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Tuesday, January 17, 2023 - 9:00am to 8:00pm
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University of Iowa Main Library
Main Library Gallery

On display now in the Main Library Gallery:

Out & About: Queer Life in Iowa City is an exhibition about some of the many LGBTQ+ people and organizations in Iowa City’s history... Read more

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 - 9:00am to 6:00pm
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University of Iowa Main Library
Main Library Gallery

On display now in the Main Library Gallery:

Out & About: Queer Life in Iowa City is an exhibition about some of the many LGBTQ+ people and organizations in Iowa City’s history. Across... Read more

Saturday, January 21, 2023 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
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University of Iowa Main Library
Main Library Gallery

On display now in the Main Library Gallery:

Out & About: Queer Life in Iowa City is an exhibition about some of the many LGBTQ+ people and organizations in Iowa City’s history. Across... Read more

Sunday, January 22, 2023 - 3:00pm
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Stanley Museum of Art
Visual Classroom

Join us monthly to generate new creative writing inspired by works in the Stanley collection. Each session will be led by a different talented writer from our area, who will be offering a new... Read more

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Books

Derek (DK) Nnuro will read from his debut novel, What Napoleon Could Not Do, followed by a conversation with esteemed poet and educator Tameka Cage Conley about the book and its themes.... Read more

Saturday, February 11, 2023 - 2:00pm
Stanley Museum of Art
Lobby

Did you know that the average human eye can detect more shades of green than of any other color? Green also has many meanings and interpretations, such as wealth, peace, springtime, and envy. Join... Read more

Sunday, February 12, 2023 - 2:00pm
Stanley Museum of Art
Lobby

Nina Roth-Wells holds a BA in French and art history from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, and an MA in art conservation, specializing in painted surfaces, from Queen’s... Read more

Wednesday, February 15, 2023 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
University of Iowa Main Library
Main Library Gallery

Enjoy refreshments and an open house in recognition of the Spring 2023 Main Library Gallery exhibit, Out & About: Queer Life in Iowa City, curated by Madde Hoberg... Read more

Saturday, February 18, 2023 - 2:00pm
Stanley Museum of Art
Lobby

"Unpacking the Demons: Within, Between, and Beyond Race" with 2022–23 Grant Wood Fellow for Painting and Drawing Michael Dixon

This chronological overview of Michael Dixon’s art career,... Read more

Sunday, February 19, 2023 - 2:00pm
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Stanley Museum of Art

In this class, participants will draw artworks in the museum's collection. Each session will focus on a different piece. The sessions will begin with an introduction to and discussion of the... Read more

Thursday, February 23, 2023 - 7:00pm
Stanley Museum of Art
Lobby

Groundbreaking painter, Iowa alumnus, and founding member of the Black Artists Group, Oliver Lee Jackson presents "The Alchemy of Making," a public talk at the Stanley. Jackson's... Read more

Saturday, February 25, 2023 - 2:00pm
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Stanley Museum of Art

This spring, the Stanley Reads book group features What Napoleon Could Not Do, the debut novel of Derek (DK) Nnuro, the museum’s curator of special projects. The club will meet three... Read more

Thursday, March 2, 2023 - 7:00pm
Stanley Museum of Art
Lobby

Academic museums are uniquely positioned to act as catalysts in higher education, to serve as bridges between campuses and communities, and to enhance the future of museums. How can we unlock the... Read more

Friday, March 3, 2023 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Stanley Museum of Art

This unique and hands-on program integrates art viewing, art making and mindfulness strategies to provide students with tools to de-stress, manage anxiety, and develop wellness practices.

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Saturday, March 11, 2023 - 2:00pm
Stanley Museum of Art

In this Stanley Creates kids, teens, and their families will draw inspiration from quilts in the Stanley's collection to create our own paper quilt. Using collage, paper-cutting techniques, and... Read more

Canceled
Thursday, March 23, 2023 - 7:00pm
Stanley Museum of Art
Lobby
This event has been cancelled. We are working to find a new time when Franklin Peters can come to campus.

Acoma potter Franklin Peters will discuss his... Read more

Canceled
Thursday, March 23, 2023 - 7:00pm
Stanley Museum of Art
Lobby

Acoma potter Franklin Peters will discuss his art and process. This talk culminates a five-day visit to the university that includes a studio... Read more

Tuesday, March 28, 2023 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
University of Iowa Main Library
Main Library Gallery

Join curator Madde Hoberg for a special guided tour of the Out & About: Queer Life in Iowa City exhibition in the Main Library Gallery! All are welcome to attend this free event.

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Thursday, April 6, 2023 - 7:00pm
Stanley Museum of Art
Lobby

The Fusion of African Retentive and Continued Trinbagonian dances and Contemporary American dance for the classroom and stage

Kieron Dwayne Sargeant’s... Read more

Friday, April 7, 2023 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Stanley Museum of Art

This unique and hands-on program integrates art viewing, art making and mindfulness strategies to provide students with tools to de-stress, manage anxiety, and develop wellness practices.

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