Festival included: panel featuring Grant Wood, Paul Green, Lawrence Tibbett, Frank Lloyd Wright; exhibition of paintings by Grant Wood and Marvin Cone; graduate student art exhibition; plays and musical performances.
"1969 Fine Arts Festival exhibitions inaugurating the opening of the Museum of Art on May 5, 1969, and continuing until July 15, 1969"--P. 1; "This catalogue acquaints the viewer with five exhibitions assembled for the opening of the Museum: 1. A…
Festival included: luncheon speakers featuring Jean Charlot, Modeste Alloo, Thomas Wood Stevens; exhibition of American paintings and etchings; graduate student art exhibitions; plays and musical performances.
Wood and Benton were members of The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Speakers. The club was formed by group of colleagues, including Wood, at The University of Iowa for the purpose of hosting noted speakers.