The More We Get Together @ Ladd Library
Nov 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Activities to bring children, caregivers, and older adults together and form inter-generational relationships.

Adults from The Gardens of Cedar Rapids will be on hand to craft, play, sing, and listen to stories along with our younger participants.

We always recommend confirming details before attending. We hope to see you there!

Crafternoons @ Ladd Library
Nov 21 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Each week will feature a new type of craft like pottery, sewing, or metal work. Try the featured craft via an introductory project. Learn what tools are necessary to complete crafts at home.

We always recommend confirming details before attending. We hope to see you there!

Design Depot – Birdseed Bag Improv @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Nov 21 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Used birdseed bags will be turned into holiday stockings, wall hangings, pillows…..whatever you decide! You’ll have one hour to design and complete your creation using the weird supplies provided.

We always recommend confirming details before attending. We hope to see you there!

Craft for a Cause @ Coralville Public Library
Nov 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Teens are invited to join Coralville Public Library Teen Advisory Board members to make tie blankets for local kids in need.

Artists Market @ Artists Market
Nov 24 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Plan to be a part of the experience at our Artists Market!

The Artists Market, like other Museum event supports the mission of CRMA. These happenings continue to flourish under the creative inspiration and hard work of volunteers and staff and continues to educate and spread knowledge though these opportunities.

This year will mark the 6th year of our Artists Market! Within this regionally focused market there is a realm of passion, genuine talent and possibility to own a piece of art for all involved. Our market has some very good artists whose work has not been exposed to the art market circuit as well as established artists. Visit us and see what all of your favorite artists have been up to and discover some new talent while you’re there! There is plenty of time to have a great dialog with the artist while viewing works of art.

Holiday Bazaar @ The History Center
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Shop Local this holiday season!

WHEN: Saturday November 30th

TIME: 10:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Free activities for kids!

Museum Store Sunday @ Museum Store Sunday
Dec 1 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

On Sunday, December 1, 2019, nearly 800 Museum Stores representing fifty states, ten countries, and three continents will offer a special shopping experience in one-of-a kind stores.

Our Museum Store is participating! Join us for the global event of Museum Store Sunday (MSS) on December 1st. The first 50 customers will receive a custom made Museum Ornament. Take advantage of this special offer and see all the unique items we have in the Museum Store!

Art Program @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Jim Jacobmeyer, Executive Director of the Artisan’s Sanctuary will facilitate an art workshop the first Wednesday of the month from December-February.

Over the next three months come and explore manga/anime, illustration and altered books.

Please register by calling the library or online at on the events page.

We always recommend confirming details before attending. We hope to see you there!

Member’s Days @ Member’s Days
Dec 5 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Mark your calendar for Members Days on December 5th through the 8th!  CRMA members will receive 20% off all purchases—including consignment—on those two days.  It is our way of saying “thank you” for being a member of the CRMA.  The Museum Store has scores of unique items perfect for the gift-giving season, if you’re looking for something special for that someone special, we have it!


Kids Create @ Coralville Public Library
Dec 5 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

School aged kids, Kindergarten through 6th grade, are invited to join us for a different activity each month at Kids Create.

Kids Create occurs regularly on the first Thursday of the month, September-April.

Sign up online or at the Children’s Desk beginning one week before Kids Create events.