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Scarecrow Trail @ Amana Colonies
Scarecrow Trail @ Amana Colonies
Oct 29 all-day
Travel the Amana Colony trail through the 7 villages and find as many scarecrows as you can. Maps are available at the Visitor’s Center.  
Virtual Thursday Forum: The 1918 Influenza Pandemic @ Coe College
Virtual Thursday Forum: The 1918 Influenza Pandemic @ Coe College
Oct 29 all-day
A century ago, the world faced a global health crisis that in many ways parallels the present-day challenges we face during the COVID-19 pandemic.  This Thursday Forum offers historical perspective...
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12:00 pm Americans in Paris: Grant Wood and Marvin Cone’s 1920 Trip to Paris @ Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
Americans in Paris: Grant Wood and Marvin Cone’s 1920 Trip to Paris @ Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
Oct 29 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
For three months in the summer of 1920, Grant Wood and his best friend Marvin Cone traveled to Paris to see great art, soak up the sights, and to paint....
12:00 pm Grant Wood Revealed: Rarely Seen Works by an American Master @ Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
Grant Wood Revealed: Rarely Seen Works by an American Master @ Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
Oct 29 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Rounding out our anniversary year will be an unusual look at arguably Iowa’s most important artist, Grant Wood. While known for his iconic American Gothic (Art Institute of Chicago) and...
12:00 pm Seriously Funny: American Gothic Parodies @ Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
Seriously Funny: American Gothic Parodies @ Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
Oct 29 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Grant Wood’s American Gothic is probably the world’s most parodied American painting, second only to Leonardo’s Mona Lisa.  The fact that thousands of parodies of American Gothic exist, dating back...
7:00 pm Video Talk and Live Q&A with ceramicist Roberto Lugo @ Online via Zoom
Video Talk and Live Q&A with ceramicist Roberto Lugo @ Online via Zoom
Oct 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for the 2020 Bette R. Spriestersbach Endowed Lectureship Featuring Roberto Lugo, American artist, ceramicist, social activist, spoken word poet, and educator. The artist will join us Thursday, October 29...