ICKY Award Nominations Three of Summer of the Arts events are nominated for a 2008 ICKY (Innovative...
An Evening with Dr. John and The Neville Brothers A Fundraiser for the Englert and Summer of...
The Iowa Arts Festival , The Toyota-Scion of Iowa City Jazz Festival , The Friday Night Concert Series presented by the Iowa City Press Citizen, and The Saturday Night Free Movie Series joined together in 2005 under the umbrella organization Summer of the Arts. The tradition of providing FREE, FAMILY-FRIENDLY, FUN events continues! Summer of the Arts provides overall marketing and fund development support to strengthen these arts and culture events as they grow.
When you head to downtown Iowa City this summer, get ready for fun, a few surprises, and the most premier collection of FREE cultural entertainment in the area.
NAME -- AFFILIATION -- BOARD POSITION
Gary Appleby, University of Iowa Community Credit Union
Lisa Baum, Children's Miracle Network, Secretary
Dan Brown, Iowa City Press-Citizen
Luke Donnenwerth, West Bank
Mark Ginsberg, MC Ginsberg/Iowa City/Coralville Convention & Visitors Bureau
Bob Goodfellow, Goodfellow Printing, Inc., Operations Director
Dennis Green, KCCK – All That Jazz
Kevin Hanick, Lepic-Kroeger Realtors, IAF Director
Bruce Heppner-Elgin, Independent Filmmaker
Dirk Keller, Common Sense Advertising, Marketing Chair, President
Michael Lensing, Lensing Funeral & Cremation Services
Steve Parrott, The University of Iowa
Rose Rennekamp, ACT/Chamber of Commerce, Past President
Susan Rogusky, Iowa City Senior Center, Volunteer Director
Alan Swanson, BLANK & MCCUNE, The Real Estate Company
Don Thompson, Bradley & Riley PC, Vice President
Jason Wagner, McGladrey & Pullen, Treasurer
Nancy Willis, Security Abstract
Darla Boudjenah, Downtown Association of Iowa City
Wendy Ford, City of Iowa City
Mary Frieden, Executive Director
Shane Schemmel, Operations & Volunteer Coordinator
Founded in 1991, The Friday Night Concert Series is a FREE, family-friendly event held on the Pedestrian Mall in downtown Iowa City. The event features live music performed by local bands each and every Friday night from the middle of May to early September (excluding the first…
Founded in 2005, The Free Movie Series is a FREE, family-friendly event held in downtown Iowa City. The event features musical entertainment or special activities, short films by local filmmakers and a feature movie on the University of Iowa Pentacrest.
The Iowa Arts Festival is a weekend-long, free community celebration featuring over 115 visual artists, a music festival, a culinary expo, and a variety of creative and educational activities. Voted "Favorite Festival" by the Iowa Press Citizen.
Founded in 1991, The Iowa City Jazz Festival is a FREE, family-friendly event held in downtown Iowa City. The event features live music performed by both local bands and internationally acclaimed recording artists. The festival has won numerous awards throughout the years...