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Winter Wednesdays: Local Authors & Artists

Custom Ornament by Master Czech Folk Artist Marj Nejdl

Everyone is a kid during the holidays! Stop in for discounted gallery admission ($3 youth price per person instead of regular admission prices) and holiday shopping. The galleries and the Museum Store will be open until 7:00pm. 

Members are always free!


Join us in the Museum Store from 5:00 until 6:30 to meet some of our favorite local artists and authors. Plus, share a drink with your friends at our cash bar!


  • Master Czech Folk Artist Marj Nejdl will be personalizing ornaments, including her first annual custom-designed ornament, which is exclusive to the NCSML.
  • Author Dave Rasdal will be on hand to sign his popular book Czech Village & New Bohemia: History in the Heartland.
  • Author Pat Martin will also be signing two of her favorite books: Czech Touches’and Czech & Slovak Wit & Wisdom.
  • Signed copies of Deep Dish Divas CDs will be available. Band members include: Carrie Kriz (one of our Visitor Services Coordinators!) on double bass, flute, and vocals; Deb Hunemuller on fiddle and vocals; and Karen Pierce on guitar, hammered dulcimer, and vocals.

As always, there is no admission cost to visit the Museum Store only. All are welcome!

dave rasdal
Dave Rasdal
Pat Martin
The Deep Dish Divas
The Deep Dish Divas


















November 16, 2016
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM


National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library


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