Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Heritage Caretakers of Moravia Exhibit Opening

A collaborative folk motif (malované lidové motivy) will be unveiled by our special guest, Marie Švirgová, from Lanžhot, Moravia. Marie is a legendary Moravian folk artist, who has collaborated with Czech-American artist Sonya Darrow for a special folk motif dedicated to the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library. The only other place in the world with this motif is in Švirgová’s hometown of Lanžhot.

Learn more about Heritage Caretakers of Moravia

Schedule of Events:
5:30 p.m. Reception with light refreshments and cash bar
6:00 p.m. Unveiling of commemorative folk motif with Marie Švirgová
7:00 p.m. Panel Discussion on textile & folk art practices
Followed by a book signing and meet & greet with folk artists Marie Švirgová and Sonya Darrow.

Cost: Free, RSVP
Exhibit sponsored by: Jihomoravská komunitní nadace, Nadace Veronica, ALBAform Inc, Výtvarná folklorní akademie Břeclav, and moravianbook.com


February 27, 2020
5:30 PM
Event Categories:
, ,


National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library
1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
+ Google Map