NEW! Festival Food Menu
Wanna know what our food vendors are cooking up for Arts, Jazz, and Soul & Blues? Now you can!
New this year is our Culinary Delights Menu, which includes not only a list of what each vendor serves but also dietary information.
Vegetarian? Vegan? Nut free? Gluten free? We’ve got you covered!
Click HERE to view.
West High Student Receives Toyota of Iowa City Artist Commission
Iowa City West junior Rong Zhou (Selina) Hua has been selected by Toyota of Iowa City and Summer of the Arts to have an original painting commissioned as part of the Creating a Legacy of Local Artists competition sponsored by Toyota of Iowa City. Now in its third year, this collaboration encourages local Johnson County, Iowa, youth age 16 – 25 to consider a career in the arts. The selected artist receives $3,000 for their original artwork and will also be featured at the Iowa Arts Festival.
Hua is developing an inspirational piece for a watercolor painting which will be unveiled on Friday, May 31st at 6:45 PM on the Iowa Arts Festival Main Stage. On Saturday and Sunday, attendees can view the piece in the Emerging Artist Pavilion at the corner of Washington and Linn Streets. Following the festival, the piece will be displayed at Toyota of Iowa City.
Previous selected local artists include Kate Goodvin of City High in 2018 and Hannah Song of The University of Iowa in 2017. Toyota of Iowa City is committed to the arts in our community and also sponsors the Friday Night Concert Series.
June 15 Free Movie Moved to Van Allen Hall; Start Time: 8:30pm
Due to the threat of severe weather, tonight’s showing of The Greatest Showman has been moved to our rain location in Van Allen Auditorium, on Iowa Avenue across the street from Bruegger’s Bagels and will start at 8:30pm.