Museums

Sunday, September 21, 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

Monday, September 22, 2014 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Art Building West

The Violin Makers of Prague by Jan Spidlen: 

Addressing a broader idea of craft, Jan Spidlen will speak about the long tradition of violin-making in Prague, Czech Republic. Spidlen himself... Read more

Friday, September 26, 2014 - 3:00pm to 8:00pm
Mitchell R. Owen Nature Center

The Mobile Museum will be located at the Milton R. Owen Nature Center in Osage from 3-8 p.m. and  will be free and open to the public! The Museum features an array of exhibits that focus on three... Read more

Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
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Fort Atkinson Community Center

The Mobile Museum will be located near the Fort Atkinson Community Center and  will be free and open to the public! The Museum features an array of exhibits that focus on three very different eras... Read more

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 11:30am to 1:30pm
Dental Science Building

The Mobile Museum will be located in front of the UI College of Dentistry and  will be free and open to the public! The Museum features an array of exhibits that focus on three very different eras... Read more

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Art Building West

 

In the seventeenth century, Chinese export porcelain teapots sent to Europe were new, exciting, and novel in shape and design. These special vessels were used only by the very few who... 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 3rd, 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

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

Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 3:00pm
University of Iowa Museum of Natural History

The unforgettable story of the Ioway people continues where the award-winning “Lost Nation: The Ioway” left off in two one-hour documentary films.  When the Ioway are forcibly removed from their... 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 - 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

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