Upcoming Events

E.g., 2017-04-24
E.g., 2017-04-24
Apr
27
2 Events
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 6:00pm | University of Iowa Museum of Natural History

Do you like to create new things? Join us for Makerspace Thursdays! All ages welcome, Makerspace Thursdays are free and no reservation is required, but some supplies may be limited.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Julia DeSpain in advance at julia-despain@uiowa.edu or 319-335-1508.

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 6:00pm | Old Capitol Museum

WWI Lecture Series - 2 of 3

Currently the home of the Iowa National Guard, Camp Dodge has had a long and proud heritage since its construction in 1907.  During World War I it grew to be the largest military base in the state of Iowa housing 46,000 troops by June 1918.

Apr
29
Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 7:30pm | Old Capitol Museum

As part of the Mark Bernat and Friends Concert Series the Old Capitol Museum is proud to present "Notes of Spring" with special guests Stella Chen, violin, Cindy Wu, violin, Matt Lipman, viola, Yael Rubentstein, cello, Renana Gutman, piano, and Mark Bernat, double bass. All highly praised and accomplished musicians, this special group is composed of graduates from Juilliard, New England Conservatory, Curtis Institute of Music, USC Thornton School of Music, Tel Aviv Academy of Music, and the Mannes College of Music in New York. Works of Rossini, Hindemith, and Schumann will be performed.

May
4
2 Events
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 10:00am | University of Iowa Museum of Natural History

Bring your toddler to enjoy a story and related activities at the Pentacrest Museums! Recommended for ages 2-4 years old.  Children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the program.

March's "Read on the Rug" program takes place in Iowa Hall at the Museum of Natural History.

This event is free. Space is limited to ten and registration is required. Please pre-register by clicking here.

Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 6:30pm | Old Capitol Museum

Juno's Exploration of Jupiter

May
5
2 Events
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 10:00am | University of Iowa Museum of Natural History

Bring your toddler to enjoy a story and related activities at the Pentacrest Museums! Recommended for ages 2-4 years old.  Children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the program.

May's "Read on the Rug" program takes place in Iowa Hall at the Museum of Natural History.

This event is free. Space is limited to ten and registration is required. Please pre-register by clicking here.

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 6:00pm | University of Iowa Museum of Natural History

Trek through the Museum of Natural History after dark for a fun evening of discovery! Learn about our slowest friends, sloths, tortises, and more with interactive demonstrations, fun activities, and hands-on materials. Each child will receive an official MNH Miner Helmet with head lamp to keep, and the group will traverse the darkened mammal gallery as part of the evening’s activities. Museum staff, volunteers, and occasionally UI scientists and scholars lead each program. Parents drop off children at the beginning of the night and pick them up when the program is over. 

May
12
Friday, May 12, 2017 - 6:00pm | University of Iowa Museum of Natural History

Trek through the Museum of Natural History after dark for a fun evening of discovery! Learn about our slowest friends, sloths, tortises, and more with interactive demonstrations, fun activities, and hands-on materials. Each child will receive an official MNH Miner Helmet with head lamp to keep, and the group will traverse the darkened mammal gallery as part of the evening’s activities. Museum staff, volunteers, and occasionally UI scientists and scholars lead each program. Parents drop off children at the beginning of the night and pick them up when the program is over. 

May
18
2 Events
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 6:00pm | University of Iowa Museum of Natural History

Do you like to create new things? Join us for Makerspace Thursdays! All ages welcome, Makerspace Thursdays are free and no reservation is required, but some supplies may be limited.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Julia DeSpain in advance at julia-despain@uiowa.edu or 319-335-1508.

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 6:00pm | Old Capitol Museum

WWI Lecture Series - 3 of 3

Before the US entered the war, Hoover organized the Commission for Relief in   Belgium to feed 7 million in need. This was the largest food relief effort up to that time in history. When the US entered the war in 1917, Hoover was called by President Wilson to head the US Food Administration, a voluntary cooperative effort to conserve food for the war effort.

May
25
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 6:00pm | University of Iowa Museum of Natural History

Do you like to create new things? Join us for Makerspace Thursdays! All ages welcome, Makerspace Thursdays are free and no reservation is required, but some supplies may be limited.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Julia DeSpain in advance at julia-despain@uiowa.edu or 319-335-1508.

Jun
30
Friday, June 30, 2017 - 10:00am | Old Capitol Museum

Bring your toddler to enjoy a story and related activities at the Pentacrest Museums! Recommended for ages 2-4 years old. Children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the program.

The June Read on the Rug program takes place in the Supreme Court Chamber at the Old Capitol Museum.

This event is free. Space is limited to 10 and registration is required. Please pre-register by clicking here.

Jul
14
Friday, July 14, 2017 - 10:00am | University of Iowa Museum of Natural History

Bring your toddler to enjoy a story and related activities at the Pentacrest Museums! Recommended for ages 2-4 years old.  Children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the program.

July's "Read on the Rug" program takes place in Iowa Hall at the Museum of Natural History.

This event is free. Space is limited to ten and registration is required. Please pre-register by clicking this link.

Aug
4
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 10:00am | Old Capitol Museum

Bring your toddler to enjoy a story and related activities at the Pentacrest Museums! Recommended for ages 2-4 years old. Children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the program.

The August Read on the Rug program takes place in the Supreme Court Chamber at the Old Capitol Museum.

This event is free. Space is limited to 10 and registration is required. Please pre-register by clicking this link.