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  • Jun 22

    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 22

    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 22

    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 22

    “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 22

    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 23

    Idle Time at Raspberry Hill

    • Thu / June 23, 2022
    • 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm / 5500 240th St., Ames

    • Enjoy live music, wine, and craft beer at Raspberry Hill while you benefit Cultivating Hope Farms, Iowa’s first nonprofit care farm serving autistic and special-needs friends.
  • Jun 23

    Water Rocks!: The Musical

    • Thu / June 23, 2022
    • 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm / Ames City Auditorium

    • Water Rocks!, Iowa State University’s award-winning statewide youth water education campaign, is pleased to announce Water Rocks!: The Musical. This professionally staged live show, offered as a fre...
  • Jun 23

    Ames Municipal Band

    • Thu / June 23, 2022
    • 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm / Bandshell Park, Duff Ave. & 6th St.

    • The Ames Municipal Band is under the direction of Michael Golemo, who is in his 20th year leading the band. Concerts are held each Thursday in June and July. Concerts are free of charge and will featu...