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  • Sep 18

    Reiman Gardens – “OrigamiintheGarden²” sculpture exhibit

    • Sat / May 22, 2021 Sun / November 14, 2021
    • All Day / Reiman Gardens, 1407 University Blvd., Ames, IA 50011

    • “OrigamiintheGarden²” sculpture exhibit May 22 – November 14 “When patterns are broken, new worlds emerge.” – Tuli Kupferberg Paper is a sacred material. Derived almost exclusively fr...
  • Sep 18

    A Woman’s Place is Everywhere exhibition

    • Thu / August 12, 2021 Thu / September 30, 2021
    • All Day / Ames History Museum, 416 Douglas Ave

    • A Woman’s Place is Everywhere: Groundbreaking Women in Ames History currently features women in government and is on display in the museum’s Douglas Avenue windows through September 30, 2021. ...
  • Sep 18

    Arte Cubano

    • Mon / August 23, 2021 Tue / November 2, 2021
    • All Day / Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building, Iowa State University

    • Arte Cubano highlights a universally agreed-upon characteristic of the island’s art: an incredible diversity. Cuban art is so rich in large part because of its diverse cultural blend of African, Eur...
  • Sep 18

    Ginnever: Folded Forms

    • Mon / August 23, 2021 Fri / December 17, 2021
    • All Day / Christian Petersen Art Museum, Iowa State University

    • The Charles Ginnever: Folded Forms exhibition examines Charles Ginnever’s (1931–2019) enduring interest in employing sculpture to challenge traditional encounters with environments and build an un...
  • Sep 18

    Studio to Contemporary Glass: 1960s to Today

    • Tue / September 7, 2021 Fri / July 1, 2022
    • All Day / Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building, Iowa State University

    • Studio glass in the United States is a relatively young artistic medium. Prior to the 1960s, glass could only be made in industrial or manufactory settings. The idea of an artist having a furnace and ...
  • Sep 18

    Day Out With Thomas

    • Fri / September 17, 2021 Sun / September 19, 2021
    • All Day / 225 Tenth St., Boone, Iowa

    • Destination Good Times! Thomas the Tank Engine is rolling into town with the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad’s Party Train Tour. Hop on board for a real train ride with Thomas and grab your p...
  • Sep 18

    Garden Quilt Show

    • Fri / September 17, 2021 Sat / September 18, 2021
    • 10:00 am – 6:00 pm / Reiman Gardens, 1407 University Blvd., Ames

    • The annual Garden Quilt Show is back, and the quilts will be spectacular. Reiman Gardens and the Iowa Quilters Guild will be hosting the three-day show which encourages the art of quilting through bea...
  • Sep 18

    Ames Main Street Farmers’ Market

    • Sat / September 18, 2021
    • 8:00 am – 12:30 pm / Downtown Ames