By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2017.01.03 | 11:59 am
The University of Iowa Museum of Art (UIMA) has set a museum record for participation and attendance at events during the 2015–16 academic year. The UIMA drew 627,672 visitors, surpassing the previous record of 538,260 set in 2013–14.
The University of Iowa’s new Visual Arts Building wrapped up its first semester of use, receiving numerous accolades and honors for its innovative and inspiring architecture from “Interior Design,” “Architectural Record,” “The Architects” newspaper, and “WIRED” magazine.
The University of Iowa has received a $150,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to investigate how the arts build and strengthen a sense of community in rural areas, and contribute to entrepreneurship and innovation.
Moore reflects on 20 years as director of Iowa Percussion
By: Mikael Mulugeta | 2016.12.12 | 09:35 am
Daniel Moore is just the second director of Iowa Percussion in the program’s nearly 60-year history. Recently, he sat down with “Iowa Now” to talk about the highlights of his 20 years with the program.
Outdoor concert delivers holiday cheer, year after year
By: Mikael Mulugeta | 2016.12.07 | 09:51 am
The notes might be low, but people's spirits are high whenever Collegium Tubum takes to the steps of Old Capitol come semester's end. For some four decades, the light-hearted Holiday Tubas concert has attracted a crowd of adoring fans.
Directors of Hancher and the Joffrey Ballet discuss the history between the two organizations
By: Mikael Mulugeta | 2016.12.01 | 04:19 pm
The Joffrey Ballet debuts its new rendition of “The Nutcracker” this weekend on the Hancher stage, Chuck Swanson, executive director of Hancher, and Ashley Wheater, artistic director of the Joffrey Ballet, sat down with “Iowa Now” to talk about “The Nutcracker” and the history between Hancher and the Joffrey Ballet.
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2016.11.24 | 11:06 am
The University of Iowa School of Music will live stream the Dec. 1 performance by the UI Symphony Orchestra and Choirs, beginning at 7:25 p.m. CST. The ensemble will perform in the Voxman Music Building Concert Hall.