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*TOUR IS FULL* Guided tour of “National Treasure: The Art of Joža Uprka”

March 21 @ 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Cost: Free with your paid admission, RSVP required. Space is limited.

Guided tour from 6:00 – 6:30 p.m. **TOUR IS FULL**
Galleries and store open late from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Please join us for a special guided tour of National Treasure: The Art of Joža Uprka before this exclusive exhibition closes on March 24! The guided tour is included with your paid admission and begins at 6:00 p.m. Space is limited, so please RSVP to reserve your spot. The galleries and Museum Store will be open until 7:00 p.m. Cash bar available.

We’ll be discussing the spread of Impressionism across Europe and how it ended up influencing Czech and Slovak artists years after the French masters began painting their outdoor scenes. We’ll take a comparative look at Uprka’s work and see how he made this iconic movement his own through a fusion of other European influences.

In the first exhibition of the art work of Joža Uprka in the United States, National Treasure: The Art of Joža Uprka showcases a stunning array of oil paintings, posters, and mixed media on loan from the George Drost Collection. Joža Uprka (1861 – 1940) was a Czech painter and graphic artist whose work combined elements of Romanticism and Art Nouveau to document the folk life of Southern Moravia.

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The guided tour of National Treasure: The Art of Joža Uprka of is full, however, the galleries and Museum Store will remain open until 7:00 p.m.

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Date:
March 21
Time:
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library
1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Phone:
319-362-8500 x 218
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