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Art & Write Night

Friday, August 5, 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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Art & Write Night

Friday, July 1, 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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Art & Write Night

Friday, June 3, 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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Grant Wood Fellow Talk: Elena Smyrniotis

Monday, May 9, 2022 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Virtual
Elena Smyrniotis, Grant Wood Fellow in Printmaking Anxious Landscapes Anxious Landscapes revisits human constructs such as maps, topography, space, and architecture to highlight tensions between the realities and fictions of fabricated landscapes. Smyrniotis’s work seeks to demonstrate art’s ability to provoke emotional responses to climate change by focusing on humans’ relationship with their environments. Smyrniotis’s installation Dispossessed represents a surreal seascape of icebergs...
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Art & Write Night

Friday, May 6, 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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European Studies Group Lecture - Estrella de Diego

Wednesday, May 4, 2022 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Virtual
The European Studies Group will present a virtual guest lecture by Professor Estrella de Diego of the Universidad Complutense (UCM) from 2:00-3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4, via Zoom.  An art historian, curator, and member of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts and of the board of trustees of the Museo del Prado, Estrella de Diego will deliver a talk entitled "Negotiating Museum Narratives," discussing topics from her forthcoming book, The Prado Unnoticed. This event is free and open to the public...
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Stanley Reads - Spring 2022, #3

Monday, April 25, 2022 7:00pm
Virtual
This spring, as part of the University of Iowa’s 175th anniversary, the Stanley Reads book club will be reading A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley. A Thousand Acres won the National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction in 1991 and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1992. Please register to join: https://tinyurl.com/1000acres. Stanley Reads will meet at 7:00 p.m.on three Mondays: February 21, March 21, and April 25. Programs will take place over Zoom with closed-captioning available. To encourage...
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Stanley smART Talks: The Art of Process—Exploration, Expression, and Meaning Making through Creative Acts

Friday, April 15, 2022 11:00am to 11:30am
Virtual
In this smART talk, we’ll look at the history of process art from its roots in various spiritual practices, philosophy, and psychological research that inspired modern artists, to abstract expressionism, performance, and land-based art.   We’ll explore artists from the Stanley’s collection and beyond whose process-driven work transcends the boundaries of the body, time, setting, and traditional mediums and forms to create spaces for witnessing pure human expression. Finally, we will discuss...
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Public Talk: Ian Berry, director of the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum

Thursday, April 7, 2022 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Art Building West
Ian Berry is the director of the art museum at Skidmore College, and his ambitious vision has shaped the Tang’s mission to spark curiosity and foster collaborative learning through active engagement with ideas, artworks, and exhibitions.  Among other topics, Berry will discuss his influential, collaborative model for faculty-curated exhibitions—a process that has resulted in over 100 ground-breaking, cross-disciplinary shows closely linked to Skidmore’s curriculum.  These exhibitions have...
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Art & Write Night

Friday, April 1, 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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An Evening with Judy Heumann and Senator Tom Harkin

Wednesday, March 30, 2022 7:30pm
Hancher Auditorium
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Judy Heumann and Tom Harkin event has been canceled. We hope to reschedule the event for a later date. As information becomes available, we will post it on both the UI Lecture Committee and Hancher websites. If you have questions, please email lecture-committee@uiowa.edu   Support provided by the following University of Iowa Sponsors: UI Student Government Health and Human Physiology LiveWell Council on Disability Awareness Division of Diversity...
Canceled
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Crip Camp Documentary Film Screening and live Q+A / Reception with Judy Heumann

Tuesday, March 29, 2022 6:30pm
FilmScene (Chauncey)
University of Iowa Department of Therapeutic Recreation presents: "Crip Camp" Documentary Film Screening Followed by Live Q&A, reception, and book signing with Judy Heumann   "Tells the story of a landmark movement with verve, humor, and fiery righteousness."—Robert Abele, The Wrap "A vital and joyful work that puts a lesser-known part of American civil rights history on the map."—Sophie Monks Kaufman, Sight & Sound "The spirit of revolution - righteously angry yet full of bonhomie...
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Grant Wood Fellow Talk - A session exploring Contemporary Regionalism in Musical Contexts with Josh Henderson

Monday, March 28, 2022 7:00pm
Virtual
In "A session exploring Contemporary Regionalism in Musical Contexts," Henderson will discuss the rejection of the abstract in the sonic world along with a musical demonstration. Join us via Zoom: https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/91302991403 Josh Henderson, Grant Wood Fellow in Interdisciplinary Performance, is enjoying a multi-faceted career as a cross-genre violinist, violist, and composer. As a classical soloist, he has performed with the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, China Performing Arts...
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Stanley Creates: Cardboard Loom Weaving

Saturday, March 26, 2022 2:00pm
Virtual
The art of weaving has a rich history across cultures, and we have many beautiful woven artworks in the Stanley’s collection.  In this program, you will use household materials to create a simple loom and learn methods to make small multicolor woven pieces of your own, which can be transformed into wall hangings, coasters, bookmarks, or other creations of your choosing. Register: https://tinyurl.com/StanleyCreatesMarch2022 Stanley Creates is an interactive program for children and teens to...
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Grant Wood Fellow Talk - "A Growing Payne: Self-Meditations, Chronologies, Surrendering. Who Am I Now? " with Johnathan Payne

Thursday, March 24, 2022 7:00pm
Virtual
Tonight's Grant Wood Fellow talk with Johnathan Payne is postponed due to illness. We regret the inconvenience and will reschedule as soon as possible.   "A Growing Payne: Self-Meditations, Chronologies, Surrendering. Who Am I Now?" Taking an alternative approach to the traditional artist lecture, Payne will share personal and professional vignettes to construct a more emotionally complex narrative of an artist’s life. These stories will be supplemented with original artworks, photographs...
Canceled
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Stanley Reads - Spring 2022, #2

Monday, March 21, 2022 7:00pm
Virtual
This spring, as part of the University of Iowa’s 175th anniversary, the Stanley Reads book club will be reading A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley. A Thousand Acres won the National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction in 1991 and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1992. Please register to join: https://tinyurl.com/1000acres.  Stanley Reads will meet at 7:00 p.m.on three Mondays: February 21, March 21, and April 25. Programs will take place over Zoom with closed-captioning available. To...
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EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Anne Frank (PT II)

Wednesday, March 9, 2022 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Virtual
The University of Iowa Pentacrest Museums explores current exhibition Let Me Be Myself: The Life Story of Anne Frank through the Exhibition Spotlight program series in a special two-part virtual panel event. Pentacrest Museums Director of Education & Engagement, Carolina Kaufman will moderate discussion with panelists on a variety of related topics to share the story and legacy of Anne Frank and her impact on society. These sessions will illuminate how Frank's story has inspired new approaches...
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Art & Write Night

Friday, March 4, 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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Provost's Global Forum: Teaching Anne Frank - Joel Barkan Memorial Lecture

Wednesday, March 2, 2022 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Virtual
February 28 - March 2, 2022, the University of Iowa will host scholars, experts, and researchers from around the world as part of the 2022 Provost’s Global Forum, "Teaching Anne Frank." With a goal to inspire discussions of global affairs and build relationships between the university and the state of Iowa, this Provost's Global Forum brings together a multi-disciplinary panel of experts from Iowa and across Europe to highlight the educational value and continuing relevance of Anne Frank's...
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Provost's Global Forum: Teaching Anne Frank - Film Screening

Tuesday, March 1, 2022 7:00pm to 8:30pm
FilmScene (Chauncey)
February 28 - March 2, 2022, the University of Iowa will host scholars, experts, and researchers from around the world as part of the 2022 Provost’s Global Forum, "Teaching Anne Frank." With a goal to inspire discussions of global affairs and build relationships between the university and the state of Iowa, this Provost's Global Forum brings together a multi-disciplinary panel of experts from Iowa and across Europe to highlight the educational value and continuing relevance of Anne Frank's...