Summer of the Arts Recognized Again!

 

Little Village Best of CRANDIC award cup

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We are on a roll, people!

After winning awards from the Iowa Cultural Corridor Alliance and the Iowa City Press-Citizen, we have two more to report.

Little Village debuted the Best of CRANDIC awards, and the Iowa Arts Festival won for Best Festival.

Arts Fest also took the #1 spot in the Locals Love Us Best Area Events, and Jazz Fest took third.

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Coming Up

May 17
May 24

Annie Savage and the Savage Hearts

May 24 at 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
FREE
Jun 07
Jun 08

Jumanji, Welcome to the Jungle

June 8 at 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
FREE
Jun 15

The Greatest Showman

June 15 at 9:00 pm - 10:45 pm
FREE
Jun 21

The Fez

June 21 at 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
FREE

2019 Festival Dates

Friday Night Concert Series: May 17 – August 30, 2019

Iowa Arts Festival: May 31 – June 2, 2019

Free Movie Series: June 8 – August 24, 2019

Iowa City Jazz Festival: July 5 – 6, 2019

NEW! Soul & Blues Fest: August 2-3, 2019; more information coming soon!

 

Young Artists! Submit to Creating a Legacy of Local Artists

Toyota Legacy of Young Artists

Johnson County, Iowa artists ages 16-25 are encouraged to apply to Creating a Legacy of Local Artists, presented by Summer of the Arts in collaboration with Toyota of Iowa City.

This is a commission for an original piece of artwork and comes with an award of $3,000!

See our Vendors page for more information and a link to the application!

Facebook Posts

23 hours ago

Summer of the Arts

These may be a little more involved than the masks and costumes at our Carnival Parade, but ours are definitely worth seeing! #IAArtsFest
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Here's the painstaking, 2-week process that goes into making handmade masks for the Carnival of Venice.
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3 days ago

Summer of the Arts

This week's intern feature is Molly Allen! This is Molly’s first year at Summer of the Arts as the Communications Intern. She is from Hinsdale, Illinois and is currently a sophomore at the University of Iowa. Molly is majoring in journalism/mass communication and English/creative writing.

On campus she is a member of Delta Gamma Sorority and is the VP of Leadership Development with Sigma Alpha Lambda Leadership and Honors Society. Molly is thrilled to gain work experience with Summer of the Arts and watch all of the festivals come together in Iowa City!
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This weeks intern feature is Molly Allen! This is Molly’s first year at Summer of the Arts as the Communications Intern. She is from Hinsdale, Illinois and is currently a sophomore at the University of Iowa. Molly is majoring in journalism/mass communication and English/creative writing. 

On campus she is a member of Delta Gamma Sorority and is the VP of Leadership Development with Sigma Alpha Lambda Leadership and Honors Society. Molly is thrilled to gain work experience with Summer of the Arts and watch all of the festivals come together in Iowa City!
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