Upcoming Events

  1. Virtual Holiday Thieves Market

    December 5 at 10:00 am - December 31 at 11:59 pm
  2. Eat for the Arts at Dunn Brothers Coffee

    December 7 at 5:30 am - 7:00 pm
  3. Eat for the Arts at Hamburg Inn

    December 10 at 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Share Your Stories with Summer of the Arts!

cartoon-image-of-video-cameraWe want to hear from you!

We’re asking our festival attendees and community members to share their memories with us this fall and winter. Feel free to submit an image and text, or a video that we can share on the website.cartoon-image-of-camera

If you have any questions or would like more information, email info@summerofthearts.org.

Cozy Up for the Holidays with Summer of the Arts!

Summer of the Arts zip-up hoodies

It’s getting cooler now, and you can be stylin’ in one of our fleece sweatshirts. Choose an Arts Fest hooded, zipper-front sweatshirt in light grey or a Jazz Fest sweatshirt in navy blue. Only $30 each, and your purchase supports our programming. Click HERE to contact us and check on availability of your size!

Virtual Holiday Thieves Market, December 5-31

social-media-graphic-for-holiday-thieves-marketWe’re moving the Holiday Thieves Market online!

Our online shop  will feature artists working in various mediums and will run December 5 – December 31.

Start time: Saturday December 5: 10:00 a.m.
End time: Thursday December 31: 11:59 p.m.

Click HERE for the online shop.

Eat for the Arts in December!

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Support the arts this holiday season while enjoying a nice warm cup of coffee or cocoa! On December 7, 10% of your purchase will go toward arts and cultural events in the Iowa City area.

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Tis the time for HUGE pancakes and holiday cheer! Celebrate and indulge while 10% of the total benefits FREE events in your community.

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Thanks to everyone who voted in the Iowa City Press-Citizen's Best of the Area poll! We are proud that the Iowa Arts Festival was again voted Best Festival, or for this year, Most Missed Festival! We look forward to getting back together in person and continuing this long-time kickoff to summer! #iowacity #downtowniowacity #artsfest #IAartsfest ... See MoreSee Less

Thanks to everyone who voted in the Iowa City Press-Citizens Best of the Area poll!  We are proud that the Iowa Arts Festival was again voted Best Festival, or for this year, Most Missed Festival! We look forward to getting back together in person and continuing this long-time kickoff to summer! #iowacity #downtowniowacity #artsfest #IAArtsFestImage attachmentImage attachment
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