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Jackson Pollock's Mural will be on display at the Sioux City Art Center from July 12, 2014, until April 1, 2015. The famous painting, part of the University of Iowa Museum of Art collection, returned to the Midwest after a two-year technical study and conservation treatment in Los Angeles. Photo by Bill Adams.
Published: 2014.07.09 | By Christopher Clair | 1:05 PM
Published: 2014.07.09
By Christopher Clair
1:05 PM
Jackson Pollock's "Mural," the centerpiece of the UI Museum of Art collection, will be on display at the Sioux City Art Center starting July 12. The painting’s return to the state comes on the heels of a two-year technical study and conservation treatment by research scientists at the Getty Conservation Institute and conservators at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles. Story
 

Calling all K-12 artists, essayists

The UI Chief Diversity Office and the UI Homecoming Committee are launching two contests for youth as part of the 24th Celebrating Cultural Diversity Festival—the art and essay contests are an opportunity for K-12 youth to share their ideas about the importance of cultural diversity. Story

Pollock mural debuts at Sioux City Art Center

Published
2014.07.10
"Mural"

A 70-year-old mural by iconic American artist Jackson Pollock is being prepped for its Siouxland unveiling; Mural has undergone rejuvenation at the Getty Conservation Institute in Los Angeles and is on loan from the University of Iowa Museum of Art through the end of March 2015. Story from: Sioux City Journal

Sioux City Journal

Sioux City Art Center welcomes Jackson Pollock's 'Mural'

Published
2014.07.09
art patrons viewing 'Mural'

The newly-restored Mural by Jackson Pollock, will travel all over the world in the next few years, but Sioux City will be its temporary home from now until April 2015 as part of a state-wide program for sharing the University of Iowa art collection. Story from: KITV

KITV

'Mural' returns to Midwest, vibrant as ever

detail of pollock's "mural"

Jackson Pollock's "Mural," the centerpiece of the UI Museum of Art collection, will be on display at the Sioux City Art Center starting July 12. The painting’s return to the state comes on the heels of a two-year technical study and conservation treatment by research scientists at the Getty Conservation Institute and conservators at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles. Story

A tale of artistic adventure

curator inspects Pollock's Mural

Sean O’Harrow invites a Des Moines audience to hear a tale of artistic adventure July 22 when he presents a University of Iowa Hawkeye Lunch and Learn lecture on the conservation of Jackson Pollock’s "Mural," perhaps the most significant and influential painting in American art since World War II. Story

Spotlight: WorldCanvass partners with FilmScene for 2014-15 season

Published
2014.06.30
FilmScene rooftop patio with umbrellas and seats

International Programs (IP) at the UI announces a new partnership for IP’s television and radio series WorldCanvass; Starting in September, WorldCanvass will be held once a month on Tuesday nights at FilmScene, a state-of-the-art theater located on Iowa City’s pedestrian mall. Story from: International Accents

International Accents

Opera Theatre to present 'Patience' July 10-13

The University of Iowa Summer Opera will present Gilbert and Sullivan’s "Patience" at 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, July 10-12, and 2 p.m. Sunday, July 13, at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. Story

Hancher announces 2014-15 performances

Al Jarreau

University of Iowa's Hancher will connect great artists with great audiences with another robust season of events. Story

Student's essay yields year's tuition at UI

Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature logo

Seven high school sophomores from across Iowa will receive scholarships for their entries in the Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature organization’s 2014 Paul Engle Day: Glory of the Senses Essay Contest. The University of Iowa partnered with the Iowa City organization to offer the top prize winner one year of free tuition to the UI. Story

Excitement encompasses UI laptop orchestra

video about the UI laptop orchestraUniversity of Iowa School of Music faculty member David Gompper and music composition students discuss the evolution of the university's laptop orchestra. Going forward, the ensemble will go by the name LOUI (Laptop Orchestra at the University of Iowa).

Thanks to a generous award from the Student Technology Fund, composition students in the University of Iowa School of Music have been able to lay the necessary foundation for the school’s laptop orchestra. The students have created hemisphere speakers for their performances, and the composers are finding themselves on the stage for more than just taking a bow post-performance. Video

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