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Thursday, September 29, 2016

"Nocturnes: Night Skies in Nineteenth-Century Art and the Darker Side of Modern Art"

"Nocturnes: Night Skies in Nineteenth-Century Art and the Darker Side of Modern Art"

Monday, August 22, 2016 - 10:00 am to Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 5:00 pm

Curated by Dr. Alice M. Phillips, this exhibition is organized by Legacies for Iowa: A University of Iowa Museum of Art Collections-Sharing Project and supported by the Matthew Bucksbaum Family. On Aug. 30 at 6:00 p.m. Dr. Phillips will present a gallery talk. An opening reception will follow. All events are free and open to the public.  Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Mon. through Thurs.; noon to 5 p.m., Fri. and Sat.; and by appointment. Please note, the Gallery will be closed Sept. 5 for the MLK Holiday.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

Name: Darrell Taylor
Email: darrell.taylor@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6134

Link to Event: Nocturnes

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 10:00am to Sat, 10/15/2016 - 5:00pm

Curated by Dr. Alice M. Phillips, this exhibition is organized by Legacies for Iowa: A University of Iowa Museum of Art Collections-Sharing Project and supported by the Matthew Bucksbaum Family. On Aug. 30 at 6:00 p.m. Dr. Phillips will present a gallery talk. An opening reception will follow. All events are free and open to the public.  Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Mon. through Thurs.; noon to 5 p.m., Fri. and Sat.; and by appointment. Please note, the Gallery will be closed Sept. 5 for the MLK Holiday.

"Illuminating Manuscripts"

"Illuminating Manuscripts"

Monday, August 22, 2016 - 10:00 am to Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 5:00 pm

Featuring 13th through 17th century illuminated manuscripts as well as objects from Rod Library’s Special Collections, this exhibition was co-curated by Dr. Charles M. Adelman and Gallery Director Darrell Taylor with didactics by UNI students of art history. On Sept. 15 at 6:00 p.m., musicologist Dr. Alison Alstatt will present a lecture titled “Strangers in a Strange Land: Spanish Chant Manuscript Leaves in the UNI Permanent Art Collection.” In addition, medieval chants from the manuscript leaves will be performed by Cantorei, directed by Dr. John Wiles.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

Name: Darrell Taylor
Email: darrell.taylor@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6134

Link to Event: "Illuminating Manuscripts"

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 10:00am to Sat, 10/15/2016 - 5:00pm

Featuring 13th through 17th century illuminated manuscripts as well as objects from Rod Library’s Special Collections, this exhibition was co-curated by Dr. Charles M. Adelman and Gallery Director Darrell Taylor with didactics by UNI students of art history. On Sept. 15 at 6:00 p.m., musicologist Dr. Alison Alstatt will present a lecture titled “Strangers in a Strange Land: Spanish Chant Manuscript Leaves in the UNI Permanent Art Collection.” In addition, medieval chants from the manuscript leaves will be performed by Cantorei, directed by Dr. John Wiles.

It Takes an Iowan

It Takes an Iowan

Friday, September 9, 2016 - 10:00 am to Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 4:00 pm

The UNI Museum is hosting "It Takes an Iowan" at the Marshall Center School (corner of W. 23rd and Indiana Streets) from Sept. 9 to Oct. 8. This exhibit, provided by Silos and Smokestacks, focuses on Iowans as leaders in the ongoing endeavor to provide food for the nation and the world. The exhibit will be open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

It Takes An Iowan was created by Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA). SSNHA is one of 49 federally designated heritage areas in the nation and is an affiliated area of the National Park Service. The heritage area covers 37 counties in the northeast quadrant of Iowa. Through a network of sites, programs and events, SSNHA interprets farm life, agribusiness, and rural communities—past and present. To learn more about Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area, visit www.SilosandSmokestacks.org(link is external).

Location: Marshall Center School

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: NA

Link to Event: https://www.library.uni.edu/rodcast/201609/takes-iowan

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 10:00am to Sat, 10/08/2016 - 4:00pm

The UNI Museum is hosting "It Takes an Iowan" at the Marshall Center School (corner of W. 23rd and Indiana Streets) from Sept. 9 to Oct. 8. This exhibit, provided by Silos and Smokestacks, focuses on Iowans as leaders in the ongoing endeavor to provide food for the nation and the world. The exhibit will be open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

It Takes An Iowan was created by Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA). SSNHA is one of 49 federally designated heritage areas in the nation and is an affiliated area of the National Park Service. The heritage area covers 37 counties in the northeast quadrant of Iowa. Through a network of sites, programs and events, SSNHA interprets farm life, agribusiness, and rural communities—past and present. To learn more about Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area, visit www.SilosandSmokestacks.org(link is external).

Thursday lunchtime cribbage

Thursday lunchtime cribbage

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 12:00 pm

Do you like to play cribbage? Are you on campus at noon on Thursdays? Play at Rod Library, at the tables near the library coffee shop. Bring a board and cards if you have them and play a game or two with someone.  Open to students, faculty, staff and the community.

Location: Book Bistro, Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Doug Shaw
Email: doug.shaw@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 296-5518

Link to Event: NA

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 12:00pm

Do you like to play cribbage? Are you on campus at noon on Thursdays? Play at Rod Library, at the tables near the library coffee shop. Bring a board and cards if you have them and play a game or two with someone.  Open to students, faculty, staff and the community.

International Coffee Hour

International Coffee Hour

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 3:00 pm

Join the International Students and Scholars Office every Thursday for International Coffee Hour. Meet friends from around the globe and enjoy free coffee, tea and snacks. All domestic and international students, faculty and staff are welcome.

Location: Room 113, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Emily Nelson
Email: emilyn@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 3:00pm

Join the International Students and Scholars Office every Thursday for International Coffee Hour. Meet friends from around the globe and enjoy free coffee, tea and snacks. All domestic and international students, faculty and staff are welcome.

Recital: "Nocturnes and Chopin"

Recital: "Nocturnes and Chopin"

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 6:00 pm

A lecture recital in the Gallery proper by cellist Eunkyung Son and pianist Shinhyung Kim titled "Nocturnes and Chopin." Presented in association with the UNI Gallery of Art exhibition, "Nocturnes: Night Skies in Nineteenth-Century Art and the Darker Side of Modern Art," which was organized by Legacies for Iowa: A University of Iowa Museum of Art Collections-Sharing Project and supported by the Matthew Bucksbaum Family. Piano provided by West Music Cedar Fall.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

Name: Darrell Taylor
Email: darrell.taylor@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6134

Link to Event: "Nocturnes and Chopin"

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 6:00pm

A lecture recital in the Gallery proper by cellist Eunkyung Son and pianist Shinhyung Kim titled "Nocturnes and Chopin." Presented in association with the UNI Gallery of Art exhibition, "Nocturnes: Night Skies in Nineteenth-Century Art and the Darker Side of Modern Art," which was organized by Legacies for Iowa: A University of Iowa Museum of Art Collections-Sharing Project and supported by the Matthew Bucksbaum Family. Piano provided by West Music Cedar Fall.

Final Thursday Reading Series featuring Paul Hedeen

Final Thursday Reading Series featuring Paul Hedeen

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 7:00 pm

It's a book release reading for "Under a Night Sky," the latest poetry collection from Paul M. Hedeen. Hedeen is the author of several works, including "When I Think About Rain" and "The Knowledge Tree." Open mic signup begins at 7 p.m. with open mic starting at 7:15 p.m. Hedeen will begin his reading at 8 p.m.

Location: Hearst Center for the Arts

Contact Information

Name: Jim O'Loughlin
Email: jim.oloughlin@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2002

Link to Event: Final Thursday Reading Series

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 7:00pm

It's a book release reading for "Under a Night Sky," the latest poetry collection from Paul M. Hedeen. Hedeen is the author of several works, including "When I Think About Rain" and "The Knowledge Tree." Open mic signup begins at 7 p.m. with open mic starting at 7:15 p.m. Hedeen will begin his reading at 8 p.m.

Guest Artist Recital: Covalence

Guest Artist Recital: Covalence

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 7:30 pm

Visiting duo Covalence will present a recital. Covalence is a Chamber Duo comprised of internationally acclaimed performing artists Mark Clodfelter, trumpet, and Rebecca Wilt, piano. This dynamic duo has performed throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia to command audiences in some of the world’s foremost venues. This event is free and open to the public. 

Location: Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall

Contact Information

Name: Caroline Francis
Email: caroline.francis@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2028

Link to Event: School of Music Events

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 7:30pm

Visiting duo Covalence will present a recital. Covalence is a Chamber Duo comprised of internationally acclaimed performing artists Mark Clodfelter, trumpet, and Rebecca Wilt, piano. This dynamic duo has performed throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia to command audiences in some of the world’s foremost venues. This event is free and open to the public. 

Observatory Show

Observatory Show

Thursday, September 29, 2016 -

9:00 pm to 10:00 pm

View the night sky through the computer controlled telescope at the Earth and Environmental Science Observatory. This event is free and open to the public; meet before 9 p.m. to get to the observatory (near the polar bear). No late admissions will be allowed; no food or drink and no cellphones or other electronic devices can be used during the observatory visit.

Location: Room 137, McCollum Science Hall

Contact Information

Name: Siobahn Morgan
Email: morgans@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2389

Link to Event: EES Observatory

Thu, 09/29/2016 -
9:00pm to 10:00pm

View the night sky through the computer controlled telescope at the Earth and Environmental Science Observatory. This event is free and open to the public; meet before 9 p.m. to get to the observatory (near the polar bear). No late admissions will be allowed; no food or drink and no cellphones or other electronic devices can be used during the observatory visit.

CAB: Homecoming Pep Rally

CAB: Homecoming Pep Rally

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 9:00 pm

The Homecoming Pep Rally will follow the volleyball game. The Homecoming King and Queen will be announced at the pep rally.

Location: McLeod Center

Contact Information

Name: Chelsea Miller
Email: unicab@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Campus Activities Board

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 9:00pm

The Homecoming Pep Rally will follow the volleyball game. The Homecoming King and Queen will be announced at the pep rally.

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