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Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Cedar Rapids

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The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art is a museum in downtown Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States. The museum is privately owned and was established in 1905. The museum acquired the old Cedar Rapids Public Library building after the library moved into a new location in 1985. The current home of the museum, designed by post-modern architect Charles Moore, was built adjoining the old library in 1989.

The mission of the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art is to excite, engage, and educate its community and visitors through its collection, exhibitions and programs.
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  • The museum in a museum! The older part of the building was Cedar Rapids' Carnegie Library, and is put to good use for offices, the museum store, and small public gatherings. The galleries are housed.....  more »
  • Beautiful art museum. Loved the roman busts. They have a beautiful sitting area next to the gift shop. Check out the cool art dispenser on the stairs behind the ticket counter. You can buy art for $5!  more »
  • I loved the 'Into The Blue' exhibition so much! All different artists displayed and tied together just by a color theme. There was so much and they were all so inspiring! Also loved the guy at the front desk. So super helpful and excited about his job and the art we were going to get to see.
  • My significant other and I decided to detour and see what Cedar Rapids could add to our adventure. Museums are amazing and full of knowledge and culture. CR Museum of Art did not disappoint. Worth checking out for sure! Photos were taken for informational purposes only,by me. Pieces belong to their respective creators and questions regarding any details of said pieces should be directed to the Museum Curators. Thank you and do yourself a favor and enjoy art in person, no photograph can substitute the experience and atmosphere... Inspiring.

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