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Piano Sundays: Alan Huckleberry and Studio


Sunday, March 1 ,

1:30 p.m.

Now in its ninth year, the Piano Sundays’ concert series at the Old Capitol Museum has showcased its most talented University of Iowa faculty and students. Each concert presents a unique set of musical selections ranging from Bach to Bartok, Jenni to Ginastera, Mozart to Mussorgsky and more! The historical Senate Chamber in the Old Capitol Museum is a fantastic space to hear the finest of the University of Iowa School of Music students and faculty. Open to the public in 1976 as a historical landmark and museum presenting early Iowa and University of Iowa history, the Old Capitol Museum is honored to present this special ongoing musical series. Concerts are held in the fall and spring on the first Sundays of each month and are sponsored by West Music. Each performance showcases the 1878 Steinway Centennial Grand Piano and is free and open to the public. . 

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Looking In and Out of Elisabeth Koren's Pantry with David Faldet, Luther College, Decorah


Thursday, March 12 ,

6:30 p.m.

Elisabeth Koren was transplanted from a genteel Norwegian household to an 1853 Northeast Iowa frontier of log houses and farm families. This presentation will use period photos, archival drawings, and photos of the Koren cabin and its terrain to put you visually back into the world where Koren did her cooking and entertaining and from which she drew her food.. 

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The Land Provides: Iowa's Culinary Heritage


January 22-August 1, 2014
Hanson Humanities Gallery

Take a bite of the colorful and flavorful world of food that Iowans grew, prepared, and enjoyed during our state's early years. Through the stories of Iowa immigrants, migrants, and families, The Land Provides explores Iowa's rich culinary history, various agriculture techniques, and the people who brought the earth's bounty from farm and garden to table. Integral to life, food was flavored with tradition, spiced with new ingredients and techniques, and served with Iowa love.

Presented as part of the University of Iowa's "Food for Thought" Theme Semester.

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Iowa Law: Oldest Law School West of the Mississippi


February 12-August 1, 2014
Keyes Gallery for Arts, Humanities, and Sciences

In 1865, the Iowa Law School opened in Des Moines with the goal of educating Iowa's first generation of lawyers. Three years later, it moved to Iowa City and became part of the University of Iowa. This exhibit follows the history of the program, from famous firsts to the promise of the future. See how the curriculum has evolved over the past 150 years, and try your hand at sample questions from the bar exam. This exhibition also features eight juridical prints by French artist Honoré Daumier, on loan from the University of Iowa Museum of Art. Join the College of Law as it celebrates this sesquicentennial, and follow the landmark events that transformed the department into one of the most respected law schools in the country.

Presented in collaboration with the University of Iowa College of Law and the University of Iowa Museum of Art.

 

 


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