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Let’s Talk Czech

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

Please join us for a new program, Mluvme česky or Let's Talk Czech. This conversational Czech program with Diane Kozelka will be held each Tuesday from 5 - 6 p.m. CDT in-person in the NCSML boardroom (2nd floor) or online for nine sessions starting on April 2. For Zoom instructions please email msimoneau@ncsml.org.Cost: $15 for...

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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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Let’s Talk Czech

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

Please join us for a new program, Mluvme česky or Let's Talk Czech. This conversational Czech program with Diane Kozelka will be held each Tuesday from 5 - 6 p.m. CDT in-person in the NCSML boardroom (2nd floor) or online for nine sessions starting on April 2. For Zoom instructions please email msimoneau@ncsml.org.Cost: $15 for...

Slovakia after Assassination Attempt on Prime Minister Fico

Join Dr. Pavol Demeš, foreign policy analyst, civil society expert, and TV anchor based in Bratislava, Slovakia, for a webinar focused on Slovakia after the assassination attempt on Prime Minister Robert Fico while paying specific attention to the domestic and international implications. Prior to the “Velvet Revolution” in November 1989, Dr. Demeš was a bio-medical...

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Free First Saturday for Students

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

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

Coffee and Kolach

As the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library celebrates it’s 50th anniversary throughout 2024, our Kava & Kolac (Coffee & Kolach) series will feature programs, concerts, highlights, and special events. Brew a pot of coffee, powder your kolaches, and join NCSML via Facebook Live or YouTube Live each first Friday of the month. Join us...

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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...

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...