Events

6th Annual Bead Challenge

Date and Time: 10/27/2017 from 6PM

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Description: Help us celebrate our 6th annual bead challenge. Our celebration will be two-fold. First, we want to highlight our talented customers by offering a bead challenge Secondly, it’s a great way to celebrate our 30th Anniversary.

The bead challenge starts on Friday, September 15, at 10am and ends on Friday, October 27th at 6pm. Make anything you want from the kit-- jewelry, sculpture, collage work, quilts, embroidery, a knitting project--anything. You must use at least one of each of the kinds of beads in the kit to qualify for the challenge. You may add as many or as much of other materials as you desire. Those turning in qualifying finished work will be included in a one-week exhibit starting November 3rd with their name and name of their work prominently displayed.

Kits are $25 and include all materials pictured.

American Indian Sterling and Turquoise Jewelry Sale–throughout Oct!

Date and Time: 10/31/2017 from during regular business hours

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Description: This special collection comes to Beadology Iowa courtesy of Iowa Citian J.G. Johnston, who has lived in New Mexico and frequently visits Native American outlets near Albuquerque, including the Santo Domingo Pueblo, Santa Fe, Taos, and Gallup. The sale features vintage as well as contemporary pieces by Navajo and Zuni artists.

Gems of Hope Workshop at Beadology Iowa

Date and Time: 11/02/2017 from 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Cost: FREE

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Description: Join others in the community to support cancer patients by helping create inspirational cards and beautiful earrings for new cancer patients at UIHC. This is a free and family friendly event.

6th Annual Bead Challenge Exhibit Opening Reception

Date and Time: 11/03/2017 from 5:30PM - 7:00PM

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Description: Come see the talents of our customers who met the 6th Annual Bead Challenge. These creative community members took a package with various beads and supplies and designed a variety of items. You will be amazed at the spectrum of work that can be made from the same set of materials. There will be food and drink to share. The exhibit goes through November 10th. The picture is of the 2016 challenge piece by Elizabeth Levin.

Midwest Telegraph Monthly Brown Bag Lunch

Date and Time: 11/06/2017 from noon to 1:00PM

Cost: Free

Capacity: 50

Description: A lot of great social justice work is being done in Iowa City. Different groups will offer 5 minute presentations about their work and get support. All present will have a chance to share. By getting together the dialogue about change can be broadened, resources can be shared, workshop ideas can be generated, and social justice work made more sustainable.

Gems of Hope Workshop at Beadology Iowa with Women in Business

Date and Time: 11/16/2017 from 5:00PM to 6:00PM

Cost: Free

Capacity: 35

Description: Join others in the community to support cancer patients by helping create inspirational cards and beautiful earrings for new cancer patients at UIHC.  This is a free and family friendly event. The public is encouraged to attend.

Staff Show & Sale–Nov. 18 thru Dec. 31

Date and Time: 12/31/2017 from regular business hours

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Description: Enjoy the talents of Beadology Iowa’s non-owner staff. Each person will have an exhibit of their work through the end of the year. Come support our staff artists.