The University of Iowa

Baroncini Ristorante

An amazing dining experience in the beautiful setting of the Stanley Café. Baroncini Ristorante is an authentic Italian restaurant emphasizing classic techniques and fresh Iowa ingredients, and was recently nominated Best Italian Restaurant in Iowa by MSN.com.

Family Fun Night

In June, Thursday Nights at Hancher become Family Fun Nights at Hancher!

Join us each Thursday night in June for free events celebrating the arts! Family Fun Nights coincide with Thursday Nights at Hancher from 5:30 to 7 pm.

June 28: Celebrating the Visual Arts

Big Picture Gallery will present a documentary about painter Henri Matisse and will lead kids in an art project.

Family Fun Night

In June, Thursday Nights at Hancher become Family Fun Nights at Hancher!

Join us each Thursday night in June for free events celebrating the arts! Family Fun Nights coincide with Thursday Nights at Hancher from 5:30 to 7 pm.

June 21: Celebrating Make Music Day

West Music will bring the international day of making music to Hancher. Make Music Day activities for all will include drumming, ukulele, harmonica, and an instrument “petting zoo.” Open to students of all ages and abilities.

Family Fun Night

In June, Thursday Nights at Hancher become Family Fun Nights at Hancher!

Join us each Thursday night in June for free events celebrating the arts! Family Fun Nights coincide with Thursday Nights at Hancher from 5:30 to 7 pm.

June 14: Celebrating Dance

Nolte Academy of Dance will present a Q&A with Wendy Whelan, a former principal dancer with New York City Ballet and subject of the documentary Restless Creature: Wendy Whelan. Open to students of all ages.

Registration is now closed for the Q&A with Wendy Whelan.

Family Fun Night

In June, Thursday Nights at Hancher become Family Fun Nights at Hancher!

Join us each Thursday night in June for free events celebrating the arts! Family Fun Nights coincide with Thursday Nights at Hancher from 5:30 to 7 pm.

June 7: Celebrating the Written Word

Batsheva Dance Company

Under the artistic direction of choreographer Ohad Naharin, Israel’s Batsheva Dance Company has built a global reputation for excellence. The company stands apart from other modern dance companies, offering a singular and arresting approach to choreography and individual movement.

American Ballet Theatre

A young boy overindulges at a Viennese pastry shop and falls into a delirious dream, filled with sugary heroes who come to his rescue. A dollop of delightful whimsy for the entire family, featuring costumes and sets from the mind of pop surrealist visionary Mark Ryden.