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Beginner’s Czech Language & Culture I

The National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library continues to partner with Anna Cooková, an instructor with CzechTalk, to offer online Czech language and culture lessons. The summer Beginner’s Czech Language & Culture I starts on Monday, June 12, 2023. Each class will be held from 8 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. central time every Monday...

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Czech’em Out Book Club

Skala Bartizal Library 1400 Inspiration Pl SW, Cedar Rapids, IA, United States

Join us each Monday in the Skala Bartizal Library for the next six weeks as we read and discuss “Journey for Freedom: Defection from Communist Czechoslovakia" by Peter Vodenka. Discussions will be led by NCSML Volunteer, Steve Pederson. This is a fascinating true story of determination, mortal danger, and success. After ten years of planning...

Brilliant Bohemian Garnets Exhibition Opens

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

A one-of-a-kind exhibition of priceless antique and modern garnets from the National Museum in Prague, Czech Republic is only making one stop in America — and that’s in Iowa. Over 300 objects that feature the fiery red gemstones will be on display. Many pieces are garnet-decorated jewelry, but others are household items like eyeglasses, mirrors,...

Brilliant Bohemian Garnets Exhibit Guided Tour

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

Enjoy a guided tour of Brilliant Bohemian Garnets by Dr. Lucie Kodišová from the Department of Older Czech History at the National Museum in Prague from where the artifacts have traveled from. Brilliant Bohemian Garnets is a one-of-a-kind exhibition of priceless antique and modern garnets from the National Museum in Prague, Czech Republic and is...

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Czech’em Out Book Club

Skala Bartizal Library 1400 Inspiration Pl SW, Cedar Rapids, IA, United States

Join us each Monday in the Skala Bartizal Library for the next six weeks as we read and discuss “Journey for Freedom: Defection from Communist Czechoslovakia" by Peter Vodenka. Discussions will be led by NCSML Volunteer, Steve Pederson. This is a fascinating true story of determination, mortal danger, and success. After ten years of planning...

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Needlepoint guild demonstrations

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

See members of the Blue Ribbon Chapter of the American Needlepoint Guild demonstrate their skills. Demonstrations take place at the museum each month on the third Wednesday in Rozek Grand Hall.

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Embroiderers’ Guild Demonstrations

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

See members of the Cedar Valley Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild demonstrate their embroidery skills. Demonstrations take place at the museum each month on the fourth Thursday in Rozek Grand Hall.Cost: Free

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Czech’em Out Book Club

Skala Bartizal Library 1400 Inspiration Pl SW, Cedar Rapids, IA, United States

Join us each Monday in the Skala Bartizal Library for the next six weeks as we read and discuss “Journey for Freedom: Defection from Communist Czechoslovakia" by Peter Vodenka. Discussions will be led by NCSML Volunteer, Steve Pederson. This is a fascinating true story of determination, mortal danger, and success. After ten years of planning...

New Bohemia Walking Tour with Mark Stoffer Hunter

Masaryk Park 1399 1st St SE, Cedar Rapids, United States

Join Mark Stoffer Hunter, Cedar Rapids historian, on a walking tour of historic New Bohemia. Learn the unique history behind this fascinating neighborhood. Special stories associated with architectural landmarks in New Bohemia will be highlighted. The tour will begin and end at Masaryk Park (east end of the Bridge of Lions/16th avenue bridge). Wear comfortable...