Museums

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
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University of Iowa Main Library

Inventors, explorers, and discoverers – James Van Allen and his graduate students made history in 1958 at the University of Iowa with the discovery of the Earth’s radiation belts.

The... Read more

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
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Figge Art Museum

In the past millennium, the historical debate over the distinction between art and craft in clay has transformed from an accepted assignment based on social hierarchies to a self-conscious art-... Read more

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
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Old Capitol Museum

The effects of hatred and bigotry permeate our everyday lives, often without our notice. THEM brings the consequences of this injustice to light, featuring historical pop culture depictions of... Read more

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
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Wartburg College

Drawing, the search and experimentation of ideas and forms, is an essential part of an artist’s practice. Whether depicting details of a particular person or place, presenting a message or... Read more

Thursday, February 11, 2016 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Medical Education Research Facility

Charles Ray, an artist based in Los Angeles, has exhibited his work at venues that include Documenta IX (1992), the Venice Biennale (1993, 2003, 2013), and the Whitney Biennial (1989, 1993, 1995,... Read more

Friday, February 12, 2016 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
+1 more date
Old Capitol Museum

Still looking for something special for that special someone? Stop by the Old Capitol Museum to create a historically-inspired card for your valentine, learn about the history of Valentine's Day,... Read more

Friday, February 12, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Office of the State Archaeologist

OSA's Interim Research Director, Bill Whittaker, will present our next Brown Bag talk on February 12: Beneath the City Beautiful: The Archaeology of Des Moines

The confluence of the Des... Read more

Friday, February 12, 2016 -
7:30pm to 8:30pm
Art Building West

Joni Kinsey will present the lecture titled "Grant Wood's 125th Birthday."

Commemorate the 125th birthday of Grant Wood (1891–1942) and get a glimpse into what “Just Living” meant for Iowa’... Read more

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 -
7:30pm to 8:30pm
Art Building West

Neal Rock (Grant Wood Fellow, Painting and Drawing) will present the lecture titled "Herm 2016/1."

Rock's talk will focus on  a central concern of paint within a painting practice, one that... Read more

Saturday, February 20, 2016 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
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Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

Social (In)Justice offers an infinite range of possibilities for discussion by considering complex—and possibly contentious—ideas. Conceived as the UIMA’s contribution to Just Living, the... Read more

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 -
7:30pm to 8:30pm
Art Building West

Terry Conrad (Grant Wood Fellow, Printmaking) will present the lecture titled "Tangible Objects."

Terry Conrad uses printmaking as a medium of trace and mark-making as well as a way to... Read more

Sunday, March 6, 2016 -
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Old Capitol Museum

The Piano Sundays concert series will once again feature the remarkable talent from the Piano Area in the University of Iowa School of Music. Now in its tenth year, each concert presents a unique... Read more

Thursday, March 10, 2016 -
7:30pm to 8:30pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

Kathleen Edwards, UIMA Senior Curator; Anita Jung, Professor, UI School of Art & Art History; Rachel Williams, Associate Professor, Gender, Women's & Sexuality Studies; and six special... Read more

Sunday, March 20, 2016 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Old Capitol Museum

The Old Capitol Museum is proud to present 'Friends from New York' as part of its Mark Bernat & Friends Concert Series. Pianist Renana Gutman, cellist Sujin Lee, bassist Mark Bernat, and... Read more

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 -
7:30pm to 8:30pm
Art Building West

Rachel Williams, Associate professor of the Gender, Women's, & Sexuality Studies Department, will present the lecture titled Social Justice and the Feminist Artist: The Personal Is the... Read more

Sunday, April 3, 2016 -
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Old Capitol Museum

The Piano Sundays concert series will once again feature the remarkable talent from the Piano Area in the University of Iowa School of Music. Now in its tenth year, each concert presents a unique... Read more

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 6:00pm
Sanford Museum & Planetarium

Robin Lillie and Jennifer Mack, bioarchaeologists from the University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist, will present a program about the excavation of a forgotten cemetery in Dubuque,... Read more

Friday, April 8, 2016 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Old Capitol Museum

The Old Capitol Museum is proud to present the Benny Sharoni Jazz Quartet as part of the Mark Bernat & Friends Concert Series. American jazz composer, musician, and bandleader Benny Sharoni... Read more

Friday, April 29, 2016 (All day)
Marquette, IA

The Office of the State Archaeologist's partner organization, Iowa Archeological Society (IAS), is hosting their annual Spring Meeting in Marquette, Iowa, on April 29th and 30th. A tour of... Read more

Saturday, April 30, 2016 (All day)
Marquette, IA

The Office of the State Archaeologist's partner organization, Iowa Archeological Society (IAS), is hosting their annual Spring Meeting in Marquette, Iowa, on April 29th and 30th. A tour of... Read more

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