Museums

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 -
9:00am to 6:00pm
+30 more dates
University of Iowa Main Library
Gallery

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

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
+40 more dates
Old Capitol Museum
Hanson Humanities Gallery

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

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
+42 more dates
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
Black Box Theater

This exhibition explores the collaborative nature of lithography at the Tamarind Institute. Thirty lithographs by contemporary artists are accompanied by historic prints. Students and scholars... Read more

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
+64 more dates
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
UIMA@IMU Visual Classroom, third floor

Bodies in Motion compares the dance photography of Barbara Morgan to work produced by artists from the Renaissance to the present. Imagined as a complement to Dance Marathon, which takes place in... Read more

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
+46 more dates
Old Capitol Museum
Keyes Gallery for Arts, Humanities, and Sciences

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, April 1, 2017 -
8:00am to 5:00pm
Sharpless Auctions Facility, 5049 Herbert Hoover Hwy NE, Iowa City

Come see the UI Mobile Museum and its brand-new exhibits for 2017!

Oneota Archeological Connections shares incredible artifacts of the Oneota, ancestors of our state’s namesake, the Ioway... Read more

Saturday, April 1, 2017 -
8:00am to 5:00pm
+1 more date
Sharpless Auctions Facility, 5049 Herbert Hoover Hwy NE, Iowa City

Come see the UI Mobile Museum and its brand-new exhibits for 2017!

Oneota Archeological Connections shares incredible artifacts of the Oneota, ancestors of our state’s namesake, the Ioway... Read more

Saturday, April 1, 2017 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm
Hancher Auditorium

A fundraising event to support UIMA and a celebration of our success working out of the box.

Try your luck at our Wall of Boxes.  Proceeds benefit UIMA programming. Everyone wins!

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

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

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 -
9:00am to 3:00pm
Central Park Nature Center, Jones County

In 2013, Jones County Conservation Board and the University of Iowa Office of the State Archeologist, with help from a team of AmeriCorps volunteers, dozens of local students, and an archaeologist... Read more

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

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
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, April 7, 2017 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
FilmScene

Party for art at the next University of Iowa Museum of Art (UIMA) First Friday reception at FilmScene! UIMA First Fridays provide an ideal chance to usher... Read more

Friday, April 7, 2017 -
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! Discover the smallest, yet most powerful and important creatures on earth with interactive demonstrations, fun... Read more

Saturday, April 8, 2017 -
10:30am to 4:30pm
University of Iowa Pentacrest
Old Capitol Museum. Museum of Natural History

Join us for family fun and activities at the Old Capitol Museum and the UI Museum of Natural History.  Hands-on activities will include Cheerio Bird Feeders, Popsicle Stick Harmonicas, Animal... 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

Thursday, April 13, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Old Capitol Museum
Senate Chamber

WWI Lecture Series - 1 of 3

Director of the Amana Heritage Society, Jon Childers will be discussing how anti-German sentiment was encountered during World War I. The Amana Society worked... Read more

Friday, April 14, 2017 -
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! Discover the smallest, yet most powerful and important creatures on earth with interactive demonstrations, fun... Read more

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 7:30pm
Black Hawk State Historic Site
Singing Bird Nature Center

John Hedden, research archaeologist at the University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist, will present on, The Davenport Danish Hall Site (13ST323).  A Lesson in Urban Archaeology from the... Read more

Thursday, April 27, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
University of Iowa Museum of Natural History
Iowa Hall

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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