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  • Oct 17

    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 17

    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 17

    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 17

    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 17

    Spirits in the Gardens

    • Sat / October 16, 2021 Sun / October 17, 2021
    • 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm / Reiman Gardens, 1407 University Blvd., Ames

    • Reiman Gardens’ popular fall celebration is back with even more spooky fun! With 1,000+ intricately carved Jack-O-Lanterns, magic shows, candy, chemistry experiments, jugglers, cosplay and so mu...
  • Oct 17

    Run for the Roses

    • Sun / October 17, 2021
    • 9:00 am – 11:00 am / 2508 Mortensen Road, Ames

    • The 35th anniversary Run for the Roses event will be held at the Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center. The event benefits arthritis research grants. Race Day Schedule Registration and packet pic...
  • Oct 17

    Bike the Greenbelt

    • Sun / October 17, 2021
    • 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm / E-18 Greenbelt Access, 56342 130th St, Story City

    • Grab your mountain bike and saddle up for an exploration of the Skunk River Greenbelt! We will meet with our bikes at the E-18 Greenbelt Access (56342 130th St, Story City, IA 50248) and bike the trai...
  • Oct 17

    Author Event: Debra Marquart

    • Sun / October 17, 2021
    • 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm / Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave.

    • Join author Debra Marquart Sunday, Oct. 17, at 2 p.m. in Ames Public Library’s Auditorium for a free afternoon of music and readings from her new essay collection, “The Night We Landed on the Moon...