Upcoming Events


Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Dive In With the Stanley: Diane Arbus

When: 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Where: Online Event

Have you heard about slow looking? Every Tuesday we invite you to slow down and spend time looking closely at a work in the museum's collection. Then, at 7:00 pm central time, join your fellow lookers, Stanley Museum of Art director Lauren Lessing, and film critic Uri Lessing to discuss your observations on Instagram Live.

This week, Lauren and Uri explore the following artist and piece. They will go live on Instagram at 7:00 p.m. to take a deep dive with you into what you see when looking at the artwork.

Diane Arbus (American, 1923-1971)
"Russian Midget Friends in a Livingroom on 100th Street NYC.," 1963
Gelatin silver print
20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.64 cm)
Museum of Art Twenty-fifth Anniversary Fund, 1995.59


Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Chat from the Old Cap: Jason Snell (98BA)

When: 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (CDT)

Where: Online Event

Join Jason Snell (98BA), a multimedia artist who can compose live music with his mind.

Wearing a brain monitor on his head, the Cedar Rapids, Iowa, native will demonstrate how he manipulates synthesizers and drum machines using only his brainwaves. Snell has performed solo at techno festivals across the U.S. and as far away as Germany under the moniker Primary Assembly.

A journalism and mass communication graduate from the University of Iowa, Snell has composed nine film scores and his music appears on more than 75 albums in the electronic music scene. His music, motion design, and filmmaking have been featured at the Sundance, South by Southwest, and Slamdance film festivals.

Registration is required and space is limited for this event.
https://uiowa.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUrd-ypqTgsEtONwfl8_w0nHF6opoiJuYfz

Chat from the Old Cap is a series of virtual engagement sessions featuring Iowa alumni and friends sharing stories from their careers, backgrounds, and the university that unites us.


Thursday, June 11, 2020

Hawkeye Events Live with Tom Brands

When: 5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Where: Online Event

This week's Hawkeye Events LIVE session will feature a question and answer session with Iowa Wrestling coach Tom Brands.

The National I-Club continues its nearly 50-year tradition of spring and summer events with a series of virtual talks on the Iowa Hawkeyes Facebook page and hosted by Laura VandeBerg. Log on weekly for Q&As with your favorite Hawkeyes.


Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Dive In With the Stanley: Thomas Theodore Heine

When: 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Where: Online Event

Have you heard about slow looking? Every Tuesday we invite you to slow down and spend time looking closely at a work in the museum's collection. Then, at 7:00 pm central time, join your fellow lookers, Stanley Museum of Art director Lauren Lessing, and film critic Uri Lessing to discuss your observations on Instagram Live.

This week, Lauren and Uri explore the following artist and piece. They will go live on Instagram at 7:00 p.m. to take a deep dive with you into what you see when looking at the artwork.

Thomas Theodore Heine (German, 1867-1948)
"Macbeth," plate 27 from "Shakespeare-Visionen," ca. 1918
Etching, aquatint on Marees
20 1/8 x 14 3/8 in. (51.12 x 36.51 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Moselle Meals, 1974.119


Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Hawkeye Events Live with Fran McCaffery

When: 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Where: Online Event

This week's Hawkeye Events LIVE session will feature a question and answer session with men's basketball coach Fran McCaffery.

The National I-Club continues its nearly 50-year tradition of spring and summer events with a series of virtual talks on the Iowa Hawkeyes Facebook page and hosted by Laura VandeBerg. Log on weekly for Q&As with your favorite Hawkeyes.


Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Chat from the Old Cap: Bob Lehrman (68MFA)

When: 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (CDT)

Where: Online Event

Join Bob Lehrman (68MFA), a novelist and former White House speechwriter who wrote and edited hundreds of speeches for Vice President Al Gore.

The Iowa Writers' Workshop graduate will discuss his time working with Gore, as well as writer Kurt Vonnegut, his advisor at Iowa. Lehrman wrote The Political Speechwriter's Companion: A Guide for Writers and Speakers and co-authored a second edition of the highly acclaimed book.

He teaches political speechwriting at American University and has written more than a thousand speeches for national politicians, corporate and nonprofit CEOS, and celebrities. Lehrman has penned dozens of articles and op-eds under his own name in the New York Times, Washington Post, The Hill, USA Today, and Christian Science Monitor Sunday magazine, among other places.

Registration is required and space is limited for this event.
https://uiowa.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAvcuuppzIoHtTgSLjEAcM3WiPk6MjgcxUz

Chat from the Old Cap is a series of virtual engagement sessions featuring Iowa alumni and friends sharing stories from their careers, backgrounds, and the university that unites us.


Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Dive In With the Stanley: Miriam Schapiro

When: 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Where: Online Event

Have you heard about slow looking? Every Tuesday we invite you to slow down and spend time looking closely at a work in the museum's collection. Then, at 7:00 pm central time, join your fellow lookers, Stanley Museum of Art director Lauren Lessing, and film critic Uri Lessing to discuss your observations on Instagram Live.

This week, Lauren and Uri explore the following artist and piece. They will go live on Instagram at 7:00 p.m. to take a deep dive with you into what you see when looking at the artwork.

Miriam Schapiro (American, 1923-2015)
"The Poet #2," 1984
Acrylic, fabric on canvas
108 x 72 in. (274.32 x 182.88 cm)
Edwin B. Green American Art Endowment, 2002.96


Thursday, June 25, 2020

Hawkeye Events Live with Vicki Brown

When: 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Where: Online Event

This week's Hawkeye Events LIVE session will feature a question and answer session with volleyball coach Vicki Brown.

The National I-Club continues its nearly 50-year tradition of spring and summer events with a series of virtual talks on the Iowa Hawkeyes Facebook page and hosted by Laura VandeBerg. Log on weekly for Q&As with your favorite Hawkeyes.


Monday, July 20, 2020

Nashville Iowa Club Board Meeting

When: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Where: Tin Roof Broadway

316 Broadway Avenue
Nashville, Tennessee 37201

The Nashville Iowa Club will host their first board meeting of the 2020-21 year at the club's game watch location, Tin Roof Broadway. This meeting is open to any Nashville Hawkeye interested in learning more about 2020 Hawkeye football game watches and other fall events. If you're interested in attending, please email nashvillehawkeyes@yahoo.com.


Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Chat from the Old Cap: Cathy Parrott (01BA)

When: 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Where: Online Event

Join Cathy Parrott (01BA), an associate costume designer for Broadway, film, and live television, as she discusses her work with A-list actors on the stage and big screen.

Initially a pre-dentistry major at the University of Iowa, Parrott will discuss her journey from Iowa City to the Big Apple—and discuss her experience working on a 2021 major motion picture based on a musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda.

A Manchester, Iowa, native, Parrott has worked on more than 45 productions across the globe and collaborated with Hugh Jackman and Emmy Award-winning costume designer Ellen Mirojnick for 2017 blockbuster The Greatest Showman. Parrott has also assisted on Broadway hits such as On Your Feet: The Story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan and Motown: The Musical, as well as an unreleased production about Princess Diana.

Registration is required and space is limited for this event.
https://uiowa.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUsf-ytqDkvGNxz1Gt1ignavOi4EXkRqqvm

Chat from the Old Cap is a series of virtual engagement sessions featuring Iowa alumni and friends sharing stories from their careers, backgrounds, and the university that unites us.


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