Iowa State Memorial Union

Memorial Union Arts & Entertainment


Student Union Board

SUB is your source for campus entertainment: Check out a movie at Cyclone Cinema, enjoy a concert in the M-Shop, or catch a comedian or entertainer at AfterDark. Check out our calendar to see what's coming up.


CyBowl & Billiards

CyBowl & Billiards features bowling, billiards, table tennis, video games, air hockey, and more! Semester passes are available for unlimited bowling, shoe rentals, and billiards. Or grab your friends and take advantage of Buck Bowling on Sundays and Mondays.


Maintenance Shop

The M-Shop is an all-age venue that has provided live music to Ames since 1974. Jack Johnson, Smashing Pumpkins, and Thompson Square are just a taste of the big name acts that have played here.



The Workspace is a community space with art classes and open studios for the creative individuals. Ceramics, woodworking, metalsmithing, screenprinting, stained glass, fiber arts, drawing, painting, dance, writing, and more.


MU Art

The MU maintains an extensive collection of original art throughout the building. New exhibits can be found in the MU Art Gallery. Check out our Art for Rent to decorate your own place! 


Cyclone Cinema

Cyclone Cinema is a movie theater concept right on campus. Blockbuster films are featured every weekend, typically before the movie has been released on DVD. Be sure to check out the concessions stand with popcorn, soda, water, and candy!


Lectures Program

The Iowa State Lectures Program hosts a variety of lectures, forums, debates, cultural events & film screenings. Events are free & open to the public. They are organized in conjunction with student organizations, academic units and university offices. 


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