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Upcoming Events

December 2017

Ornament Personalization with Marj Nejdl

December 16 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

In celebration of the holiday season, Master Czech Folk Artist Marj Nejdl will be on hand in the Museum Store to personalize ornaments for you, including the 2017 Limited Edition NCSML Ornament designed by Marj herself. Ornament personalization can be commissioned for almost any ornament…

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Falcons, Freedom, and Backflips – A Guided Tour of ‘Twists and Turns: The Story of Sokol’

December 16 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Free with admission

What is Sokol? Why was it once banned by the Communists? Which athlete in Twists and Turns: The Story of Sokol has the most dashing moustache? Join us for an interactive tour of this new exhibit, and learn about the history of an organization that…

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Family Film: Three Nuts for Cinderella (Tři oříšky pro Popelku)

December 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

$5 for general; $2 for 18 years or under. An annual holiday tradition in many European countries, and now at the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, Three Nuts for Cinderella is a familiar fairytale with some unique twists. The film stars Libuše Šafránková…

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Winter Wednesdays open until 7 pm – Performance by the Deep Dish Divas @ 5 pm

December 20 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Everyone is a kid for the holidays! During Winter Wednesdays, everyone gets in for the $3 Youth Admission Price. Plus, the galleries and the Museum Store will be open late every Winter Wednesday until 7:00 pm. Tonight we have a live performance by The Deep Dish…

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Closed for Christmas Eve

December 24

The National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library will be closed for Christmas Eve on Sunday, December 24.

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Closed for Christmas

December 25

The National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library will be closed for Christmas on Monday, December 25.

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January 2018

Closed for New Year’s Day

January 1, 2018

The National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library will be closed on Monday, January 1, 2018 for New Year's Day.

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Free First Saturday for Students: Artsy Accessories

January 6, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Cost: Free for students; regular admission for non-students   Students of all ages are invited to visit the NCSML's exhibitions for free on the first Saturday of every month. For January: there are plenty of different types of accessories to make any outfit pop! Come…

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Closed

January 8, 2018 - January 19, 2018

The National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library will be closed from Monday, January 8 through Friday, January 19, 2018.

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Behind the Scenes Tour with Curator Stefanie Kohn

January 25, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Satisfy your curiosity, and learn to think like a curator! Sign up to join the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library’s very own Stefanie Kohn, Curator, for a behind the scenes tour as she prepares the new exhibit Cool and Collected. Stefanie will take…

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February 2018

Free First Saturdays for Students

February 3, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Cost: Free for students, regular admission for non-students. Students of all ages are invited to visit the NCSML’s exhibits for free on the first Saturday of every month. Sponsored by United Fire Group.

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Superheroes of History Day 2018

February 4, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Cost: Free, RSVP required (to be opened closer to the day of event), seating is limited. Learn about making comics from a local comic artist! Use your imagination to draw your own superhero, hear about real-life heroes in history, and don’t forget to wear your…

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March 2018

Free First Saturdays for Students

March 3, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Cost: Free for students, regular admission for non-students. Students of all ages are invited to visit the NCSML’s exhibits for free on the first Saturday of every month. Sponsored by United Fire Group.

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History on Tap: “Remembering 6-on-6 Girls’ Basketball: Celebrating Girls’ and Women’s Sport in Iowa”

March 14, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Cost: Free to attend. All food and/or drink is purchased from Cedar Ridge during the program. Celebrate Women’s History Month and join us at Cedar Ridge Winery & Distillery in Swisher, IA to hear from the Curator of the Iowa Women’s Archives, Kären M. Mason,…

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Farewell to Winter

March 18, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Cost: Free Celebrate the triumph of Spring over Winter by helping us toss Morena into the nearby Cedar River! In Slavic tradition, Morena is an entity associated with death and winter and must be vanquished to make way for sunny skies and warmer weather.

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History on the 8’s Lecture: “The Emperor and the Peasant: Two Men at the Start of the Great War and the End of the Habsburg Empire”

March 21, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Cost: Free, RSVP at ncsml.org/events Author Kenneth Janda, Ph.D. and Payson S. Wild Professor Emeritus at Northwestern University will present his brand new book showing there was more to World War I than the Western Front. This history, presented as two intertwined narratives in alternating…

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Egg Decorating with Master Czech Folk Artist Marj Nejdl

March 23, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Cost (class materials are included in the ticket price): $35 per person, Egg Decorating Class only $50 per person, Egg Decorating Class + Traditional Starter Kit to take home $60 per person, Egg Decorating Class + Traditional Deluxe Kit to take home Class participants will…

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Egg Decorating with Master Czech Folk Artist Marj Nejdl

March 24, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Cost (class materials are included in the ticket price): $35 per person, Egg Decorating Class only $50 per person, Egg Decorating Class + Traditional Starter Kit to take home $60 per person, Egg Decorating Class + Traditional Deluxe Kit to take home Class participants will…

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Egg Decorating with Master Czech Folk Artist Marj Nejdl

March 24, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Cost (class materials are included in the ticket price): $35 per person, Egg Decorating Class only $50 per person, Egg Decorating Class + Traditional Starter Kit to take home $60 per person, Egg Decorating Class + Traditional Deluxe Kit to take home Class participants will…

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September 2018

BrewNost 2018

September 14, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The official date for BrewNost 2018. Check back here for more information in the near future, and visit the main BrewNost page.  

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December 2018

Old World Christmas Market 2018

December 1, 2018 - December 2, 2018

Visit back here in the coming months for more information!

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