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November 16, 2021 - November 21, 2021
NOV 16th – COMMUNITY IDEADASH
Work together to solve real challenges through a fun and collaborative innovation process! Staff from the Innovation Lab (Dubuque, Iowa), under the umbrella of Creative Adventure Lab, Inc., will lead the session.
Two sessions offered on Thursday, November 16th! Join online from noon to 3:30 pm or in person at the Rendezvous from 4 to 7:30 pm.
Register at https://www.innovationlab.us/event-details/muscatine-community-ideadash.
Participation is capped at 40 people per session. Please register early.
NOV 17th – WHO ARTED?
Who Arted? is an Artist/Creator studio in Downtown Muscatine. They make and sometimes sell their creations and
do custom pieces. Follow the Art Week event on Facebook to find out about the live art demonstration
lead by the owner, Santos Bueno Jr.!
NOV 18th – SUNRISE GALLERIES
Celebrate Sunrise Galleries’ 5th Anniversary all week long! Join us for a special ribbon cutting on Thursday, November 18th beginning at 5:00 pm. They will highlight their expansions offering: custom framing, retail art supplies, regular pop-up art shows, and their new & improved website with an online retail art gallery. After the ribbon cutting, enjoy appetizers from Sal Vitale’s, wine from Creations by Oz and beer from Contrary Brewing!
NOV 19th – RIVER’S EDGE GALLERY
Visit the Gallery to explore local artists’ works, including photography, sculpture pieces, pottery, and their incredible variety of original and print artworks ranging from large statement pieces to smaller, easily-giftable options. As a complement to the Muscatine Art Center’s exhibit “Nature Connects,” they will have on display some of their favorite LEGO sets. Gallery hours for this special event on Friday, Nov. 19th are 10:00 am-6:00 pm, with an in-store special on framed photography.
NOV 20th – NATIONAL PEARL BUTTON MUSEUM AT THE HISTORY & INDUSTRY CENTER
Stop by the museum for a special workshop with Vada Baker from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm and again from 2:00pm to 3:00 pm. The project will be the creation of Christmas tree ornaments and the museum will supply all the materials. Check out the Art Week event page on Facebook to see an example. No sign-up is necessary, just show up at the designated times. They will also offer a 10% discount on t-shirts, sweatshirts, and books on the 20th.
NOV 21st – MUSCATINE ART CENTER
Capping off the week will be a feature on the “Nature Connects” LEGO exhibit running from November 16, 2021 until
February 20, 2022. In this award-winning, record-breaking exhibition of art made with LEGO pieces by acclaimed artist
Sean Kenney, the whole family can marvel at gravity-defying and astoundingly precise structures while discovering new
ways of looking at our world! Admission is free.
Learn more about the exhibition through Imagine Exhibition’s website, www.imagineexhibitions.com.