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Welcome to the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art’s Press Room. Here you will find press materials about the Museum—including exhibitions and programs—as well as the Grant Wood Studio. If you are a member of the media and would like more information about the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art or the Grant Wood Studio please contact:

Cindy Motsinger, Communications Coordinator, at 319.366.7503 or via email at

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Iowa City Artist Ryan Bentzinger Brings his Post-Apocalyptic World to CRMA
September 17, 2015
As a part of a pair of science fiction and fantasy art exhibitions, the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art (CRMA) will present a solo exhibition of the work of 26-year old Iowa City artist Ryan Bentzinger. This exhibition, titled Ryan Bentzinger: nAMUH, will

CRMA Brings Outer Space, Super Heroes, and Dragons and More to Cedar Rapids
August 27, 2015
This fall, the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art (CRMA) will present a science fiction and fantasy exhibition for the first time in its history. Out of This World: Science Fiction and Fantasy Art will be on display September 12, 2015 through January 3, 2016

Local Collectors’ Ceramics on Display in Exhibition at CRMA
July 31, 2015
Eric Dean and Todd Thelen of Iowa City have been collecting ceramics for over a decade, and in that time they have amassed a collection of more than 2,000 pieces, representing some of the most important names in the field of ceramics. Selections from

July 20, 2015
The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art (CRMA) welcomed five new board members for its upcoming fiscal year, beginning July 1. At the same time, three Board members are leaving at the end of their terms and two are renewing.