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  • Jan 14

    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 ...
  • Jan 15

    Ames Main Street Indoor Farmers Market

    • Sat / January 15, 2022
    • 9:00 am – 1:00 pm / 500 Main Street, Downtown Ames

    • Shop for produce, meats, cheeses, mushrooms, jams and jellies, honey, baked goods, decor, and handcrafted items, all from local producers and artisans.
  • Jan 15

    Iowa Railroad Depots lecture

    • Sat / January 15, 2022
    • 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm / James H. Andrew Railroad Museum, 225 10th St., Boone

    • Bill Greenley, retired railroad engineer and rail fan, will highlight rare and unusual Iowa railroad depots from the Chicago & Northwestern, Fort Dodge, Des Moines and Southern, and Rock Island. H...
  • Jan 17

    MLK Day event

    • Mon / January 17, 2022
    • 10:00 am – 4:00 pm / The Workspace, Memorial Union, ISU Campus

    • Commemorate the birthday of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with creative activities at The Workspace. Drop in for crafts including freedom quilt squares and MLK coloring pages. Everyon...
  • Jan 17

    MLK Day of Service at the Library

    • Mon / January 17, 2022
    • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm / Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave.

    • Celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by donating materials or volunteering your time for a service project at Ames Public Library. Through Jan. 16, bring donations of new/unused containe...
  • Jan 17

    Ames/Story County Community MLK Day Celebration

    • Mon / January 17, 2022
    • 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm / Ames Middle School Auditorium, 3915 Mortensen Road

    • Martin Luther King Day (MLK) is a federal holiday held on the third Monday of January. It celebrates the life and achievements of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., an influential American civil rig...
  • Jan 18

    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...
  • Jan 18

    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...