in this community activity. 

Dec 11, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E148

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Dec 11, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, W540

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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 12, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, W540

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Dec 12, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Eat, drink, and be giving.    Used winter apparel (hats, mittens, and scarves) will be collected to donate to the Shelter House to give warmth to those less fortunate than us.   RSVP: info@hothouseyoga.com

Dec 13, 2019

Dec 13, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E148

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Dec 13, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, W540

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Dec 13, 2019

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

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It's that time of year! Your favorite brass musicians are headed for the grand steps of the Old Capitol Museum for Iowa City's beloved annual tradition (since the 1970's): Holiday Tubas! The University of Iowa School of Music and the Pentacrest Museums invite guests to enjoy the classic holiday tunes while getting in the giving spirit on the Pentacrest. Here's everything you need to know: TOY DONATION: As is tradition, the crew will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for Holiday Shop of the...

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...

Dec 18, 2019

Dec 18, 2019

All Day

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In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, you are invited to graffiti a wall in the LMC, reflecting on the prompt "What does change mean to you?" Use any language or artistic expression you'd like to participate in this community activity. 

Jan 20, 2020

Jan 20, 2020

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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Join the Iowa City community for a Day of Service in Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, January 20, 2020!  Register to participate on the United Way Volunteer Center website at http://volunteer.unitedwayjwc.org/. "MLK Day of Service is a federal holiday dedicated to Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in honor of his legacy and passion for service. Legislation signed in 1983 marked the birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. a federal holiday. In 1994, Congress desig...

Jan 30, 2020

Jan 30, 2020

7:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E125

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Feb 2, 2020

Feb 2, 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...

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 7, 2020

Feb 7, 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...

Feb 8, 2020

Feb 8, 2020

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Event Categories Masters: 2k, 1k, 500m, 4 x 500m Relays Open: 2k, 500m, 4 x 500m Relays Juniors: 2k, 1k, 500m, 4 x 500m Relays Adaptive: 1k, 500m Youth: 4 – 6 years (1 Minute), 7 – 9 years (2 Minutes), 10 – 11 years (1K) Lightweight: 2K Only - Masters, Open, and Juniors   Entry Fees Standard Registration: $25 | Deadline: February 1, 2020 at 12:00PM (Noon) Late Registration: $40 | Deadline: February 5, 2020 at 12:00PM (Noon) Youth Registration: FREE | Deadline: February 1, 2020 at 1...

Feb 18, 2020

6:30 PM

Visual Arts Building, E125

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Feb 19, 2020

Feb 19, 2020

5:30 PM

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Bronzeville, Little Village, Kenwood, Humboldt Park, Woodlawn, Pullman, Lincoln Square, and Austin are all neighborhoods in Chicago today. Many have roots in the nineteenth century when Chicago’s population grew from less than 30,000 in 1850 to over 1.5 million people by World War I.  This presentation will examine the place of neighborhoods in the evolution of Chicago from Archange Ouilmette’s neighborhood in Indian Country before the 1833 Treaty of Chicago as well as Juliette’s Kinzie’s pr...

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 ...

Mar 6, 2020

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 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

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...

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 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...

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...

May 1, 2020

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 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...

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...