Iowa City Update is a weekly video featuring City of Iowa City projects, programs and events. Topics this week include a celebration for the renaming of an Iowa City park after a renowned author and teacher, a new art program for sculptors, and much more. Select the image below to watch Iowa City Update.

Ribbon-Cutting at James Alan McPherson Park

Help us celebrate the renaming of an Iowa City park in honor of James Alan McPherson, the first African-American writer to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

Iowa City Sculptors Showcase

Learn about some new sculptures that will be on display in parks around town as part of this new program to showcase the work of local Iowa sculptors.

Public Art Matching Fund Program

Iowa City artists can apply for up to $2,000 in matching funds for visual, audio, or performance-based public art.

Climate Action Work Awards

Showcase your business as a leader in local sustainability measures! Learn how to apply for a chance to share your story and earn a cash prize for being a climate advocate.

Free Smoke Alarms for South District residents

The American Red Cross and the Iowa City Fire Department are teaming up to test, replace, and install new smoke alarms at no cost for residents in the South District Neighborhood.

Date of publication

Monday, August 02, 2021