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  • Oct 13

    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...
  • Oct 13

    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...
  • Oct 13

    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...
  • Oct 13

    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 ...
  • Oct 14

    Discover Downtown

    • Thu / October 14, 2021
    • All Day / Ames Main Street, 304 Main Street, Ames, IA 50010

    • See what businesses and creators are doing in Downtown Ames! Downtown Ames
  • Oct 14

    School board candidate forum

    • Thu / October 14, 2021
    • 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm / Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave.

    • The next Ames School District’s school board candidate forum is focused on diversity, equity and inclusion. All seven of the candidates have been invited to the event, which is sponsored by loca...
  • Oct 14

    Lecture: Good Bad People

    • Thu / October 14, 2021
    • 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm / Memorial Union Sun Room, ISU Campus

    • Good Bad People: A Photo-Ethnography of Methamphetamine Use in Rural Alabama by Heith Copes The recent rise in the use of methamphetamine (meth) across rural areas in the United States has led to incr...
  • Oct 14

    Corner’s Grove

    • Thu / October 14, 2021 Sat / October 16, 2021
    • 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm / Fisher Theater, ISU Campus

    • By Kaela Mei-Shing Garvin A story about growing up, hometown, friendships, and drinking in parking lots. A reverent nod to OUR TOWN, this play follows a group of young people in the town of Corners Gr...