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Arts & Craftsman
Art Walks
September 28, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (US Central)
Location: Begins at University Library front lobby

Join Museum Security & Education Program Assistant Nicholas Scott on an art walk focusing on the Arts and Crafts Movement found in the Art on Campus Collection.

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Double Take
October 11, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (US Central)
Location: Christian Petersen Art Museum, Morrill Hall

REGISTRATION REQUIRED! Join Arts and Visual Culture Assistant Teaching Professor Celinda Stamy for a workshop guiding participants through the process of gesture drawing.

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Double Take
October 11, 2022, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (US Central)
Location: Christian Petersen Art Museum, Morrill Hall

REGISTRATION REQUIRED! Join Arts and Visual Culture Assistant Teaching Professor Celinda Stamy for a workshop guiding participants through the process of gesture drawing.

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Double Take
October 15, 2022, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (US Central)
Location: Farm House Museum & Christian Petersen Art Museum

Having trouble getting to the museum during the week? Enjoy the University Museums’ central campus locations and fall exhibitions during an open house weekend, Saturday & Sunday, October 15 & 16 from 1:00-4:00pm. Light refreshments will be served at the Farm House Museum.

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All the Evils
Double Take
October 16, 2022, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (US Central)
Location: Farm House Museum & Christian Petersen Art Museum

Having trouble getting to the museum during the week? Enjoy the University Museums’ central campus locations and fall exhibitions during an open house weekend, Saturday & Sunday, October 15 & 16 from 1:00-4:00pm. Light refreshments will be served at the Farm House Museum.

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Arts & Craftsman
October 20, 2022, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (US Central)
Location: Farm House Museum

REGISTRATION REQUIRED! Narrated by Liev Schreiber, this short movie produced by PBS in 2009 examines the story of Elbert Hubbard a rebel and philosopher who founded a utopian Arts and Crafts colony Roycroft in 1895, became a pop culture icon, and influenced American thought in the early twentieth century. (57 min)

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Arts & Craftsman
October 20, 2022, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM (US Central)
Location: Farm House Museum

REGISTRATION REQUIRED! Narrated by Liev Schreiber, this short movie produced by PBS in 2009 examines the story of Elbert Hubbard a rebel and philosopher who founded a utopian Arts and Crafts colony Roycroft in 1895, became a pop culture icon, and influenced American thought in the early twentieth century. (57 min)

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John Buck
Reflecting on Iowa
Date Night
October 21, 2022, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (US Central)
Location: Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building

Start your date night out right with a scavenger hunt in the Brunnier! Have fun finding all the hidden images with your special someone or come with friends and compete to see who can find all the images first.

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Reflecting on Iowa
October 22, 2022, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (US Central)
Location: Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building

In operation from 1896-1957, Heisey owed its beauty to an excellent glass formula, high quality raw materials, and to the way their glassware was finished. Heisy collector and Quester Caroline Jensen will highlight examples from the Iowa Quester Glass Collection and her personal collection of Heisey.

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Art Walks
October 26, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (US Central)
Location: Begins at Christian Petersen Art Museum, Morrill Hall

The human figure appears countless times in the Art on Campus Collection, but the addition of abstraction adds a new layer of interpretation. Curator Sydney Marshall leads this Art Walk.

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October 30, 2022, 2:00 PM (US Central)
Location: Albaugh Family Plaza, Cyclone Sports Complex

Director and Chief Curator Lynette Pohlman will give a tour of the newest work of art in the Art on Campus Collection, Breaking Barriers by artist Ivan Toth Depeña. This work of art is to be installed in the Albaugh Family Plaza, Cyclone Sports Complex in October 2022 to begin a year-long campus commemoration of Jack Trice.

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John Buck
November 2, 2022, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM (US Central)
Location: Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building

Join Assistant Professor of Art & Visual Culture and Printmaker, Raluca Iancu, as she demonstrates and discusses techniques of relief carved and hand printing.

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November 3, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (US Central)
Location: Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

Breaking Barriers was commissioned by Iowa State University to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Trice’s death on October 6, 1923. This program will explore the recent legacy sculpture by public artist Ivan Toth Depeña that honors, commemorates, and memorializes Trice's campus legacy as expressed through the power of art.

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All the Evils
November 6, 2022, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (US Central)
Location: Reiman Gallery, Christian Petersen Art Museum, Morrill Hall

Gather in the exhibition All the Evils… Christian Petersen and the Art of War in Morrill Hall for a gallery walk led by guest curator Lea Rosson DeLong focusing on the sculpture The Unknown Political Prisoner. Recent research completed at the Museums of Modern Art and the Smithsonian Institution’s Archives for American Art shed new light on Petersen’s sculpture.

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Date Night
Yuletide
November 11, 2022, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (US Central)
Location: Farm House Museum

Experience the Farm House Museums’ turn-of-the-century ambiance with a someone special or a group of friends on this evening.

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November 13, 2022, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (US Central)
Location: Christian Petersen Art Museum, Morrill Hall

Director and Chief Curator Lynette Pohlman will discuss the latest campus public art projects from conception and fabrication to installation, care, and education of the public.

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Double Take
November 17, 2022, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM (US Central)
Location: Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

Experience a different kind of museum visit as you are introduced to works of art through the lens of dancers. This evening will feature student performances of original compositions under the direction of Kinesiology faculty member Cynthia Adams.

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Art Walks
November 30, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (US Central)
Location: University Library Lobby

In connection with the Brunnier Art Museum exhibition John Buck: Prints and Sculpture from the collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation, this University Museums Art Walk explores the art of printmaking through the many examples in the Art on Campus Collection.

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Yuletide
December 2, 2022, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (US Central)
Location: Farm House Museum

Hosted by the University Museums’ interns, celebrate the holiday season at the Farm House Museum. Take part in free Victorian yuletide themed activities and crafts while you enjoy holiday treats.

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Yuletide
December 3, 2022, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (US Central)
Location: Farm House Museum

Enjoy festive family fun at the Farm House Museum. Victorian yuletide-themed crafts and holiday treats will be provided. Tours of the historic home in full period decoration offered throughout the afternoon and the opportunity to meet and take a picture with Santa.

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Art Walks
December 7, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (US Central)
Location: begins at UDCC lobby, 207 Beyer Court

It's the first of a series of Art Walks focusing on the art within specific buildings on campus. Student living spaces are home to a number of public works of art. This tour will focus on works of art in UDCC and Friley, and how these sites affect interpretations of the art.

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