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September 2018

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 & Jennifer Masada

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 and Jennifer Masada will perform S O I L; a durational ritual. As a white woman raised by a lesbian in Nebraska, Heidi Wiren Bartlett feels obligated to confront racial and misogynistic injustice and to question her efforts to escape…

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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 Click here for a PDF of the Trick,…

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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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Dollar Day

November 15 @ 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: Preach R Sun

November 30 @ 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 Preach R Sun is a conjurer and 'fugitivist' - "implementing social issues and political activism as performance matters". He is essentially, an activist using performance art. He most often works on the street with guerilla actions, but also in festivals and galleries. He…

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December 2018

Breakfast with Santa and Frosty

December 1 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Waterloo Center for the Arts, 225 Commercial st
Waterloo, IA 50701
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$8 - $10

Frosty the Snowman and Santa will be at the Waterloo Center for the Arts for breakfast, pictures, and crafts. Join them for waffles, sausages, and ice-cream for breakfast followed by a snowflake scavenger hunt in the Phelps Youth Pavilion! WCA Members: $8/person; Non-members: $10/person* *Includes same-day admission to Phelps Youth Pavilion. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 319.291.4490 to register by November 28

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