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The Space Between exhibit by Edward Kelly is seen in Public Space One North Friday Dec. 2, 2022. The exhibit looks at communication with found objects.

‘The Space Between’ exhibit by Edward Kelley facilitates communication across static

Stella Shipman, Arts Reporter December 5, 2022

Spattered with workshop paint and lit by pillars of sunlight streaming in through the window, a 20-foot table compiled of upcycled furniture spans two rooms on the first floor of Public Space One’s...

Cassi Elton puts a book away in the Bookmobile on Sunday Nov. 20, 2022.

Antelope Lending Library faithfully serves Iowa City area for 10 years and counting

Charlotte McManus, Arts Reporter November 29, 2022

Cassandra Elton first noticed the need for a bookmobile in Johnson County as a graduate student at the University of Iowa. While working toward her master’s in library and information science, she...

New UI European Ceramics Studio study abroad course headed to Rome

New UI European Ceramics Studio study abroad course headed to Rome

Anaka Sanders, Arts Reporter November 18, 2022

A class of University of Iowa students will travel to Rome, Italy this winter to learn about ceramics in both a studio setting and at historical sites. Andrew Casto, UI School of Art and Art History...

The hangars, on one of which where the mural will be painted, on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022, at the Iowa City Airport.

300-foot Iowa City Airport mural to recognize airport contributions

Stella Shipman, Arts Reporter November 17, 2022

The Iowa City Municipal Airport will add a vibrant stretch of bright artwork that shows the city’s history of aviation and the contributions of the airport. The Iowa City Airport Commission and...

Public Space One is seen in Iowa City on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. The third floor of house is home to the Center for Afrofuturism Center – an apartment that houses and supports artists of color.

Center for Afrofuturist Studies continues to bring in artists of color with open call for next year residencies

Stella Shipman, Arts Reporter November 15, 2022

On the first floor of Public Space One’s Close House is a small room filled with artwork and book-lined shelves. Warm sunlight streaming in through the windows overlooking Gilbert Street illuminates...

Iowa Nonfiction Writing Program founder Carl Klaus stands inside Adler Journalism Building Monday, March 27, 2006. Klaus, the founder of the University of Iowas Nonfiction Writing Program, died in February 2022 and will be honored through a new garden.

Carl Klaus memorial garden at new Nonfiction Writing Program building to offer refuge and remembrance

Stella Shipman, Arts Reporter November 15, 2022

A patio is lined with flowering hedges and neat rows of seedlings sweeping across a grassy stretch of yard. Sunlight dapples tables and Adirondack chairs through a shady pergola. A small fountain...

The front porch of the PorchLight building is seen Saturday Nov. 5, 2022.

Porch Light Literary provides resources for community creatives of all backgrounds

Charlotte McManus, Arts Reporter November 8, 2022

In the middle of Iowa City’s east neighborhood, the Porch Light house sits on top of a hill surrounded by pine trees and potted plants. The porch, sporting cafe tables and a swing, glows with string...

Artist and designer Jamie Boling asks questions and shapes atmospheres through his work

Artist and designer Jamie Boling asks questions and shapes atmospheres through his work

Stella Shipman , Arts Reporter November 6, 2022
Jamie Boling, artist and entrepreneurial designer, discusses his studio and client-based work, as well as his experiences as a self-made artistic entrepreneur.
University of Iowa junior June K lays paper on a woodcut at the Visual Arts Building in Iowa City on Oct. 17, 2022.

UI and Frogman’s Print Workshops to present acclaimed summer printmaking workshop

Charlotte McManus, Arts Reporter November 1, 2022

This summer, the University of Iowa and Frogman’s Print workshop will open printmaking classes to the public at the UI Visual Arts Building. Frogman’s Print Workshops will teach stone...

Artist Omer Sanan sits on a bench in the Pedestrian Mall and sketches people as the pass by in Iowa City on Friday, Oct. 21, 2022.

From scalpels to sketches, retired surgeon and artist Omer Sanan shares his story in all its colors

Charlotte McManus, Arts Reporter October 25, 2022

Surgeon-turned-artist Omer Sanan stands with an overflowing portfolio in his left hand. He wears a Van Gogh sweatshirt and sets tortoiseshell bifocals on his head. On  Oct. 23, Omer Sanan shared his...

Pumpkins are seen at Wilson’s Apple Orchard on Oct. 13. Wilson’s Apple Orchard is one of the three locations pumpkins were acquired.

Pumpkin patch showdown: Three pumpkin-picking experiences around Iowa City

Ellie Heeren, Arts Reporter October 25, 2022

Apple cider, fall-spiced donuts, and local pumpkin patches: It is officially time for autumn’s classic activities and traditions. Having the most authentic fall experience and finding the best pumpkin...

David Kajganich contributed photo.

UI screenwriting alum returns to Iowa City for film premiere at FilmScene

Madeleine Willis, News Reporter October 18, 2022

When David Kajganich moved from the Midwest to Los Angeles to become a screenwriter, he didn’t anticipate finding success. Born and raised in Ohio, Kajganich always thought he would return to...

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