Museums

Friday, September 30, 2016 (All day)
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Figge Art Museum

This exhibition presents sculpture and two-dimensional examples of how artists develop their ideas, using a variety of materials and mediums. The exhibition is organized by Legacies for Iowa: A... Read more

Friday, September 30, 2016 (All day)
US Bank

The University of Iowa Museum of Art shares selected works from the UIMA School Program's Collections.

Friday, September 30, 2016 (All day)
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UIMA@IMU Visual Classroom

UI Museum of Art exhibition “Political Prints” confronts the viewer with the reality of our divisions. By presenting us with instances of promise and peril in recent America history, the artists... Read more

Friday, September 30, 2016 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
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Old Capitol Museum

One third of Iowans claim German heritage, far more than any other ethnic group.  Drawing on research by UI faculty and students, this new exhibit examines the lasting influence of German culture... Read more

Friday, September 30, 2016 -
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

Friday, September 30, 2016 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
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Old Capitol Museum

Have No Fear: Islamophobia in the 21st Century is an exhibit of contemporary art from the Middle East that tells stories of artists directly affected by terrorism. By sharing how conflict affected... Read more

Sunday, October 2, 2016 -
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Old Capitol Museum

Piano Sundays features students and faculty from the UI School of Music.  

Friday, October 7, 2016 -
10:00am to 10:45am
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

Saturday, October 8, 2016 (All day)
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Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

For much of the history of ceramics, the primary use of the clay medium was in functional ware, usually classified as pottery. While sculptural forms made of clay were plentiful, such works were... Read more

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
University of Iowa Main Library

Artist Emily Martin will speak on her recent work using Shakespeare’s tragedies as her source material.

 

Iowa Bibliophiles is a group that meets monthly at the University of Iowa... Read more

Saturday, October 15, 2016 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
University of Iowa Museum of Natural History

The Iowa Climate Festival is an educational opportunity to learn about climate science through discussions and hands-on experimentation.  All events will be held in the UI Museum of Natural... Read more

Monday, October 17, 2016 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Old Capitol Museum

Join the dance company Step Afrika! as they guide you through the tradition of stepping. A highly interactive program that incorporates world traditions, demonstrated through the lively South... Read more

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Art Building West

“More Than 60 Years”

With political imagery from her American People series and a firsthand account of the 1960s civil rights movement, Faith Ringgold will begin a lecture that surveys her... Read more

Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 1:00pm
Coe College Quad

Celebrate ancient technology around the world, from medieval times back thousands of years! This year's event is all about ancient technology, anything before AD 1500. We will be featuring... Read more

Friday, October 28, 2016 -
5:30pm to 8:30pm
University of Iowa Pentacrest Museums

Our annual Halloween event for kids is back and better than ever!  Explore activities at both the Old Capitol Museum and Museum of Natural History.  Admission is free.  Costumes are encouraged but... Read more

Saturday, October 29, 2016 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Wickiup Hill Outdoor Learning Center

Join OSA's Mark Anderson and come and try your hand at using an ancient hunting tool, the atlatl or spear thrower. We will provide the spears, darts, and pumpkins - plus other targets too. Also,... Read more

Sunday, October 30, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Old Capitol Museum

Iowa City actors and the St. Raphael Orthodox Church Choir will perform.  The event is free & open to the public.

Thursday, November 3, 2016 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Old Capitol Museum

*Carried over from Sept. 29, 2016*

Sponsored by the University of Iowa Center for Human Rights, "Being Muslim in America" will consider how Islam, identity, and self-expression exist in a... Read more

Friday, November 4, 2016 -
12:00am to 8:00pm
Old Capitol Museum

Learn about voting in a general election by casting your vote for the best Dessert President. Your Voice, Your Vote is for children in grades 1-6, space is limited! Register using ... Read more

Friday, November 4, 2016 -
10:00am to 10:45am
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

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