Meskwaki Beadwork Traditions @ National Czech and Slovak Musuem
Jun 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Meskwaki Beadwork Traditions @ National Czech and Slovak Musuem  | Cedar Rapids | Iowa | United States
2:00 pm
Cost: Free, registration required, space is limited. RSVP: http://www.ncsml.org/event/meskwaki-beadwork-traditions/ Mary E. Young Bear, Meskwaki Cultural Center & Museum Conservator, will share her vast knowledge of Meskwaki beading traditions and culture. Learn more about this heritage unique to[...]
Jun 27 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Late Nights at the NCSML – The Untold Story of the Czechoslovak Legion: Curator Guided Tour @ National Czech and Slovak Musuem  | Cedar Rapids | Iowa | United States
4:00 pm
Tours begin at 6:00 p.m. and last 30 – 45 minutes • Open late on Wednesdays until 8:00 p.m. during June and July (except July 4) Be inspired by the most epic, heroic World War[...]
Jun 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Dr. Tunde Adeleke Presents Views on Identity and Struggle @ African American Museum of Iowa | Cedar Rapids | Iowa | United States
7:00 pm
Join Dr. Tunde Adeleke, Professor of History from Iowa State University, as he presents three varied views of influential 1960’s activists. From Political Power and economic resources to worldwide oppression, the discussion will weave conflict[...]
Jul 7 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Free First Saturdays for Students: Animal Assistants @ National Czech and Slovak Musuem  | Cedar Rapids | Iowa | United States
9:00 am
Cost: Free for students, regular admission for non-students. There have been animals helping soldiers in wars and battles for centuries, even today. Critters had a variety of tasks all the way from carrying messages across[...]
From Child Star to Diplomat: Shirley Temple Black @ National Czech and Slovak Musuem
Jul 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
From Child Star to Diplomat: Shirley Temple Black @ National Czech and Slovak Musuem  | Cedar Rapids | Iowa | United States
7:00 pm
Actor JoAnn Peterson brings Shirley Temple Black to life, telling humorous and poignant stories in first person, of how the darling of the Silver Screen and world’s #1 box office draw (1935-38), grew up to[...]
Jul 12 @ 6:00 pm
Creative Evenings @ Yoimono | Cedar Rapids | Iowa | United States
6:00 pm
Creative Evenings is an evening lecture series for the creative community. Doors open at 5:30, speaker starts at 6 and goes no longer than 30 minutes, with Q&A after. Then more mingling until around 7:30!
Louis Dade: African American Golf in Iowa @ African American Museum of Iowa
Jul 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Louis Dade: African American Golf in Iowa @ African American Museum of Iowa | Cedar Rapids | Iowa | United States
10:00 am
Louis Dade: African American Golf in Iowa. Who is Louis Dade? Learn about this African American golf pioneer from Iowa. A Museum Educator will share Dade’s story, and you will enjoy a round of mini[...]
Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
History on the 8’s lecture: The War to End all Wars @ National Czech and Slovak Musuem  | Cedar Rapids | Iowa | United States
6:00 pm
Many significant moments in Czech and Slovak history occurred in years ending in “8.” This lecture series featuring five acclaimed authors and scholars who will put the pivotal events of 1918, 1938, 1948, and 1968[...]
Jul 25 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Late Nights at the NCSML – Exclusive Insider Tour with METRO Steam Academy Students @ National Czech and Slovak Musuem  | Cedar Rapids | Iowa | United States
4:00 pm
Tours begin at 6:00 p.m. and last 30 – 45 minutes • Open late on Wednesdays until 8:00 p.m. during June and July (except July 4) Learn first-hand from Metro High School STEAM Academy coordinator/teacher[...]
Jul 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Dr. Aleia Brown: The African American Quilt making Tradition. @ African American Museum of Iowa | Cedar Rapids | Iowa | United States
7:00 pm
Dr. Aleia Brown, Program Manager at Humanities Action Lab,  will discuss the African American  quilt making tradition. Narrative quilts are conversant, often documenting a historical event, while also issuing commentary on the present and inviting[...]
Aug 9 @ 6:00 pm
Creative Evenings @ Yoimono | Cedar Rapids | Iowa | United States
6:00 pm
Creative Evenings is an evening lecture series for the creative community. Doors open at 5:30, speaker starts at 6 and goes no longer than 30 minutes, with Q&A after. Then more mingling until around 7:30!
Sep 13 @ 6:00 pm
Creative Evenings @ Yoimono | Cedar Rapids | Iowa | United States
6:00 pm
Creative Evenings is an evening lecture series for the creative community. Doors open at 5:30, speaker starts at 6 and goes no longer than 30 minutes, with Q&A after. Then more mingling until around 7:30!