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Mindfulness in the Museum

Friday, September 30, 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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Practice Meditation in the Museum

Thursday, September 29, 2022 7:00pm
Stanley Museum of Art
Join us in the Visual Classroom with Student Wellness to experience a guided meditation and brief discussion led by Koru Mindfulness teachers. No prior experience is necessary. Open to all. Please remember, food and beverages must remain in the cloakroom on the first floor. Find more information about mindfulness at UI: https://hr.uiowa.edu/livewell/mindfulness https://studentwellness.uiowa.edu/programs/mindfulness  
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Gallery Talk with Cory Gundlach

Saturday, September 24, 2022 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Stanley Museum of Art
Join Curator of African Art Cory Gundlach for an informal talk covering his installations in the "Homecoming" exhibition.
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A Conversation with Nigel Hall

Friday, September 23, 2022 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Pappajohn Business Building
British artist Nigel Hall, will be participate in a public interview
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Mindfulness in the Museum

Friday, September 23, 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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IBL Speaker Series - Jasmine Abdel-khalik, “Discrimination via Integrity Rights: VARA After 30"

Tuesday, September 20, 2022 12:45pm to 1:45pm
Boyd Law Building
This is part of the Iowa Innovation, Business, and Law Center's Fall 2022 Speaker Series, From Antiquities to Warhol: Exploring the Intersection of Art and Law.   After years of resistance, Congress passed the Visual Artists’ Rights Act (VARA), which provided a limited set of moral rights for a limited subset of artists. Contrary to its usual purpose but congruent with our general copyright scheme, Congress turned moral rights into a reflection of economic market realties. In so doing, VARA...
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Guided Meditation Led by Student Wellness

Friday, September 16, 2022 3:00pm to 3:45pm
Stanley Museum of Art
Take a break from your studies and join us in the present moment. Experience a guided mediation and brief discussion led by Koru Mindfulness teachers. No prior experience is necessary. Find more information about mindfulness at UI: https://studentwellness.uiowa.edu/programs/mindfulness
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IBL Speaker Series - Emily Behzadi, "Decolonizing Cultural Heritage Law"

Friday, September 16, 2022 12:45pm to 1:45pm
Boyd Law Building
This is part of the Iowa Innovation, Business, and Law Center's Fall 2022 Speaker Series, From Antiquities to Warhol: Exploring the Intersection of Art and Law.   Latin America is a region rich with cultural heritage that existed for centuries before its antiquities were looted, trafficked, and sold on the international market. The language used to classify these objects of cultural heritage can be used as a tool of oppression and erasure. In reference to those objects of historical importance...
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UI Family Weekend Docent Tours

Friday, September 16, 2022 12:00pm to 2:45pm
Stanley Museum of Art
The University of Iowa Stanley Museum of Art welcomes families to discover and enjoy extraordinary works of art, explore new ideas, and cultivate new insights into history, culture, and the act of creation. There will be docent-led tours available on Friday, Sept. 16, beginning at 12, 1, and 2 p.m. Each time is limited to 30 people. 2 tours will run concurrently at each time slot. Noon tours: https://uiowa.doubleknot.com/event/ui-family-weekend-docent-tour/2935078 1 pm tours: https://uiowa...
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"Homecoming" Curator Talk with Cory Gundlach, curator of African art

Thursday, September 15, 2022 7:00pm to 7:45pm
Stanley Museum of Art
Join Cory Gundlach, curator of African art to hear about the research and scholarship informing his inaugural exhibition installations "History is Always Now," "Fragments of the Canon: African Art from the Saunders and Stanley Collections," "Centering on Cloth: The Art of African Textiles," and "About Face: African Masks in Iowa." Learn more about how this work fits into current research and exhibition practices of African art. If you are not able to attend in person, please join us via Zoom...
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Stanley Campus Council Monthly Event

Thursday, September 8, 2022 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Stanley Museum of Art
Join the Stanley Campus Council, the Stanley’s student group, for a relaxing evening at the Stanley Museum of Art. After a long first few weeks of classes and adjusting to new things, take an hour to clear your mind by heading to the Stanley for some light outdoor yoga, some snacks, and the chance to spend some peaceful time in the new Stanley Museum of Art galleries. Attend a yoga session 6:30 - 7:15 p.m. in Gibson Square Park, led by an instructor from the CRWC (yoga mats optional; bring your...
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Cut & Paste: Art at the Libraries

Wednesday, September 7, 2022 12:30pm to 2:30pm
University of Iowa Main Library
Come craft with the Libraries! Browse art books from the Art Library's collection and find inspiration from material in Special Collections to make your own collage and pinback button at this pop-up in Main Library. We'll provide all the materials you need to make your own piece of art! Join us 12:30-2:30 on Sept. 7 in Group Area D, right across from Food for Thought Cafe. All welcomed.  
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Art & Write Night

Friday, September 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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Stanley Student Kickoff Party

Thursday, September 1, 2022 5:00pm to 7:45pm
Stanley Museum of Art
Join the Stanley Campus Council as they welcome University of Iowa students to the newly-opened Stanley Museum of Art with free food and an art activity!
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Exhibition Spotlight: Mammal Hall

Wednesday, August 31, 2022 12:00pm to 1:00pm
The Pentacrest Museums explore the evolution of the Mammal Hall exhibition gallery at the University of Iowa Museum of Natural History.
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Stanley Museum of Art Opening Celebration

Friday, August 26 3:00pm to Sunday, August 28, 2022 5:00pm
Stanley Museum of Art
Join us as we celebrate the opening of our new building! The 3–4 p.m. dedication on Aug. 26 will include remarks from UI President Barbara Wilson and Stanley Museum of Art Director Lauren Lessing. If you are not able to attend in person, the dedication will be streamed live on the Stanley website. Following the dedication, light refreshments will be served in Gibson Square Park. Beginning at 4:30 p.m. visitors can explore the galleries and enjoy curatorial introductions to Homecoming, the...
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Instruction Open House

Friday, August 19, 2022 11:00am to 1:00pm
Stanley Museum of Art
Instruction Open House! Preview the new Stanley Museum of Art classroom spaces and learn how to use campus collections in instruction.  All instructors, TAs, and Faculty are welcome to tour these new spaces. Tours will be available every half hour. Staff from Stanley Museum and the UI Libraries will be on site to answer any questions you might have about instruction resources. 
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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...