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Calendar of Events

  • Apr 07

    “Mirror, Mirror on the Phal” in the Hughes Conservatory

    • Sat / January 23, 2021 Sat / May 22, 2021
    • All Day / Reiman Gardens,1407 University Blvd.,Ames, IA 50011

    • “Mirror, Mirror on the Phal” in the Hughes Conservatory January 23 – May 22 Phalaenopsis orchids are like faces: if divided from top to bottom, one side reflects the other. Such symmetry occurs ...
  • Apr 07

    2021 Octagonal: The All-Media Exhibit

    • Sat / March 6, 2021 Sat / April 10, 2021
    • All Day / The Octagon Center for the Arts, 427 Douglas Ave, Ames, IA 50010

    • Octagonal: The All-Media Show is the annual, juried all-media exhibition at the Octagon Center for the Arts in Ames, Iowa. Originally titled the Clay and Paper Show, the exhibit opened in 1968 to pr...
  • Apr 07

    Paint Your Own Pottery

    • Mon / April 5, 2021 Sat / April 10, 2021
    • All Day / Workspace, Memorial Union, Iowa State University, 2229 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50011

    • April 5-10 Workspace Gnome Week Choose from our charming cast of characters including Norm, Norma, Nate, Nora, Elwood, Jake or the ever-popular foot-tall “Ginormagnome”! We have a couple new gnome...
  • Apr 07

    Paint Your Own Pottery – Gnome Week

    • Mon / April 5, 2021 Sat / April 10, 2021
    • All Day / The Memorial Union Workspace

    • Choose from our charming cast of characters including Norm, Norma, Nate, Nora, Elwood, Jake or the ever-popular foot-tall “Ginormagnome”! We have a couple new gnome figurines as well as mugs and j...
  • Apr 07

    TRAVEL AMES

    • Wed / April 7, 2021
    • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

    • Join the Ames Public Library for a free virtual event called “Travel Ames” Wednesday, April 7, at 12pm via Zoom New to the area? We can help you find community and adventure in Ames. Come join us ...
  • Apr 08

    Art Nouveau Innovation-University Museums

    • Thu / April 8, 2021
    • 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm / University Museums, Iowa State University, 290 Scheman Bldg, Ames, IA 50011

    • JOIN US for the first reception of 2021! Art Nouveau Innovation: Danish Porcelain from an American Collector OPEN HOUSE* Thursday, April 8th from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. This will be an in-person recep...
  • Apr 08

    Cyclone Cinema – The Little Things

    • Thu / April 8, 2021 Sun / April 11, 2021
    • 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm / Carver Hall, Room 101

    • The Little Things is a 2021 American neo-noir crime thriller film written and directed by John Lee Hancock, and produced by Hancock and Mark Johnson. The plot follows two police officers (Denzel Washi...
  • Apr 09

    Stash the Trash

    • Fri / April 9, 2021 Sat / April 10, 2021
    • All Day

    • The Resource Recovery Plant, 110 Center Ave., is again partnering with the Volunteer Center of Story County for the annual Stash the Trash program. Stash the Trash is a spring community clean-up progr...