News Archive : Cultural Affairs

April 16, 2013 - 4:16pm
Mount Mercy University will welcome activist, author and environmentalist Julia Butterfly Hill for a special lecture: "Leading Lives of Passion, Purpose, and Power: Turning Compassion into Action," on Monday, April 22, at 1:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Mercy. The event is free and open to the public; seating may be limited.
March 18, 2013 - 4:33pm
Mount Mercy University will host "The Latino Experience in Iowa" with special guest Omar Valerio–Jiménez as part of the Race and Gender Series on Wednesday, April 3, at 7:00 p.m. in Flaherty Community Room. This event is free and open to the public; seating may be limited.
February 27, 2013 - 6:13pm
Poet and essayist Michael Sowder will share works from his newest collection, House Under the Moon, on Tuesday, March 5, at Mount Mercy University. Sowder will participate in a question and answer session at 3:30 p.m., followed by a reading of his works later in the evening at 7:00 p.m. Both events will be held in Basile Hall, Flaherty Community Room, and are free and open to the public.
November 8, 2012 - 4:42pm
Mount Mercy University's Janalyn Hanson White Gallery will display the ceramics and sculptures of Assistant Professor of Art Andrew Casto beginning Friday, November 16, during a special exhibit: "An Exercise in Fluidity: Recent Work by Andrew Casto." The exhibit will be on display from November 16 to December 14 and is free and open to the public for viewing. An artist talk will be held on Friday, November 16, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. in Lundy Hall, Lundy 3, followed by an opening reception from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. in Janalyn Hanson White Gallery.
October 18, 2012 - 12:00pm
Mount Mercy University will host the dynamic and energetic Teatro del Pueblo traveling theatre troupe for their full stage production of Doña Rosita’s Jalapeño Kitchen. The play will be held on Tuesday, October 23, at 7:00 p.m. in the McAuley Theater on Mount Mercy's campus, and is free and open to the public. Seating may be limited.
August 15, 2011 - 2:26pm
What's the David and Goliath story in America today? Mount Mercy University invites audiences to discover for themselves during the thought-provoking theatre play Farmscape: Documenting the Changing Rural Environment, on September 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the McAuley Theater.
An image of Mount Mercy University's cupola
December 7, 2010 - 6:51pm
Mount Mercy University offers numerous cultural affairs events each year, including plays, lectures, forums, and exhibits, which are free and open to the community. Series such as the Global Issues Series, Presidential Lecture Series, and the Barbara Knapp Speaker Series offer resources on business-related topics of interest and perspectives on global and local issues surrounding us. We invite you to join us for any number of events during the upcoming year!

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