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Calendar of Events

  • Jun 25

    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 ...
  • Jun 25

    All the Evils… Christian Petersen and the Art of War

    • Tue / January 18, 2022 Fri / July 22, 2022
    • 10:00 am – 4:00 am / Christian Petersen Art Museum, ISU campus

    • Christian Petersen (1885-1961) was artist-in-residence at Iowa State University from 1934 to 1955.  He joined what was then called Iowa State College during the depths of the Great Depression. The co...
  • Jun 25

    Julie W Chang: Vibrant Matter exhibition

    • Tue / January 18, 2022 Fri / July 22, 2022
    • 10:00 am – 4:00 pm / Christian Petersen Art Museum, Morrill Hall, ISU campus

    • Through this exhibition in the Christian Petersen Art Museum, layered patterns made from symbols of modern life appear in multiple series of her studio works spanning the past ten years. The artist w...
  • Jun 25

    “Lewis and Art” Exhibition

    • Mon / April 18, 2022 Sun / October 9, 2022
    • 10:00 am – 6:00 pm / Reiman Gardens, 1407 University Blvd.

    • After leaving a career as an electrical technician and machinist, Minnesota artist Dale Lewis embarked on a new journey re-imagining scrap as art. Reiman Gardens is the first botanical garden to serve...
  • Jun 25

    Jazz Impressions exhibit

    • Wed / June 1, 2022 Wed / July 20, 2022
    • 10:00 am – 2:00 pm / Memorial Union Art Gallery, 2229 Lincoln Way

    • The Memorial Union Art Gallery is hosting an exhibit of paintings by Joanie McGinnis of Fairfield, Iowa, titled “Jazz Impressions.” Note that the exhibition hours are Monday – Friday from 10 a.m...
  • Jun 25

    Central Iowa Junk Jaunt

    • Fri / June 24, 2022 Sun / June 26, 2022
    • All Day / Throughout Central Iowa

    • Central Iowa Junk Jaunt is a vintage shopping road trip with stops including brick & mortar shops, barns, sheds, and outdoor markets in rural and small-town Iowa. 2022 will is the 14th year of hos...
  • Jun 25

    Legally Blonde

    • Fri / June 24, 2022 Sat / June 25, 2022
    • 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm / 120 Abraham Drive, Ames

    • Legally Blonde is presented by ACTORS Ames Community Theater. Tickets at Actorsinc.org or at AlphaCopies, 3615 Lincoln Way.
  • Jun 25

    Ames Main Street Farmers’ Market

    • Sat / June 25, 2022
    • 8:00 am – 12:30 pm / Downtown Ames

    • Today’s musical entertainment is Redz Bluez, starting at 9 a.m. The Ames Main Street Farmers Market is a community event that brings people together to enjoy the bounty of locally grown produc...