Museums

Thursday, October 2, 2014 (All day)
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Iowa Memorial Union

Tea Time: Going Dutch is a collaboration between the UIMA and Prof. Julie Hochstrasser of the School of Art and Art History. Hochstrasser will teach Life and Still Life in the Dutch Golden Age:... Read more

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 7:00pm
University of Iowa Museum of Natural History

Dinosaurs tower over us in museum halls and roar across movie screens, but why do we love them so much? In this special Book Festival edition of our UI Explorers Seminar series, science writer and... Read more

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Art Building West

Indian Printmaking: Rediscovery, Revolution and Renewal tells the artist's journey into collecting Indian prints, and briefly summarizes the history of fine art printmaking in the country, from... Read more

Friday, October 3, 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
FilmScene

Party for art at the next University of Iowa Museum of Art (UIMA) First Friday reception on October 3, 5-6:30 p.m., at ... Read more

Sunday, October 5, 2014 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
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 ninth year, each concert presents a unique... Read more

Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Iowa Memorial Union

The loan of Pieter van Roestraten's Blue and White Teacups and a Bowl with a Yixing Stoneware Teapot, a Teaspoon, and Lumps of Sugar on a Ledge from the private collector (and Iowa alumna) Shirley... Read more

Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Iowa Museum of Natural History

• Rock and Fossil Identification Table: featuring experts from the Iowa Geological Survey and the UI Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences.

 •Hands-on demonstrations and activity... Read more

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 6:30pm
Old Capitol

Suburban Virginia schools have been segregated for generations, in sight of the Washington Monument over the river in the nation's capital. One Black and one White high school are closed and the... Read more

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 7:00pm
University of Iowa Museum of Natural History

In our free, monthly, Cafe Scientifique-style  series, Ph.D. Student Jess Miller Camp will discuss American Alligators and their prehistoric ancestors.

American alligators have a lot in... Read more

Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Iowa Museum of Natural History

Pentacrest Lawn Activities (weather permitting):

Flintknapping, atlatl and dart throwing, Native American games, hide processing, cat tail processing, Team         Archaeology riders,... Read more

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Iowa City Public Library

A visual exploration of its recent study and treatment by Yvonne Szafran, Senior Conservator and Head, Paintings Conservation, J. Paul Getty Museum 

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Old Capitol

Everyone in the family will enjoy the fun at the Pentacrest Museums’ annual Halloween event. Explore favorite yarns such as Dracula, Frankenstein, and The Jungle Book with “On a Dark and Stormy... Read more

Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Art Building West

by Ronni Baer

Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 2:00pm
University of Iowa Museum of Natural History

Learn about the last dinosaurs to roam the earth over 65 million years ago including Tyrannosaurus rex, Triceratops, duck-billed dinosaurs, raptor dinosaurs, armored dinosaurs and more.  See... Read more

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Old Capitol

Come celebrate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, in conjunction with Old Capitol Museum's newest exhibit,"A Tear in the Iron curtain." A panel of Americans and East Germans will... Read more

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Art Building West

by David Anfam

Friday, November 7, 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
FilmScene

Party for art at the next University of Iowa Museum of Art (UIMA) First Friday reception on November 7th, 5-6:30 p.m., at... Read more

Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 2:00pm
University of Iowa Museum of Natural History

A wide variety of mammals roamed North America during the Oligocene Age approximately 30 million years ago-their remains are preserved as fossils in the White River Badlands of South Dakota,... Read more

Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Old Capitol

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 ninth year, each concert presents a unique... Read more

Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 12:00pm
University of Iowa Museum of Natural History

Learn how to be a “Pleistocene private eye”! A special focus will be placed on the recovery of Ice Age remains of giant ground sloths & mammoths by crews from the UI Museum of Natural History.... Read more

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