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Katelyn Bouska Recital

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

Pianist Dr. Katelyn Bouska will perform a moving recital consisting of work from "Fragments from a Woman's Diary" by Ruth Schönthal and other deeply personal works by Czech, Ukrainian, Polish, and American women composers.

Free Museum Admission

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

Experience Czech and Slovak culture with free museum admission from noon to 4 p.m. Light refreshments and cookies will be available to celebrate 10 years since the 2012 grand opening celebration of our newly elevated and expanded museum and library. NCSML will also be a collection point for a food and supply drive during Hody...

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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

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. Join us to learn more about the history that surrounds the Lidice Memorial located in Crest Hill, IL. In 1942, this community was...

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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.

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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.

Recurring

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

Righting a Wrong Scholars Panel

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

To coincide with Smithsonian exhibit Righting a Wrong: Japanese Americans and World War II, NCSML is assembling a panel of scholars to discuss the historical significance of Japanese American military service and Japanese American incarceration, and the lingering issues of anti-Asian racism, housing inequality, and anti-immigrant sentiment that continue to plague our society today. This...