Jon Fasanelli-Cawelti: The Man Filled with Music
Muscatine printmaker Jon Fasanelli-Cawelti rediscovered his love of playing the trumpet following a twenty-year hiatus and began playing in five musical groups including the Muscatine Symphony Orchestra and the Mad Creek Mudcats. His love of music sparked a new series of music-based prints. Among these fifty works are Man Filled with Music, Jazz is the River Burning, and Desperate Cornet Shimmie.
Mauricio Lasansky: Portraits from the Permanent Collection
Mauricio Lasansky: Portraits from the Permanent Collection is on view September 21, 2023 through January 28, 2024.
Through his experiences, Cory Christiansen has come to appreciate the fragile and fleeting nature of our existence. Christiansen's exhibition is on view from August 10, 2023 through March 10, 2024 on the second floor of the historic house.
Muscatine's Pearl Button Button Industry
The Mississippi River town of Muscatine produced billions of pearl buttons. By 1905, Muscatine made 37 percent of the world's buttons and earned the title of "Pearl Button Capital of the World."
MUSCATINE ART CENTER JAPANESE GARDEN CLOSED FOR RENOVATIONS
The Japanese Garden at the Muscatine Art Center is currently closed for renovations. Stay tuned for updates.
Heartfelt & Handmade Ornament Competition
Calling all artists and crafters! Compete for cash prizes while supporting the Friends of the Muscatine Art Center and educational programs! Entries in the Heartfelt & Handmade Ornament Competition are due on or before November 1st!