Thursday, October 20, 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

Thursday, October 20, 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

Thursday, October 20, 2016 (All day)
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Virtual Event

Become a part of history without even leaving your house!  Join our virtual event any time October 20-24 to transcribe antique egg cards from the UI Museum of Natural History's bird collection.... Read more

Thursday, October 20, 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

Thursday, October 20, 2016 -
10:00am to 8:00pm
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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

Thursday, October 20, 2016 -
10:00am to 8:00pm
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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, October 20, 2016 -
10:00am to 8:00pm
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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

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

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 3:30pm
Schaeffer Hall

Provenance research is an important museum practice that documents a chain of ownership from the creation of an object to the present.  Interdisciplinary research by art historians, historians,... 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 -
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

Friday, November 4, 2016 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm

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, November 4, 2016 -
6:00pm 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

Sunday, November 6, 2016 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Old Capitol Museum

Join us for a special Piano Sundays concert featuring this year's Music Teachers' National Association State Competition winners.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 7:00pm
University of Iowa Main Library

This event is part of SHAKESPEARE AT IOWA (August 29 - December 30), a celebration hosted by the University of Iowa Libraries. 

Refreshments... Read more

Thursday, November 10, 2016 -
7:30pm to 8:30pm
Visual Arts Building

In conjunction with UIMA fall exhibition Clay Revisited: Traditions in Shards, Benj Upchurch will present his work in clay through a lecture and demonstration. Upchurch will discuss the creative... Read more

Thursday, November 17, 2016 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
University of Iowa Museum of Natural History

Want to make a creation that is sky-high?  Come play with marshmallows and see how big you can build!  Makerspace Thursdays are free, and no reservation is required.