Memorial Union Arts & Entertainment
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 MU maintains an extensive collection of original art throughout the building. New exhibits can be found in the Gallery and Pioneer Room every few weeks. Check out our Art for Rent to decorate your own place!
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.