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June 2020

Lunch & Learn: COVID – 19 and our Maturing Population in the V4 and the US

June 10 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Take a break from your day and hear from experts all over the world on topics related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Join us for our inaugural virtual Lunch & Learn series focusing on transatlantic issues. The Visegrad Group, also known as the Visegrad Four or simply V4, is the cultural and political alliance of four Central European countries: the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia. Medical experts from across the V4 and the United States will be joined by NCSML…

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** SOLD OUT ** Immigrant Foodways: Czech Honey BBQ Ribs

June 13 @ 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Czech Honey BBQ Ribs

** SOLD OUT ** Ribs are a popular summer BBQ delicatessen. In this course, you will learn to make the Czech version of this delicatessen using your grill or oven.Immigrant Foodways is moving online! Chef Tom Slepicka is offering a five-class course of Classic and Modern Czech Cuisine. Enjoy a premier cooking class from the comfort of your home.Tom Slepicka graduated from culinary school in his hometown, Brno, located in the Czech Republic. While still in school, he established a…

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** SOLD OUT ** Intro to Slovak Language & Culture

June 15 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

** SOLD OUT ** The National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library recently partnered with Andrea Siebenmann, a native Slovak speaker, to offer online Slovak language and culture lessons. Class begins on Monday, June 15. Each class will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Central Time every Monday from June 15 through August 3. During the 12 hours of instruction over eight weeks, participants will learn to read and speak in Slovak. This fee includes all course materials. The…

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Needlepoint guild demonstrations

June 17 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 1:00 PM on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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needlepoint

See members of the Blue Ribbon Chapter of the American Needlepoint Guild demonstrate their skills. Demonstrations take place at the museum each month on the third Wednesday in Rozek Grand Hall.

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Lunch & Learn: COVID– 19 and the Medical Response across the Atlantic

June 24 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Take a break from your day and hear from experts all over the world on topics related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Join us for our inaugural virtual Lunch & Learn series focusing on transatlantic issues. Our second webinar will be a much broader focus on COVID-19, comparing and contrasting responses in the United States, Czech Republic, and Slovakia. Our three medical experts will be joined by NCSML Vice President for Development and Marketing to discuss the cause and effects of…

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** SOLD OUT ** Immigrant Foodways: Czech Soups

June 24 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Czech-soups

** SOLD OUT ** In this class we will be preparing two delicious Czech soups: Garlic Soup and Czech Tomato Soup.Immigrant Foodways is moving online! Chef Tom Slepicka is offering a five-class course of Classic and Modern Czech Cuisine. Enjoy a premier cooking class from the comfort of your home.Tom Slepicka graduated from culinary school in his hometown, Brno, located in the Czech Republic. While still in school, he established a successful full-service catering company which operated in the Czech…

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July 2020

** SOLD OUT ** Immigrant Foodways: Dumplings Filled with Sauerkraut

July 1 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

** SOLD OUT ** Dumplings are a great and popular dish anywhere in the world, and in this course, you will be introduced to dumplings filled with pork and sauerkraut.Immigrant Foodways is moving online! Chef Tom Slepicka is offering a five-class course of Classic and Modern Czech Cuisine. Enjoy a premier cooking class from the comfort of your home.Tom Slepicka graduated from culinary school in his hometown, Brno, located in the Czech Republic. While still in school, he established a…

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NCSML Closed

July 4

The NCSML will be closed for Independence Day, July 4.

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The Harlem Renaissance and Czech Independence: A Poetry Workshop

July 8 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

In this program students will study the relationship between Harlem Renaissance Writer, Langston Hughes, and Czech Poet, Ivan Blatny, through their poetry. As African American writers like Langston Hughes used Czech independence as a model for resistance, Czech writers like Blatny used American writers like Hughes as a model for the freedom of self-expression. Students will read poetry out loud, discuss similarities and differences in style and tone between authors, and begin composing their own poem in the style of…

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History on Tap: The Art of Climate Change

July 8 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

History on Tap has moved online! To celebrate our new Artist’s as Activists exhibition, artist, curator, and educator, Vero Rose Smith, will provide a brief history of environmental art and activism. History on Tap is meant to be a fun, casual approach to learning about history and culture at the NCSML, breweries and wineries. Be sure to grab your favorite food and drinks and join us starting at 6:30 p.m. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information…

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