MUSCATINE, IOWA (October 26, 2022) — Mo Willems has entertained children and adults for more than a decade with his award-winning Elephant and Piggie early reader series. Willems is a master of rendering emotional expression. A mere raise of Piggie’s eyebrow or Elephant Gerald’s toothy smile provide visual clues to the characters’ feelings.

MUSCATINE, IOWA (October 7, 2022) — The Muscatine Art Center, LULAC Muscatine, and the Stanley Center for Peace and Security are collaborating to offer an evening of dancing, music, and more on Thursday, October 20, 5:15-6:45PM.

MUSCATINE, IOWA (September 7, 2022) — The Muscatine Art Center will welcome an array of musicians in a series of free performances this fall. The first concert features the music of Francis Verba, a French classical guitarist with a wide and colorful repertoire of European and Latin American music. The concert will be held in the Muscatine Art Center’s Music Room on Sunday, September 18, 1:30PM.

MUSCATINE, IOWA (August 25, 2022) — Starting on September 3, visitors to the Muscatine Art Center can explore two very different stories from Muscatine’s past. On the main floor of the Stanley Gallery, the exhibition, “Captivated by Japan: Laura Musser McColm and Her Era,” considers some of the factors that may have sparked Laura Musser McColm’s installation of a Japanese-style garden in 1930.

MUSCATINE, IOWA (August 11, 2022) — Back-to-school is around the corner but so are two free, family-friendly events at the Muscatine Art Center. Mark your calendar for Thursday, August 18, 5:30-7PM, and Sunday, August 21, 1-4PM.

MUSCATINE, IOWA (June 27, 2022) — Ballet Des Moines will bring its full company of professional dancers to six locations this summer, sharing world-class arts and education programming directly with Iowans across the state.

MUSCATINE, IOWA (June 1, 2022) — The winter months are gone, the weather is changing and it’s almost summer! The Muscatine Art Center is delighted to invite families for a couple of FREE outdoor family events to celebrate the season.

MUSCATINE, IOWA (May 23, 2022) — The artist William Havlicek describes his series “The Sanctuary of the Sun: Seasons and Time” as “a poetic eulogy to Iowa’s seasonal changes, ochre harvests, russet woods, and silent streams.” Selections from the series will be on exhibit in the historic house at the Muscatine Art Center from June 2 through September 11, 2022.

MUSCATINE, IOWA (May 16, 2022) — The Muscatine Art Center invites the community to explore the lives of children from all different kinds of circumstances through the exhibition, “Where Children Sleep: Photographs by James Mollison.” This revealing series of photographs shares the diverse stories of children in many different countries.

MUSCATINE, IOWA (April 21, 2022) — The Muscatine Art Center is happy to announce the upcoming performance of Brinton Surprise, a Red Cedar Chamber Music production, on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 8, 3PM. The free performance will take place in the Muscatine Art Center’s Music Room.

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