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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 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...

Museum Store Closed For Inventory

The NCSML Museum Store is closed Jan. 16 for inventory and will reopen Jan. 17 at 9:30 a.m. You can still shop online at store.ncsml.org. The Museum and its galleries are open as normal.

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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

Cheese Roulade with Goat Cheese and Raisins & Liver Pate

In the first class of this series, you will learn to prepare two fancy and equally Czech and Slovak appetizers from the comfort of your home. Chef Tom will lead you step-by-step through preparing Cheese Roulade Filled with Goat Cheese, Raisins & Liver pate – two staple appetizers for both cuisines. These appetizers are not...

Cimbál Performance by Horňácká cimbálová muzika Marka Potěšila

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

Join the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library for an evening of traditional Czech cimbál music performed by Horňácká cimbálová muzika Marka Potěšila! Cost: $10 NCSML Member; $15 Non-Member; Free for NCSML VolunteersSponsored by: Sharon Curtis from Winter Garden, FL and Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs

30 Years after Division: Similarities, Differences, and Relations between the Czech and Slovak Republics

Join Pavol Demes, an independent foreign policy analyst, civil society expert, and TV anchor based in Bratislava, Slovakia, for a virtual lecture on the relationship between the Czech Republic and Slovakia 30 years after separation. Prior to the "Velvet Revolution" in November 1989, Demes was a bio-medical researcher at Comenius University in Bratislava. He is...

Coffee and Kolach

Brew a pot of coffee, powder your kolaches, and join NCSML each first Friday of the month for Coffee & Kolach! Each month we'll be discussing a different topic via Facebook Live or YouTube Live. This month, we'll be speaking with Dr. Dalibor Mikulas about winter traditions in the Czech Republic and Slovakia that includes formal...

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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.Sponsored by: UFG Insurance