Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
410 3rd Ave, S.E. (between 4th and 5th Streets). Cedar Rapids, LA 52401 Tel: (319) 366-7503 Fax: (319) 366-4111
Internet Address: www.crma.org Admission: fee: adult-$4.00, rhild-$3.00, senior-$3.00.
Established: 1905 Membership. Y ADA Compliant: Y Parking: free, lot entrance off 2nd Ave.
Open: Tuesday to Wednesday, 10am-4pm: Thursday, 10am-7pm; Friday to Saturday, 10am-4pm;
Closed: Legal Holidays.
Facilities: Architecture (former Carnegie Library, 1908 with addition); Classrooms; Food Services Restaurant; Galleries (17); Library (1,200 volumes, non-circulating); Rental Gallery; Shop (ceramics, hand-blown glass, blogs, toys).
Cedar Rapids Map and Guide Photo Gallery
Activities: Arts Festival: Concerts. Education Programs (adults and children); Films; Gallery Talks; Guided Tours: Lectures; Readings; Temporary Exhibitions; Traveling Exhibitions.
Publications: exhibition catalogues; newsletter.
The Museum has 17 galleries, eight of which are devoted to selections from its permanent collection of over 5,000 works. Holdings include the worlds largest collections of works by each of Grant Wood, Marvin D. Cone, and Mauricio Lasansky and a large collection of sculpture by Malvina Hoffman. There are also extensive collections of early 20th-century paintings, Regionalist art from the 1930s and 1940s, 20th-century American prints, work in all media by Iowa artists, and contemporary Midwestern painting and photography. A collection of 21 Roman portrait busts occupy a special gallery on the second floor. Changing exhibits drawn from the permanent collection are supplemented by temporary exhibitions of works from other institutions and solo shows.
Coe College – Galleries Dows Fins Arts Center, First Ave. and 13th Street, Cedar Rapids, 1A 52402 Tel: (319) 399-8000
Internet Address: www.public.coe.edu/departments/Art/sjaJleries.htiBl Admission: free.
Open: Call for hours.
Activities: Permanent Exhibits; Temporary Exhibitions.
The Dows Fine Arts Center, in addition to housing the colleges permanent art collection, maintains two art galleries for monthly traveling exhibitions and student shows. With approximately 465 works, the Coe College Collection of Art, diverse in both scope and media, features twelve works by Grant Wood, 56 paintings by Coe graduate and art department founder Marvin Cone, and 45 paintings by another Coe graduate Conger Metcalf. Other artists represented include Karl Appel, Milton Avery, Leonard Haskin, Thomas Hart Benton, Ronald Bladen, Raoul Dufy, Mauricio Lasansky. Aristide Maillol, Henri Matisse, Thomas Nast, Francis Picabia, Pablo Picasso, Mark Rothko, and Henri Toulouse-Lautrec. The campus also features four major outdoor sculptures, as Well as other sculptural works in tin lobby of the Dow Fine.
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