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It's All About the Art Artist Market 2018
November 18, 2018 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Category:  Museum Store

Join us for our Fifth Annual Artist Market!   more >>


Museum Store Sunday 2018!
November 25, 2018 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Category:  Museum Store

Our Museum Store is participating in a special shopping experience! Join us for the global event of Museum Store Sunday (MSS) on November 25th   more >>


Doodlebugs at the Marion Public Library—Hisssssterical Snake Art
November 27, 2018 10:45 AM

Category:  Doodlebugs

Today’s story of a hilarious French boa constrictor is the inspiration for our silly snake projects.   more >>


Doodlebugs at the Hiawatha Public Library—Leapin’ Lizards!
November 30, 2018 10:30 AM

Category:  Doodlebugs

What color is a chameleon? Any color he wants to be! Join us and make your own magical color-changing lizard.   more >>


Art Bites:Ceramics Center 10 Year Anniversary
December 5, 2018 12:15 PM

Category:  Art Bites

The CRMA celebrates ten years of collaborating with the Iowa Ceramics Center and Glass Studio. In 2009, the CRMA began meeting with artists who had completed residencies at the Ceramics Center and acquiring a piece of their work—often completed during their residency—for the Museum’s collection. Join us for an Art Bites all about the exhibition celebrating this collaboration!   more >>


Pajama Storytime: Holiday Edition
December 6, 2018 06:00 PM

Category:  Pajama Story Time

Gather around the fireplace for some holiday stories and a make-and-take art project inspired by the season. Free for kids & their adult companions. Wear your PJ's and bring a stuffed friend to cuddle with.   more >>


Bring the whole family for some make-and-take art projects that will deck your halls this Christmas.
December 8, 2018 01:00 PM

Category:  Family

Bring the whole family for some make-and-take art projects that will deck your halls this Christmas. We’ll re-purpose some old books and give them new life as Christmas ornaments. Free for kids & their adult companions. Geared for ages 6 and up.   more >>


Guided Meditation: Celebrating Conscious Completion (5TA)
December 13, 2018 06:00 PM

Category:  Guided Meditation

This last month of the year completes a cycle of being. With mindfulness at the helm we will creatively step through what we walked in 2018; the awareness of Gratitude that emerges from gifts and lessons traveled; explore and invite what our hearts are calling us to intend and create in the upcoming year.   more >>


Book Signing and Talk with Tim Fey creator of the Wapsipinicon Almanac
December 15, 2018 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Category:  Book Signing

You won’t want to miss the newest—and final—edition of the Wapsipinicon Almanac. Tim Fay, the creator, will be here talking about his letter press printed magazine.   more >>


Doodlebugs @MPL—Polar Opposites
December 18, 2018 10:45 AM

Category:  Doodlebugs

Today we’ll read a book about polar bears who live in the Arctic, and penguins who live in the Antarctic. Then we’ll create polar bear portraits!   more >>


Doodlebugs at the Hiawatha Public Library—Animal Tracks
December 28, 2018 10:30 AM

Category:  Doodlebugs

Have you ever seen animals’ footprints in the snow? Track those critters, and then create critter tracks yourself.   more >>


Art Bites:Curator’s Choice with Associate Curator Kate Kunau
January 2, 2019 12:15 PM

Category:  Art Bites

Associate Curator Kate Kunau has been at the CRMA for over three and a half years and in that time has found many fascinating finds in the collection. In this Art Bites, the topic is a surprise of her choosing!   more >>


Guided Meditation: Be Where You Want To Be… (CRMA)
January 10, 2019 06:00 PM

Category:  Guided Meditation

January in Iowa is no joke. With cold, ice, and more cold, we tend to hunker down and wait it out… But in the warmth of the museum walls we can venture through vision and sail off to anywhere we want to be. As your creative mind jets you to warm and colorful locales…we’ll also consider what we would like to invite and activate within this New Year. The blank canvas of 2019 awaits…   more >>


For Goodness Snakes! with Wickiup Outdoor Learning Center
January 12, 2019 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Category:  Family

Help us say goodbye to the animals in our exhibition, If We Ran the Zoo: Animals in Children's Book Illustrations with a reptile party!   more >>


Pajama Storytime: Martin’s Dream
January 17, 2019 06:30 PM

Category:  Pajama Story Time

Martin Luther King, Jr Day is coming soon, so we’ll read some stories about his dream for our country, and then make an art project to take home. It’s free for kids & their adult companions. Wear your PJ’s and bring a stuffed friend to cuddle with!   more >>


Pajama Storytime: Presidents in Pajamas
February 21, 2019 06:30 PM

Category:  Pajama Story Time

What does bedtime at the White House look like? Celebrate Presidents’ Day the P.J.S. way—with some fun stories about past presidents and a patriotic project you can take home. It’s free for kids & their adult companions. Wear your PJ’s and bring a stuffed friend to cuddle with.   more >>


Pajama Storytime: Picasso’s Puppy
March 21, 2019 06:30 PM

Category:  Pajama Story Time

We’ll read about Picasso’s dachshund Lump and make a silly doggie art project. It’s free for kids & their adult companions. Wear your PJ’s and bring a stuffed friend to cuddle with.   more >>




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