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  • Jun 29

    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 29

    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 29

    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 29

    “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 29

    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 30

    Coffee Shop Romance at Raspberry Hill

    • Thu / June 30, 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 30

    Ames Municipal Band

    • Thu / June 30, 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...
  • Jul 01

    The Rag Doll Incident at Snus Hill

    • Fri / July 1, 2022
    • 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm / 2183 320th St., Madrid

    • Snus Hill Winery offers free admission to its outdoor summer concerts. The winery has wine, beer, soda, and water for sale, and there’s often a food truck onsite during concerts. Outside food and n...