Sunday June 30 at 5:00 at Film Scene • www.icfilmscene.org presented by the ArtiFactory Free Admission
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In this biographical film, avant-garde painter Jean-Michel Basquiat struggles with overnight fame, racism, and drug addiction in the volatile New York art scene of the 1980s dominated by Andy Warhol. Directed by Julian Schnabel (At Eternity’s Gate) and starring David Bowie as Warhol, Gary Oldman, Dennis Hopper, and Jeffrey Wright as the immensely talented but troubled Basquiat. 1996, 107 minutes.
Saturday June 30 at 4:00 pm
118 E. College Street
Tickets available one hour before the event.
Open forum discussion after the screening.
The life and career of the American painter, Jackson Pollock.
The first movie about the painter to transcend the gushing cliches found in movies that try to unravel the mysteries of artistic creation . . . no actor is better suited that Mr. Harris to portray the artist . . . Add to Calendar
A gallery of all the entries. All artwork will be on display at the 2017 Johnson County Fair (July 24-27). Final Sales will be July 27th at 9 pm.
Sponsored by: the Johnson County Agricultural Association and The ArtiFactory, a project of Arts Iowa City
‘Paint-Iowa’ – Entry Fee: $25. All two-dimensional artwork will be for sale with 50% of sale price going back to the artist. Sales will be live or silent auction. All artwork will be on display at the 2017 Johnson County Fair (July 24-27). Final Sales will be July 27th at 9 pm.
Ages: 16 on up
Media: Oil, acrylics, pastels, or watercolor(no collages or photography)
Theme: Rural Iowa
Size: minimum 8” x 10” framed…maximum 24” x 36” framed
Original piece of work: created between April and July 2017
Come visit us at our booth at the Johnson County Fair on July 25 and 26! We will be located in the food stand just south of the main office. Stop by to talk with us about our upcoming schedule and our mission to build a community art center. We need your help and your contributions!
Come visit us at our booth at the Iowa Arts Festival on June 3rd and 4th! We will be located in the tent at the NW corner of Dubuque and Washington. Stop by for a chance to win prizes & to talk with us about the ArtiFactory and our mission to build a community art center in downtown Iowa City or Riverfront Crossings. We need your help and your contributions!
FRIDAY, JUNE 3RD ( 5-8pm ):
Stop by our booth to register for our FREE drawing to win:
$50 gift certificate for Blick
$50 gift certificate for Beadology
$50 gift certificate for Iowa Artisans Gallery
SATURDAY, JUNE 4TH ( 10-7pm ):
The registration for our free drawing will continue with the same fantastic prizes!
There will be art demos and activities all day by phenomenal local artists at our Arts Iowa City/Artifactory booth!
The artist schedule is as follows:
(10-12) Jenny Gringer—printmaking
(12-2) Deanne Wortman—paper and Spirograph activity
(2-5) Trudi Starbeck-Miller & Stephanie Brohman—jewelry making
(5-6) Jo Myers-Walker—painting and drawing
(5:30- 7) Bob Richardson—cartooning
Seating will be first-come, first-seated.
In 1971, young people claim an 85 acre abandoned military base in the heart of Copenhagen and set up a community. Over the next 40 years, they build a self-governed community with the hope of becoming legitimate.
Christiania was born in 1971 when youthful idealism and a severe housing shortage incited hundreds of young people to occupy 85 acres of deserted brick buildings, woods, ramparts and canals as their home. Finding it politically unpopular to evict the young settlers, the Danish government declared Christiania a “short-term social experiment”.
Over forty years later, Christiania is still standing.
Through interviews with longtime Christiania residents and police and government officials, CHRISTIANIA explores consensus democracy, alternative building methods, drug policy and Scandinavian culture in a provocative and often humorous character study of this fascinating community.
“I just enjoyed watching every minute…beautiful story of that unique community.” —Rick Steves, Europe Through the Back Door
Creating a place in Iowa City for education, practice, exhibition and collaboration in fine arts and crafts.