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Grant Wood Fellow Talk: Johanna Winters

Thursday, January 26, 2023 7:00pm
Stanley Museum of Art
Staging Grounds for Desire: Mimesis, Precarity, and the Puppet Body 2022–23 Grant Wood Fellow Johanna Winters will discuss her work and research in performance, video, printmaking, and puppetry. Johanna Winters is an artist, puppeteer, and educator based in Iowa City. Her work engages puppetry, video, performance, printmaking, and sculpture to dispatch anxieties about aging in a female body. Currently this work considers the condition of a puppet protagonist who totters between keening self...
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Write at the Stanley

Sunday, January 22, 2023 3:00pm
Stanley Museum of Art
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 prompt and a new approach to ekphrastic writing (writing inspired by visual art). Bring your own notebook and pencil or computer and leave with the beginning of a newly written piece. Co-sponsored by Iowa City Poetry. Teen and adult writers in all genres are welcome. Write at the Stanley meets every fourth...
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Suspended: Systemic Oppression in Our Schools

Saturday, January 21, 2023 10:00am to 5:00pm
Old Capitol Museum
The African American Museum of Iowa's exhibition Suspended: Systemic Oppression in Our Schools will be on display in the 2nd Floor Rotunda at the Old Capitol Museum starting January 18, 2023 through August 31, 2023. The exhibit is open to the public during the museum's open hours, Wednesday - Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Suspended: Systemic Oppression in Our Schools

Friday, January 20, 2023 10:00am to 5:00pm
Old Capitol Museum
The African American Museum of Iowa's exhibition Suspended: Systemic Oppression in Our Schools will be on display in the 2nd Floor Rotunda at the Old Capitol Museum starting January 18, 2023 through August 31, 2023. The exhibit is open to the public during the museum's open hours, Wednesday - Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Stanley Campus Council Monthly Event

Thursday, January 19, 2023 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Stanley Museum of Art
Join the Stanley Campus Council for an exciting return-to-campus event—sip a warm beverage, mingle in the lobby, and take a peek at the galleries to see what works have rotated in or out over winter break. 
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TA Open House

Thursday, January 19, 2023 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Stanley Museum of Art
For Teaching Assistants interested in utilizing the Stanley Museum of Art in their instruction.
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Suspended: Systemic Oppression in Our Schools

Thursday, January 19, 2023 10:00am to 5:00pm
Old Capitol Museum
The African American Museum of Iowa's exhibition Suspended: Systemic Oppression in Our Schools will be on display in the 2nd Floor Rotunda at the Old Capitol Museum starting January 18, 2023 through August 31, 2023. The exhibit is open to the public during the museum's open hours, Wednesday - Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Suspended: Systemic Oppression in Our Schools

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 10:00am to 5:00pm
Old Capitol Museum
The African American Museum of Iowa's exhibition Suspended: Systemic Oppression in Our Schools will be on display in the 2nd Floor Rotunda at the Old Capitol Museum starting January 18, 2023 through August 31, 2023. The exhibit is open to the public during the museum's open hours, Wednesday - Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Study at the Stanley

Thursday, December 15, 2022 10:00am to 4:00pm
Stanley Museum of Art
Study for finals and wrap up semester projects at the Stanley with snacks in the lobby. Take a break in our galleries to find a new favorite artwork.
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Study at the Stanley

Wednesday, December 14, 2022 10:00am to 4:00pm
Stanley Museum of Art
Study for finals and wrap up semester projects at the Stanley with snacks in the lobby. Take a break in our galleries to find a new favorite artwork.
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Study at the Stanley

Tuesday, December 13, 2022 10:00am to 4:00pm
Stanley Museum of Art
Study for finals and wrap up semester projects at the Stanley with snacks in the lobby. Take a break in our galleries to find a new favorite artwork.
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Wilder Hill Players Holiday Performance

Sunday, December 11, 2022 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Stanley Museum of Art
The Wilder Hill players are ecstatic to be performing in the beautiful Stanley Museum again! The mission of the University of Iowa Musical Theatre Ambassadors is to spread the joy of musical theatre and song across campus and create more performance opportunities for University of Iowa Musical Theatre students, with the purpose of bolstering enthusiasm for the arts on campus and in the Iowa City Community. The Wilder Hill players will be performing songs that celebrate warm fellowship during...
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Mindfulness in the Museum

Friday, December 9, 2022 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Stanley Museum of Art
We welcome students to the museum from 2:30 to 4 p.m. each Friday to relax, sketch, read, meditate, and practice mindfulness. Unwind from the week and enter the weekend refreshed! Handouts from Student Wellness and Art Therapist Dana Keeton are available at the welcome desk. We invite visitors to do the exercises in the Visual Classroom to de-stress and ease themselves into the weekend.
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Stanley Campus Council Monthly Event

Thursday, December 8, 2022 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Stanley Museum of Art
Join the Stanley Campus Council as we prepare to end this fall semester with a bang! Take a break from studying and drop by the Stanley for snacks, stress-relieving crafts and activities, and a movie. You can always come back next week for "Study at the Stanley" to get some real finals-studying done. 
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Guided Meditation Led by Student Wellness

Tuesday, December 6, 2022 12:00pm
Stanley Museum of Art
Take a break from your studies and join us in the present moment. Experience a guided meditation and brief discussion led by Koru Mindfulness teachers. No prior experience is necessary. Please remember, food and beverages must remain in the cloakroom on the first floor. Find more information about mindfulness at UI: https://studentwellness.uiowa.edu/programs/mindfulness
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Hawkapellas Holiday Concert

Sunday, December 4, 2022 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Stanley Museum of Art
Start the holiday season with song! Iowa Hawkapellas, an all-female identifying acappella group, will give their holiday concert in the museum lobby on Sunday, Dec. 4 at 2 p.m. Intersection, Iowa's all-male, tenor/bass acapella group, will open for them. The concert will have one intermission.
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Art & Write Night

Friday, December 2, 2022 6:00pm to 8:00pm
University of Iowa Museum of Natural History
Join the long, rich, historical tradition of artists creating in our spaces. Professional, aspiring, and amateur artists alike, make our museum your muse. The return of this popular program series welcomes guests into the Museum of Natural History's magical gallery spaces after-hours to work on sketching or writing projects with other campus and community artists. Tell a friend, grab a notebook, and join us on the first Friday of each month. We'll provide a new inspo prompt for each session...
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Mindfulness in the Museum

Friday, December 2, 2022 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Stanley Museum of Art
We welcome students to the museum from 2:30 to 4 p.m. each Friday to relax, sketch, read, meditate, and practice mindfulness. Unwind from the week and enter the weekend refreshed! Handouts from Student Wellness and Art Therapist Dana Keeton are available at the welcome desk. We invite visitors to do the exercises in the Visual Classroom to de-stress and ease themselves into the weekend.
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Chill & Create

Friday, December 2, 2022 2:30pm 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. During the 2-hour workshop, participants will learn new ways to improve well-being, while benefiting from the positive effects of viewing and making art. No prior art making experience necessary. The workshop will be led by Dana Keeton, a local board-certified art therapist and licensed mental health...
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Stanley Reads

Thursday, December 1, 2022 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Stanley Museum of Art
Thursday, Dec. 1, 7 p.m. - Lan Samantha Chang, director of the UI Iowa Writers Workshop, and Derek Nnuro will discuss how objects in the Homecoming exhibition connect to the themes presented in Chang’s novel The Family Chao. Participants are encouraged to have completed the novel before the first meeting. The Family Chao is a highly entertaining literary mystery that portrays a Chinese American family dealing with the death of their patriarch and the ensuing trial in the families small...