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The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art Gala 2019, The Event of the Season

By October 9, 2019 No Comments

Cedar Rapids, Iowa—The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art’s (CRMA) is holding its fourth annual Gala on Friday, November 1, 2019 at the Cedar Rapids Country Club.  The Gala fundraiser supports the Museum’s educational and outreach programs. The CRMA is thrilled to offer more expansive programs to our community with the help of our sponsors and contributors which serve more than 7600 children, students, teachers, families and adults each year.


“The Gala is our only fundraiser of the year and the proceeds are critically important to the success of our educational and outreach programs.” –says Executive Director Sean Ulmer.


Co-chaired this year by Sam and Diane Jones, the event will offer an exciting evening of exceptional cuisine, bountiful libations, a live D.J, fun photo opportunities, and amazing art. You’ll be captivated by the spectacular silent auction featuring irresistible items—including a professional Artist Gallery—as well as a sensational live auction filled with art and experiences you won’t want to miss!


Join us for the most entertaining event of the season! The CRMA is putting the “FUN” back in fundraiser!!


For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit or call Joanne Wzontek at 319.366.7503 ext. 207/  Please RSVP by Friday, October 25, 2018. This evening begins at 5:30 p.m. for Benefactor tickets or 6:30 p.m. for Patron tickets. Black Tie Optional.

For more information contact:

Lori Tofanelli, Communications Coordinator

Cedar Rapids Museum of Art

410 Third Avenue SE

Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401




The mission of the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art is to excite, engage, and educate through the arts. The Museum’s collection contains more than 7,800 works of art by hundreds of artists, including the world’s largest collection of works by Grant Wood. For more information on exhibitions or related programs call the Museum at 319.366.7503 or visit the Museum’s website at Museum Hours: noon to 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday; noon to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday; 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday. Grant Wood Studio Hours: noon to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday (April-December).  For more information please visit or find us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.