Museums

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 9:00am to 6:00pm
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University of Iowa Main Library
Gallery
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
UIMA@IMU Visual Classroom, third floor

Dada began in Zurich in the midst of the First World War and its hold on the international public imagination grew as rumors of its provocative activities spread. Its initial members disrupted the... Read more

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Old Capitol Museum
Keyes Gallery

In the mid 1800s Iowa City, along with the rest of the state and nation, saw a boom in commercial studio photography.   Portrait painters were often early adopters of the new equipment and tools... Read more

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Old Capitol Museum
Hanson Humanities Gallery

The interaction between animals and their environments is the engine that keeps the planet healthy for all of us. But for many species, time is running out. When you remove one, it affects us all... Read more

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Clinton Street Building
OSA Research Lab

The Lungren Site (13ML224) is a Middle Archaic campsite located in Mills County, Iowa. The site was excavated in the 1960s during the Smithsonian River Basin Surveys, and represents one of a... Read more

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Old Capitol Museum
Supreme Court Chamber

Ever wished you could travel back in time? Join other time travelers for the next best thing—Old Capitol Museum History Club! Each month we will explore a different period of history through... Read more

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:30pm
University of Iowa Museum of Natural History
Macbride Auditorium

Welcome to Iowa City Darwin Day, a grand celebration of science and its many contributions to humanity!

As in previous years, this year we welcome a slate of world-renowned scientists who... Read more

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Iowa City

What gems hide in plain sight in Iowa City’s libraries, museums, and archives?

At the area’s first-ever archives crawl, visitors can snoop in between the pages of historic diaries, read... Read more

Sunday, February 25, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Old Capitol Museum

In conjunction with the University of Iowa's theme semester Climate for Change, please join us for a special hands-on workshop at the Old Capitol Museum with... Read more

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 7:30pm
Art Building West

Presentation by John Hale, University of Louisville

Viking ships are among the most remarkable artifacts in the entire realm of archaeological discovery, dominating European history for... Read more

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 12:00pm
Clinton Engines Museum

In 2008, the University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist (OSA) conducted a targeted survey of Whitewater Canyon and Lost Canyon wildlife management Areas for Jones and Dubuque County... Read more

Friday, March 2, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Old Capitol Museum
Supreme Court Chamber

Bring your toddler to enjoy a story and related activities at the Pentacrest Museums! Recommended for ages 2-4 years old.  Children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the program... Read more

Friday, March 2, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Clinton Street Building
OSA Research Lab

Data recovery excavations were conducted during 2016-2017 at the Dixon site (13WD8), a large Oneota village located along the Little Sioux River in northwest Iowa. The University of Iowa Office of... Read more

Friday, March 2, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
FilmScene

The March First Friday event will present the visual art of Bao Pham. “Seedling” is a collection of drawings and paintings illustrating scenes of contemplation. The figures in these works are in... Read more

Friday, March 2, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
University of Iowa Museum of Natural History
Iowa Hall

Trek through the Museum of Natural History after dark for a fun evening of discovery! Each month, we explore a different area of science, technology, history, and culture with interactive... Read more

Friday, March 2, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
University of Iowa Main Library
Shambaugh Auditorium

Since its opening, the National Museum of African American History and Culture has drawn record crowds. Simply getting an entry ticket is an accomplishment. To create such a powerful, moving... Read more

Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:45am
MERGE

Sarah Dupont, Aboriginal Engagement Librarian at Xwi7xwa Library, University of British Columbia, and Gerry Lawson, a member of the Heiltsuk First Nation and the UBC Museum of Anthropology's Oral... Read more

Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:15pm
MERGE

This talk will explore the colonial history of archive building and considers ways in which digital archives can engage in creative strategies of “remix” to decolonize the archive.


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Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Whiterock Conservancy
Visitor's Center

Have an interesting archeological find you want to learn more about? Then join us on March 3rd at Whiterock Conservancy and learn from the experts how old your artifact is, where it came from, how... Read more

Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:45pm
MERGE

Bethany Wiggin will discuss Data Refuge, which she and her co-... Read more

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