Arts

Honors UI Museum of Art sets participation record in 2015–16

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.

Honors Visual Arts Building cops top architectural honors

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.
Person on bridge photographing sunset reflected on river

Best campus clicks of the year

University of Iowa photographers select favorite photos from 2016
Photographers in the University of Iowa’s Office of Strategic Communication submitted a gallery of some of their favorite work from 2016.
artist working on drawing of football game

Kinnick on canvas

Every college football team has team photographers. The Hawkeyes have team artists.
This year’s Outback Bowl–bound Hawkeye football team plays the muse for a pair of University of Iowa art students.
Univeristy of Iowa Steel Drum Band

‘If you hit it, we play it’

Moore reflects on 20 years as director of Iowa Percussion
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.
Holiday Tubas Rehearsal

Who doesn't love Holiday Tubas?

Outdoor concert delivers holiday cheer, year after year
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.
two men sitting on couch

42 years of collaboration

Directors of Hancher and the Joffrey Ballet discuss the history between the two organizations
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.

Live stream: UI Symphony Orchestra and Choirs, Dec. 1, 2016

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.

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