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  • May 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 ...
  • May 13

    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...
  • May 13

    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...
  • May 13

    Mythical Bounty: Glass Sculptures by Amber Cowan

    • Wed / January 19, 2022 Sun / June 12, 2022
    • All Day / Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building, ISU campus

    • Amber Cowan creates intricately detailed glass sculptures that invite the viewer to look closely to discover hidden treasures and stories among the swirls, curls, leaves, and patterns. Inspired by the...
  • May 13

    “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...
  • May 13

    Art Mart Pop-up Shop

    • Fri / May 13, 2022
    • 10:00 am – 4:00 pm / Memorial Union Art Gallery, 1st floor

    • One-of-a-kind gifts from our campus community of artists! Choose from pottery, blown glass, jewelry, accessories, and prints. Sponsored by The WorkSpace and the ISU Gaffer’s Guild. Additional da...
  • May 13

    515 Day

    • Fri / May 13, 2022
    • 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm / Downtown Ames

    • 515 Day is quickly approaching, and we can’t wait for the celebration in Downtown Ames! The weekend will include many fun activities for you and your family to enjoy! The festivities will kick o...
  • May 14

    515 Day weekend events

    • Sat / May 14, 2022 Sun / May 15, 2022
    • All Day / Downtown Ames

    • 515 Day activities will carry into the weekend as the Ames Main Street Farmers’ Market opens Saturday morning at 8 a.m. There will be 515 business specials throughout the day on Saturday and Sun...