Hearst Center for the Arts | Kim Behm | Cedar Falls, Iowa

Cedar Falls Exhibits

Cedar Falls Historical Society
Victorian Home and Carriage House Museum
Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
308 West 3rd Street, Cedar Falls
Currently or coming up on exhibit:
February 23 thru December 15, 2017 - Cedar Falls Fire Rescue: 150 Years
For 150 years, Cedar Falls Fire Rescue has protected our lives and home. Armed with only buckets and a few ladders in the early years, the department evolved and updated continually to reach its present level of professionalism. This exhibit helps celebrate the sesquicentennial of the founding of the Cedar Falls Fire Rescue.

Ice House Museum
Open May thru Mid-October:
Wednesday & Sunday: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
121 Center Street (access from frontage road at 1st & Clay Streets), Cedar Falls.
Currently or coming up on exhibit:
May 2017 thru Mid-October, 2017 - Ice Harvesting and the Cedar River

See the new introductory film on the first floor as you explore the ice harvesting industry through hands-on interactive exhibits. Learn about the full process—from cutting ice on the river to preserving food in the kitchen. Then travel through the second story River Walk to learn how the Cedar River has shaped business, culture, and recreation in Cedar Falls.

Little Red Schoolhouse Museum
Open May thru September: 
Saturday and Sunday: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
also open Wednesday: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm, June - August.
1st and Clay Streets, Cedar Falls.

Hearst Center for the Arts
Monday: Closed
Tuesday & Thursday: 8:00 am - 9:00 pm 

Wednesday & Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
304 W. Seerley Boulevard, Cedar Falls
Currently or coming up on exhibit:

Thru January 22, 2017 - Paul R. Smith: Works from the Schwarz Collection.
January 12 thru March 19, 2017 - Dean Schwarz & Sons.

February 4 thru March 19, 2017 - Paintings by Kirk Hovenga. Mesmerizing landscapes in oil.
April 2 thru May 7, 2017 - Developing Expressions: Student Art from Cedar Falls Schools.
May 18 thru June 25, 2017 - Works by Marjorie Nuhn.
May 18 thru July 9, 207 - First Fifty: Works by Cedar Valley Artists.

University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art
Monday - Friday: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Kamerick Art Building, 27th Street and Hudson Road, UNI, Cedar Falls
Currently or coming up on exhibit:
January 9 thru March 1, 2017; March 20 thru April 15, 2017; April 24 thru May 6, 2017 - Resilence
. A UNI Permanent Art Collection Exhibition.
January 9 thru March 1, 2017. Antarctica: Beyond Ice. An exhibition of drawings by Allyson Comstock. A lecture is scheduled for January 18 at 6pm, and an opening reception will follow.
March 20 thru April 15, 2017. Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition. University of Iowa Professor of Art Susan Chrysler White juries this annual competitive exhibition, which features the finest recent works of students enrolled in classes in the UNI Department of Art. Awards ceremony and opening reception are March 20 at 7pm in KAB 111.
April 24 thru May 6, 2017. BFA Group Exhibition. Opening reception April 25 at 7pm.


UNI Museum
Fall and Spring Semester
Mon-Thu 7am - midnight; Fri 7am - 7pm; Sat 10 am - 5 pm
Sun noon - midnight Summer Session
Mon-Thu 7am - 8pm; Fri 7am - 5pm; Sat noon - 5pm; Sun noon - 8pm
Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls
Thru August 5, 2017 - Culture and Currency During the Civil War. An examination of the cultural significance of printed currency and the images and people depicted.
August 19 thru August 20, 2017 - Ballroom Bash: Iowa's Rock n' Roll Legacy. Iowa’s influence on the formation and popularization of the rock revolution of the 1950’s is notable and has continued to influence the industry today. From state of the art recording studios to legendary artists, Iowa was and continues to be a destination for musicians. Experience the feeling of dancing in a classic Iowa ballroom, visiting a recording studio, or stepping back in time to see original memorabilia and instruments all while listening to music created in Iowa.
Thru January 1, 2019 - Going Nowhere Quickly: Driver's Education at UNI.
A examination of the AETNA Drivotrainer program at UNI.
Thru September 7, 2019 - Old Glichrist Hall: A Memory Etched in Flame.  Remembering what Old Gilchrist Hall represented at UNI.


Waterloo Exhibits

Grout Museum District
Tuesday - Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
503 South Street, Waterloo
Currently or coming up on exhibit:

August 23 thru May 27, 2017 - Hawkeye Community College: 50 Years of Making Connections. Fifty years ago it all started with $500 and a proposal to prepare young adults for the workforce. Hawkeye Community College has been making an impact on the local community since its inception. Commemorate the beginnings of the institution as a technical institute and its growth to a thriving community college with an eye for the future through this exhibition.
November 22, 2016 - March 25, 2017 - Pendant & Pendulums: Deconstructing History Through Timepieces and Jewelry. Journey through the Museum's personal collection of clocks, watches, and jewelry. Consider how clocks were utilizzed throughout the Midwest and more.
April 3 thru June 30, 2017 - Facing Prejudice.
April 3 thru June 30, 2017 - Dr. Seuss Wants You.
Created in collaboration with UNI Center for the Holacaust and Genocide Education.

Waterloo Center for the Arts
Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
225 Commercial Street, Waterloo
Currently or coming up on exhibit:

October 13 thru January 15, 2017 - Gestures of Respect by Roger Bartlett.
November 23 thru February 26, 2017 - Jacleyn Garlock: Words I Know the Songs To.
November 23 thru February 26, 2017 - Waterloo Community Playhouse and Black Hawk Children's   Theatre 100th Anniversary.
February 9 thru April 23, 2017 - Wayne Coyne's Kings Mouth.


Waverly Exhibits

Waldemar A. Schmidt Art Gallery
9:00 am - 7:00 pm daily (or by appointment)
Summer hours: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm daily
Ground floor of the Fine Arts Center at Wartburg College
100 Wartburg Boulevard, Waverly, Iowa