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National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library

1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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August 2019

*SOLD OUT* Portrait Embroidery Workshop with Rose Couch

August 21 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Rose Couch

This class is full. Learn how to embroider portraits with Artist, Rose Couch. An Iowa Native, Rose Couch, has a unique style of art making, that she calls “paint with thread.” Rose will show you how to sew string on canvas, and create your own beautiful portrait.Cost: $15Revolution Starts in the Streets is presented by Aegon Transamerica with contributing sponsorship by the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Program Fund.

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Czech Village Walking Tour

August 28 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Walking Tour
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September 2019

Free First Saturday for Students: Tear Down that Wall!

September 7 @ 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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wall building
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Point of Space: Jan Kaláb Talk and Book Signing

September 10 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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When Jan Kaláb was born in 1978 in Czechoslovakia, graffiti was not to be seen in the Eastern World. In the nineties, as the country was opening itself to western influences, he became one of the pioneers of the local scene expressing himself with his iconic crew, the DSK. As his media transformed and he became a prominent contemporary artist, one thing remains: his unique point of view. Jan will talk about his past as a leading graffiti and street…

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Bobbin Lace Making Demonstration

September 11 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 AM on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

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

See members of the Doris Southard Lace Guild demonstrate this beautiful craft. Demonstrations take place at the museum each month on the second Wednesday in Rozek Grand Hall.

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What’s the Point? A Street Art Workshop with Jan Kaláb

September 12 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Jan Kaláb is a remarkable Czech artist based on the creative roots of graffiti and street art. He belongs to the founding generation of street artists in Prague. Gradually, he transferred this visual culture from the street to prestigious gallery spaces across the world. The street facades and experimental works, including for example 3-D graffiti objects, which he pioneered in the international context, were replaced by canvases of various shapes of his own production and abstract sculptures. Join Jan, as…

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Stitching 101: Basic Embroidery and Needle Point

September 14 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Embroidery

We will be learning hand-stitching basics from how to thread the needle to using hoops. Each participant will walk away with a “doodle cloth” that they can use for reference at home for practice or even bring back to the next session Saturday, September 21. If you would like to sign up for the whole series (Sep. 14, 21, and 28) you can save $5! This series of workshops is taught by the American Needlepoint Guild members from the Blue…

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BrewNost

September 20 @ 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Join us for the Midwest's premier international beer festival! Enjoy unlimited food and beverage sampling from some of the best local brewers, distillers, and chefs. Featuring a wide range of international beers hand selected by Doug Alberhasky, from John’s Grocery in Iowa City, Iowa! Tickets are on sale now at NCSML.org/BrewNost or at the museum. Learn more about BrewNost hereCost: VIP Admission: $125 General Admission: $65Presented by: Basepoint Wealth

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Stitching 101: Dish Towel Masters

September 21 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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embroidered dish towel

Each participant will be issued a dish towel with a Czech heart pattern drawn on it. Using the stitches that we learned in the previous class, we will make our own dish towels that folks will take home with them to decorate their kitchens. If you would like to sign up for the whole series (Sep. 14, 21, and 28) you can save $5! This series of workshops is taught by the American Needlepoint Guild members from the Blue Ribbon…

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Immigrant Foodways: Czech St. Food

September 21 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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fried cheese
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Stitching 101: Needle Point Canvases

September 28 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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embroidery on canvas

We will be learning basic needlepoint stitches on canvas pieces. If you would like to sign up for the whole series (Sep. 14, 21, and 28) you can save $5! This series of workshops is taught by the American Needlepoint Guild members from the Blue Ribbon Chapter.Cost: $5 per participant. Suggested children no younger than 10 and must be accompanied by an adult.

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October 2019

Medieval to Metal: The Art & Evolution of the GUITAR Member Opening

October 4 @ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Medieval To Metal

Join us on Friday, October 4 for an exclusive member’s only preview and exhibit opening celebration! See the Medieval to Metal exhibit from the National GUITAR Museum before it opens to the public. Members can enjoy light hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar, followed by an informative concert program, highlighting the history of the Dopyera brothers and the Dobro guitar. Schedule of Events: 5:30 p.m. Medieval to Metal: The Art & Evolution of the GUITAR open Museum Store Open Light hors d’oeuvres and a…

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Free First Saturday for Students: Museum Mash

October 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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darrin crow telling fairy tales
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Bobbin Lace Making Demonstration

October 9 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 AM on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

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

See members of the Doris Southard Lace Guild demonstrate this beautiful craft. Demonstrations take place at the museum each month on the second Wednesday in Rozek Grand Hall.

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History on Tap: Hot Tamale Louie Telling Stories Without Words

October 9 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Pumpkin Painting Party

October 12 @ 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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pumpkin-painting-party

Have a spooktacular time at the museum painting pumpkins, crunching on snacks, and sipping cider! Everyone is encouraged to wear spooky, silly, beautiful, or kooky costumes and there will be aprons available to help protect their faboolous outfits. All necessary supplies are included in the ticket price.Cost: $5 per child, one free adult.Sponsored by: CRST International

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Velvet Revolution Lecture

October 16 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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November 2019 marks the 30th Anniversary of the Velvet Revolution beginning in Czechoslovakia and to commemorate this historic event, the NCSML is honored to welcome, Josef Jařab, PhD. Dr. Jařab, was the first rector of Palacký University, Olomouc, Czech Republic from 1989 to 1997. He has been a professor of English and American literature there since 1990 and director of the Center for Comparative Cultural Studies since 1996. His life has found him at the center of many significant moments…

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Immigrant Foodways: You Had Me At Haluski

October 19 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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haluski
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Music @ the Museum: FunkDaddies

October 19 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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NCSML logo
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November 2019

Movin’ at the Museum: Rock n’ Roll (POUND)

November 2 @ 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Hubert the hedgehog doing yoga

Cost: FreeMovin’ at the Museum has expanded this year to once a month EVERY month! Each first Saturday of the month will be another chance for folks to try out another style of physical activity from Zumba to POUND. All ages welcome. This provides even more opportunity for everyone to get up and get movin’ for free in 2019! This full-body session combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and pilates-inspired movements — and is inspired by the infectious…

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Bobbin Lace Making Demonstration

November 13 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 AM on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

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

See members of the Doris Southard Lace Guild demonstrate this beautiful craft. Demonstrations take place at the museum each month on the second Wednesday in Rozek Grand Hall.

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December 2019

Bobbin Lace Making Demonstration

December 11 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 11:00 AM on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

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

See members of the Doris Southard Lace Guild demonstrate this beautiful craft. Demonstrations take place at the museum each month on the second Wednesday in Rozek Grand Hall.

Find out more »

January 2020

Bobbin Lace Making Demonstration

January 8, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 11:00 AM on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

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

See members of the Doris Southard Lace Guild demonstrate this beautiful craft. Demonstrations take place at the museum each month on the second Wednesday in Rozek Grand Hall.

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February 2020

Bobbin Lace Making Demonstration

February 12, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 11:00 AM on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

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

See members of the Doris Southard Lace Guild demonstrate this beautiful craft. Demonstrations take place at the museum each month on the second Wednesday in Rozek Grand Hall.

Find out more »

March 2020

Bobbin Lace Making Demonstration

March 11, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 11:00 AM on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

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

See members of the Doris Southard Lace Guild demonstrate this beautiful craft. Demonstrations take place at the museum each month on the second Wednesday in Rozek Grand Hall.

Find out more »

April 2020

Bobbin Lace Making Demonstration

April 8, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 11:00 AM on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

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

See members of the Doris Southard Lace Guild demonstrate this beautiful craft. Demonstrations take place at the museum each month on the second Wednesday in Rozek Grand Hall.

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May 2020

Bobbin Lace Making Demonstration

May 13, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 11:00 AM on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

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

See members of the Doris Southard Lace Guild demonstrate this beautiful craft. Demonstrations take place at the museum each month on the second Wednesday in Rozek Grand Hall.

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June 2020

Bobbin Lace Making Demonstration

June 10, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 11:00 AM on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

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

See members of the Doris Southard Lace Guild demonstrate this beautiful craft. Demonstrations take place at the museum each month on the second Wednesday in Rozek Grand Hall.

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July 2020

Bobbin Lace Making Demonstration

July 8, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 11:00 AM on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

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

See members of the Doris Southard Lace Guild demonstrate this beautiful craft. Demonstrations take place at the museum each month on the second Wednesday in Rozek Grand Hall.

Find out more »

August 2020

Bobbin Lace Making Demonstration

August 12, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 11:00 AM on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

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

See members of the Doris Southard Lace Guild demonstrate this beautiful craft. Demonstrations take place at the museum each month on the second Wednesday in Rozek Grand Hall.

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