Summer is a season for art on the Bloomington campus. The 2016 Summer Festival of the Arts runs from the end of May through the middle of August and features some of IU Bloomington’s finest artists and most iconic performance spaces. This year’s festival includes:
- Free public readings from nationally renowned authors as part of the IU Writers’ Conference in June.
- Major theatrical productions throughout the summer from the Department of Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance.
- Musical performances throughout the summer from the IU Jacobs School of Music.
- Art and cultural exhibitions at the Eskenazi Museum of Art, the Grunwald Gallery of Art, and the Mathers Museum of World Cultures.