DAVENPORT, IOWA (March 18, 2024) — Art Academy is excited to announce the opening of registration for its 2024 Summer Camps. Pat Bereskin (Art Academy Executive Director) and studio staff have put together over sixty camps/seminars in drawing, writing, painting, ceramics, fashion, illustration, and more.

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA (March 11, 2024) — The African American Museum of Iowa will convene a screening and discussion of the 2022 documentary Aftershock as part of their Women’s History Month programming. This free event is the premier public showing of Aftershock in Iowa and is at 6:30PM on Wednesday, March 13, 2024 at the Iowa City Public Library (Meeting Room ABC).

DES MOINES, IOWA (February 28, 2024) March is Iowa History Month and the State Historical Society of Iowa is encouraging Iowans of all ages to learn more about Iowa’s past through programs, tours and other activities.

Every year, this statewide tradition offers new opportunities for Iowans to learn more about the people, places, and points of pride that have influenced their communities, state, country, and, in many cases, the entire world.

MUSCATINE, IOWA (February 23, 2024) — Man’s best friend, barnyard creatures, playful kittens, circus animals, and bucking broncos are among the animals portrayed in the Animals in Art exhibition. The exhibition combines paintings, prints, drawings, and sculptures from the Muscatine Art Center’s permanent collection with selections of art pottery on loan from Mark and Marie Latta.

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA (February 12, 2024) — To kick off Women’s History Month, The African American Museum of Iowa (AAMI) has partnered with Kirkwood Community College to present seek first entertainment’s production of Black Women Walking. With two performances only, this theatrical production will be held at Kirkwood’s Ballantyne Auditorium on Saturday, March 2, 7:30PM, and Sunday, March 3, 3PM, both performances will feature a “talk back” moderated cast discussion.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (February 7, 2024) — Join us for an exclusive evening with Amirah Sackett, part of our Visiting Artist Series. Experience a captivating full-length performance, followed by an intimate conversation revealing the artist's background and collaborative ventures.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 5, 2024) Azubuike Arts is honored to announce a landmark event celebrating Black History Month in collaboration with The Last Picture House (325 East 2nd Street, Davenport, Iowa, 52801). This exclusive evening, featuring Ava DuVernay's groundbreaking new film, Origin, will commence on February 10 with a reception at 5PM, followed by a VIP screening at 6PM.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (November 17, 2023) — The John Deere Planetarium at Augustana College will present its annual holiday program, "Season of Light," on December 9-15. The planetarium show will be offered weekdays, 7PM, and 2PM Saturday and Sunday.

MUSCATINE, IOWA (November 15, 2023) — Local and regional artists and crafters are sharing their talents for a good cause this holiday season, and everyone is invited to be part of the fun at the Muscatine Art Center. The Heartfelt Lamp; Handmade Ornament Competition has returned for the first time since 2019. Each ornament purchase benefits Friends of the Muscatine Art Center and its mission to support educational programs at the Art Center.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (November 10, 2023) — Embarking on its 38th year, Festival of Trees is BACK again this year, with a spectacular display of over 100,000 twinkling lights that will be sure to illuminate your holiday this year! Celebrating 38 years of festival merriment, this beloved holiday tradition returns to the RiverCenter, November 18-26 with all the familiar events and attractions many have come to know and love.

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