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Experience "Cosmos" at the Putnam PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Putnam Museum   
Tuesday, 04 March 2014 15:50

COSMOS - A SPACETIME ODYSSEY

Experience the grandeur of the universe on the

Putnam's Giant Screen in the highly

anticipated series premiere of

 

on Sunday, March 9 from 8:00 - 9:00 p.m.

with our partners at: KLJB FOX 18

 
Order your Easter Springerle Molds from German American Heritage Center PDF Print E-mail
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Written by German American Heritage Center   
Thursday, 27 February 2014 15:53
Order your House on the Hill cookie and craft molds from GAHC!
Receive Free Shipping!
Orders must be in by March 15th!
Pre-payment required! Call 563-322-8844 to order!
Detail Bunny- $23.50
(Rectangular mold, just side image of bunny)
Easter Egg Hunt- $32.50
(Small Egg shaped mold with carrot or flower decoration)
Bunnies in Basket- $29.50
(Square mold, 2 bunnies in basket with eggs)
Ric Rac Rabbit- $32.50
(Large egg shaped mold with single bunny)
Small Pascal lamb- $20.50
(small mold with rounded top, side image of lamb)

 
New Putnam Science Center PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Putnam Museum   
Thursday, 27 February 2014 09:00

Opening Friday, April 12, 2014

Click here for more information

 
Mansion Tours at the Muscatine Art Center PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Lynn Bartenhagen   
Wednesday, 26 February 2014 16:08

Explore the Musser Mansion and hear the stories of Laura Musser McColm, her family and her domestic servants. A member of the Muscatine Art Center staff will you guide you through each room of the house, explain the various collections and furnishings on display and answer your questions.

Guided mansion tours will be offered at 5:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month. The guided tour on March 6th marks the debut of this program. Reservations are not required – just drop in and enjoy!

Admission for the tours is by donation. The suggested donation amount is $5 per person. The tour will last approximately 45 minutes.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Paintings from the Mississippi River Collection

  • The Mary Musser Gilmore Collection of French Impressionism

  • Painted and Photographic Portraits of the Musser Family and a Sculpted Bust of Laura Musser as a Child

  • Listen to Historic Music Boxes

  • Collection of Historic Toys

EVENT DETAILS:

What: Muscatine Art Center’s Guided Mansion Tour

Who: Hosted by Muscatine Art Center Staff

When: Thursday, March 6, 2014

Time: 5:30-6:15 PM

Where: The Muscatine Art Center

Admission to this program is FREE. Suggested donation of $5 per person.

Please contact, Melanie Alexander, Director, with any questions or concerns at 563-263-8282 or by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

The Muscatine Art Center is open to the public Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 AM to 5 PM, Thursday from 10 AM to 7 PM and Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 5 PM Admission is FREE.

 
Brucemore’s Historic Neighborhood Walk PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Tara Richards   
Tuesday, 25 February 2014 15:34

Did you know the land surrounding Brucemore was originally developed as the first golf course in Cedar Rapids? Or that the world-famous artist Grant Wood designed windows, murals, and woodwork, leaving his mark on the interiors of several Cedar Rapids homes? Listen to fascinating stories about the rich history and architecture of the neighborhood just outside Brucemore's gates on the Historic Neighborhood Walk – March 27, April 24, and May 22 at 6:00 p.m. Admission is $15 per person and $12 per Brucemore member and includes a Historic Neighborhood Tour flipbook. Space is limited; purchase tickets online at www.brucemore.org or by calling (319) 362-7375.

The Historic Neighborhood Walk is part of Brucemore’s Thursday Night Lineup. Every Thursday night Brucemore will feature a different specialty tour focusing on topics for all interests, including arts and culture, Midwestern industry, gardening, landscape design, architecture, preservation, behind-the-scenes at Brucemore, and growing up in the early twentieth century. For more information on the Thursday Night Lineup or upcoming events, visit www.brucemore.org or call (319) 362-7375.

About Brucemore

Experience Brucemore, an unparalleled blend of tradition and culture, located at 2160 Linden Drive SE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. At the heart of the historic 26-acre estate stands a nineteenth-century mansion filled with the stories of three Cedar Rapids families.  Concerts, theater, programs, and tours enliven the site and celebrate the heritage of a community.  For more information, call (319) 362-7375 or visit www.brucemore.org.

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