Summer of the Arts invites high school, college, and university students from across the state of Iowa to apply to be featured in this year’s Emerging Artist Pavilion at the Iowa Arts Festival. The deadline to apply is March 25th, 2019, with limited spaces available.
The Iowa Arts Festival will be held Friday – Sunday, May 31st-June 2nd in the heart of downtown Iowa City. This is the eighth year the Emerging Artist Pavilion which provides a unique opportunity to showcase and sell their artwork to an audience of more than 20,000 people throughout the weekend. The Pavilion will be open Saturday and Sunday during the Art Fair.
To apply, emerging artists must be a resident of the state of Iowa and currently enrolled in school (or graduate in May 2019). The application is available online at www.summeroftheARTS.org und
Summer of the Arts is a nonprofit organization for the local arts and culture events which include: Iowa Arts Festival presented by Veridian Credit Union, Iowa City Jazz Festival presented by UICCU, Friday Night Concert Series presented by Toyota of Iowa City, Soul & Blues Festival presented by MidWestOne Bank, and Free Movie Series presented by Urban Acres Real Estate and UICCU.
The mission of Summer of the Arts is to build community by bringing people together in the heart of
Iowa City to experience, learn about, and enjoy free arts and cultural programs.