Museum Of Art Cedar Rapids
The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art is a museum in downtown Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA. The museum is privately owned and was established in 1905 The museum acquired the old Cedar Rapids Public Library building after the library moved into a new location in 1985. In 1989 the current home of the museum was built adjoining the old library.
The mission of the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art is to excite, engage, and educate its community and visitors through its collection, exhibitions, and programs.
... In 2008, the downtown of Cedar Rapids was devastated by the worst flood in the city’s recorded history ... The lower storage areas and basements of the Museum were severely damaged by flooding that also threatened the exhibition spaces ... The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art had just installed a $200,000 art storage system in its basement six months before the June floods ...
... and serving as the new home for the Please Touch Museum The World Heritage-listed Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne, constructed for the Melbourne International Exhibition (1880) ... The Museum of Science and Industry (Chicago), originally the Beaux-Arts Building for the 1893 Columbian Exposition in Chicago, remains one of the most famous ... Across the man made lake on the Scajaquada Creek is the Albright–Knox Art Gallery, originally intended as the Beaux Arts Exhibition Hall, but not completed in time for the exhibition ...
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