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National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library

1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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July 2017
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Chihuly Guided Tour

July 26 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Join us for a guided tour of Dale Chihuly: Venetians from the George R. Stroemple Collection during Late Nights at the NCSML. Get insider details on how this intricate exhibit was installed and learn more about glass master Dale Chihuly. This tour lasts approximately 30 minutes…

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August 2017

Free First Saturdays for Students: Swirling Pencil Art!

August 5 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Students of all ages are invited to visit the NCSML’s exhibits for free on the first Saturday of each month!

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$5

Chihuly Family Art Workshop: Crazy Chandeliers

August 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Dale Chihuly makes crazy, swirling chandeliers that are made up of thousands of pieces! In this workshop, we’ll make chandeliers that are much simpler and lots of fun.

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$5

Pressed Flower & Leaf Art Workshop

August 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Connect with nature by making a piece of hanging art or a bookmark during this quick, fun pressed flower art workshop. We’ll be collecting flowers & leaves from our very own Czech & Slovak Heritage Garden and grounds to make the art pieces, but participants are…

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Chihuly Guided Tour

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Join us for a guided tour of Dale Chihuly: Venetians from the George R. Stroemple Collection during Late Nights at the NCSML. Get insider details on how this intricate exhibit was installed and learn more about glass master Dale Chihuly. This tour lasts approximately 30 minutes…

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

August 12 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Join us for an interactive tour of this new exhibit, and learn about the history of an organization that helped to build strong American, Czech, and Slovak communities.

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Free

Summer Family Free Day

August 19 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Your whole family is invited to the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library for a celebration of the magnificent exhibition Dale Chihuly: Venetians from the George R. Stroemple Collection. Stop by anytime between 9:30 am – 4:00 pm for a day full of Chihuly-inspired…

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CatVideoFest

August 19 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Have you ever wanted to watch internet cat videos on a giant outdoor screen? Your time has come. Join us on the museum's front lawn for all-ages cat-inspired activities, food trucks serving up tasty local eats, a beer garden, and 90 minutes of curated cat…

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Chihuly Guided Tour

August 23 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Join us for a guided tour of Dale Chihuly: Venetians from the George R. Stroemple Collection during Late Nights at the NCSML. Get insider details on how this intricate exhibit was installed and learn more about glass master Dale Chihuly. This tour lasts approximately 30 minutes…

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$5 - $7

Walking Tour of Historic Czech Village

August 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Learn about the unique history behind this fascinating neighborhood!

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September 2017
$5

Chihuly Family Art Workshop: Inspired by Stained Glass

September 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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In this workshop, we will paint our own glass to take home with us!

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$15

Fairy Garden Workshop

September 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Fairies, nymphs, spirits, and other supernatural beings have deep roots within Slavic folklore and gardening traditions. Join us at the NCSML for a fun and mystical afternoon creating fairy gardens to celebrate this bit of Slavic history & culture! This event will be outside on the…

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Chihuly Guided Tour

September 6 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Join us for a guided tour of Dale Chihuly: Venetians from the George R. Stroemple Collection during Late Nights at the NCSML. Get insider details on how this intricate exhibit was installed and learn more about glass master Dale Chihuly. This tour lasts approximately 30 minutes…

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BrewNost!

September 15 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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BrewNost! 2017  September 15, 6:30 – 10:00 pm Save the date! You don’t want to miss the crown jewel of international beer festivals. Be part of this exceptional evening of international beers, cider, wine, spirits, scrumptious hors d’oeuvres and merriment. John’s Grocery is preparing incredible line-up…

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Chihuly Guided Tour

September 20 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Join us for a guided tour of Dale Chihuly: Venetians from the George R. Stroemple Collection during Late Nights at the NCSML. Get insider details on how this intricate exhibit was installed and learn more about glass master Dale Chihuly. This tour lasts approximately 30 minutes…

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October 2017

‘Chihuly Venetians from the George R. Stroemple Collection’ Exhibit Closes

October 1
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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About the exhibit: Open April 29 – October 1, 2017 In 1988, twenty years after Dale Chihuly was a Fulbright Fellow at the Venini glass factory, the artist returned to Venice. During this trip, he visited a palazzo that houses an extraordinary private collection of Venetian…

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December 2017
Free!

8th Annual Old World Christmas Market

December 2 - December 3
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Experience the magic of the Christmas season at the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library at the 8th annual Old World Christmas Market!

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