Events and Classes Calendar
Closed on New Year's Day
The Muscatine Art Center is closed on January 1st. Hours on Sunday, January 2nd are from 1 to 5 p.m.
Closing at 2 p.m. on Friday, December 31st
The Muscatine Art Center will close at 2 p.m. on Friday, December 31st and reopen at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 2nd.
Closed on December 24th and 25th
The Muscatine Art Center will be closed on Friday, December 24th and Saturday, December 25th. Hours on December 26th are 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
December 23rd - closing at 2 p.m.
The Muscatine Art Center will close at 2 p.m. on Thursday, December 23rd and reopen at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 26th.
Open on November 26th
The Muscatine Art Center will reopen on Friday, November 26th at 10 a.m. Closing is at 5:00 p.m. The exhibition, Sean Kenney's Nature Connects Made with LEGO bricks, is on view. Visit the exhibition page on the Muscatine Art Center's website for more details.
Closed for Thanksgiving
The Muscatine Art Center will be closed on Thanksgiving Day.
Sant-O-Rama December 12
Get into the Holiday spirit! Drop in to create Santa related crafts with Miss Julie. There is no fee to participate in this workshop and no registration is required.
October - November - December Quarterly Newsletter
Click below to download the Muscatine Art Center's quarterly newsletter for information on classes, events, workshops and more from October through December. Call us at 563-263-8282 for more information or if you wish to be added to the mailing list.
Red Barn Studio with Vada Baker - Button Christmas Ornaments, December 5
Join us for a fun studio class where you become the artist! Fees are $15 or $13.50 for Friends members, and all supplies are included. Advance registration required. Classes are limited to 15 people. Call 563-263-8282 to reserve your spot.
Check flyer below for at-a-glance information on what is happening at the Muscatine Art Center during the month of December. Call us at 563-263-8282 for more information on classes, programming, and to sign up.
Partner Event: Living Proof Exhibit LEGO Family Workshop
Join this family workshop presented by Living Proof Exhibit and learn how to use LEGO bricks to create art. The studio insructor will lead activities such as stamping with LEGO pieces and adding playful features to each stamp. Then, enjoy time exploring the Nature Connects exhibition an building your own creations. Workshop is open to anyone who has been impacted by cancer. Drop in anytime between 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. Admission is free of charge.
Kids' Saturday Workshop - Laura Musser's Birthday Party, November 20
The Musser Mansion at the Muscatine Art Center was built in 1908 and is named after Laura McColm, the woman who called 1314 Mulberry Avenue "home". After Laura passed away in 1964, her home was donated for use as a museum. Join Miss Julie Saturday, November 20 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. to celebrate Laura's birthday with an old-fashioned tea party and a Laura Musser "tea bag" biography.
Kids' Saturday Workshop - Gingerbread House Workshop, December 11
A family favorite is back! Miss Julie will lead this special workshop where participants can build and decorate their own gingerbread house! Fee for one house is $10 and includes icing and candy. Class sizes are limited and registration is required by December 3. Classes are filled on a first come, first served basis.
Projects to Go - "Take & Makes"
Stop by the Muscatine Art Center during open hours and grab a “Take & Make” kit. Each bag contains a few projects that you can complete at home with just a few additional supplies. These crafts make excellent gifts, and the bags are free to pick up! Available select dates (see below). While supplies last.
Thursday Night Makerspace - Decoupage Jar Luminary, November 18
In this class, participants will decorate glass jars with patterned paper napkins to create beautiful and unique jars that can be used as a candle holder. Battery powered tea light included. Advance registration required. *NEW* Class fee must be paid upon registration. Call 563-263-8282 to sign up.
Thursday Night Makerspace - Christmas Ornaments (your choice), December 2
In this class, participants can choose several different types of ornaments to make. Fee includes two ornaments of your choice. Advance registration required. *NEW* Class fee must be paid upon registration. Call 563-263-8282 to sign up.
Mini Masters Wednesday Mornings @ 9:30 a.m.
Mini Masters has returned to in-person class on Wednesday mornings at 9:30 a.m. Reservations required. Call 563-263-8282 to register. Go to the Muscatine Art Center Mini Masters Facebook page to watch the weekly videos, and view other content related to tots. Check back with us for updates and other cancellations. These classes are free.
Mini Masters Thursday Afternoons @ 3:30 p.m.
Mini Masters has returned to in-person class on Thursday afternoons at 3:30 p.m. Reservations required. Call 563-263-8282 to register. Go to the Muscatine Art Center Mini Masters Facebook page to watch the weekly videos, and view other content related to tots. Check back with us for updates and other cancellations. These classes are free.