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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:

Lori Tofanelli, Communications Coordinator, at 319.366.7503 or via email at

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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

May 21, 2014
Cedar Rapids Museum of Art (CRMA) joins the Blue Star Museums program for another year.

Some Assembly Required: Collage and Assemblage Opens at CRMA
October 02, 2013
In the 19th century, before the emergence of the term collage, the gluing together bits of paper—tickets, photographs, printed texts—was largely a craft, a technique used for scrapbooks and other domestic memorabilia. In the early 20th century, howev