Upcoming Events

E.g., 2018-11-13
E.g., 2018-11-13
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 5:30pm | Old Capitol Museum

Each month participants will explore a different period of history with museum staff. History Club's Fall 2018 programming will include 2 events:

Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 3:00pm | Old Capitol Museum

Join the Family Folk Machine for their Fall concert, Stand By Me: Songs of Friendship

"The Family Folk Machine is a non-profit, intergenerational, non-auditioned choir that welcomes kids and adults of all ages and backgrounds to sing together with a folk band. We seek to build community through singing songs with our neighbors, to explore American history and culture through song, to foster individual musical growth, and to pursue excellence as an ensemble."

This event is free and open to the public.

Sunday, November 18, 2018 - 2:00pm | Old Capitol Museum

In conjunction with The Fragile Bee exhibit, Kristine Nemec from the Tall Grass Prairie Center through the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls will be speaking on the science of bees. Topics will include bees, pollinators, and prairie conservation.

Friday, December 7, 2018 - 12:30pm | Old Capitol Museum

The UI Tuba and Euphonium Ensemble will be bringing seasonal music and cheer to the University of Iowa with their annual Holiday Tuba Concert!

Gather on the steps of the Old Capitol Museum and join us for an instrumental spin on traditional holiday classics, from "Frosty the Snowman" to "It's Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas," "Christmas Time is Here" to "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch," and many more.

Following the performance cider and cookies will be served inside the museum. This event is free and open to the public. The show will go on regardless of weather.