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Kazimour Family Slovo Dedication

Philanthropy and Opportunities

Philanthropy and OpportunitiesJustin Moore’s song If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away tells a beautiful story of wishing for the chance to see his grandpa and others who have passed away. We naturally…
Thoughts and Musings

Thoughts and Musings

Thoughts and MusingsHelen Christopherson’s father was a street sweeper in Cedar Rapids after he, his wife and two children moved to the United States in 1913. After settling in their new country,…

Culture and Connections

Culture and ConnectionsArt takes many forms, all of which reflect culture through the voices of its creators. The National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library is proud to be part of the…
Tricia Bender

Guest Columnist

By Tricia Bender, Collections Manager Being in charge of the NCSML’s travelling exhibitions provides a unique view of Czech and Slovak history and culture, and creates connections to fascinating people and organizations…
Ganzeer

Museum Doings

May 2019Thank you to all donors, members, and friends who make these programs possible by your participation and support. Ink & Oil Exhibit: May 11 to August 18, 2019. An exhibition featuring…
Filipi nameplate

Stories of Generosity

What’s in a nameplate?You will find many names in the NCSML, which is not unusual for a museum. Nameplates and plaques can be found in a variety of places as donors celebrate…
chandelier pin

Philanthropy and Opportunities

Inaugural President’s Society Preciosa Gala is May 31The NCSML’s President’s Society was created as a special recognition for those who support the NCSML with annual contributions of $1,000 or more, and this…
Thoughts and Musings

Thoughts and Musings

A pony next doorI remember going to the library as a kid with my mom and sister. The floors were wood, and there was a pony in the field next to the…

Culture and Connections

Bonding over kolachesFood and art have special ways of bringing people together in kindred ways. While in Cedar Rapids early last summer, I was very much looking forward to adding a “must…
Volunteers

Guest Columnist

From Our Museum Staff
By Lindsay Erhardt-Hansen, Director of Visitor & Volunteer Services April is National Volunteer Month, first instituted in 1991. Organizations like the NCSML would not exist without the time, talent and energy of…
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