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July 2018

Holiday Arts Festival Call To Artists

July 1 - September 24
Waterloo Center for the Arts, 225 Commercial st
Waterloo, IA 50701
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Holiday Arts Festival November 10-11, 2018 10:00am-4:00pm CALL FOR ENTRY Application Deadline EXTENDED: September 24, 2018 Join us for the 49th Annual Holiday Arts Festival. Featuring high quality artists from the Midwest, this festival falls at the perfect time to kick off the holiday shopping season. Perks & Details: - All mediums welcome - Early setup discounts - Booth electricity available at no extra charge - Comfortable indoor festival - Average festival attendance 2000-2500 - Extra hands for loading and…

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September 2018

Dollar Day

September 20 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Phelps Youth Pavilion, 225 Commercial st
Waterloo, IA 50701 United States
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$1

Every 3rd Thursday of the month we offer Dollar Day in the Phelps Youth Pavilion. Enjoy $1/person admission and we are open late until 8:00pm.

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Clean Water Reception + Fundraiser

September 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Waterloo Center for the Arts, 225 Commercial st
Waterloo, IA 50701
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Free

Clean Water is a collaborative installation by Kingsley Elementary students and Artist Jennifer Lynn Bates. A Reception + Fundraiser is planned for Thursday, September 20 from 6:00-7:30pm at the Waterloo Center for the Arts. Come see the art installation, celebrate, and donate a buck or two to provide clean water access to rural African communities. Clean Water is on view September 20 - December 31, 2018 Longfellow Concourse, Waterloo Center for the Arts Support for this exhibition comes from the…

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Art Instructor Showcase Reception

September 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Waterloo Center for the Arts, 225 Commercial st
Waterloo, IA 50701
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Free

Join us for the Opening Reception celebrating and showcasing the work of our talented art instructors here at the Waterloo Center for the Arts. Meet the instructors, check out our education studios, and enjoy refreshments. Free and open to the public. The Showcase will feature artwork by: William Bisbee, Acrylic Painting & Drawing Michael Broshar, Watercolor Dion Dior, Watercolor Gail Gavlock, Stained Glass Caylin Graham, Acrylic & Oil Painting Richard Hill, Ceramics Lisa McClurg, Ceramics Nancy Neessen, Fabric Peggy Novak,…

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October 2018

Vertigo: Melissa Airy & It’s Time We Talk

October 12 @ 7:00 pm
Waterloo Center for the Arts, 225 Commercial st
Waterloo, IA 50701
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Free

This fascinating series features the work of preeminent performance artists who will expand the traditional definition of art using sound, video, and the human body. Co-sponsored by the University of Northern Iowa Department of Art. Free admission "It's Time We Talk" is an evening of female empowerment created by a group of women performance artists. Through the use of durational live actions and story-telling, these women will bring to light personal experiences that have previously been kept private. Curated by…

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Dollar Day

October 18 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Phelps Youth Pavilion, 225 Commercial st
Waterloo, IA 50701 United States
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$1

Every 3rd Thursday of the month we offer Dollar Day in the Phelps Youth Pavilion. Enjoy $1/person admission and we are open late until 8:00pm.

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Vertigo: Heidi Wiren Bartlett

October 19 @ 7:00 pm
Waterloo Center for the Arts, 225 Commercial st
Waterloo, IA 50701
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Free

This fascinating series features the work of preeminent performance artists who will expand the traditional definition of art using sound, video, and the human body. Co-sponsored by the University of Northern Iowa Department of Art. Free admission Heidi Wiren Bartlett will perform a durational ritual - a meditation on labor, deep time, and the portrayal, oppression, and subversive existence of women in America today. As a white woman raised by a lesbian in Nebraska, she feels obligated to confront racial…

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Trick, Treat, and Museum Minion Madness

October 24 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Phelps Youth Pavilion, 225 Commercial st
Waterloo, IA 50701 United States
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$2 - $5

Celebrate Halloween Phelps Youth Pavilion style by searching for museum minions! Tours will begin every 15 minutes in the Grand Foyer; reservations are required. All minions will be performed by Black Hawk Children's Theatre. Colorful refreshments and art activities will be "minion-ized" with lots of yellow and blue. Costumes are welcome and all kids must be accompanied by an adult. WCA Members: $2/person; Non-members: $5/person Call 319.291.4490 to register by October 23

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November 2018

Holiday Arts Festival

November 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until November 11, 2018

Waterloo Center for the Arts, 225 Commercial st
Waterloo, IA 50701
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Free

This two day fine arts festival, held inside the Waterloo Center for the Arts, falls at the perfect time to kick off the holiday shopping season. Original works by the finest Midwest artists working in mixed media, painting, drawing, photography, wood, glass, jewelry, metal, ceramics, fiber, and more will be available for purchase. The Laughing Tree Cafe will be open and serving breakfast, lunch, coffee, and tea.  Free admission  

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Holiday Arts Festival

November 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until November 11, 2018

Waterloo Center for the Arts, 225 Commercial st
Waterloo, IA 50701
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Free

This two day fine arts festival, held inside the Waterloo Center for the Arts, falls at the perfect time to kick off the holiday shopping season. Original works by the finest Midwest artists working in mixed media, painting, drawing, photography, wood, glass, jewelry, metal, ceramics, fiber, and more will be available for purchase. The Laughing Tree Cafe will be open and serving breakfast, lunch, coffee, and tea.  Free admission  

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