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Embroidery Basics Series: Create a Cross Stitch Sampler

Make an old fashioned sampler of a variety of crossed stitches. Materials will be provided. This class is open to adults and children ages 10 and up. Ages 10-12 must be accompanied by an adult. The class is taught by artist Joyce Pencook (member of NCSML*, EGA*, and ANG*). If more time is needed to...

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 17. Each class will be held from 8 - 9:30 a.m. central time every Monday from June...

Czech’em Out Book Club

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

Czech'em Out Book Club meets on the third Monday of each month with NCSML volunteer Steve Pederson in the Skala Bartizal Library following the reading of each months selected book. You can purchase this month's book from our museum store. About this months book: Summer Meditations In a book written while he was president of...

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Make Your Own Kroj

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

Join us for a unique learning experience in which you will learn how to make your very own kroj (Czech and Slovak National Costume). In this weeklong course, you will use a pattern to sew the various components of a kroj under the guidance of master folk artist Brenda Lesan. Specialty supplies imported from Slovakia...

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Make Your Own Kroj

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

Join us for a unique learning experience in which you will learn how to make your very own kroj (Czech and Slovak National Costume). In this weeklong course, you will use a pattern to sew the various components of a kroj under the guidance of master folk artist Brenda Lesan. Specialty supplies imported from Slovakia...

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Alphonse Mucha: Master of Art Nouveau Exhibit Tour

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

Join Curator Stefanie Kohn for a guided tour of Alphonse Mucha: Master of Art Nouveau, where you’ll learn about the history, stories, and significance behind the 75 works in the exhibit, including rare original lithographs and proofs, paintings, drawings, posters, books, and portfolios from the Dhawan Collection, one of the finest private collections of Mucha’s...

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Make Your Own Kroj

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

Join us for a unique learning experience in which you will learn how to make your very own kroj (Czech and Slovak National Costume). In this weeklong course, you will use a pattern to sew the various components of a kroj under the guidance of master folk artist Brenda Lesan. Specialty supplies imported from Slovakia...

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Make Your Own Kroj

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

Join us for a unique learning experience in which you will learn how to make your very own kroj (Czech and Slovak National Costume). In this weeklong course, you will use a pattern to sew the various components of a kroj under the guidance of master folk artist Brenda Lesan. Specialty supplies imported from Slovakia...

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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