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3 of the fish sculptures on display at Hancher
Press Citizen - Wednesday, September 8, 2021

The 30 stone fish that surround the Hancher Auditorium are officially being introduced at WorldCanvass – Wellspring: The Power of Partnerships on Friday. The fish are part of the permanent art installation “Wellspring,” which made its debut in September 2020.

Daily Iowan - Tuesday, September 7, 2021

The Englert Theatre’s Andre Perry will soon transition to a leadership position with the University of Iowa’s DEI team, where he plans to connect arts and culture to the university’s DEI goals.

One of the 30 hand-carved granite fish "Wellspring" sculptures.
Press Citizen - Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Last summer, we were delighted to add a permanent art installation made up of 30 stone fish immediately outside of the facility. Hancher commissioned — with the generous support of David and Noreen Revier — Santa Fe artist Colette Hosmer to create the fish.

Daily Iowan - Tuesday, August 31, 2021

The University of Iowa Dance Department had to relocate operations from Halsey Hall to Hancher Auditorium, Hancher went months without hosting an event in-person, and the music department had to be innovative with virtual music recordings.

The University of Iowa Dance Department and Quixotic hosts Hancher Illuminated. This event, which highlighted UI performers, was held at Hancher Auditorium on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021.
Daily Iowan - Saturday, August 28, 2021

The University of Iowa Dance Department and Quixotic hosts Hancher Illuminated. This event, which highlighted UI performers, was held at Hancher Auditorium on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021.

Muscatine Art Center to hold statue dedication, performance on Sept. 9
Muscatine Journal - Friday, August 27, 2021

The statue was first designed back in summer 2018. According to Zahn, he had wanted to use both abstract and realistic elements in this piece in the hopes of creating something “dynamic, thought provoking, and interesting to look at from all angles.”

‘Hancher Illuminated’ returning to Iowa City on an even larger scale
The Gazette - Thursday, August 26, 2021

Kansas City’s Quixotic will light up landmark building with sight and sound explosion viewed outdoors.

Hancher Illuminated Dancing at Hancher Quixotic and Department of Dance
Daily Iowan - Monday, August 23, 2021

Hancher Illuminated utilizes an outdoor performance space, innovative lighting, and the UI dance department to create a unique community event. This Friday, UI students can attend “student night” for a discounted price.

Hancher Auditorium Executive Director Chuck Swanson
The Gazette - Monday, August 16, 2021

Survival is the key force driving this funding. “We were closed for over a year. We didn’t have any revenue coming, but the expenses continued to come,” Hancher’s Swanson said. “This is bringing us back to par.”

Hancher Auditorium
Press Citizen - Thursday, August 12, 2021

The 2021-2022 season at Hancher Auditorium reflects the auditorium's mission to build community and enrich lives in Iowa City through the performing arts, even as the venue enters a transition phase.