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Ornament Personalization with Marj Nejdl

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

Master Czech Folk Artist Marj Nejdl will be on hand in the Museum Store to personalize ornaments for you, including the 2022 Limited Edition NCSML Ornament designed by Marj herself. Ornament personalization can be commissioned for almost any ornament for a small added price. The last day to have your ornament personalized is Dec. 16...

Vánočka – Sweet Czech Braided Bread

Vánočka is often called “Houska” in the USA. The name “vánočka” comes from “Vánoce”, which means Christmas in Czech. It is a scrumptious sweet bread with raisins and almonds, which is very common to serve on Christmas morning in the Czech Republic (December 24th). It can be served plain, with butter, or with butter and...

Christmas Cookies VI – Decorated Gingerbread Cookies

Czech and Slovak gingerbread cookies are not just delicious but also very pretty. For this reason, they are meant to not just be a treat, but also a decoration (for example, for your Christmas tree). In this class, you will cover the basics of baking and decorating - which is a lot of fun and...

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Needlepoint guild demonstrations

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

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

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

NCSML Closed

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

The NCSML is closed for Christmas, December 25.

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Free First Saturday for Students

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

Students of all ages (preschool through college) are invited to visit the NCSML’s exhibits for free on the first Saturday of each month. College students must bring a current school ID card.Cost: Free with student ID.Presented by: UFG Insurance.

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 winter Beginner’s Czech Language & Culture I starts on Wednesday, January 11, 2022. Each class will be held from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Central Time every Wednesday...