Museums

Saturday, February 25, 2017 -
8:00am to 10:00pm
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University of Iowa Main Library

The University of Iowa Main Library Learning Commons will host Places & Spaces: Mapping Science, a digital exhibition featuring compelling visualizations of research data. The exhibition’s... Read more

Saturday, February 25, 2017 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
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University of Iowa Main Library

DOCUMENTING DADA / DISSEMINATING DADA
An exhibition at the Main Library Gallery
January 18 – April 28, 2017

Curated by Timothy Shipe, curator of the International Dada Archive,... Read more

Saturday, February 25, 2017 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
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Old Capitol Museum

Smart houses, smart watches, smart cookware, smart streetlights—more and more objects and aspects of our daily lives are connected to or conducted on the Internet. What does it mean to people and... Read more

Saturday, February 25, 2017 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
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Old Capitol Museum

Have you ever wondered about the universe beyond our planet? For decades, scientists in the Department of Physics and Astronomy have worked to solve the mysteries of space. Join them on this... Read more

Thursday, March 2, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Old Capitol Museum

Follow the Water: The Scientific Exploration of Mars

From the earliest days of astronomy we have gazed upon Mars, one of our nearest neighbors in a vast cosmos, and wondered whether it... Read more

Friday, March 3, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
University of Iowa Museum of Natural History

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 3, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Clinton Street Building

In 2014, Marion County Conservation Board ranger Mike Kalkwarf was conducting a routine shoreline inspection when he noted large skeletal elements along the eroding shoreline of Lake Red Rock,... Read more

Friday, March 3, 2017 -
2:00pm to 6:00pm
Biology Building East

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, March 4, 2017 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
University of Iowa Museum of Natural History

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

Friday, March 10, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Clinton Street Building

Woodpecker Cave (13JH202) has been the site of a University of Iowa archaeological field school for the last five years. Excavations are ongoing, and suggest that Woodpecker Cave functioned as a... Read more

Friday, March 10, 2017 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
University of Iowa Museum of Natural History

Trek through the Museum of Natural History after dark for a fun evening of discovery! Discover animals in folklore and ones that used to be thought of as myths with interactive demonstrations, fun... Read more

Sunday, March 12, 2017 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Old Capitol Museum

The March Piano Sundays concert features Réne Lecuona and Soprano Rachel Joselson will offer selections from French and German solo... Read more

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 7:00pm
Wickiup Hill Learning Center

The 19th century Third Street Cemetery, the first established Catholic cemetery in Dubuque, suffered decades of neglect, multiple episodes of purposeful and inadvertent burial removal, and by the... Read more

Thursday, March 23, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
University of Iowa Museum of Natural History

Do you like to create new things? Join us for Makerspace Thursdays! All ages welcome, Makerspace Thursdays are free and no reservation is required, but some supplies may be limited.

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Friday, March 24, 2017 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
University of Iowa Museum of Natural History

Trek through the Museum of Natural History after dark for a fun evening of discovery! Discover animals in folklore and ones that used to be thought of as myths with interactive demonstrations, fun... Read more

Sunday, April 2, 2017 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Old Capitol Museum

The March Piano Sundays concert features Uriel Tsachor and members of his studio.

Thursday, April 6, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Old Capitol Museum

Into Interstellar Space With Voyager 1

In a great technical feat, on August 25, 2012, after a flight time of 35 years, the Voyager 1 spacecraft crossed the heliopause into interstellar... Read more

Friday, April 7, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am
Old Capitol Museum

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, April 7, 2017 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
University of Iowa Museum of Natural History

Trek through the Museum of Natural History after dark for a fun evening of discovery! Discover the smallest, yet most powerful and important creatures on earth with interactive demonstrations, fun... Read more

Monday, April 10, 2017 - 7:30pm
Art Building West

Kim Shelton, University of California, Berkeley

This elaborately illustrated lecture will present the results of eleven seasons of excavation by the Archaeological Society of Athens at ‘... Read more

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