Connected for Life: Object-based Digital Programming to Foster Active Minds for Senior Living Communities
Thursdays, July 14 & August 11, 10:00-11:30 am
Register online or call 319-356-5220
This virtual program series is coordinated and delivered by four museum and library units at the University of Iowa: Stanley Museum of Art, Office of the State Archaeologist, Pentacrest Museums, and UI Libraries. Our programs will explore objects in our collections focused on art, archaeology, natural history, and historical archives.
July 14: Our Journey with Trees
Presenter: Carolina Kaufman (Pentacrest Museums)
Take a journey exploring the historic, cultural, symbolic, and ecological diversity of trees! Root yourself in the wisdom and healing powers of trees found right in your backyard and at the University of Iowa campus as an official Arboretum! The Pentacrest Museums also offer a monthly outdoor Tree Walking Tour experience, learn more at https://pentacrestmuseums.uiowa.edu/tree-tours.
August 11: We Are What We Wear: Fashion Through the Ages
Presenters: Amanda Lensing (Stanley Museum of Art), Chérie Haury-Artz (Office of the State Archaeologist), Carolina Kaufman (Pentacrest Museums), and Elizabeth Riordan (UI Libraries Special Collections)
What is fashion? What is style? Are we what we wear? This program looks at the ways in which people of different times and cultures used clothing and adornment to express themselves and fit into the cultural norms of their times