Iowa City Update is a weekly video featuring City of Iowa City projects, programs and events. Topics this week include a new online portal for local artists, the story of how the Tate Arms house played a critical role in the fight against housing discrimination, and more.  Select the image below to watch Iowa City Update.

Iowa City Artists Registry

This public portal provides an easy way to find local artists and performers. Whether you’re an artist looking for work or someone hoping to commission work, this online hub is a great way to support local art.

Public Art Matching Fund Program

Apply to earn up to $2,000 in matching funds for a public art project, including visual, audio, or performance based art.

The History of Tate Arms 

Learn about this historic landmark that was Iowa City’s first rooming house built expressly for Black tenants by a Black owner.

Climate Change and Communities of Color

Join this virtual conversation about how people of color can be disproportionately impacted by climate change and why they should be active leaders in the climate change movement.

Date of publication

Sunday, February 21, 2021