Legion Arts is an award-winning, Cedar Rapids nonprofit dedicated to the creation, presentation, understanding and impact of contemporary art.

Based at CSPS, a restored landmark building on the edge of downtown Cedar Rapids, Legion Arts presents cutting edge art, music theatre, film and other events at a variety of venues; supports young artists, experimental art forms and new idea.

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  • Make Music Day comes to Cedar Rapids June 21

    On Sunday, June 21, the first day of summer, the city of Cedar Rapids will be filled with live music, as Legion Arts coordinates the first annual MAKE MUSIC DAY CEDAR RAPIDS. MAKE MUSIC DAY, the wild and wonderful mix … Continue reading

Welcome to Legion Arts

  • Thursday, June 4, 2015
  • Jen P. Harris’ luminous, intricately layered ink paintings are inspired by philosophical, religious and scie...
  • Sunday, July 19, 2015
  • 7:00 pm
  • Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams carry on the musical tradition of great singing couples: Johnny and June, G...
  • Friday, July 24, 2015
  • 8:00 pm
  • Joshua James’ work reflects a distinctly American ache, a yearning for a big sky and an open road.  Beckone...
  • Saturday, August 1, 2015
  • 8:00 pm
  • Legion Arts has joined with local artists and the Purna Pam Tara Trust to raise awareness of and funding for t...

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Make Music Day comes to Cedar Rapids June 21

On Sunday, June 21, the first day of summer, the city of Cedar Rapids will be filled with live music, as Legion Arts coordinates the first annual MAKE MUSIC DAY CEDAR RAPIDS. MAKE MUSIC DAY, the wild and wonderful mix … Continue reading

Bob Untiedt joins Legion Arts

Bob Untiedt joins the Legion Arts staff as Finance and Development Specialist after years of volunteering with the organization. A native of eastern Iowa, he grew up in Davenport and Durant, Iowa, and attended Coe College in the 1980s. Among other … Continue reading

LANDFALL FESTIVAL 2014 Sept. 16-20

Musicians from Europe, the Caribbean, South America and the Middle East highlight the seventh annual Landfall Festival of World Music taking place at various venues in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Sept. 16 through 20. Landfall Mainstage acts, appearing nightly … Continue reading

Artist ‘explores’ Mars with new project

Ian Etter brings his multi-media exploration, “Manned Mock Mars Mission (MMMM),” to the CSPS galleries May 1-June 29. An opening artist reception is planned for Thursday, May 1, 5-7 pm, at CSPS Hall, 1103 Third St. SE, Cedar Rapids. The … Continue reading

    Upcoming Eventsmore

    • May 7 - Aug 2, 2015
    • UI Intermedia Collective
    • This exhibition of video work by nine University of Iowa graduate students in the Intermedia Department is entitled Boom Boom Boom.
    • Jun 4 - Aug 2, 2015
    • Jen P. Harris
    • Jen P. Harris’ luminous, intricately layered ink paintings are inspired by philosophical, religiou...
    • Jun 4 - Aug 2, 2015
    • Halle Siepman
    • In Iowa City artist Halle Siepman’s Imaginings colorful swirls of color weave in and arou...
    • Jun 4 - Aug 2, 2015
    • Kathy Schumacher
    • Cedar Rapids artist Kathy Schumacher’s charcoal drawings were created to give her grandmother Fran...