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Jun 19, 2024

Jun 19, 2024

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

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On display in the Main Library Gallery: Making the Book, Past and Present explores the intersections of history, art, and practicality. What can we learn by placing books, materials, and makers from the Middle Ages through today in conversation with one another? Many techniques and materials common centuries ago still inspire contemporary book artists and bookbinders.   Curated by Eric Ensley and Emily Martin, this exhibition features a global selection of rare historic books and modern bo...

Jun 19, 2024

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

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Intuitive Eating is an approach that teaches you how to create a healthy relationship with your food, mind, and body. It is based on 10 basic principles that invite you to a world of satisfying eating and a sense of freedom from dieting. The four-week workshop is free for students and will provide education, activities, practice, and support to improve your food and body image awareness. Register for the spring workshop starting on Wednesday, June 12 at 11 a.m.

Jun 19, 2024

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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First Round is a monthly gathering gives locals the opportunity to meet new people, socialize, and learn about the latest happenings in the arts, business, and culture sectors of our community. The Stanley Museum of Art is hosting First Round for the month of June and providing guests with their first beverage. Event begins at 5 p.m. followed by a panel discussion taking place from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Lauren Lessing will be in conversation with Jim Hayes about the latest exhibition at the Stanle...

Jun 20, 2024

Jun 20, 2024

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

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On display in the Main Library Gallery: Making the Book, Past and Present explores the intersections of history, art, and practicality. What can we learn by placing books, materials, and makers from the Middle Ages through today in conversation with one another? Many techniques and materials common centuries ago still inspire contemporary book artists and bookbinders.   Curated by Eric Ensley and Emily Martin, this exhibition features a global selection of rare historic books and modern bo...

Jun 21, 2024

Jun 21, 2024

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

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On display in the Main Library Gallery: Making the Book, Past and Present explores the intersections of history, art, and practicality. What can we learn by placing books, materials, and makers from the Middle Ages through today in conversation with one another? Many techniques and materials common centuries ago still inspire contemporary book artists and bookbinders.   Curated by Eric Ensley and Emily Martin, this exhibition features a global selection of rare historic books and modern bo...

Jun 22, 2024

Jun 22, 2024

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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On display in the Main Library Gallery: Making the Book, Past and Present explores the intersections of history, art, and practicality. What can we learn by placing books, materials, and makers from the Middle Ages through today in conversation with one another? Many techniques and materials common centuries ago still inspire contemporary book artists and bookbinders.   Curated by Eric Ensley and Emily Martin, this exhibition features a global selection of rare historic books and modern bo...

Jun 22, 2024

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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Join us for a children's art-making workshop focused on the beloved book The Rainbow Fish. After listening to the story, participants will create their own beautiful, shimmery rainbow fish collage using metallic paper. Workshop led by Debra Marqusee. Stanley Creates is planned with families in mind; UI students are also welcome to attend. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited so please reserve your spot here.

Jun 22, 2024

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Iowa City’s biggest event of the year returns this summer! The Stanley Museum of Art will be part of the 7th Annual Downtown Block Party on Saturday, June 22, 2024 from 4–8 p.m. Stop by the Stanley kiosk to try your hand at painting a mural with us! Grab some chalk and let your imagination run wild or pick a card from our inspiration deck to get your ideas flowing!  The activity is inspired by Keith Haring's mural which is now on view at the Stanley Museum of Art through January 7, 2025. Ke...

Jun 23, 2024

Jun 23, 2024

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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On display in the Main Library Gallery: Making the Book, Past and Present explores the intersections of history, art, and practicality. What can we learn by placing books, materials, and makers from the Middle Ages through today in conversation with one another? Many techniques and materials common centuries ago still inspire contemporary book artists and bookbinders.   Curated by Eric Ensley and Emily Martin, this exhibition features a global selection of rare historic books and modern bo...

Jun 23, 2024

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Join us at the Stanley Museum of Art on June 23 for our second Sundays with the Docents tour where Stanley docents create unique tours to share with our audiences throughout the year. Weird Science will be led by Docent Mary Blackwood who will explore how artists have been influenced by the culture, knowledge, and politics of the societies in which they live and work. Through the Stanley's collections, visitors will discover whether artists incorporate science in their art subconsciously or...

Jun 24, 2024

Jun 24, 2024

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

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On display in the Main Library Gallery: Making the Book, Past and Present explores the intersections of history, art, and practicality. What can we learn by placing books, materials, and makers from the Middle Ages through today in conversation with one another? Many techniques and materials common centuries ago still inspire contemporary book artists and bookbinders.   Curated by Eric Ensley and Emily Martin, this exhibition features a global selection of rare historic books and modern bo...

Jun 25, 2024

Jun 25, 2024

9:00 AM - 8:00 PM

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On display in the Main Library Gallery: Making the Book, Past and Present explores the intersections of history, art, and practicality. What can we learn by placing books, materials, and makers from the Middle Ages through today in conversation with one another? Many techniques and materials common centuries ago still inspire contemporary book artists and bookbinders.   Curated by Eric Ensley and Emily Martin, this exhibition features a global selection of rare historic books and modern bo...

Jun 26, 2024

Jun 26, 2024

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

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On display in the Main Library Gallery: Making the Book, Past and Present explores the intersections of history, art, and practicality. What can we learn by placing books, materials, and makers from the Middle Ages through today in conversation with one another? Many techniques and materials common centuries ago still inspire contemporary book artists and bookbinders.   Curated by Eric Ensley and Emily Martin, this exhibition features a global selection of rare historic books and modern bo...

Jun 26, 2024

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

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Intuitive Eating is an approach that teaches you how to create a healthy relationship with your food, mind, and body. It is based on 10 basic principles that invite you to a world of satisfying eating and a sense of freedom from dieting. The four-week workshop is free for students and will provide education, activities, practice, and support to improve your food and body image awareness. Register for the spring workshop starting on Wednesday, June 12 at 11 a.m.

Jun 26, 2024

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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We are collecting furniture items for Upcycle Throwdown. More information on what's needed can be found on the website, but ideally we are looking for items that are damaged, missing parts, or in rough condition. Parts of pieces (legs, hardware, rods, wheels, etc.) can be used as material for the teams. Good items to look for are older with a tongue and groove system as opposed to nails/screws. Drop off at 860 Quarry Road at the south garage door at the times below. Best route: turn in to t...

Jun 27, 2024

Jun 27, 2024

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

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On display in the Main Library Gallery: Making the Book, Past and Present explores the intersections of history, art, and practicality. What can we learn by placing books, materials, and makers from the Middle Ages through today in conversation with one another? Many techniques and materials common centuries ago still inspire contemporary book artists and bookbinders.   Curated by Eric Ensley and Emily Martin, this exhibition features a global selection of rare historic books and modern bo...

Jun 28, 2024

Jun 28, 2024

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

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On display in the Main Library Gallery: Making the Book, Past and Present explores the intersections of history, art, and practicality. What can we learn by placing books, materials, and makers from the Middle Ages through today in conversation with one another? Many techniques and materials common centuries ago still inspire contemporary book artists and bookbinders.   Curated by Eric Ensley and Emily Martin, this exhibition features a global selection of rare historic books and modern bo...

Jul 3, 2024

Jul 3, 2024

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

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Intuitive Eating is an approach that teaches you how to create a healthy relationship with your food, mind, and body. It is based on 10 basic principles that invite you to a world of satisfying eating and a sense of freedom from dieting. The four-week workshop is free for students and will provide education, activities, practice, and support to improve your food and body image awareness. Register for the spring workshop starting on Wednesday, June 12 at 11 a.m.

Jul 5, 2024

Jul 5, 2024

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each sessio...

Aug 2, 2024

Aug 2, 2024

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each sessio...

Sep 6, 2024

Sep 6, 2024

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each sessio...

Sep 11, 2024

Sep 11, 2024

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Now that the dust is beginning to settle on the new semester, join us in welcoming new and returning students to the Tippie College of Business. You don't want to miss this one stop shop as we celebrate the new academic year together! Enjoy FREE food, visit the Tippie Student Organization Fair, and connect with campus partners like Study Abroad, Iowa MBA program, and Career Services. This event is sponsored by the Undergraduate Program Office. Thursday, Sept. 11, 3–5 p.m. on the PBB Patio ...

Sep 12, 2024

Sep 12, 2024

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Once a month, the Stanley hosts events designed to introduce the museum to University of Iowa students through engaging and creative activities. These events, called "Nights at the Museum," occur on Thursday nights when the museum is open late, are planned and developed with the assistance of the Campus Engagement Coordinator, a student employee who works with museum staff to engage student audiences. Information about past Nights at the Museum can be found here. Attending these student even...

Oct 4, 2024

Oct 4, 2024

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each sessio...

Oct 10, 2024

Oct 10, 2024

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Once a month, the Stanley hosts events designed to introduce the museum to University of Iowa students through engaging and creative activities. These events, called "Nights at the Museum," occur on Thursday nights when the museum is open late, are planned and developed with the assistance of the Campus Engagement Coordinator, a student employee who works with museum staff to engage student audiences. Information about past Nights at the Museum can be found here. Attending these student even...

Nov 1, 2024

Nov 1, 2024

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each sessio...

Nov 14, 2024

Nov 14, 2024

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Once a month, the Stanley hosts events designed to introduce the museum to University of Iowa students through engaging and creative activities. These events, called "Nights at the Museum," occur on Thursday nights when the museum is open late, are planned and developed with the assistance of the Campus Engagement Coordinator, a student employee who works with museum staff to engage student audiences. Information about past Nights at the Museum can be found here. Attending these student even...

Nov 15, 2024

Nov 15, 2024

7:00 PM

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All are welcome to attend the University of Iowa 2024 Multicultural Showcase, part of the University of Iowa’s (UI) annual celebration of International Education Week. The Multicultural Showcase exists to introduce UI students, faculty, staff, and the greater Iowa City community to different cultures through various vocal and dance performances, ethnic dishes to try, as well as interactive tabling hosted by student organizations and UI colleges and departments. Food and tabling will begin ...

Dec 6, 2024

Dec 6, 2024

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each sessio...

Dec 17, 2024

Dec 17, 2024

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Make the Stanley your study spot for finals week. We'll have free cocoa, coffee, cider, and snacks available all day Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (10 a.m.–4 p.m.). Stop by for a few hours to study for your exams: grab a snack, replenish your study supplies (we'll have post its, highlighters, and more) and take a quick break—either by exploring the galleries or playing with a fidget toy.

Dec 18, 2024

Dec 18, 2024

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Make the Stanley your study spot for finals week. We'll have free cocoa, coffee, cider, and snacks available all day Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (10 a.m.–4 p.m.). Stop by for a few hours to study for your exams: grab a snack, replenish your study supplies (we'll have post its, highlighters, and more) and take a quick break—either by exploring the galleries or playing with a fidget toy.

Dec 19, 2024

Dec 19, 2024

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Make the Stanley your study spot for finals week. We'll have free cocoa, coffee, cider, and snacks available all day Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (10 a.m.–4 p.m.). Stop by for a few hours to study for your exams: grab a snack, replenish your study supplies (we'll have post its, highlighters, and more) and take a quick break—either by exploring the galleries or playing with a fidget toy.

Feb 7, 2025

Feb 7, 2025

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each sessio...

Feb 13, 2025

Feb 13, 2025

10:00 AM - 4:30 PM

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Once a month, the Stanley hosts events designed to introduce the museum to University of Iowa students through engaging and creative activities. These events, called "Nights at the Museum," occur on Thursday nights when the museum is open late, are planned and developed with the assistance of the Campus Engagement Coordinator, a student employee who works with museum staff to engage student audiences. Information about past Nights at the Museum can be found here. Attending these student even...

Mar 7, 2025

Mar 7, 2025

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each sessio...

Mar 13, 2025

Mar 13, 2025

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Once a month, the Stanley hosts events designed to introduce the museum to University of Iowa students through engaging and creative activities. These events, called "Nights at the Museum," occur on Thursday nights when the museum is open late, are planned and developed with the assistance of the Campus Engagement Coordinator, a student employee who works with museum staff to engage student audiences. Information about past Nights at the Museum can be found here. Attending these student even...

Apr 4, 2025

Apr 4, 2025

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each sessio...

Apr 10, 2025

Apr 10, 2025

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Once a month, the Stanley hosts events designed to introduce the museum to University of Iowa students through engaging and creative activities. These events, called "Nights at the Museum," occur on Thursday nights when the museum is open late, are planned and developed with the assistance of the Campus Engagement Coordinator, a student employee who works with museum staff to engage student audiences. Information about past Nights at the Museum can be found here. Attending these student even...

May 2, 2025

May 2, 2025

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each sessio...

May 13, 2025

May 13, 2025

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Make the Stanley your study spot for finals week. We'll have free coffee, lemonade, punch, and snacks available all day Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (10 a.m.–4 p.m.). Stop by for a few hours to study for your exams: grab a snack, replenish your study supplies (we'll have post-its, highlighters, and more) and take a quick break—either by exploring the galleries or playing with a fidget toy.

May 14, 2025

May 14, 2025

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Make the Stanley your study spot for finals week. We'll have free coffee, lemonade, punch, and snacks available all day Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (10 a.m.–4 p.m.). Stop by for a few hours to study for your exams: grab a snack, replenish your study supplies (we'll have post-its, highlighters, and more) and take a quick break—either by exploring the galleries or playing with a fidget toy.

May 15, 2025

May 15, 2025

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Make the Stanley your study spot for finals week. We'll have free coffee, lemonade, punch, and snacks available all day Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (10 a.m.–4 p.m.). Stop by for a few hours to study for your exams: grab a snack, replenish your study supplies (we'll have post-its, highlighters, and more) and take a quick break—either by exploring the galleries or playing with a fidget toy.

Jun 6, 2025

Jun 6, 2025

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each sessio...

Jul 4, 2025

Jul 4, 2025

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each sessio...

Aug 1, 2025

Aug 1, 2025

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each sessio...

Sep 5, 2025

Sep 5, 2025

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each sessio...

Oct 3, 2025

Oct 3, 2025

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each sessio...

Nov 7, 2025

Nov 7, 2025

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each sessio...

Dec 5, 2025

Dec 5, 2025

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each sessio...