CONTACT: WINSTON BARCLAY
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0073; fax (319) 384-0024
University of Iowa Arts Share program provides artists to communities
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The 1998-99 artist roster of the University of Iowa
Arts Share Program has been set, and the program is now accepting requests
The Arts Share program provides arts education opportunities to schools
and communities throughout the state of Iowa and the Midwest region. Those
interested in sponsoring an event are encouraged to contact the office
at (319) 335-1618. A brochure detailing the program's 1998-99 offerings
is now available.
The artist roster includes faculty members from the UI School of Art
and Art History, the School of Music, the dance and theatre departments,
and the Writers' Workshop. Graduate students who are enrolled in UI programs
in the arts may also participate if recommended by a faculty member. Many
Arts Share artists have performed throughout the United States and abroad.
Programs are available for students from kindergarten to college, as
well as for adults and community groups. All programs are identified by
age-appropriateness, and many presentations are accompanied by teaching
guides and materials.
Arts Share artists and ensembles are affordable. The Arts Share program
can assist with expenses for schools and organizations with scholarship
funds made possible through the University of Iowa Foundation and corporate
Arts Share is located at 1004 Voxman Music Building, the University
of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242.