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April 16, 2013
The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art’s recent publication, Clary Illian: A Potter’s Potter, was awarded a Gold ADDY by the Advertising Federation of Cedar Rapids Iowa City at the recent ADDY event.
April 12, 2013
The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art (CRMA) is excited to announce its Taste for Art 2013 fundraising series! This series includes our annual Martini Madness event, as well as a collection of dinners and special events.
April 11, 2013
The CRMA will continue its series of free lectures relating to our exhibition, I AM: Prints by Elizabeth Catlett. The next lecture, “For My People: Elizabeth Catlett at Iowa and Beyond,” by Kathy Edwards will be held on Thursday, April 25 at 7:00 p.m
April 09, 2013
Join the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art (CRMA) for a special solo performance by violin professor Katie Wolfe on Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 2:00 p.m.
April 08, 2013
The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art would like to invite you to join us for Rampin’ It Up on Saturday, April 20 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. to help kick off our 3RD Capital Campaign to reinvent, rejuvenate, and revitalize the CRMA.
March 29, 2013
Local artist Mary Zeran will continue hosting a series of art classes for adults at the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art (CRMA). This next round of classes will be held April-July and will include a variety of topics and media.
March 28, 2013
The Grant Wood Studio and Armstrong Visitor Center will be reopening for the season on Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 12:00 p.m.
March 21, 2013
The CRMA will be hosting a series of free lectures relating to our exhibition, I AM: Prints by Elizabeth Catlett. The first lecture “Elizabeth Catlett: Where She Stands in American Art History” will be held on Thursday, April 4 at 7:00 p.m.
March 20, 2013
The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art (CRMA) will continue its Art Bites series with folk art collector Pat Cancilla as he discusses the magnificent and rare Millerite Banner he lent to the Museum’s newest exhibition The Restless Spirit.
March 01, 2013
The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art (CRMA) has planned an elegant Jazz Brunch at Campbell Steele Gallery on Sunday, March 10. Live music will be performed by the George Jazz Trio, featuring guest vocalists Kristen Wilcox and Nina Swanson.
February 27, 2013
Taking Shape: Recent Acquisitions in the Fine Art of Craft brings together more than 80 extraordinary works from the collection; celebrating a series of recent acquisitions, while exploring the shifting nature of the decorative arts.
February 20, 2013
The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art (CRMA) will be hosting a Greene Square Park Public Forum on Thursday, February 28 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Auditorium on the 2nd floor.
February 04, 2013
The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art (CRMA) will celebrate the opening of three exhibitions with a special exhibition preview reception on Friday, February 15 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. This opening reception will be free and open to the public!
January 25, 2013
The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art (CRMA) announced today that Executive Director Terry Pitts will retire from his position effective June 30, 2013, after thirteen years of outstanding leadership of the Museum.
January 14, 2013
The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art (CRMA) is excited to announce the opening of our first new exhibition of 2013. Bertha Jaques: Botanical Prints and Photographs will open to the public this Saturday, January 19 at 12:00 p.m.
December 18, 2012
The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art (CRMA) is excited to offer a rare treat—live chamber music performed by the Paramount Chamber Ensemble at the CRMA on Sunday, December 30, 2012 beginning at 2:30 p.m.
November 28, 2012
The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art (CRMA) will be hosting a holiday card workshop for adults on Thursday, December 6 beginning at 5:30 p.m.
October 12, 2012
The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art (CRMA) will be collaborating with area galleries for the Fall Metro Gallery Tour. This bi-annual, self-guided tour will take place on Thursday, October 18 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
October 10, 2012
Craft in America, the Emmy-nominated and Peabody Award-winning series dedicated to exploring America’s rich craft history, presents Episode Nine of Season Four, with Craft in America: Crossroads, to air on PBS primetime on Friday, November 16.
October 04, 2012
Kissy & Charlie Heins, Bonnie & Roger Schmidt, and Priscilla Steele & Craig Campbell are pleased to present an elegant Jazz Brunch featuring the George Jazz Trio and fabulous food by LJ’s Catering.
October 02, 2012
After the success of her most recent class in Found Object Sculpture and Assemblage at the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art (CRMA), Zeran will continue the series with two additional classes in October and November.
October 01, 2012
With funding from Rockwell Collins, the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art (CRMA) has launched an online gallery of artwork by Marvin Cone, accompanied by three newly commissioned essays by Stephen Cone Weeks, John Hallmark Neff, and Andrea Kann.
September 14, 2012
On Saturday September 29, 2012, the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art (CRMA) will open its doors free of charge along with over 1,400 other participating venues for the eighth annual Museum Day Live!
September 10, 2012
The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art (CRMA) will reinstall seven of our first floor galleries with our new exhibition Marvin Cone: An American Master, opening on Saturday, September 29 with a with a special preview reception on Friday, September 28.
September 04, 2012
Join us at the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art (CRMA) for Mary Zeran’s “mini class” of Found Object Sculpture and Assemblage on Thursday, September 13 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.