Cedar Rapids Museum Of Art – Cedar Rapids, Iowa

crartmuseum.jpg     Cedar Rapids Museum Of Art – Cedar Rapids, Iowa

The museum features both traditional and contemporary paintings, prints, photography, and sculpture. Their collection includes works by Grant Wood, Marvin Cone, and Mauricio Lasanky.

The Museum of Art in Cedar Rapids, Iowa hosts the largest collection of paintings by world famous artist, Grant Wood.

The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art devotes eight galleries to selections of works from its permanent collection. The Museum owns over 5,000 works of art. It has the world’s largest collections of works by Grant Wood – American Regionalist Painter, 1891-1942, Marvin D. Cone – American Regionalist Painter, 1891-1965 and Mauricio Lasansky, modern artist born 1914, limited his work almost exclusively to the graphic media – and has become recognized as one of the "Fathers of 20th Century American Printmaking."

Their work is displayed at all times in four galleries on the first floor and four galleries on the second floor. It also has a strong collection of paintings from the early twentieth century which is exhibited with a large collection of sculptures by Malvina Hoffman. The collection of 21 Roman portrait busts, the Tom and Nan Riley Collection, occupy a special gallery on the second floor.

The Museum also has strong collections of Regionalist art from the 1930s and 1940s, of twentieth century American prints, of work in all media by Iowa artists and of contemporary midwestern painting and photography.

Location: 410 Third Avenue SE – Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Phone: 319-366-7503

Hours: Tuesday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Wednesday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Thursday 10 a.m .to 7 p.m.

Friday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sunday: 12 noon to 4 p.m.

Closed Mondays and major holidays 

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