Topic: Flood hits the U. of Iowa School of music hard

University of Iowa arts(music) campus

Currently closed, the University of Iowa School of Music, Theater Department and School of Art and Art History, all of which are located next to the Iowa River in Iowa City, will be back in business yet this summer and fall.

John Scott, summer director of the School of Art and Art History, said no classes or courses had been canceled for the summer, and there are no plans to cancel any courses for the fall.

The photography, ceramics, metal-smithing and sculpture studios, which were under 6 or 7 feet of water, will not be open in the fall, and the first floor of Art Building West also will not be usable until recovery and repair work is completed.

Classes and administrative offices will be moved to other buildings on campus.

!!!Conditions are not yet known in the Theatre Building, but Clapp Recital Hall and the Voxman Music Building likely will be closed in the fall. !!!!

Currently, the division staff is housed in Halsey Hall with the Department of Dance. Staff members were able to save most of the costume collection, many musical instruments and the majority of the technology.

A schedule of events will be posted on departmental Web sites and on the ArtsIowa Calendar, at in August.

Students should check ISIS for information on classes that have been relocated from arts campus buildings.