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Jan 26, 2021

Jan 26, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Online venue, https://stanleymuseum.uiowa.edu/events/dive-in-with-the-stanley-12/

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Join us online via Instagram Live as we #MuseumFromHomeHave you heard about slow looking? Every Tuesday we invite you to slow down and spend time looking closely at a work in the museum’s collection. Then, at 7:00 pm central time, join your fellow lookers, Stanley Museum of Art director Lauren Lessing, and film critic Uri Lessing to discuss your observations on Instagram Live.This week, Lauren and Uri explore Mauricio Lasansky ’s Small Pieta. They will go live on Instagram at 7:00 p.m. Janua...

Jan 27, 2021

Jan 27, 2021

4:30 PM

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How can artists and scholars help the nation contend with the peril in which we find ourselves—starting with our own campuses? The 2020 US presidential race was one of the most politically and ideologically divisive and contentious races that we’ve ever seen. And as the events of January 6, 2021 have illustrated, the nation remains divided to the point where political leaders at the highest level are challenging election results without any evidence or basis in reality and a largely white gr...

Jan 28, 2021

Jan 28, 2021

5:00 PM - 12:00 PM

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Virtual Graduate Admission Interview Weekend  - January 28-30, 2021 Contact: Graduate Program Coordinator - cynthia-hernandez@uiowa.edu

Jan 30, 2021

Jan 30, 2021

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Join medical and health sciences students and professionals from the University of Iowa for interactive and virtual medical simulations, experiments, and more that you can follow along at home to explore careers in STEM, STEM concepts, and your health! This free educational program is targeted to students in grades 6 through 8, but anyone is welcome to participate. Space is limited; advanced registration is required and will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis. This virtual event w...

Feb 6, 2021

Feb 6, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Stanley Reads puts the museum’s recent exhibitions in conversation with literature. This spring we will read At the End of the Century: Stories of Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and consider connections to the Waswo X. Waswo Collection of Indian Printmaking and other works from the Stanley’s collection. Stanley Reads is led by Kimberly Datchuk, curator of learning & engagement, and is presented in partnership with Prairie Lights Books. At the End of the Century: Stories of Ruth Prawer Jhabvala is a ...

Feb 10, 2021

Feb 10, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Children's Lit is Serious Business Children's books have a storied history.  In the past, children were taught to read the Bible and texts that illustrated the importance of leading virtuous lives; today, publishing for children is big business, as the blockbuster success of Harry Potter and other titles show.   The path from the Puritans’ hornbooks and the Sunday School literature of the 19th century to recent best-sellers illuminates the changing status of children and the books written ...

Feb 12, 2021

Feb 12, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Love is a many splendor thing, or so they say.  Here in UI Libraries Special Collections, our shelves are filled with stories of love. This February, we will celebrate those stories by highlighting our favorites. From our International Dada, Iowa Women’s, and University archives, along with items from our popular culture and World War II collections, we’ll explore love in its many forms for you to enjoy.  Join us on February 12th at 12:00 PM CT for a celebration of love!

Feb 16, 2021

Feb 16, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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The past year has made the end of life and grief a daily communal event, as we receive numbers from the headlines and news from friends and family. In the West, death and grief have often been private acts, but COVID-19, along with the twin pandemic of racism and its inherent grief, has altered how we tend to these universal aspects of human experience. In this conversation, we'll hear from a palliative care physician, a hospice nurse, and a scholar regarding lessons from this past year.  P...

Feb 20, 2021

Feb 20, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Stanley Reads puts the museum’s recent exhibitions in conversation with literature. This spring we will read At the End of the Century: Stories of Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and consider connections to the Waswo X. Waswo Collection of Indian Printmaking and other works from the Stanley’s collection. Stanley Reads is led by Kimberly Datchuk, curator of learning & engagement, and is presented in partnership with Prairie Lights Books. At the End of the Century: Stories of Ruth Prawer Jhabvala is a ...

Feb 22, 2021

Feb 22, 2021

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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My Voice: Creating Original Theatre Inspired by Personal Experiences and Fueled by Societal Issues   Margarita Blush creates original visual theatre that explores important contemporary issues and draws inspiration from her own experiences. In her talk, Margarita will trace the journey of her artistic process through sharing with the audience the evolution of her work in the last twenty years and focusing in particular on her last two productions: Unfolding and The Rule of the World. Join ...

Feb 24, 2021

Feb 24, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

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The League of Women Voters of Johnson County, the University of Iowa Pentacrest Museums and the University of Iowa Public Policy Center will continue the 100th anniversary commemoration of the passage of the 19th Amendment with a series of public webinars. These sessions examine the suffragists' work at the national, state and local levels that took the nation through the first step toward fender quality: a woman's right to vote. A monumental step, it was the first of many—some still ahead. ...

Feb 25, 2021

Feb 25, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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The Pentacrest Museums are proud to present our new Virtual Game Night series! Get out of your quarantine routine and indulge in your competitive spirit. From Bingo to a Murder Mystery and more, we'll mix it up each month to make your game night memorable—all from home. Join us! Invite your friends, co-workers, families (near and far). Each event in this series features new challenges, so be sure to sign up for more than one. This month's theme is "Social Mixer." Wannabe artists, those with...

Mar 6, 2021

Mar 6, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Stanley Reads puts the museum’s recent exhibitions in conversation with literature. This spring we will read At the End of the Century: Stories of Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and consider connections to the Waswo X. Waswo Collection of Indian Printmaking and other works from the Stanley’s collection. Stanley Reads is led by Kimberly Datchuk, curator of learning & engagement, and is presented in partnership with Prairie Lights Books. At the End of the Century: Stories of Ruth Prawer Jhabvala is a ...

Mar 11, 2021

Mar 11, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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The Pentacrest Museums are proud to present our new Virtual Game Night series! Get out of your quarantine routine and indulge in your competitive spirit. From Bingo to a Murder Mystery and more, we'll mix it up each month to make your game night memorable—all from home. Join us! Invite your friends, co-workers, families (near and far). Each event in this series features new challenges, so be sure to sign up for more than one. This month's theme is "BINGO BLAST FROM THE PAST." We'll play Bin...

Mar 20, 2021

Mar 20, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Stanley Reads puts the museum’s recent exhibitions in conversation with literature. This spring we will read At the End of the Century: Stories of Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and consider connections to the Waswo X. Waswo Collection of Indian Printmaking and other works from the Stanley’s collection. Stanley Reads is led by Kimberly Datchuk, curator of learning & engagement, and is presented in partnership with Prairie Lights Books. At the End of the Century: Stories of Ruth Prawer Jhabvala is a ...

Mar 25, 2021

Mar 25, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:15 PM

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The Pentacrest Museums are proud to present our new Virtual Game Night series! Get out of your quarantine routine and indulge in your competitive spirit. From Bingo to a Murder Mystery and more, we'll mix it up each month to make your game night memorable—all from home. Join us! Invite your friends, co-workers, families (near and far). Each event in this series features new challenges, so be sure to sign up for more than one. This very special edition of Virtual Game Night  is presented to ...

Mar 29, 2021

Mar 29, 2021

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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Dispossessed In her talk, Elena Smyrniotis will discuss themes of utopia and human desire for a better world. Her work draws on Sir Thomas More’s idea of Utopia as a remote geographical location, an island or a landscape that displays a visual order of utopia and dystopia in an ambiguous and evocative way. The Island can be discovered anywhere in the ocean, or in the middle of a busy metropolis. Smyrniotis considers physical and mental units for measuring the distance between where we are n...

Apr 10, 2021

Apr 10, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 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. Join us on Zoom:  https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/95295413559 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 persp...

Apr 15, 2021

Apr 15, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:15 PM

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The Pentacrest Museums are proud to present our new Virtual Game Night series! Get out of your quarantine routine and indulge in your competitive spirit. From Bingo to a Murder Mystery and more, we'll mix it up each month to make your game night memorable—all from home. Join us! Invite your friends, co-workers, families (near and far). Each event in this series features new challenges, so be sure to sign up for more than one. The Pentacrest Museums are thrilled to debut a virtual option for...

Apr 17, 2021

Apr 17, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Stanley Reads puts the museum’s recent exhibitions in conversation with literature. This spring we will read At the End of the Century: Stories of Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and consider connections to the Waswo X. Waswo Collection of Indian Printmaking and other works from the Stanley’s collection. Stanley Reads is led by Kimberly Datchuk, curator of learning & engagement, and is presented in partnership with Prairie Lights Books. At the End of the Century: Stories of Ruth Prawer Jhabvala is a ...

Apr 24, 2021

Apr 24, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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How do you see yourself? What makes you unique? Participants will reflect and express themselves in 3D self-portraits. Lauren Linahon will provide guidance and suggestions during the workshop.   Stanley Creates is an interactive program for children and teens to learn artmaking techniques using everyday materials. Taking inspiration from the museum’s collection, participants will play with materials to create unique projects at home. Lauren Linahon will demonstrate the process and provide f...

Apr 26, 2021

Apr 26, 2021

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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Johnathan Payne: Chronicles of A Queer Abstractionist of Color in the 21st Century Working across drawing, painting, fibers, and installation, Payne’s work engages traditional and alternative modes of object and image production. His abstractions occupy a space of radical formalism where methodology, experimentation, and craft converge. Payne’s art practice oscillates between—and derives influence from—painting, sculpture, 2D design, and textile arts. Craft-affirming art movements such as P...

Apr 29, 2021

Apr 29, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:15 PM

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The Pentacrest Museums are proud to present our new Virtual Game Night series! Get out of your quarantine routine and indulge in your competitive spirit. From Bingo to a Murder Mystery and more, we'll mix it up each month to make your game night memorable—all from home. Join us! Invite your friends, co-workers, families (near and far). Each event in this series features new challenges, so be sure to sign up for more than one. The final event in the Virtual Game Night series this semester: O...

May 1, 2021

May 1, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Stanley Reads puts the museum’s recent exhibitions in conversation with literature. This spring we will read At the End of the Century: Stories of Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and consider connections to the Waswo X. Waswo Collection of Indian Printmaking and other works from the Stanley’s collection. Stanley Reads is led by Kimberly Datchuk, curator of learning & engagement, and is presented in partnership with Prairie Lights Books. At the End of the Century: Stories of Ruth Prawer Jhabvala is a ...