Press ReleaseCommunity Conversation: Oracles of Iowa City

On Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, you are invited to a public conversation about the Oracles of Iowa City mural project.

Representatives from “Oracles of Iowa City” will discuss the project and its powerful and challenging messages. Join the conversation and find out what they hope to accomplish, what types of conversations we can be having, and what happens next.

The Oracles of Iowa City is a mural project coordinated by The Center for Afrofuturist Studies at Public Space One in partnership with well-established artists Antoine Williams and Donté K. Hayes. The project is funded by the City of Iowa City and the University of Iowa Office of the Vice President of Research. The project aims to provide paid opportunities for BIPOC artists and foster public conversation and action towards racial justice in Iowa City and beyond.

The conversation starts at 4:30 p.m. in Meeting Room “A” at the Iowa City Public Library.

Registration is not required but encouraged, visit for more information.

Disability-related accommodations

If you have any questions about the program or if you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in this event, please contact:

Candice Smith:

Melody Dworak:

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